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Conference--Incredible Industry

From: Morten Ryhl-Svendsen <morten.ryhl-svendsen<-at->
Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009
I forward this on behalf of Michael Hojlund Rasmussen, Chair of
Nordic Association of Conservators - Denmark (NKF-DK)

"Incredible Industry"
Copenhagen
24-27 May 2009.

The Nordic Association of Conservators (NKF) conference "Incredible
Industry - Preserving the Evidence of Industrial Society" is taking
place on 24-27 May, 2009, at the National Museum of Denmark in
Copenhagen. The aim of this 18th NKF conference is to set the future
standards for the preservation of industrial heritage objects.

The conference website is open for electronic registration. Please
visit

    <URL:http://kongres09.nkf-dk.dk>
    (available in Danish and English)

Please note that registration with the advantage of a reduced fee is
possible until March 1, 2009.

Programme:

Keynotes:

    Yvonne Shashoua
    National Museum of Denmark: Presentation
    "Plastics - Has the dream material of the 20th century become
    the nightmare of the 21st?"

    Bertrand Lavedrine
    Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des Collections, France:
    "Mass produced artefacts and mass treatment, does it go along?"

    Jacob Bjerring-Hansen
    Workers Museum, Denmark
    "Industrialism, and the non-unique object: Representation and
    Preservation seen from a curator's point of view"

Conference presentations:

    Cecil Krarup Andersen et al
    "The Industrialisation of Canvas Production Methods in Denmark
    and Implications for the Preservation of Nineteenth Century
    Paintings"

    George Brock-Nannestad
    "Gramophones and Records - the first widespread commercial
    standardisation"

    Jon Brookes
    "St Just Coast Project 1995 - 2005".
    Kornelius Goetz et al: "Action plan for industrial monuments - a
    German attempt to improve the management of large sites"

    Terje Grontoft
    "Degradation of modern synthetic polymers in museums and
    environmental assessment with EWO dosimetry"

    Cajsa Hallgren
    "Flame retardanted textiles - the conservator's problem?"

    Birgit Vinther Hansen
    "Cold storage as opposed to mass deacidification of acidic paper
    in The Royal Library of Denmark"

    Karin Bonde Johansen
    "Industrial Film"

    Gunilla Lagnesjo
    "Modern cultural heritage; an area of research at the Swedish
    National Heritage Board"

    Marta Leskard
    "Developing a Policy and Procedure for Selecting and Operating
    Historic Objects from the Collections of the Science Museum,
    National Museum of Science and Industry (UK)"

    Agnes Gelbert Miermon
    "Conservation of polymers in watchmaking objects manufactured in
    the Jura region (Switzerland)"

    Peter Mottner et al
    "New strategies and coating materials for the preservation of
    iron / steel industrial cultural heritage - The CONSIST
    project"

    Eric Nordgren et al
    "USS Monitor Conservation: Preserving a Marvel of 19th Century
    Technology"

    Sharon Penton
    "Case study of a Ducretet Inductor Coil: Conservation problem or
    visual wonder?"

    George Prytulak
    "The Importance and Improbability of Original Exterior Finishes
    on Industrial Artifacts"

    Nynne Raunsgaard
    Sethia: "Recreation of industrial painted surfaces from the
    twentieth century - is it possible for an open air museum?"

    Yvonne Shashoua et al
    "Protection of iron and steel in industrial heritage objects"

    Ulrich Stahn
    "Proposal for the conservation of weathered steel objects at the
    National Trust Estate of West Penwith Cornwall"

    Karen Stemann-Petersen
    "Considering the changes of appearance caused by conservation on
    iron and steel surfaces".

    Norbert Tempel
    "Regaining the Icon - The Restoration of the Zollern II/IV,
    Colliery Engine House in Dortmund"

    Robert Turner
    "The conservation of a Victorian Ship and a Victorian Bridge"

    Vigdis Vingelsgaard
    "KLEVFOS Forever - how long is that?"

    Sue Warren
    "Hazards in Industrial Collections of the Canada Science and
    Technology Museum Corporation"

In addition to the scientific programme there will be multiple
excursions with visits to museums and industrial heritage sites,
including a post-conference tour in Denmark. Please find all
relevant information

    <URL:http://kongres09.nkf-dk.dk>

Please don't hesitate to contact the organizers at
kongres09<-at->nkf-dk<.>dk

    Michael Hojlund Rasmussen
    Chair of Nordic Association of Conservators
    Denmark (NKF-DK)
    Conservation Centre Vejle
    Maribovej 10
    DK-7100 Vejle
    Denmark


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