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One-Day Conference

From: Michael Maggen <michaelm>
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2007
One-Day Conference on
Conservation as an Interdisciplinary Meeting Point
The Israel Museum
March 21, 2007

The Israel Museum will be hosting a one-day meeting, to which all
are invited.  The program will be held in the auditorium of the
Israel Museum's Youth Wing, and will consist of the following
schedule:

Session I, Chaired by Michael Maggen

9 - 9:45am              Morning coffee, in the museum entrance

9:50 - 10am             Opening remarks

10 - 10:25am           "Is this a Scroll...  ?"  Computerized
                        Tomography (CT) in Research on an Object
                        from Qumran"
                        Prof. Nahum Appelbaum, Hebrew University

10:30 - 10:55am        "Deciphering the Diary of the Israeli
                        Astronaut Ilan Ramon"
                        Sharon Brown, Forensics Dept., Israel Police

11 - 11:15am            "The Conservation of the Diary of Ilan
                        Ramon-high lights"
                        Michael Maggen, Paper Conservator, Israel
                        Museum

11:20 - 11:45am        "Conservation of the Dead Sea Scrolls"
                        Dr. Ira Rabin research on ancient Parchment.

11:50am - 12:15pm      "An Experiment with Biological Pest Control
                        for Books in Israel"
                        Ilana Kessler, Books Conservator, National
                        Library and Amos Vilmovsky, Ministry of
                        Health

12:20 - 12:45pm        "From Excavation to Exhibition"
                        David Mevorakh, curator, Israel Musuem
                        Archaelogy Wing

                        Questions, Lunch

Session II, Chaired by David Bigelajzen

1:30 - 1:50pm          "Infrared Spectroscopy Analysis (FTIR) for
                        Monitoring the Removal of Conservation
                        Substances for C-14 Dating"
                        Dr. Elisabeta Boaretto, Weizman Institute

14 - 14:20pm           "The Color System and Wall Paintings in the
                        Templar Settlement of Sharona, 1871-1947"
                        Shai Farkash

14:25 - 14:45pm        "Conservation Problems of Outdoor Metal
                        Sculpture"
                        Yossi Garini, Art Projects

15 - 15:20pm            Break

15:20 - 15:45pm        "Monitoring Cracks and Quakes while Moving
                        Templar Buildings in Tel Aviv"
                        Gaby Shoeff

15:50 - 16:10pm        "Evaluation of Shelters over Mosaics in
                        Israel - the Need for an Integrated
                        Approach"
                        Jacques Neguer, Yael Alef

4:10 - 4:25pm           Questions, Conclusions

Michael Maggen
Head of Paper Conservation
The Israel Museum Jerusalem
POB 71117
91710 Jerusalem Israel
+972 2 67 08808
Fax: +972 2 6771332


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