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International Cemetery Preservation Summit

From: Jason Church <jason_church<-at->
Date: Monday, August 19, 2013
International Cemetery Preservation Summit
Niagara Falls
New York
October 8-10, 2013

NCPTT is pleased to announce a International Cemetery Preservation
Summit, to be held October 8-10, 2013. The Summit will feature wide
ranging preservation technologies to address the broad spectrum of
issues found in cemeteries and other cultural heritage sites.

Tuesday October 8, 2013

    Keynote: To Be Announced

    Planning: "Down to Earth: Conservation Decision-Making for
    Historic Cemeteries"
        Katharine Untch

    Planning: "Not Seeing the Cemetery for the Monuments:
    Understanding the Importance of Preservation Assessments"
        Michael Trinkley and Debi Hacker

    Archaeology: "The Cycle of Use, Neglect, and Renewal in Historic
    Family Cemeteries of Niagara, Ontario"
        Catherine Paterson

    Archaeology: "Finding Avondale: Remote Sensing for an Unmarked
    Cemetery in Difficult Subsurface Conditions"
        Hugh B. Matternes and Valerie Davis

    Landscapes: "Returning the Forest to Forest Lawn: Tree Planting
    Strategies for Historic Landscapes"
        Matthew Quirey

    Materials I: "The Restoration Technology in the Russian
        Julia Loginova and Anna Loshchenko

    Materials I: "The Challenges of Treating Delaminating Slate
    Headstones: New Treatments with New Materials"
        Irving Slavid

    Materials I: "Modern Problems in Historic Cemeteries"
        Frances Ford

    Materials I: "Returning From Oblivion: The Reemergence of a
    World War II Memorial Sundial"
        Minxie and James Fannin

    Materials I: "Red Jacket: Sculpture Conservation Treatment in
    Forest Lawn Cemetery"
        Francis Miller

Wednesday October 9, 2013

    Materials II: "Maintaining Leadworks for Cemetery Monuments and
        Angus "Gus" Fraser and David Gallagher

    Materials II: "Repairing Monuments Design: "In Small Things
    Remembered: The William Peters Reeves Grave Memorial at Kenyon
        Dennis Montagna

    Materials II: "Made from My Own Hand: An Introduction to
    Concrete Grave Markers"
        Gordon Bond and Stephanie M. Hoagland

    Materials II: "Handcrafted Gravemarkers of Julius "Jesse"
        Anne Shelton

Poster Session

    Documentation: "Fragile Grounds: Mapping South Louisiana's
        Jessica H. Schexnayder and Mary H. Manhien

    Documentation: "Photogrammetric Documentation of Weathered and
    Damaged Headstones at the Cataraqui Cemetery,Kingston Ontario"
        George Bevan and Alexander Gabov

    Documentation: "Saving and Preserving Burial Grounds of Enslaved
    African Americans"
        Sandra A. Arnold and Michael L. Blakey

    National Cemeteries: "Conserving the Nation's Gravesite:
    Treatment of the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National
        Debora Rodrigues and Amy Hollis

    National Cemeteries: "Reimagining August Bloedner's 32nd Indiana
    Infantry Monument (1862)"
        Sara Amy Leach

    National Cemeteries: "Nationwide Monument Conservation at
    National Cemeteries: Planning, Management, and Treatment
        Sara Johnson

    National Cemeteries: "Confederates in the Cemetery:  Federal
    Benefits and Stewardship"
        Elizabeth G. Heavrin and Sara Amy Leach

Registration and more information is available at


or contact

    Jason Church
    Materials Conservator
    National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
    645 University Parkway, Natchitoches LA 71457
    Phone: 318-356-7444
    Fax: 318-356-9119



                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:10
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Received on Monday, 19 August, 2013

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