Director of Conservation, Kaman-Kalehöyük, Yassihöyük, and Büklükale Excavations, Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology
Alice Paterakis, PhD, is Director of Conservation for the Kaman-Kalehöyük, Yassihöyük, and Büklükale Excavations of the Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology in Kaman, Turkey since 2008, and Lecturer in the Art Conservation Department of Scripps College, Claremont, CA since 2012. She worked as Director of Conservation of the Athenian Agora Excavations, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece from 1986 to 2004.
Frames Conservator, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Sofia Lo Bianco is currently a frames conservator at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. She completed her Masters of Cultural Material Conservation at the Melbourne University in 2011 with a specialization in objects. In 2010, Sofia interned at the Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology and produced a risk assessment as a part of the emergency response plan project.
MSc. Student, University of Bologna Science for the Conservation-Restoration of Cultural Heritage Program
Vale Vafaei is an MSc. student in the Conservation-Restoration of Cultural Heritage Program at University of Bologna, Ravenna campus. She was born in Isfahan, Iran. She received her B.A and M.A in conservation-restoration of historical artifacts at Art University of Isfahan.