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NYCF Conservation Science Annual

From: John Scott <nyconsnfdn<-a>
Date: Sunday, April 6, 2008
"Mobile Analytics for Cultural Heritage Studies"
2008 Conservation Science Annual

Audience is ... applied conservators and researchers, and
conservation scientists. Organized for CSA 2008 by John Scott (NYCF)
and David Thickett (British Heritage).

2008 is the 15th year for the NYCF Conservation Science Annual,
November 17-18, 2008 at the Eastern Analytical Symposium, November
17-20, 2008 near New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

CSA general info and history are at


The  main EAS page is at


Participation: Invited speakers' papers have been accepted. We
welcome contributed papers to form a fifth session as was so
successful in 2007, and posters. The EAS portal for submitting
abstracts for contributed papers and posters is still open till
April 15, 2008 at


to submit contributed abstract via EAS website


Nov 17 or 18, 2008
Mobile Laboratories and Spectrometry for
Cultural Heritage, D.Thickett, chair

    Universita degli Studi di Perugia
    "EU-Artech, and its MOLAB, a mobile facility for the study and
    conservation of the European cultural heritage"

    Universita  degli Studi di Perugia
    "The multi-technique approach of MOLAB for in-situ non-invasive
    analysis of easel paintings"

    Institute of Nuclear Physics, Athens, Greece
    "XRF mobile spectrometers in routine and advanced conservation

    CNR Rome
    "XRF analysis of archaeological and historical bronzes by means
    of portable equipment"

    Getty Conservation Institute, et al
    "X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy in the Examination of Cultural
    Heritage Materials: Recent Trends and Developments"

Nov 17 or 18, 2008
Mobile Spectrometry for Cultural
Heritage, D.Thickett, chair

    British Heritage
    "From Stone to Plastic, portable analysis for preventive

    Canadian Conservation Institute
    "On-site mid and visible/near IR spectroscopy of cultural
    objects using ATR and fibre optic probes"

    University of Southampton, et al
    "Enhancing collections management: On-site NIR characterisation
    and condition monitoring of textile artifacts."

    University College London, et al
    "NIR/Chemometrics: Non-Destructive, Multi-Analytical, Portable,

    Rennsselaer Polytechnical Institute
    "Terahertz Spectroscopy for Analytical Chemistry and
    Conservation Science"

Nov 18 or 17, 2008
Diverse Mobile Methods for Cultural
Heritage, J. Scott, Chair

    NY Conservation Foundation
    NY Microscopical Society, "CSA, mobile analytics, and mobile

    Conservare, Meudon
    "A portable electrochemical technique for identification of
    cultural metals and alloys"

    National Museum of Wales
    "Development of a Novel Approach to the Identification of
    Historic Herbarium Biocides."

    Buffalo State College
    "Infrared Imaging: A New Use for Your $20 Webcam."

    FARFSA, Montreal
    "Forensic investigation of art"

Nov 18 or 17, 2008
Mobile Imaging for Cultural Heritage,
J. Scott  Chair

    Wayne State University
    "Sonic Infrared Imaging nondestructive evaluation and its
    potential for cultural heritage."

    Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute
    "Performance of real-time, compact terahertz imaging and
    chemical sensing."

    Rochester Institute of Technology
    "The use of spectral imaging as an analytical tool for art

    SUNY Stony Brook
    "Optical Nondestructive Evaluation of Ancient Paintings Using
    Laser Illumination."

    Harvard University Art Museums
    "3-D Optical Coherence Tomography and High Resolution
    Photography: A Comparative Study for Applications in Art
    Conservation  Science."

Submit contributed abstract via

All EAS and registration <URL:>

John Scott, NYCF

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