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2017 IS&T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging (EI 2017)

May 3, 2016

Symposium

fromdu 29 January 2017 toau 02 February 2017

Organized by:Organisé par :
Society for Imaging Sciences and Technology, United States

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Burlingame, California, United States

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Description :
Imaging is integral to the human experience—from personal photographs taken every day with mobile devices to autonomous imaging algorithms in self-driving cars to the mixed reality technology that underlies new forms of entertainment. Come to EI 2017, where leading researchers, developers, and entrepreneurs from around the world discuss, learn about, and share the latest imaging developments from industry and academia.

The 2017 event features 18 technical conferences covering all aspects of electronic imaging, including:

Augmented and virtual reality displays and processing
Autonomous machine imaging algorithms
Computational and digital photography
Human vision, color, perception, and cognition
Image and video processing and communication via the web
Mobile imaging
Imaging sensors
Image quality
Display and hardcopy
Media security and forensics
Machine vision and machine learning
Applications of these technologies in communications, security, transportation, education, space exploration, medicine, entertainment, and more

Technical courses taught by experts from academia and industry augment the main technical program of symposium plenary, conference keynote, and oral and interactive (poster) presentations.

Technology demonstrations by industry and academia participants and a focused exhibition showcase the latest developments driving next generation electronic imaging products.

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Arsenic and Old Lace: Controlling Hazardous Collection Materials

May 2, 2016

Webinar

03 May 2016

Organized by:Organisé par :
Connecting to Collections Care, AIC,

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Description :
Are there hazardous materials in your collection, but you don’t know what to do with them? Or do you think you might have problem materials lurking in your collection that you don’t even know about? Learn how to handle these problems – join us May 3, 1:30 ET for our next free webinar!

Connecting to Collections Care, a program of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation, provides free collections care training and resources for smaller-sized cultural organizations.

M. Susan Barger, PhD, Fellow-AIC
Connecting to Collections Care Online Community Coordinator

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Workshop on Scientific Archives

Call for papers and/or posters

fromdu 01 November 2016 toau 02 November 2016

Organized by:Organisé par :
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Heidelberg, Germany

Description :
Dear colleagues,

It is a pleasure to invite you to a workshop on scientific archives at EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany on 1-2 November 2016.
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together archivists working in scientific institutions or with scientific collections, and academics using such collections, to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by, among other topics:

– Working with scientists to capture current material
– Cataloguing and facilitating access to specialist collections
– Working with actors across the organization to provide as full a picture of the present as possible
– Governance in our institutions and of material
– Digital preservation applied to scientific collections
– Using collections for outreach and communication

Confirmed speakers include, Jenny Shaw (Special Collections Manager at the Wellcome Trust, London, GB), Giulio Superti-Furga (Scientific Director at the Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Vienna, Austria, and the former chair of the EMBL Alumni Association) and Melanie Mueller (Acting Director at the Niels Bohr Library & Archives, College Park, MD, USA).

Additionally a roundtable with EMBL scientists will be organised.

Suggested themes include (but are not limited to):

– Processes – Working practices to capture and catalogue material
– Profession – Scientists working with archivists and vice-versa
– Outreach – Using and sharing resources among ourselves, scientists and the public
– Governance – Capturing our organizations’ science and administration
– Digital collections – Scientific collections in the digital age

Please submit 300-word abstract by Friday 24 June 2016.

Selected speakers will be notified by Friday 8 July. The full programme will be finalized by Friday 29 July. Continue reading…


METAL 2016

Conference

fromdu 26 September 2016 toau 30 September 2016

Organized by:Organisé par :
COM-CC Metals Working Group; Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, India

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : New Delhi, India

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Description :

The organizing committee is pleased to announce that early bird registration has been extended until May 25! We invite you to join us in New Delhi, India from September 26-30, 2016 hosted by the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts.

Register today!

ICOM member or Friend: $400 USD

Non-member: $500

Student: $150.00

Conference Dinner: $55 (note that a conference dinner ticket is not included in the registration fee and must be purchased separately)

There are two easy ways to register: online via credit card, or by electronic funds transfer. To register click here.

Please browse the Metal 2016 website for more information. New updates are being added frequently, so bookmark this page!

We hope to see you in New Delhi!

Claudia Chemello, Coordinator, ICOM-CC Metal Working Group

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International Seminar : Virtual Museums and Photographic Heritage

April 29, 2016

Seminar

04 May 2016

Organized by:Organisé par :
Photoconsortium, Italy

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Pisa, Italy

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Description :
4 May 2016, Pisa (Italy), Palazzo Lanfranchi, Museum of Graphics
2.30 pm – 6.30 pm (free entrance)

Virtual museums are not the simple transposition of a real museum on the Internet. They are not only archives of digitized cultural objects. Virtual museums are instead complex and interactive systems that allow access to a broader level of knowledge, experience, emotions.

What role can the photographic heritage play in this new context of exhibitions and digital services? What changes must implement the photographic archives to meet the new challenges of the digital world? Why should creative industries feel attracted by the photographic heritage?

The seminar will offer the opportunity to hear the opinion of technical and academic experts, to observe demonstrations of innovative museum services, and to learn about the collections of archive members of Photoconsortium, the International Association for the enhancement of photographic heritage.

Participants are invited to enjoy an aperitif at the end of the seminar.

