Program

Thursday 29th September: Morning Session
08:45-09:15 Registration
09:15-09:30 Welcome and Introduction
Tools & Documentation 1
09:30-09:55 Nevin & Tornari: Advances and applications of portable prototype Digital Holographic Speckle Pattern Interferometry (DHSPI) system in preventive conservation
09:55-10:20 Charalambides et al.: Modeling the effect of low amplitude cyclic stresses of multilayer paint films on canvas
10:20-10:45 Kracht & Sautter: Mechanical performance of textile support under shock load
10:45-11:10 Mousheimish: PACT-ART: Adaptive and Context-Aware Processes for the Transportation of Artworks
11:10-11:40 Coffee Break
11:40-12:05 Lukomski et al.: Micro and nano-engineering techniques deployed to understand the effects of aging on the mechanical properties of paints
12:05-12:30

Kupczak et al.: HERIe: A web-based software for assessing risk of physical damage of heritage objects vulnerable to climate fluctuations

12:30-12:55 Bäschlin et al.: Monitoring vibration impact during painting transportation: Controlling and reducing resonance behavior within the Museum context
12:55-13:05 Booth: An introduction to Tru Vue and the impact glazing choice can have on the conservation of paintings

Thursday 29th September: Afternoon Session
Tools & Documentation 2
14:30-14:55 Johnson & Hannen: U.S. practice in vibration control during museum construction projects
Painting Support
14:55-15:20 Odlyha et al.: Humidity-controlled dynamic mechanical analysis of historical 19th and some modern canvases
 15:20-15:45 Coffee Break
 15:45-16:10 Ekelund & Gauvin et al.: Climate4Wood project: methodology for the assessment of relevant criteria to predict the behavior of decorated oak wooden panels
 16:10-16:35 Dionisi-Vici & Romano: An original approach to active climate control based on Equilibrium Moisture Content (EMC) in a middle-age building in southern Italy
 16:35-17:00 Lopez et al.: Formulation of radio-opaque fill for the plaster losses compensation of a gilded frame from Jean-Baptiste Corot’s painting: evaluation of mechanical and physico-chemical properties
Special Session
 17:00-18:00 Doherty (DB): Environmental guidelines

Friday 30th September: Morning Session
Paint Layers
09:30-09:55 Hagan: A broader look at the mechanical properties of artist paints with different binding media: effects of temperature, strain rate and moisture content
09:55-10:20 Aurand et al.: Understanding the moisture induce fatigue damage in panel paintings: a methodological approach for quantifying the role of
preparatory layers in the overall response
10:20-10:45 Fuster-Lopez & Izzo: A look at pigment’s role in the mechanical and dimensional behavior of paint films: the case of siccative pigments
10:45-11:10 Roche: Limite d’endurance d’un film de peinture
11:10-11:40 Coffee Break
Conservation 1
11:40-12:05 Idelson: Aiming at the reduction of mechanical stress in canvas paintings long term conservation
12:05-12:30 Viala: Le rentoilage: évolution des pratiques et nouvelles perspectives
12:30-12:55 Graminius et al.: Lining canvas paintings for historic houses

Friday 30th September: Afternoon Session
Conservation 2
14:30-14:55 Young et al.: The Applicability of Gecko inspired dry adhesives to the conservation of easel paintings
14:55-15:20 Bridarolli et al.: Evaluation of the mechanical performance conferred to canvases by a novel nanocellulose-based nanocellulose based consolidation treatment
15:20-15:45 Bailey et al.: Stick It!!! A preliminary investigation into Aquazol™ as an alternative lining adhesive for paintings
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-16:40 Hess: La conservation des coutures originales des toiles peintes. Le cas des volets de l’orgue de la cathédrale Saint Jean-Baptiste de Perpignan
16:40-17:05 Krarup-Andersen: Consequences of increased tension in aged canvas paintings
17:05-17:30 Legroux: Comportement mécanique des peintures, le cas particulier des peintures japonaises montées en rouleau vertical
17:30-18:00 Discussion & Concluding Remarks

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