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Conservation Science Annual

From: John Scott <nyconsnfdn<-a>
Date: Friday, January 11, 2008
Mobile Analytics for Heritage Conservation: the 2008 Conservation
    Science Annual
Somerset, New Jersey, USA
November 17-18, 2008

Instruments for analysis and study of art and other cultural
heritage structures and materials are continually becoming smaller,
more portable, less costly, and easier to use.  This trend is
driving enhanced practices in conservation science and in
conservation examination and treatment, not only in fixed facilities
but also in field collection and analysis of data, and other mobile
services.

To broaden awareness of mobile analytics, the New York Conservation
Foundation is producing our fifteenth Conservation Science Annual.
The CSA comprises at least four half-day sessions of Powerpoint
style presentations and posters from colleagues actively researching
and applying mobile analytical methods and technology in heritage
conservation. Again we are producing our CSA in cooperation with the
Eastern Analytical Symposium <URL:http://www.eas.org/>, an
international meeting of analytical science and technology conducted
annually in New Jersey, USA.

For more about NYCF, see <URL:http://www.nycf.org/>; click the "EAS"
button at left for CSA's outline history 1994 - 2006. See details on
the 2007 CSA as an EAS "conference in miniature" of five sessions on
Conservation and Cultural Heritage, at
<URL:http://www.eas.org/pdf/ProgramChairLetter.pdf>, and in the EAS
Final Program at <URL:http://www.eas.org/pdf/Update.pdf>, search on
"heritage" and on "preservation."

For immediate attention: 2008 CSA organizers David Thickett of
English Heritage and John Scott of NYCF, are currently assembling
the 2008 "invited" sessions on Mobile Analytics.  Please send your
brief abstract to nyconsnfdn<-a t->aol< . >com for consideration, *now*.  We
do have limited NYCF and EAS budgets to partly subsidize
registration and travel for CSA "invited" presentations.  See also:

    <URL:http://www.eas.org/pdf/InvitedSpeakerGuidelines.pdf>

Soon:  CSA "contributed" oral presentation and CSA poster
presentation abstracts are submitted via an EAS online system during
March and early April. To coordinate with the NYCF CSA, please
contact NYCF with your "contributed" abstract before or during the
EAS submission period. Contributed presentations are not subsidized.
See also:

    <URL:http://www.eas.org/pdf/OralSpeakerGuidelines.pdf>
    <URL:http://www.eas.org/pdf/PosterPresentations.pdf>

John Scott
President, New York Conservation Foundation, Inc.
Member,  EAS Program Committee


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