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Monday, May 16 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Poster Authors Q&A Session & Exhibit Hall Break

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Posters on a range of conservation topics are on view in the Exhibit Hall -- join us for the Author in Attendance session! Take the opportunity to ask the authors questions about their work and learn more about a variety of topics in conservation. Download the PDF file below to read all poster abstracts. See below for a full listing of authors:

01. Testing a Model for Multi-Faceted Engagement and Maximized Efficiency for Collection Response Under Restricted Time Nancy Odegaard, Conservator Professor, Arizona State Museum - University of Arizona, Marilen Pool, Project Conservator, Arizona State Museum - University of Arizona, Christina Biscula / Gina Watkinson, Conservation Scientist / Laboratory Coordinator, Arizona State Museum - University of Arizona, Elizabeth Burr, 3rd Year Graduate Conservation Intern (UCLA), Arizona State Museum - University of Arizona, Nicole Peters, 3rd Year Conservation, Arizona State Museum - University of Arizona
02. Weathering the Unexpected: Lessons Learned in Keeping Seminole Cultural Property Safe Marlene Gray, Conservator, Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum
05. Collaborations for Safety: A Team Approach to Writing Emergency Procedures Plans Karen Nourse Reed, Assistant Professor and Education Librarian, Middle Tennessee State University
06. Updating our Emergency Plan at Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute Fiona Hernandez, Conservator, Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute, Harold Bosum, Facilities Manager, Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute
07. Elements of 9/11 in Focus Fenella France, Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress
08. Fools Rush In: Creating a Disaster Salvage Lab Elizabeth Stone, Assistant Conservator, University of Iowa Libraries, Caitlin Moore, Conservation Technician, Olin Library Cornell University
09. Collaboration as Preparation: Keeping Interest and Commitment to the Cycle of Disaster Preparedness Elizabeth DeBold, Curatorial Assistant, Folger Shakespeare Library, Renate Mesmer, Eric Weinmann Head of Conservation, Folger Shakespeare Library, Heather Wolfe, Curator of Manuscripts, Folger Shakespeare Library
10. Aden’s Ancient Cisterns: Historic Preservation, Water Management and Disaster Avoidance Edith A. Dunn, PhD, Conservator/Historic Preservation Specialist
11. Response to the Burning of the Scientific Library in Cairo, Egypt Cheryl Porter, Director, Montefiascone Project
12. Salvage Course Integrated into the Training for Conservators at the University of Applied Arts HeArc Neuchâtel, Switzerland Nathalie Ducatel, Coordinatrice de la formation continue / Continuing Education Coordinator, Haute école de Conservation-restauration Arc, Eléonore Kissel, Responsable du pôle Conservation et Restauration, Musée du quai Branly, Karin von Lerber, Textile Conservator and Consultant in Preventive Conservation, Prevart GmbH
13. Preventive Conservation for Seismic Risk Randy Silverman, Head of Preservation, University of Utah Marriott Library
14. Biohazard Abatement: National Cathedral Vandalism William B. Adair, Lead Conservator, Gold Leaf Studios, Inc.
15. The Identification of Natural Indian Yellow and other Historic Late 19th Century Pigments from the Toulouse-Lautrec Estate in France Aaron N. Shugar, Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor of Conservation Science, Buffalo State, SUNY, Rebecca Ploeger, Assistant Professor of Conservation Science, Buffalo State, SUNY
16. Investigating the Story Beneath: The Examination and Treatment of Charles Baugniet’s “Washington’s Birthday” Erica Schuler, Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Paintings Conservation, Indianapolis Museum of Art
17. Chromolithography 1870-1930: The identification of commercial colour lithography processes, ink modifications and conservation treatment Erin Walker, Assistant Paper Conservator, Tate
18. Technical Investigation and Reattribution of Tintoretto’s Apollo and the Muses at the Indianapolis Museum of Art Fiona Beckett, Clowes Conservator of Paintings, Indianapolis Museum of Art
19. Determination of Binding Media in Easel Paintings: A Direct Analysis Method Henry DePhillips, Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, Department of Chemistry, Trinity College, Jacqueline Busa, Student, Department of Chemistry, Trinity College
20. Solvent Sensitivity of Water-Mixable Oil Paints Kelsey Fox, Graduate Student, Queen’s University Department of Art History and Art Conservation
21. Technical Analysis of Watercolor Pigments in Early American Fraktur Kesha Talbert, Assistant Paper Conservator, Etherington Conservation Services
