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One-Day Conference

From: Michael Maggen <michaelm>
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2007
One-Day Conference on
Conservation as an Interdisciplinary Meeting Point
The Israel Museum
March 21, 2007

The Israel Museum will be hosting a one-day meeting, to which all
are invited.  The program will be held in the auditorium of the
Israel Museum's Youth Wing, and will consist of the following

Session I, Chaired by Michael Maggen

9 - 9:45am              Morning coffee, in the museum entrance

9:50 - 10am             Opening remarks

10 - 10:25am           "Is this a Scroll...  ?"  Computerized
                        Tomography (CT) in Research on an Object
                        from Qumran"
                        Prof. Nahum Appelbaum, Hebrew University

10:30 - 10:55am        "Deciphering the Diary of the Israeli
                        Astronaut Ilan Ramon"
                        Sharon Brown, Forensics Dept., Israel Police

11 - 11:15am            "The Conservation of the Diary of Ilan
                        Ramon-high lights"
                        Michael Maggen, Paper Conservator, Israel

11:20 - 11:45am        "Conservation of the Dead Sea Scrolls"
                        Dr. Ira Rabin research on ancient Parchment.

11:50am - 12:15pm      "An Experiment with Biological Pest Control
                        for Books in Israel"
                        Ilana Kessler, Books Conservator, National
                        Library and Amos Vilmovsky, Ministry of

12:20 - 12:45pm        "From Excavation to Exhibition"
                        David Mevorakh, curator, Israel Musuem
                        Archaelogy Wing

                        Questions, Lunch

Session II, Chaired by David Bigelajzen

1:30 - 1:50pm          "Infrared Spectroscopy Analysis (FTIR) for
                        Monitoring the Removal of Conservation
                        Substances for C-14 Dating"
                        Dr. Elisabeta Boaretto, Weizman Institute

14 - 14:20pm           "The Color System and Wall Paintings in the
                        Templar Settlement of Sharona, 1871-1947"
                        Shai Farkash

14:25 - 14:45pm        "Conservation Problems of Outdoor Metal
                        Yossi Garini, Art Projects

15 - 15:20pm            Break

15:20 - 15:45pm        "Monitoring Cracks and Quakes while Moving
                        Templar Buildings in Tel Aviv"
                        Gaby Shoeff

15:50 - 16:10pm        "Evaluation of Shelters over Mosaics in
                        Israel - the Need for an Integrated
                        Jacques Neguer, Yael Alef

4:10 - 4:25pm           Questions, Conclusions

Michael Maggen
Head of Paper Conservation
The Israel Museum Jerusalem
POB 71117
91710 Jerusalem Israel
+972 2 67 08808
Fax: +972 2 6771332

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:42
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Received on Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

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