On 23th, 24th and 25th October, Emerge2018 took place, the IIIth edition of the Seminars of Emergent Research in Conservation and Restoration of Heritage organized by the Instituto Universitario de Restauración del Patrimonio of the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia. The objective is to be a forum of meeting and debate —especially aimed at novice researchers in the field of conservation and restoration— in which they can spread their work and exchange knowledge and experiences.

This year has been raised as an international event, through the actions of internationalization of the Doctorate Programs in Architecture, Urban Building and Landscape and Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property.

This edition has had two exceptional guest speakers, the Professors Luca Cipriani (Università di Bologna) and Claude Laroque (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), to whom we greatly appreciate their assistance.