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Subject: Call for papers--Metals conservation

Call for papers--Metals conservation

From: David Hallam <d.hallam<-at->
Date: Monday, December 22, 2008
Call for Papers and Important Dates

International Conference on Historic Metals Conservation
Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metal WG
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
11-15 October 2010

Original Papers Are Invited For Submission Under The Following

Case Studies and Treatments

    Technical and authentication studies

    Conservation of large artifacts (e.g. practicality,
    sustainability, liability)

    Conservation of composite artifacts (e.g. mixed metals,
    metal-organic composites, metal threads, enameled, painted,
    plated, or guilded metals)

    Mass treatment (e.g. techniques, feasibility, limits)

    Conserving artifacts on a budget

Research and Treatment Development

    Advances in metal analysis and corrosion characterization

    Progress in conservation treatments (e.g. stabilization
    techniques, cleaning, corrosion inhibitors, patination)

    New approaches in metals protection (e.g. coatings, patination,
    corrosion inhibitors, preventive conservation, risk management

    Monitoring metal artifacts before and after conservation (e.g.
    documenting techniques, 3D scanning, reproduction, numerical

    Technology transfer from the industry

Authors interested in presenting a paper should submit an extended
abstract (400-600 words) before 1 June 2009. The work must be
original and not previously published. Contributions should be in
English and include the contact information for the author[s]
(affiliation, address, telephone, fax, and e-mail). The abstracts
should be submitted via e-mail at the following address:

All abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee based on
three criteria: (1) Originality (2) Quality (3) Contribution to the
field of conservation

After abstracts are reviewed and approved, all presenters will be
required to submit a complete paper for publication in the
Conference Proceedings. For deadlines see:


Metal 2010 Program Committee

    Vasilike Argyropoulos
    Technical Education Institute of Athens

    Regis Bertholon
    Universitat Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

    Stefan Brueggerhoff
    Deutsches Bergbau-Museum

    Tom Chase
    Chase Art Services
    United States

    Christian Degrigny
    Haute Ecole de Conservation-restauration Arc

    David Hallam
    National Museum of Australia

    Andrew Lins
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    United States

    Ian Donald MacLeod
    Perth Cultural Centre

    Paul Mardikian
    Clemson Conservation Center
    United States

    Jean-Bernard Memet
    A-CORROS Expertises

    Alice Boccia Paterakis
    Kaman-Kalehoyuk excavation
    United States

    Emma Schmuecker
    Royal Armouries Museum
    United Kingdom

    David Scott
    UCLA Conservation Program
    United States

    John Scott
    New York Conservation Foundation
    United States

    Lyndsie Selwyn
    Canadian Conservation Institute

    Joseph Sembrat
    Conservation Solutions, Inc.
    United States

    Shelley Sturman
    National Gallery of Art
    United States

    Johanna Theile
    Facultad de Arte Universidad de Chile

    David Thickett
    English Heritage
    United Kingdom

    Robert Van Langh
    Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

    David Watkinson
    Cardiff University
    United Kingdom

David Hallam
Senior Conservator
Collections and Research
National Museum of Australia.
+61 419019895 or +61 262085245 in analytical laboratory

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:38
                Distributed: Saturday, January 10, 2009
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Received on Monday, 22 December, 2008

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