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Workshop on museum lighting

From: Anne-Laurence Dupont <aldupont>
Date: Monday, September 8, 2003
Workshop LiDo EC project--a light dosimeter for monitoring cultural
heritage

The LiDo Project, aimed at developing a light dosimeter for
monitoring cultural heritage (development, testing and transfer to
market), will hold a public workshop to discuss the results of the
three year-project with a broad audience.

The workshop is entitled "Lighting in museums--assessment and
control", and will take place in Florence, Italy on 27 / 28 November
2003. The programme and registration form can be downloaded from
<URL:http://db.re.fh-koeln.de/conservation/lido/lidonews.asp>

Workshop objectives:

    *   To increase awareness of the effect of light on cultural
        heritage.

    *   To promote a new preventive conservation tool.

    *   To present the development and results of a novel method for
        monitoring light.

    *   To contribute to a better understanding of artificial versus
        natural light aging of materials.

    *   To improve networking between different projects on related
        topics.

Who should attend:

    *   Curators, conservators and heritage managers.

    *   Scientists, engineers, architects and technicians concerned
        with the display of museum objects.

    *   Manufacturers and suppliers of products and equipment for
        the protection of cultural of heritage.

Support: The Lido-project (EVK4-CT2000-00016) is supported by the
European Commission under the Fifth Framework Programme,
contributing to the implementation of the Key Action "The city of
tomorrow and cultural heritage" within the Programme "Energy,
Environment and Sustainable Development". Complimentary funding is
provided by the project partners. Further information on the project
is available at <URL:http://www.lido.fraunhofer.de>

Anne-Laurence Dupont, Ph.D.
CNRS umr 8573
Centre de Recherches sur la Conservation des Documents
    Graphiques
36 rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire
75005 Paris
France
+33 1 44 08 69 92
Fax: +33 1 47 07 62 95


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