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Twentieth Century Furniture Research Group Conference

From: Jake Kaner <jkaner01<-a>
Date: Monday, October 20, 2008
"British Design 1900 - 2000"
20th Century Furniture Research Group
The Sixth Conference:

Friday November 21, 2008
The Oak Room, Town Hall
High Wycombe HP11 2XE


    10.00 am        Registration and Coffee

    10.30           Chair's welcome. Dr. John Cross, London
                    Metropolitan University

    10.45           Prof. Jake Kaner, HWeFA, innovation in furniture
                    design and manufacture - GPlan archives

                    Sharon Grover, HWeFA, changes in the High
                    Wycombe furniture industry

                    Dr. Catherine Grigg, HW Museum, collecting
                    evidence of innovation and change in High

    11.30           Alexandra Corney, Assistant Keeper, Geffrye
                    Museum, utility furniture

    12.00           Christopher Pett, PLi Design, the connection
                    between furniture design for wartime austerity
                    and carbon emissions reduction

    12.30 pm        Lunch

    13.30           Dr. Paul Micklethwaite, Senior Research Fellow,
                    Kingston University, end of life furniture,
                    environmental design and remanufacturing

    14.00           Dr. Philip Koomen, Philip Koomen Furniture LPP,
                    towards a sustainable approach to furniture

    14.45           Coffee/Tea

    15.00           Dr. Frank Hassard, Honorary Professor of the
                    International Institute for Advanced Studies
                    (IIAS), current issues in furniture conservation

    15.45           Dr. Lynn Jones, Design and Craft, the current
                    view on furniture design and manufacture

    16.15           Panel questions

    16.30           Close

Contact details

  +44 1494 522 141 ext. 3556
  sharon.grover<-a t->bucks< . >ac< . >uk

Booking Fees:
    Full rate UKP75
    Concessions UKP45
    Student (no lunch) UKP25

Jake Kaner
Bucks New University
High Wycombe Campus
Queen Alexandra Road
High Wycombe HP11 2JZ

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