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CAC Annual Conference and Workshop

From: Chantal Bernicky <chantal.bernicky>
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2004
30th Annual CAC Conference and Workshop
Quebec City, Canada
Preliminary programme

We are pleased to present the Preliminary programmes of the 30th
Annual CAC Conference and Workshop in Quebec City, to be held May
26-30, 2004.

A registration form and detailed information are available at

The final programmes will be posted in mid-March.

Note: Early bird registration ends April 12, 2004.

CAC 2004 Annual Workshop
"Unusual Materials, Unconventional Treatments"
May 26-27, 2004

Preliminary Program (Simultaneous translation will be available in
English and French)

    Collecting and Conserving Contemporary Art: Challenge or Paradox
        Josee Belisle, curator of the collection and Marie-Nokl
        Challan Belval, conservator, Musee d'art contemporain de
        Montreal Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal

    Reproductions as Art or Proxy--Preparing Melvin Charney's "Un
    Dictionnaire? Illuminations, 1970-2000" for exhibition at the
    Venice Architectural  Biennale, 2000
        Claire Titus, paper conservator, private practice, New

    Variable Media: Documentation as a Preservation Strategy
        Alain Depocas, director, Centre for Research and
        Documentation, Daniel Langlois Foundation, Montreal

    Theory into Practice: The Variable Media Paradigm
        Carol Stringari, senior conservator for contemporary art and
        Caitlin Jones, Variable Media specialist, Guggenheim Museum,
        New York

    Dealing with "Sacred" and "Criminal" Human Remains
        Malea E., Mertzani M., Panagiaris G.; TEI of Athens, Dept.
        Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art

    Beyond the Sacred and the Profane, the Urgency of
    Re-appropriating the Heritage of Nunavik and Conservation
        Louis Gagnon, curator, The Avataq Cultural Institute, Quebec

    The Accommodation of Aboriginal Perspectives in Conservation,
    Collections Care, and Exhibition Practices
        John Moses, Conservator--Collections Management and
        Planning, Canadian Museum of Civilization

Practical workshops (case studies and group discussions) will be
offered in both English and French:

    Contemporary Art Peculiarities and Requirement within
    Collections: A Global Approach
        Richard Gagnier, conservator of contemporary art, National
        Gallery of Canada

    Packing Strategies for Complex and Unusual Artworks
        Paul Marcon, conservation scientist, Canadian Conservation

    Is there a Future for Our Recent Past? Determining procedures
    for collecting and caring for 20th Century artefacts at the
    Canadian Museum of Civilization
        Martha Segal, conservator  and Paul Robertson, curator,
        Canadian Museum of Civilization

CAC 2004 Conference
May 28-30, 2004
Preliminary Program (Simultaneous translation will be available in
English and French)

Friday, May 28, 2004
Archaeology and Ethnology

    The Yukon "Ice Patch" Collection: Conserving a Unique
    Archaeological Resource
        Valery Monahan, Cultural Services Branch, Government of

    The Electric Chair: The Electrophoresis Treatment of a Chair
    from the Empress of Ireland
        Kateri Morin, Parcs Canada (Quebec)

    Preserving the North American Ethnology Collection of the Field
    Museum, Chicago
        J. Plitnikas, M. Klaus, R. Norton, T. Almazan, S. Coleman,
        Field Museum

    Preservation of Archaeological Iron Using the RP System
        Cathy Mathias, Kristen Ramsdale and Douglas Nixon,
        Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador

    Degradation of Cyanoacrylate Adhesives in the Presence and
    Absence of Fossils
        Jane Down, Canadian Conservation Institute (Ottawa)

Paper and Archives

    The Caroline Legare Cinq-Mars Album
        Frida Kalbfleisch and Wanda McWilliams, Library and Archives
        Canada (Gatineau)

    Miniatures perses, etude d'un cas de restauration
        Ted Stanley, Princeton University Library (New Jersey)

    Portrait Miniatures: History, Materials, Techniques and
        Maria Trojan-Bedynski and Gilbert Gignac,  Library and
        Archives Canada (Gatineau)

Saturday, May 29, 2004
Fine Arts

    The Pictorial Technique of Jean-Paul Riopelle: Aesthetics and
        Marie-Claude Corbeil,
        Institut canadien de conservation (Ottawa)

    Teaching in the New Millennium: the Conservation of Contemporary
        Barbara Klempan,
        Queen's University (Kingston)

    The Restoration of Two Sculptures from Champagne (France):
    Historical, Iconographic, Stylistic and Material Comparisons
        Delphine Laureau,
        Centre de conservation du Quebec

    Aqueous Cleaning Effects on the Strength and Stiffness of Two
    Acrylic Paints: Preliminary Results
        Eric Hagan and Alison Murray,
        Queen's University (Kingston)

    Conservation of Guido Nincheri's Mural Paintings--Chateau
    Dufresne, Montreal
        Anita Henry, A.E. Henry Enr. (Montreal)

    The Structural Treatment of Two Paintings on Wood Panel
        Patrick Legris, Legris Conservation (Ottawa)

    On-Site and On-Track: Working with the Project Manager to
    Deliver the Goods. Reinstatement of a Stencilled Ceiling in the
    Main Lobby of the Federal Building, Winnipeg
        Nancy Binnie and Alastair Fox,
        Canadian Conservation Institute (Ottawa)


    Conservation Outreach in the Media
        Ann Shaftel, Private practice (Halifax)

Sunday, May 30, 2004

    Factors Affecting the Delamination of Supports Adhered to
    Textile Artifacts: Evidence from an Artifact Survey
        Irene Karsten, Canadian Conservation Institute (Ottawa) and
        Nancy Kerr, University of Alberta

    Textiles "Saved from the Waters"
        Louise Lalonger
        Centre de conservation du Quebec

    Is Your Collection Prepared for a Flood? An Alberta Response to
    a Flood Disaster
        Elizabeth A. Richards, University of Alberta (Edmonton) and
        Shirley Ellis, Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto)

    Clothes Make the Man: The Evolution of an Exhibition
        Anne MacKay and Joan Marshall, McCord Museum of Canadian
        History (Montreal)

    Is your collection prepared for a flood?  An Alberta response to
    a flood disaster
        Elizabeth A. Richards, University of Alberta (Edmonton) and
        Shirley Ellis, Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto)

Heritage preservation

    Innovating to Fight Illicit Art Traffic
        Alain Lacoursiere, S{rete du Quebec

    A "Shield" for the Protection of Cultural Property in Canada
        Lynn Guerin, Canadian Museums Association (Ottawa)

Workshop (26-27 May 2004)
    Early Bird (before April 16, 2004):
        200$ Member/ 275$ Non-member/ 90$ Student

    Regular (from April 16, 2004):
        250$ Member/ 325$ Non-member/ 100$ Student

Conference (28-29-30 May 2004)
    Early Bird (before April 16, 2004):
        200$ Member/ 275$ Non-member/ 90$ Student

    Regular (from April 16, 2004):
        250$ Member/ 325$ Non-member/ 100$ Student

    One Day:
        115$ Member/ 170$ Non-member/ 50$ Student

Package: Workshop and Conference (after April 16):
        450$ Member/ 600$ Non-member

For general enquiries, please contact

    Chantal Bernicky
    chantal.bernicky [at] mcc__gouv__qc__ca

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