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Eastern Analytical Symposium

From: John Scott <nyconsnctr>
Date: Saturday, October 2, 1999
Sixth annual Conservation Science "conference within a conference,"
Presented in cooperation with the New York Conservation Foundation
At the 1999 Eastern Analytical Symposium, November 14-20, 1999
Somerset (near New Brunswick), New Jersey, USA

Monday and Tuesday sessions are of interest to 'most every

Monday, November 15, 1999 afternoon

Sponsored by the New York Conservation Foundation
Analytical Investigations for Outdoor Sculpture
Chairperson: Helena Strandberg, Scientist and Conservator,

    2:00    Introduction, Helena Strandberg

    2:10    Investigations of Renaissance bronze fountains in
            Augsburg, Martin Mach, Bayerisches Landesamt fur

    2:40    The analysis of outdoor bronze sculptures from the
            Assemblee Nationale in Quebec City, Canada, Jane Sirois,
            E. Moffatt, Canadian Conservation Institute, M. Singer,
            Centre de Conservation du Quebec

    3:10    Deterioration of patina on outdoor bronzes, H.

    3:40    Break

    4:20    Development of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
            measurements for outdoor bronze corrosion analysis,
            Paola Letardi, A. Beccaria, Instituto per la Corrosione
            Marina dei Metalli, M. Mirabelli, G. D'Ercoli, Instituto
            Centrale del Restauro

    4:50    Instrumental analysis in the care and study of outdoor
            sculpture, John Scott, New York Conservation Center

Tuesday, November 16, morning
Presented in cooperation with the New York Conservation Foundation
Analytical Investigations for Art and Architecture: Young
Chairperson: Chandra Reedy, University of Delaware

    9:00    Introduction, Chandra Reedy

    9:05    Early medieval Venetian glasses: Roman remnants or the
            birth of an industry?, Jennifer Mass, Buffalo State

    9:35    The analysis of historic mortars and cements, Elizabeth
            Goins, University of Delaware

    10:05   Investigations of sulfur dioxide deposition onto
            building stone, Elizabeth Bede, National Park Service

    10:35   Break

    11:15   Edo blues: UV-VIS, FTIR, and GC-MS identification of
            blue colorants in Japanese paintings of the Edo period,
            Marco Leona, J. Winter, Smithsonian Institution

    11:45   An examination of organic brown pigments in Japanese
            Ukiyo-e School paintings, Jennifer Giaccai, J. Winter,
            Smithsonian Institution

Tuesday, November 16,  afternoon
Presented in cooperation with the New York Conservation Foundation
Analytical Investigations for Art: Applications in Mass Spectrometry
Chairperson: Beth Price, Philadelphia Museum of Art

    2:00    Introduction, Beth Price

    2:05    GC/MS analysis of carbohydrates in works of art, Richard
            Newman, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, K. Duffy,
            Winterthur Museum

    2:35    Evaporation of fatty acids and the formation of ghost
            images by framed oil paintings, Michael Schilling, D.
            Carson, H. Khanjian, Getty Conservation Institute

    3:05    Mass spectrometric studies of paintings by Molart, Jaap
            Boon, K.J. van den Berg, R. Heeren, FOM Institute for
            Atomic & Molecular Physics

    3:35    Break

    4:15    Role of pyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
            (PY-GC-MS) in the study of modern painting materials,
            Tom Learner, Tate Gallery

    4:45    Application of liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry
            (LC/MS) to the analysis of artists' and conservation
            materials, Nobuko Shibayama, K. Sutherland, E. R. de la
            Rie, S. Lomax, national Gallery of Art

EAS registration costs $100 ($85 before October 15) and $20 for
students. More information: easinfo [at] aol__com,,
302-738-6218, 302-738-5275 fax

Many other events are of interest to conservation analysts:

11/14, Sunday

    Short Courses:  E99-4 Infrared Microspectrometry, E99-5
    Introduction to Mass Spectrometry, E99-7 [Chemistry of] Sample
    Preparation Tutorials: PM: E99-T3 Qualitative and Quantitative
    GC, E99-T5 FTIR of Polymers, E99-T6 Statistical Basics for
    Advanced Statistical Software Users, E99-7 Practical Thermal

11/15, Monday

    Sessions: AM: Chemometrics; PM: Conservation; Poster Session:
    AM: Gas Chromatography Exhibitor Workshops: AM: E99-W02
    [Optimization of]HPLC Columns, E99-W03 Recent advances in GC/MS,
    EE99-W04 Validating Analytical Instrumentation

11/16, Tuesday

    Sessions: Conservation Science (AM & PM)

11/17, Wednesday

    Sessions: AM: IR Spectroscopic Imaging I, Software Methods in
    NMR, Separation Techniques; PM:, IR Spectroscopic Imaging II,
    Forensic Science Education, Analysis of Metals, Achievements in
    Chemometrics,  ; Poster Sessions: HPLC; MS Short Courses: E99-20
    Quantitative Spectroscopic Analysis, E99-23 Analytical Data
    Analysis by Statistical Methods Exhibitor Workshops: E99-W21
    FTIR Accessories, E99-W25 IR Microscopy; PM: E99-W26 Advances in
    Applied Chemometrics, E99-W27 Troubleshooting in GC, E99-W28
    FTIR and Raman Techniques, E99-W29 Making LC/MS Rugged and
    Routine, E99-W30 State of the Art IR Imaging

11/18, Thursday

    Sessions: AM: Industrial Microscopy I, Quantitative MS, Funny
    Money (currency),Sensors and Sampling; PM: Industrial Microscopy
    II, GC: Solvents and Volatiles, Chromatography [ions and
    ionizables],Tale of the Tomb [DNA of Unknown Soldier], Society
    for Applied Spectroscopy Poster Sessions: AM: NIR and FTIR (esp.
    gems, pigments); Elemental Analysis (esp. paper/ink, glass);
    Computer Short Courses: 11/18: E99-28 Basics of Thin Layer
    Chromatography & High Throughput Screening, E99-30 FTIR Sample
    Handling; 11-18-19: E99-24 NIR Theory and Applications, E99-25
    HPLC for the Practicing Chromatographer, E99-27 ICP-MS from
    A to Z

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:23
                 Distributed: Tuesday, October 5, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-23-018
Received on Saturday, 2 October, 1999

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