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Course on biodeterioration

From: Mireia Xarrie <glossaryconservation<-a>
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Heritage Biocare: An introduction to biological problems for museum,
library, archive, gallery and cultural property staff.

BALAAM (Barcelona, Spain)
September 1-3, 2005

Day 1

10am                Arrival and Registration.

10-11am             Opening Remarks, Introduction of Training Staff
                    and Participants

                    Heritage Biocare, Introduction to the Course
                    Introduction to Biodeterioration--Definitions
                        Dr. D. Allsopp

11-11:30am              Break
11-30-12:30             Macroorganisms as Deteriogens. Basic Biology
                            Dr. D. Allsopp

12-30-2pm               Lunch
2-3pm                   Microorganisms as Deteriogens
                        Basic Biology
                            Prof. C. Gaylarde


1:30pm                  Built Environment
                            Dr. D. Allsopp

2:30pm                  Local Speaker and/or discussion Session

Day 2

9:30am                  Stone
                            Prof C. Gaylarde


11am-12pm               Cellulosic Materials
                            Dr.D. Allsopp

12-12:30pm              Books and Library Materials
                            Dr. D.Allsopp


2pm                     Painted Surfaces
                            Prof. C. Gaylarde


13:30pm                 Paper Conservation Case Histories
                            Dr. D. Allsopp

4:30-530pm              Biodeterioration in Historic Properties
                            Prof C. Gaylarde

Day 3

9-9:30am                Principles of Control
                            Dr. D. Allsopp


11am-12pm               Chemical and Alternative Control
                            Prof. C. Gaylarde

                        Disaster Planning
                            Dr. D.allsopp

                        Participant Seminars
                        (10 min presentations and discussions)

Price:275 Euros.
Language: English.
Pre-enrolment "on-line": <URL:>

Teachers: Dr. Christine Gaylarde works in the Department of
Biophysics and the Microbial Resources Centre at the Federal
University of Rio Grande do Sul,Brazil. Dr. Dennis Allsopp is
formaley of CAB International Micological Institute,where he was
Head of the Culture Collection and Industrial Services Division,and
latterly CAB International Biodiversity Coordinator.

Participants : It is a course in basic biodeterioration for
non-specialists, designed for museum, library, archive and cultural
property staff.

Further information:

    Mireia Xarrii
    c.escoles pies 76
    pral 1
    Barcelona 08017
    +34 93 4171347
    Fax: +34 93 2123715
    info<-a t->balaam< . >art< . >com

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