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Cairo Heritage School : Workshop of Maq’ad Mamay

Workshop

fromdu 04 August 2016 toau 12 August 2016

Organized by:Organisé par :
Cairo Heritage School, the Ministry of Antiquities, ISOCARP (International Society of City and Regional Planners), the Arab Academy For Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Cairo, Egypt

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Description :
Cairo Heritage School is a professional practice that aims to apply sustainable intervention methods in Historic Cairo. Cairo Heritage School is currently organizing an international workshop for the adaptive reuse of Bait al Qadi, a historical complex in Cairo. The adaptive reuse of heritage is an innovative and recommended approach for the management of the cultural heritage of Historic Cairo. This effort is aligned with the government’s recent orientation towards reuse for conservation management. The workshop is based on the cooperation between Cairo Heritage School, the Ministry of Antiquities, ISOCARP (International Society of City and Regional Planners), the Arab Academy For Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, NGOs and consultants as partners. For more information about the workshop, kindly visit the website and download the workshop’s primary document.

Waleed Shehata
M.Sc. Architectural Engineering and Environmental Design

Director of Cairo Heritage School
www.cairoheritageschool.com
Lecturer at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

Registration deadline: 30 April 2016 earlybird

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Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell

Publication

Sara C. Bronin (University of Connecticut Law School); Ryan Rowberry (Georgia State University College of Law), West Academic, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

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Description
Historic Preservation in a Nutshell provides the first-ever in-depth summary of US historic preservation law (also known as cultural heritage law) within its local, state, tribal, federal, and international contexts. Historic Preservation is a burgeoning area of law that includes aspects of property, land use, environmental, constitutional, cultural resources, international, and Native American law. This book covers the primary US federal statutes, and many facets of state statutes, dealing with the protection and preservation of historic resources. It also includes key topics like the designation process, federal agency obligations, local regulation, takings and other constitutional concerns, and real estate development issues.

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Emerging Technologies in Textile Conservation

April 28, 2016

Conference

fromdu 19 May 2016 toau 22 May 2016

Organized by:Organisé par :
AICCM – The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material, Australia

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Sydney, Australia

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Description :
AICCM is pleased to present Emerging Technologies in Textile
Conservation, a Textiles Special Interest Group Symposium, to be
held in Sydney 19-22 May 2016 to coincide with Mercedes-Benz Fashion
Week.

The symposium will present innovative research, practical ideas and
illuminating case studies from a range of exceptional textile
conservators and practitioners. This will be an excellent
opportunity to build knowledge, share resources and grow your
professional networks.

Alongside the symposium, the AICCM Textiles SIG has programmed three
skills-building workshops to give practical training in three key
areas of practice. Workshops include a textile adhesive workshop
presented by Zenzie Tinker at the Museum of Arts and Applied
Science, a metal thread cleaning workshop presented by Ian and
Rinske Car at the Australian National Maritime Museum and a half-day
costume mounting workshop presented by Tess Evans at the Yaama
Dhiyaan centre.

Registration has been extended until May 9, 2016.

The symposium is open to all.

For more information and to register online now, visit the AICCM website
and click on the What’s On section.

Registration / Inscription deadline: 15 March 2016 earlybird

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Sustainable City 2016 : 11th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability

Conference

fromdu 12 July 2016 toau 14 July 2016

Organized by:Organisé par :
Wessex Institute, University of Alicante, United Kingdom, Spain

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Alicante, Spain

More info:Plus d’infos : URL

Description :
Sustainable City 2016 is organised by the Wessex Institute, UK and the University of Alicante, Spain. It is sponsored by WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, the International Journal of Energy Production and Management, the International Journal of Design and Nature and Ecodynamics and the International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning.

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Microscopic techniques to study mineral materials in cultural heritage: A workshop for the optimal use of polarized light microscopy and SEM to better understand building materials and their defects

Workshop

fromdu 27 June 2016 toau 01 July 2016

Organized by:Organisé par :
University of Applied Arts Vienna, BDA – Federal Monuments Authority Austria, Austria

Location of event:Lieu de l’événement : Wien, Austria

Description :
BDA – Scientific Laboratory and Dpt. for Conservation and Restoration
A-1030 Vienna, Arsenal, Objekt 15, Tor 4
Organizers and lecturers
Prof. Dr. Johannes Weber, petrographer, University of Applied Arts Vienna/Austria
Dr. Farkas Pintér, geologist, BDA, Vienna/Austria
Dipl.-Geol. Thomas Köberle, freelance geologist, Dresden/Germany
Background and aim of the Workshop
The analysis of the mineral material of architectural and sculptural objects in the laboratory is frequently a challenging task for conservation scientists, building researchers and archaeologists. It includes the identification and characterization of stones and mortars as well as the assessment of their structural and material failures. Within the range of various methods of analysis employed, thin section petrography, especially when combined with SEM, offers a powerful method to gain relevant information on historic and modern building materials. As for most imaging analyses, the success of this approach does not only depend on the quality of the sections, but most of all on the skill of the expert in selecting the most appropriate mode of observation and interpreting the results.
Planned as a platform for scientists and experts with a background in mineral artefacts, the five-day workshop is aimed at demonstrating and discussing the potential of light microscopic and SEM techniques in the field of restoration, building research, conservation science and archaeology-archaeometry. The main focus is laid on the thin section analysis of mortars, plasters, concrete and stone by applying transmitted and reflective light. Compo-sition,workmanship and degradation will be discussed. Continue reading…