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12th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone

Monday 22 October - Friday 26 October 2012
(Categories: Non ICOM/ICOM-CC, Murals, Stone and Rock Art, Sculpture, Polychromy and Architectural Decoration)

12th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON THE DETERIORATION AND CONSERVATION OF STONE


40TH anniversary of the first stone conference held in La Rochelle, France and hosted by V. Romanovsky


Place: Columbia University in the City of New York Date: 22-26 October 2012


CONFERENCE THEMES


The Scientific Committee* will be pleased to receive abstracts relevant to any and all issues of stone conservation. In addition, the Committee solicits abstracts on the following themes:


General and Continuing Themes 1. Material Structure and Properties 2. Deterioration: including but not limited to biodeterioration, salts, acid rain, dry deposition, hygric and hydric dilatation, thermal effects including freezing and freeze-thaw cycling 3. Techniques and Tools for Investigation and Documentation: including low-tech and high-tech field and laboratory techniques 4. Conservation Methods and Products 5. Case Studies Specific Themes 1. Engineering and Materials Science Issues in Stone Conservation 2. Conservation of Cast Stone 3. Adhesives, Mortars, Plastic Repair materials and Grouts in Stone Conservation 4. Making Stone Conservation Green 5. Developing Testing Standards in Stone Conservation


ABSTRACT FORMAT


TITLE IN CAPITALIZED LETTERS IN 12 pt Times New Roman Authors (First Name Last Name) in 12 pt Times New Roman, Each Author is Separated by Commas and Provided with Numeric Superscript1 for Affiliation Designation with Contact Author (e-mail address) 1 Affiliation in 12 pt Times New Roman ABSTRACT (maximum 300 words - no images or graphs; 12 pt Times New Roman)


IMPORTANT DATES Abstract Due: 31 January 2011 Manuscript Due (for approved abstracts): 30 April 2012 Revised Manuscript Due: 30 June 2012


*SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE Vasco Fassina (President), Veronique Verges-Belmin (Secretary), Eric Doehne, Stefan Simon, Jadwiga Lukaszewicz, Daniel Kwiatkowski, Antonia Moropoulou, Hilde De Clercq, Philippe Bromblet, Johannes Weber, David Young, Milos Drdacky, Christine Bläuer Böhm, George Wheeler, Akos Torok


George Wheeler, Ph.D., FAIC, FIIC, FAAR Research Scientist Department of Scientific Research The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue New York, New York 10028 Telephone: 212 396 5385 Facsimile: 212 396 5466

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