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Conference on conservation in Wales

From: Jane Henderson <hendersonlj>
Date: Friday, May 4, 2007
Conservation in wales summer conference

Conservation Matters in Wales, On display: Showcases and enclosures
The Federation of Museums and Art Galleries in Wales with the
National Museum of Wales announce a conference,

This will be a one day conference to be held on Thursday 14 June
2007 at the Oakdale institute, Museum of National History, St.
Fagans, Cardiff.  The programme is as follows:

10:00 am        Registration and coffee

10:30 am        The History of the Showcase
                Dr. Caroline Buttler, National Museum Wales

11:00 am        The Conservator's Ideal Showcase
                Andrew Calver, Museum of London

11:30 am        The Designer's Ideal Showcase
                Heather Maximea, Lord Cultural Resources

12:15 pm        Monitoring Inside Enclosures
                Sarah Lambarth, Environmental Management Intern.
                English Heritage

12:45 pm        Lunch

1:30 pm         Developments in Case Lighting
                Mark Dale, Initial Lights

2:00 pm         Microclimate Control Systems
                Rene Luyten, b-Cat BV, Netherlands

2:30 pm         Security considerations
                Peter Osborne, Security Consultant

3:00 pm         The SS Great Britain Enclosed
                David Watkinson, Cardiff University

3:30 pm         The Big Box: Specifying and designing an archive
                storage facility
                Gary Tuson, The New Glamorgan Record Office

4:00 pm         Tea, finish

There will be a coach to take delegates from outside the National
Museum Wales at Cathays Park, Cardiff to St. Fagans at 9:30 am,
returning at 4:30 pm.  The cost of the conference is UKP20 (Students
UKP10).  If you wish to attend, send a cheque and your details to
Lynn Weaver, at National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10
3NP Wales UK.  Please make cheques payable to National Museum Wales.

The conference is supported by a grant from CyMAL : Museums Archives
and Libraries Wales. Post prints from last summer's conference are
available on line at


and a limited number of hard copies are available free from

    Jane Henderson
    Cardiff University
    Humanities Building
    Colum Road
    Cardiff CF10 3EU, Wales, UK

Jane Henderson
Professional Tutor
Cardiff University
+44 29 2087 5629

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