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Meeting on conservation science

From: Susan Bradley <sbradley<-a>
Date: Monday, January 24, 2005
The Science of Galleries
A one day meeting
    The British Museum Department of Conservation Documentation and
    Science and
    The Institute of Conservation Science

The British Museum Clore Centre Sackler Rooms
17 February 2005

Final Programme

    9:45-10:30  Registration and Coffee
    10:30       Welcome

                Sheridan Bowman
                Keeper of Conservation, Documentation and Science, The
                British Museum, London, UK


    10:40       The science of galleries in the British Museum

                Susan Bradley
                Department of Conservation, Documentation and Science,
                The British Museum, London, UK.

Display and control

        11:00   Display cases at the Victoria and Albert Museum

            Boris Pretzel
            Department of Conservation, Victoria and Albert Museum,
            London, UK

        11:20   Approaches toward Active Microclimate Humidity Control
                Jerry Shiner
                Microclimate Technologies International, Canada

        11:40   Display cases for aggressive environments

                Naomi Luxford and David Thickett
                Collection Care Team, English Heritage, UK

        12:00   Specifying frames for drawings
                Kilian Anheuser and Therese Flury
                Musee d'art et d'histoire, Geneva, Switzerland


        12:20   The importance of selection of monitoring technique
                in determining potential effects of gallery lighting

                Kostas Ntanos
                RCA/V&A Conservation Programme and Department of
                Conservation, Documentation and Science, The British
                Museum., London, UK

        12:40   Monitoring of acidic gasses in show cases at the
                British Museum

                Philip Fletcher and James Parker
                Department of Conservation, Documentation and
                Science, The British Museum, London, UK

        13:00   LUNCH (A sandwich lunch is provided.  Cost included
                in the registration fee)

Low oxygen environments

        14:00   The Development of an Anoxic Enclosure for the
                Display of Works of Art on Paper

                Stephen Hackney
                Department of Conservation, Tate, London, UK

        14:20   The design and use of nitrogen showcases in European
                Speaker s name to be advised
                Glasbau Hahn, Germany

        14:40   The case for external displays: Environmental
                Monitoring of the Fur das Kind case

                Andrew Calver
                Museum of London, London, UK

Pest management

        15:00   Introducing Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
                principles to gallery design

                Adrian Doyle and Jane Hymas
                Palaeontology Conservation Unit, Natural History
                Museum, London, UK

        15:20   15:30 Close of lecture programme

        15:30   Tour of British Museum science facilities (numbers
                are limited and ICS members will be given priority)

        17:00   Close of meeting

The Meeting fee is ICS member UKP15 (UK), Non member UKP25 (UK).
Please note payment must be in UK pounds. The fee includes morning
coffee and a sandwich lunch.

To receive a registration form please contact

    Susan Bradley
    sbradley<-a t->thebritishmuseum< . >ac< . >uk

Susan Bradley
Head of Conservation Science and Analytical Chemistry Group
Department of Conservation Documentation and science
The British Museum
Great Russell St
London WC1B 3DG
United Kingdom
+44 20 73238679
Fax: +44 20 73238636

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