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Symposium on paper restoration using laser technology--addendum

From: John Havermans <john-havermans>
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2003
Final announcement symposium on Paper Restoration using Laser
technology (PaReLa)
Museon, Stadhouderslaan 37
Den Haag
The Netherlands
+31 70 3381338
Friday November 28, 2003
Registration fee: EURO96, incl. VAT. Lunch included.

On Friday, November 28, 2003 the final results of the EU project
PaReLa will be presented during the symposium "Paper Restoration
using Lasersb". The aim of this symposium is to provide insights and
conclusions on the application of laser technology as an innovative
conservation tool for paper cleaning.

The PaReLa project (Paper Restoration using Laser technology) has as
main objective the development a laser cleaning system suitable for
accurate and safe restoration of paper objects. This research
project was co-funded by the European Commission (CRAFT contract
number EVK4CT-2000-3002). The research was carried out from
September 2001 until November 2003 by a consortium consisting of 4
scientific research institutes and 10 Small and Medium Enterprises
composed of private conservators and conservation workshops.

Just around the corner of the museum you can find accommodation in
the Golden Tulip Bell Air Hotel. For reservation please see

A registration form for the venue and the final programme can be
obtained via the organizer <helena.cid [at] art-innovation__nl>.

Due to the late announcement, late registrations are welcome, but
please announce your presence via e-mail to the organizer.

The program start at 9am and shall close at 5pm and includes:

    *   Opening and welcome by Coby Reitsma, Moundrian Foundation,

    *   PaReLa project overview by John Havermans, TNO, Delft, The

    *   Basics and applicability of lasers in paper restoration by
        Wolfgang Kautek, BAM Institute, Berlin, Germany

    *   Obtained technical results Part 1 by Frank Ligterink, ICN,
        Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    *   Obtained technical results Part 2 by Hadeel Abdul Aziz, TNO,
        Delft, The Netherlands

    *   Aesthetic evaluation of obtained cleaning results by Marieke
        Kraan, Atelier KOP, Arnhem, The Netherlands

    *   The role and impact of innovative conservation treatments in
        Eastern European countries by Jozef Hanus, Slovak National
        Archives, Bratislava. Slovak Republic

    *   Design and demonstration of the laser station by Sjoerd
        Postma, Art Innovation, Hengelo, The Netherlands

    *   Case studies by Piet van Dalen, Art Conservation,
        Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

    *   A Forum discussion and a closing session.

We are looking forward to welcome you in The Hague,

The Organisation

Technical coordinator:
    John Havermans
    j.havermans [at] planet__nl

Organizing Committee:
    Westermaatsweg 11
    7556 BW Hengelo
    The Netherlands
    +31 74 2501239
    Fax: +31 74 2423296
    helena.cid [at] art-innovation__nl

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