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Seminar and preliminary workshop on petrified wood conservation

From: Evangelia Kyriazi <kyriazievangelia<-a>
Date: Friday, August 1, 2014
This is the second seminar on fossil wood conservation in Thailand,
after the success of the first seminar that took place in December
2013.

Seminar and preliminary workshop

"Petrified Wood Conservation of the Petrified Forest Park
Bantak District, Tak Province"
Aug 21, 2014
Rajaburi Boutique Hotel
Mueang District
Tak Province
Thailand

    08.30 - 09.00           Registration

    09.00 - 09.05           Speech by the Director of the
                            Northeastern Research Institute of
                            Petrified Wood and Mineral Resources,
                            Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University
                            (NRIPM, NRRU)

    09.05 - 09.15           Speech by the Deputy Governor of Tak
                            province

    09.15 - 09.30           Opening Remarks of the workshop by the
                            governor of Tak province.

    09.30 - 10.00           Seminar "Establishment of a Global
                            Geopark for petrified wood conservation
                            and sustainable ecotourism/geotourism."

                                Assistant Prof. Dr. Pratueng
                                Jintasakul, Director of the NRIPM,
                                NRRU

    10.00 - 10.30           Seminar "Petrified Wood Conservation and
                            Petrified Forest Park Development
                            Project of Tak, supported by Tak
                            provincial government."

                                Dr. Nareerat Boonchai the NRIPM,
                                NRRU

    10.30 - 10.45           Coffee break

    10.45 - 12.00           Seminar on "Conservation of petrified
                            wood in Greece and the role of the
                            conservator."

                                Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc, conservator,
                                adjunct lecturer, Direction of
                                Conservation of Cultural Heritage,
                                Technological Educational Institute
                                (TEI) of the Ionian Islands, Greece

    12.00 - 13.00           Lunch

    13.00 - 14.00           Seminar "Fossil Tree Conservation
                            Project at the Florissant Fossil Beds
                            National Monument, Colorado, and at
                            Sexi, Peru"

                                Herbert W. Meyer, Ph.D.
                                Paleontologist, Florissant Fossil
                                Beds National Monument, Colorado

    14.00 - 14.45           Workshop 1: Recording for conservation
                            purposes: data, daily conservation
                            sheets, record drawings"

                                Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc
                                Conservator, adjunct lecturer, TEI
                                of the Ionian Islands, Greece

    14.45 - 15.00           Coffee Break

    15.00 - 16.00           Seminar "Fossil wood identification,
                            care of outdoor garden exhibits and the
                            botanical garden management"

                                Dr. Pramook Benyasutra
                                Deputy Director of the Botanical
                                Garden Organization (Chiangmai
                                Province), Ministry of Natural
                                Resources and Environment, Thailand

    16.00 - 16.30           Discussion

22 August 2014
Petrified Forest Park
Bantak District, Tak Province

    08.30 - 09.00           Registration at the Bantak Petrified
                            Forest Park visitor center

    09.00 - 09.30           Seminar "The Geology and Diversity of
                            Fossil Trees at Bantak Petrified Forest
                            Park"

                                Dr. Wickanet Songthams
                                Deputy director of the Northeastern
                                Research Institute of Petrified Wood
                                and Mineral Resources

    09.30 - 10.45           Field trip (surveying 7 petrified tree
                            excavation sites) with the speakers on
                            geological observation to understand the
                            environment of the past

                                Dr.Wickanet Songtham,

                            and the assessment of petrified wood and
                            conservation approaches

                                Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc
                                Conservator, adjunct lecturer, TEI
                                of the Ionian Islands, Greece

    10.45 - 11.00           Coffee break

    11.00 - 12.00           Seminar "Analysis of fossils and the
                            importance of scientific research before
                            the decision of a conservation
                            treatment."

                                Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc
                                Conservator, adjunct lecturer, TEI
                                of the Ionian Islands, Greece

    12.00 - 13.00           Lunch

    13.00 - 13.30           Seminar "Biodiversity of wildlife in
                            Bantak Petrified Forest Park"

                                Russell J. Gray
                                Volunteer research assistant.

    13.30 - 13.45           Visit Thailand's first laboratory for
                            conservation and chemical preparation of
                            petrified wood, guided
                                Dr. Nareerat Boonchai, et al.

    13.45 - 14.45           Workshop 2 (Part I): cleaning,
                            consolidation, adhesion

                                Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc
                                Conservator, adjunct lecturer, TEI
                                of the Ionian Islands, Greece

    14.45 - 15.00           Coffee Break

    15.00 - 16.10           Workshop 2 (Part II): filling,
                            water-proofing"

                                Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc
                                Conservator, adjunct lecturer, TEI
                                of the Ionian Islands, Greece

    16.10 - 16.30           Summary of the course, discussion for
                            future conservation plans, and closing
                            ceremony

Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc
Conservator of Antiquities and Works of Art,
Adjunct conservation lecturer
Technological Educational Institute of the Ionian Islands
Direction of Conservation of Cultural Heritage


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