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Program on Internet collaborative multidisciplinary research and information sharing systems

From: John Scott <nyconsnfdn<-at->
Date: Monday, October 8, 2012
Internet Collaborative Multidisciplinary Research and Information
Sharing Systems including High Resolution Imaging--Web Applications
for Microscopy and other Analytical Methods

In the President's Gallery at the New York Academy of Medicine
Manhattan, New York City
November 2, 2012
6:30 pm

Open event, free admission.


    New York Microscopical Society
    New York Academy of Medicine
    New York Conservation Foundation

In this highly visual program, Dr Austin Nevin of CNR, the Italian
National Research Council, and Ruven Pillay of C2RMF, France's
national research and restoration center for art, will share and
discuss truly eye-opening developments from recent successes and
ongoing work on organizing systems, analytical methods and
engineering software, for enabling and enhancing internet
collaboration in scientific research. Examples will focus both on
art conservation, and biomedicine and astronomy.

Ruven Pillay opens with "Acquisition and visualization of high
resolution scientific imagery with IIPImage: from the microscopic to
the galactic".

Austin Nevin proceeds with "Advances in the technical study of
Renaissance Italian paintings: multidisciplinary research and
on-line collaboration"

This event, the second in The New York Microscopical Society's
2012-2013 program of invited lectures, is cosponsored with the
Gladys Brooks Book and Paper Conservation Laboratory at The New York
Academy of Medicine, and the New York Conservation Foundation. Open
to all; free admission.

The President's Gallery at New York Academy of Medicine is on the
first floor at 1216 Fifth Avenue (103rd St.) in Manhattan, New York,
NY 10029.


Subway: 6 local to 103 St.  Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4, M106 Fifth Ave


    Austin Nevin is a permanent Researcher at the Italian Research
    Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - CNR) in Milan. His
    research focuses on the analysis of paintings and painting
    materials using non-destructive and complementary techniques.
    After completing a degree at the University of Oxford in
    Chemistry, he went on to obtain an MA and PhD in the
    Conservation of Paintings at the Courtauld Institute of Art in
    London. He is currently Coordinator of the ICOM-CC Scientific
    Research Working Group.

    Ruven Pillay is a research scientist at the C2RMF, France's
    national art restoration and research centre housed within the
    Louvre museum, working on the scientific imaging and in
    particular, multispectral and hyperspectral imaging as well as
    software development and digital imaging processing. He has over
    a decade of experience in the museum sector, having worked at
    the Scientific Department of the National Gallery in London and
    the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm. He is currently Coordinator of
    the ICOM-CC Documentation Working Group.

For more on the speakers, email nyconsnfdn<-at->aol<.>com

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