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Conference on conservation science

From: Jane Henderson <hendersonlj<-at->
Date: Monday, April 27, 2009
This summer's Conservation Matters in Wales will have the theme 'The
Role of Science in Conservation'.

It will be a one day conference to be held on Wednesday 10 June 2009
at the Oakdale Miner's Institute, National History Museum, St.
Fagans, Cardiff. The conference is organised by the Federation of
Museum and Art Galleries of Wales and the National Museum Wales. The
conference is supported by a grant from CyMAL.

Programme

    9:30        Coach leaves front of Museum, Cathays Park

    10:00       Coffee and registration

    10:25       Science: designer clothing for every conservator.
                Ticca Ogilvie, National Museum Scotland

    11:05       The Treasure Act
                Mary Davis, National Museum Wales

    11:30       Colouring in Jesus
                Penny Hill, National Museum Wales

    12pm        Seeing the light: Informed decision making in
                preventive conservation
                Melanie Keable
                Cardiff University

    12:30       Lunch

    1:30        Science and Budget in the Private Sector.
                Graeme Storey, Britton and Storey

    2:00        Taxonomy is dead ... Long live taxonomy!
                Julian Carter, National Museum Wales

    2:30        Is conservation science doing all it could?  The
                case of ethyl silicate.
                Simon Lambert
                Cardiff University

    3:00        The Curious Case of Blackening Cinnebar.
                Valentine Walsh, Fine Art Conservator and Restorer

    3:30pm      Scientific method in the transition from students to
                professionals.
                Jane Henderson, Cardiff University

    4:30pm      Coach leaves main car park for Cathays Park.

The cost of the day is UKP20 (UKP10 for students)

If you would like to join us, please notify Lynn Weaver
<lynn.weaver<-at->museumwales<.>ac<.>uk> at National Museum Wales supplying
your name and organisation.

 Make the cheque to National Museum Wales. Please confirm if you
would like to have a place on the coach from Cardiff city centre.

Jane Henderson
Professional Tutor
Cardiff University
Humanities Building
Colum Road
Cardiff CF10 3EU
+44 29 2087 5629


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