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Call for papers--ICOM-CC Metals Working Group Interim Meeting

From: Craig Kennedy <craig.kennedy<-at->
Date: Thursday, June 7, 2012
Call for papers and important dates
METAL 2013
International conference on historic metals conservation
Interim meeting of the ICOM-CC Metal WG
Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh
16-20 September 2013

Case Studies

    Challenges of conserving industrial heritage

    Assessment methodologies such as the application of scientific
    techniques to further understanding of metal objects or assist
    in their conservation

    Archaeological and historical metal conservation (from both
    terrestrial and marine contexts)

    Conservation of outdoor sculpture and architectural metalwork

    In situ conservation of large or complex objects

    Composite objects

    Conservation of architectural and military objects

Research and Development

    Progress in conservation treatments such as stabilization
    techniques, cleaning, corrosion inhibitors, preventative
    conservation, risk management analysis

    New approaches in metal protection

    Conservation of wrought and cast iron

    Ethical considerations in conserving metals

    Documentation of metal objects and structures such as 3D reality
    capture, finite element analysis

Call for Papers

Authors interested in presenting a paper should submit an extended
abstract (400 - 600 words) by 1 August 2012. The work must be
original and not previously published. Contributions should be in
English and include the contact information for the author(s)
(affiliation, address, telephone, fax and e-mail).  All abstracts
will be reviewed by the Programme Committee based on three criteria:
originality, quality and contribution to the field of conservation.
After abstracts are reviewed and approved, all presenters will be
required to submit a complete paper for peer review publication in
the conference proceedings. Posters for this event are also being
accepted, see website for more details.  The closing date for poster
abstracts is 1 November 2012.

Please submit abstracts via e-mail to
hs.cgoutreach<-at->scotland<.>gsi<.>gov<.>uk. Any questions should also be sent
to this e-mail address.

Dr. Craig Kennedy
Senior Conservation Scientist
Historic Scotland
7 South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh EH12 9EB
+44 131 314 0753

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