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Subject: Conference on cultural heritage conservation science and sustainable development--addendum

Conference on cultural heritage conservation science and sustainable development--addendum

From: Stefan Simon <simon.kdc<-at->
Date: Sunday, January 20, 2013
"Heritage Science and Sustainable Development for the Preservation
    of Art and Cultural Assets:  On the Way to the Green Museum"
Rathgen Research Laboratory
National Museums Berlin
April 11-12, 2013


The international workshop focuses on the sustainable development
for the preservation of art and cultural heritage and is held on the
occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Rathgen Research
Laboratory.  The "Green Museum" is a museum that embraces the
concept of sustainability in its program, its activities and its
physical presence.  Leading experts in the field of conservation
science will debate about the issues of heritage conservation and
the environmental and financial impacts.  The scientific program of
the workshop will cover the following general topics:

    Understanding environments
    Understanding material behavior
    The economic and ecological dimension

A selection of speakers and poster contributions is listed below.
The program will consist of oral presentations, poster presentations
and open discussions.

The registration fee is 150 Euro, students rate 30 Euro.  The fee
covers information materials, assistance to the sessions, coffee
breaks and evening reception.  After February 15, 2013, the
registration fee will be 200 Euro (students 50 Euro).  As seats are
limited, book soon to guarantee a place and catch the early bird

Register online to the conference at


Deadline for paper or poster proposals has been extended to January
30, 2013.  Please submit a 250-500 word abstract of your


    Sonja Tesche
    +49 30 26642 7100
    Fax: +49 30 26642 7110

Selected Speakers and Contributions:

    Barbel Arnold
    Brandenburgisches Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege, Wunstorf, Germany

        Climatic Aspects for the Preservation of Medieval Mural
        Paintings in the Churches of Brandenburg

    Jonathan Ashley-Smith
    Wolfson College Cambridge, UK

        Risk and Uncertainty: Precaution and Honesty

    Lukasz Bratasz
    Polish Academy of Science, Krakow, Poland

        Allowable Microclimatic Variations in Museums and Historic
        Buildings: Reviewing the Guidelines

    Tor Brostrom
    Gotland University, Visby, Sweden

        Sustainable Climate Control in Museums - Preservation and

    Stefan Bruggerhoff
    Deutsches Bergbau-Museum, Bochum, Germany

        Large Dimension, Varying Materials, Unfavorable Environment:
        The Special Case of Industrial Heritage

    Andreas Burmester
    Doerner-Institut, Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlung Munchen,

        The Bizot Initiative: A Dilemma for Preventive Conservation?

    Alain Colombini
    CICRP, Marseille, France

        Degradation of Aerosol Fluorescent Paints Found in Works of
        Art: Case Study of a Painting on Canvas from the Artist

    Maria Jose Fernandez
    Instituto Nacional de Antropologia y Pensamiento
    Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

        Identification of Pesticides in Ethnographic Collections

    He Ling
    X'ian Jiaotong University, X'ian, PR China

        Evaluation of Starch-based Materials for Conservation of
        Historic Stones

    Christoph Herm
    Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste, Dresden, Germany

        Material Analyses Elucidating Alteration Processes of Works
        of Art

    Takeshi Ishizaki
    National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo,

            The Current Trend of Green Museum in Japan

    Jin Ping Zhang,
    National Museum of China, Beijing, China

        Environment monitoring and control techniques used in the
        National Museum of China

    Nino Kalandadze
    Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia

        Environmental Management and the Case of Oriental Art
        Collection at Georgian National Museum

    Poul Klenz Larsen
    National Museum of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

        Energy Efficient Museum Stores and Archives in Denmark: a

    Cecil Krarup Andersen
    Royal Academy of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

            Consensus re-examined: The response of lined canvas
            paintings to fluctuating relative humidity

    Simon Lambert
    Canadian Conservation Institute, Ottawa, Canada

        Carbon Footprinting Museum Loans: Tools and Findings

    Johanna Leissner
    Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Brussels, Belgium

        The Impact of Climate Change on Historic Buildings and

    Michal Lukomski
    Polish Academy of Science, Krakow, Poland

        Saving Energy in the National Museum in Krakow, Poland - a
        Case of Green Climate Management

    Martin Mach
    Bayerisches Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege, Munchen, Germany

        Learning from the Extremes: Outdoor Monument Corrosion

    Shin Maekawa
    The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, USA

        Environmental Management Strategies for Green Museums;
        Consideration for Hot and Humid Climates

    Chris Maines
    National Gallery Washington, USA

        Lightfastness Measurements of Light Sensitive Materials
        using the Micro-fading Tester (MFT)

    Marion Mecklenburg
    The Smithsonian, Washington D.C., USA

        Determining Allowable Environments for Cultural Materials
        and Objects

    Boris Pretzel
    V&A Museum, London, UK

        Remain in Light: Approaches to Gallery Lighting at the V&A

    Manfred Schreiner
    Academy of Fine Arts,Vienna, Austria

        Weathering of Medieval Stained Glass

    Matthias Staschull
    Bayerische Schlosserverwaltung Munchen, Germany

            Margravial Opera House in Bayreuth - Concepts for Indoor
            Climate in the Frame of a Major Conservation and
            Building Measure

    Michael Steiger
    Universitat Hamburg, Germany

        The Mode of Formation of Acetate Salts in Museum

    Thea van Oosten
    formerly Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, Amsterdam,

        From Celluloid to Biobased Plastics: What's New?

    Rasool Vatandoust
    Azad University, Tehran, IR Iran

        Has Science Played its Share in the Heritage Conservation? A
        Critical Review

Prof. Dr. Stefan Simon
Rathgen-Forschungslabor - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Schlossstrasse 1a
14059 Berlin
+49 30 266427100
Fax: +49 +49 30 266427110

                  Conservation DistList Instance 26:36
                Distributed: Wednesday, February 6, 2013
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Received on Sunday, 20 January, 2013

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