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Conference on metals and composite objects conservation

From: Catia Viegas Wesolowska <k_viegas<-a>
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
2nd National Meeting of Metals and Composite Objects Conservation
    :National Maritime Museum
Gdansk, Poland
23 October 2014

Organised by National Maritime Museum in Gdansk and the National
Contact of the ICOM-CC Metals Working Group

The meeting will focus on the following themes:

    Archaeological and historical metal conservation (from both
    terrestrial and marine contexts)

    Assessment methodologies such as the application of scientific
    techniques to further understanding of metal objects or assist
    in their conservation

    Conservation of outdoor sculpture and architectural metalwork

    In situ conservation of large or complex objects

    Composite objects

    Conservation of architectural and military objects

    New analytical methods in conservation, and new technologies in
    conservation including engineering and 3D Technology

    Progress in conservation treatments such as stabilization
    techniques, cleaning, corrosion inhibitors, preventative
    conservation, risk management analysis

    New approaches in metal protection

Organised for the first time in 2013, the Meeting of Metals and
Composite Objects Conservation enabled conservators, researchers,
students and other professionals to familiarise with each other's
work; it was also a great opportunity to exchange knowledge and

According to last year tradition, seminar is planned for one day,
during which participants will have an opportunity to listen to
several presentations and take part in discussion panel.

Catia Lamerton Viegas Wesolowska
Conservation of metallic heritage artefacts
Assistant coordinator ICOM-CC Metals Working Group
National contact, ICOM-CC Metals Working Group for Poland
Assistant network leader, Enamel Network
+48 583546628
Mobile: +48 883337307
Naval History and Heritage Command Contract Archaeological
Archaeology and Conservation Lab
Underwater Archaeology Branch
805 Kidder Breese St SE
Washington DC 20374

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:21
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Received on Thursday, 16 October, 2014

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