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Workshop on 3D scanning and 3D printing

From: Ellen van Bork <evanbork<-at->
Date: Friday, September 6, 2013
Workshop on 3D scanning and 3D printing in conservation
Ateliergebouw, Hobbemastraat 22
29-31 Oct.  2013

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is pleased to announce the
workshop 3-D scanning and 3-D printing in conservation; An
introductory workshop for professionals working in the field of

The workshop will introduce the various 3-D scanning and printing
techniques available, present case studies by professional
conservators, 3-D imaging professionals, researchers and provide
hands-on 3-D imaging sessions. The objective is to provide a better
understanding of the possibilities and limitations of these new
technologies for use in conservation. The course will be given in
English an participants are advised that a basic knowledge of
scientific terms in English is required.

Preliminary outline of this course is as follows:

 Day 1:

   Tonny Beentjes

   Lecture: 3-D printing in art, processes and case studies
   Pieter Keune

   Lecture and practical session: Experiences of a scanning
   professional and demonstration of high definition scanner
   Edwin Rappard

   Lecture: 3-D scanning and printing in conservation and research
   of art works
   Tonny Beentjes

   Day 2:

   Lecture: Reproduction of furniture ornaments using 3-D scanning
   and milling
   Thijs Janssen (with reservation)

   Practical session: 3-D scanning of objects and sculpture
   Vivianne Veenemans

   Lecture: Research into 3-D imaging and post processing software
   Robby Tan

   Day 3:

   Lecture: The use of 3-D scanning and printing at the Tate for
   documentation, packaging and supports
   Rozemarijn van der Molen

   Lecture: Plastic 3-D prints in collections: materials and their
   conservation problems
   Thea van Oosten

   Lecture and practical session: High definition 3-D surface
   imaging using Hirox microscopy
   Jolanda van Iperen

   Tonny Beentjes

Costs: Course fees are Euro 495,-. Participants are responsible for
all evening meals, accommodation and transportation. Lunches will be
provided. Participants

Number of Participants: maximum 20.
The course is primarily intended for conservators/restorers working
in the field of movable cultural heritage. How to apply

Please send a signed application form by mail or e-mail before
October 7, 2013, addresses are mentioned on the registration form.
The Program Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage aims
to compose a list of participants of whom the level matches each
other's as much as possible. For that reason, we would like to
receive your resume. Once you have registered you will receive a
confirmation plus information for payment. Your registration is
final when we have received the course fee.

For the registration form and additional information please visit:


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