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Icon Ceramics and Glass Group

From: Rachel Sharples <rachel.sharples<-at->
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013
"Conservation past, present and yet to come..."
Ceramics and Glass Specialist session
Icon conference, "Positive Futures in an Uncertain World" (PF13)

The Ceramics and Glass Group are delighted to be able to announce
that they will be holding a half day specialist session at Icon's
Conference 2013 "Positive Futures in an Uncertain World"

in partnership with the University of Glasgow: "Conservation past,
present and yet to come..."

Five fascinating talks will take up through the history of ceramics
and glass conservation, as well as introduce exciting new techniques
for the future of conservation:

    Claire Magill ACR and Fergus Purdy (National Trust)
    "Conservation of the ornate Gothik wardrobe at Castle Ward",
    detailing the setting up of a temporary conservation studio at
    Castle Ward, allowing the public even greater access to the work
    of Conservators

    Peter David ACR
    "The more it changes, the more it stays the same", a personal
    perspective on the changes in conservation over the last 30

    Hannele Hentula (Glasgow museums)
    "Come to an unsticky end: failure of Ablebond 342-1 epoxy
    adhesive on a 16th century Venetian wine glass", an assessment
    of previously popular adhesives in glass conservation.

    Ronald Pile
    "To see or not to see? An alternative approach to contemporary
    ceramic restoration", a reflection on the differences in
    approaches to conservation in Japan and the UK following
    intensive in Kyoto.

    Tiago Oliveira (West Dean)
    "Temporary transfer papers as retouching media for ceramics
    conservation", the results of a study into an alternative
    approach for retouching ceramics.

If you don't want to miss these exciting talks you need to choose
the Ceramics and Glass session on your booking form. Please note
that there will be other group sessions happening at the same time
as ours so it's really important to choose wisely.

Early Bird booking for PF13 closes on 18 January 2013 so secure your
place today.  For more information and booking forms visit


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