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Conference on flat glass sheets

From: Gaetano Alfano <alfanoga>
Date: Friday, September 20, 2002
International Conference
"Flat glass sheets: Museum sites, innovation process, innovation
Sala degli angeli
Istituto Universitario Suor Orsola Benincasa
Napoli, Italy
May 22-23, 2003

Conference theme:

Flat glass sheets are used in the housing and in the modern
architecture for construction purposes and for the new property of
the optics and mechanics. The possibility to shape and mould,
according to space geometries, increase the possibility of using
them to better enjoy the Cultural Heritage.

The problems about the preservation and protection of archeologic
finds and delicate hand-manufactured article, opens the area of use
to experimentation in the Museum field, (showcases, gangways,
coverages, [etc].)

Conference Goals:

The meeting goal is to stimulate interest about new uses of this
material by eventually putting in action applied research in the
field or new contracts.


    *   Flat glasses sheets properties
    *   Plastic modelling possibilities of flat glasses sheets
    *   Confined places.
    *   Problematic aspects of transparent sheets  in museum
    *   Glass and architectural language.
    *   Flat glasses sheets and monumental building restoration

Meeting objective: The meeting wants promote cooperation between the
processing/manufacturers of flat glasses sheets, the designers and
the museum keepers; in this way the glass becomes the biggest

Scientific Committee

    Gaetano Alfano
    Francesco Branda
    Vito Cardone
    Arcangelo Cesarano
    Claudio Claudi de Saint Mihiel
    Marco Filippi
    Angelo Montenero
    Sergio Omarini
    Ciro Piccioli

Supported by

    Consorzio Nettuno
    Glaverbell Italy

For further information, paper presentation and registration
details, contact:

    Interservice s.a.s.
     +39 0815440444 (phone/Fax:)
     C. so Vittorio Emanuele
     473 Napoli 80135
     interservicesas [at] libero__it

Preliminary interest card: mail before October 31, 2002.

Organizing Committee:

    M. Antonietta De  Paola
    +39 0815440444
    interservicesas [at] libero__it

    Ciro Piccioli
    +39 81440166
    Fax: +39 81440013
    sanc [at] interbusiness__it

Prof. ing. Gaetano Alfano
DETEC (Dipartimento di Energetica, Termodinamica applicata,
    Condizionamenti ambientali)
Piazzale Tecchio, 80
80125 Napoli
+39 81 768 2323
Fax: +39 81 239 0364

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:23
               Distributed: Wednesday, September 25, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-16-23-017
Received on Friday, 20 September, 2002

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