22. Rescue of a Decorative Element of High Symbolic Value in the Old Convento Santa Teresa de Jesús Lisette Alvarez, Restorer and Conservator of Fine Arts, Monuments Restoration Company, City Historian’s Office, Luis Alberto Hernández Armas, Assistant Professor, practice of restoration of polychrome, Workshop School “Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos,” Historian City Office
23. Re-examination of “While Baby Sleeps” Makedonka Gulcev, Graduate Student, Art Conservation, Queen’s University, Alicia Boutilier, Curator of Canadian Historical Art, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Ron Spronk, Professor of Art History, Art History Department, Queen’s University, Alison Murray, Associate Professor, Art Conservation, Queen’s University
24. What Happened? One Woman with Two Faces Ting-fu Fan, Chief Conservator, San Jian Art & Conservation Co., Ltd., Yi-Chiung Lin, San Jian Art & Conservation Co., Ltd.
25. Graphics Atlas: New Process Identification Methodology Alice Carver-Kubik, Photographic Research Scientist, Image Permanence Institute
26. Comparison of Commercial Light and UV Data Loggers Anisha Gupta, Graduate Fellow, Winterthur/University of Delaware and Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
27. Analysis of Rock Deterioration in Naqsh-e Rostam Reliefs by GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Azadeh Ghobadi, PhD Candidate in Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Art University of Isfahan, Mohammad Amin Emami, Assistant Prof., Art University of Isfahan, Jenoos Gashasy, Rs/GIS expert
28. Microorganisms Influence the Mechanisms of the Rock Erosion at Tang-e Chogan Azadeh Ghobadi, PhD Candidate in Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Art University of Isfahan, Mohammad Amin Emami, Assistant Prof., Art University of Isfahan
29. ABC Chemical Cleaning Effectiveness on Cultural Materials Clare Boczon, Research Assistant, William and Mary Applied Science, Emily Williams, Conservator of Archaeological Materials, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Michael Kelley, Professor, College of William and Mary Applied Science
30. Examining Paintings on Wood or Canvas using 3D x-ray Imaging with Digitome® Daniel Boye, Professor of Physics, Davidson College, Rebecca Garner, BS in Physics candidate, Davidson College, Ryan Kozlowski, BS in Physics candidate, Davidson College
32. Capturing Watermark using Reflectance Transform Imaging with 3D Modeling and Fast Fourier Transform Processing Kurt Heumiller, Senior Imaging Systems Specialist, Yale Center for British Art, Jens Stenger, Associate Conservation Scientist, Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage at Yale University, Soyeon Choi, Head Paper Conservator, Yale Center for British Art, Chelsea Graham, Digital Imaging Specialist, Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage at Yale University
33. The Adaptation of the Video Slider into a ‘Microscope Bridge’ as a Practical Alternative for Using a Stereomicroscope to Examine and Treat Oversize Flat Artifacts Seth Irwin, Paper Conservator, University of Hawaii Hamilton Library
34. Discoveries and Challenges - Using XRF for an Inorganic Pesticide Contamination Survey at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum Timothy Greening, Conservation Assistant, Royal Saskatchewan Museum
35. A Presidential Frame Treatment: Monroe’s Lafayette Elizabeth Robson, Furniture Lab Conservation Intern, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
36. What’s the Worst That Can Happen? Accelerated Testing of Conserved Waterlogged Wood Karen Martindale, Conservator, Texas A&M University Conservation Research Laboratory
37. The Secret Language of Spray Paint Valerie Marlowe, Doctoral Candidate, University of Delaware
38. 11th Hour Conservation: Salvaging the Historic Surf Club Bryon Roesselet, Architectural Conservator, EverGreene Architectural Arts
39. Conservation of the Archaeological Site of Kotzia Square in the Center of Athens Vasileios Lampropoulos, Professor, Department of Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art, faculty of Graphic Arts and Artistic Studies of T.E.I. of Athens
40. Conservation of Zappeion Roman Baths in the Center of Athens Vasileios Lampropoulos, Professor, Department of Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art, faculty of Graphic Arts and Artistic Studies of T.E.I. of Athens
41. The Sectional Mannequin: A Unique Approach for First Nations Clothing Caroline Bourgeois, Conservation 3-D Assistant, McCord Museum
42. First Aid Strategies of Rare Ancient Egyptian Textiles in Excavation Harby E. Ahmed, Associate Professor of Historical Textiles Conservation, Faculty of Archeology, Cairo University
43. Sending Clam Shells across the Atlantic: Preparing the Alexander McQuee


Monday May 16, 2016 3:30pm - 4:00pm EDT
Room 210 CD/GH