ICOM-CC/Getty International Program participants.


Working Group, author name and title of accepted POSTERS for the Triennial Conference as per April 2017.

Please note that the list may change and that the list is in order of Working Group.

Art Technological Source Research

  • Boulboullé, Jenny: The forgotten “New Mayerne” MS Sloane 1990 – Comparative overview of an understudied art technological source
  • Cannon, Alice: Data harvesting for art materials research: a case study using the Trove newspaper collection
  • Kneepkens, Indra: ‘A drop or two’; Late medieval recipes on the use of resins and varnishes in paints
  • Stols-Witlox, Maartje: ‘a l’usage des artistes peintres’ (Blockx 1881) ? Audience and readership of historical recipe books, 1550-1900
  • Vilarigues, Márcia : Historical reproduction of grisailles according to treatises and recipe books dated from the 10th to the 19th century


  • Abdrabou, Ahmed: Rotated axial stage tool for documentation of the pharaoh Tutankhamun ´s decorated sticks
  • Badr, Nour: An Interpretation of the Fourth (Innermost) Shrine of King Tutankhamen Using Digital X- Radiography
  • gailhbaud, anais: Smartphone and tablets’ digital tool for better documentation of artworks’ material condition: Horus condition report®
  • Pillay, Ruven: The COSCH Project: Spectral and Spatial Object Documentation for Conservation
  • Pocobelli, Danae Phaedra: Building Information Modelling (BIM) workflow analysis for heritage science practice
  • Povilionis, Girenas: Analysis and Documentation of Authentic Baroque Pipes: New Data and Stoplist Reconstruction for Organ in Kurtuvėnai (Lithuania, 1792-93)

Education and Training in Conservation

  • Fieberg, Jeffrey: Dry Laboratory Activity: Is The Mysterious Departure Authentic, a Forgery or a Verifalsi?
  • Harter, Monika: Two Development Opportunities for the Price of One: Passing on Conservation Skills
  • Kaminker, Renata: Preparing the future to save the past: including emergency conservation measures in the training of young professionals
  • Orsini, Miriam: Reconciling the past, building the future: a conservation-training project in Kosovo
  • Southwick, Caitlin: Sustainability in Conservation, Student Ambassador Program
  • Taylor, Joel: Knowledge that sticks: Long-term professional development courses for mid-career professionals involved in collection preservation
  • TSUBOKURA, Sachiko: Human resources development: restorers in Japan

Glass and Ceramics

  • Fischer, Andrea: GIMME: Faces and Phases
  • Mertah, Eid: Examination on Blue faience libation Vessels of Tutankhamun
  • Pereira Marçal, Hélia: Through the looking glass: on cleaning stained-glass windows with task specific luminescent ionic liquids
  • Pereira-Pardo, Lucía: Investigating the use of the Er:YAG laser for the conservation of inorganic archaeological artefacts
  • Tennent, Norman: The yellowing of polymer fills in vessel glass: a retrospective assessment involving FTIR characterisation
  • Verhaar, Guus: The application of an analytical protocol for the quantitative detection of ionic species on the surface of unstable glass in museum collections
  • Vilarigues, Márcia : Use of an ionic liquid for the removal of corrosion products formed in historical blue enamels

Graphic Documents

  • CHUNG, Chia Jung: The durability of bamboo paper: analysis for neutral sugar and degree of polymerization
  • Kirschner, Benjamin: The Augsburger Geschlechtertanz by Narziss Renner (1522) - Material analysis and conservation concept
  • Sakamoto, Shouji: Investigation of Japanese Printing Paper from the 13-15th century: Fiber analysis and Starch filler identification by Non-invasive digital Microscopy, and attempt of Carbon-14 dating
  • Sharma, Deepakshi: Traditional Material and Techniques of Palm Leaf Manuscripts in India
  • Troalen, Lore: In the Garden of Eden: The Conservation & Scientific Analysis of a Nineteenth Century French Panoramic Wallpaper

Leather and Related Materials

  • bridarolli, Alexandra: Characterisation (macro to nano-scale) of the effects of novel nano-particle based conservation treatment of vegetable tanned leather and its long term effects
  • Darabos, Edit: Historical or archaeological leather? An investigation on condition of heat and moisture damaged, excavated leather items
  • Paris, Mariabianca: Pilot treatment for the conservation of 20th century suede leather wall covering in an historic house museum.

Legal Issues in Conservation


  • Abu-Baker, Ahmad: Examination of a novel dioxime corrosion inhibitor for the conservation of copper alloys
  • Elmarazky, Abdelaziz: Impact of Previous Chemical Treatments and Environmental Conditions in Storage on Miniature Hoes Discovered from Tutankhamen's Tomb by Interpretation of Analytical Results.
  • Florescu, Michaela: Aluminium artefacts in heritage collections: conservation of surface finishes and aspects
  • Schmidt-Ott, Katharina: Picturing the bad guys- Application of neutron tomography and image processing to assess dechlorination methods for archaeological iron
  • Tissot, Isabel: Jewellery of René Lalique – Towards futures conservation strategies

Modern Materials and Contemporary Art

  • Barbosa, João: Brazilian Concrete Art: the availability of national and international modern paints
  • Hartman, Diana : New applications of Pickering-type emulsions for the cleaning of modern water-dispersed oil paints
  • Sampaio, Luísa : Effectiveness and durability of conservation treatments for photo-oxidized Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Murals, Stone, and Rock Art

  • Dabrowa, Grzegorz: Irish memorial Monument, Sydney, Australia. Multifaceted Conservation Treatment
  • Mansour, Sayed: Evaluation of Synthesized Poly (EMA/MA) /ZnO Nanocomposites Used for Protecting of Calcareous Stone Monuments of Ancient Egypt
  • Schoenemann, Anna: Silicate based murals at the market hall in Stuttgart – an investigation of the art technology and damage phenomena for the development of a conservation approach

Natural History Collections

  • Finkelde, Irene: Conservation of Archaeological Bone for Research Purposes: Human Remains from Avery’s Rest Archaeological Site - a Case Study
  • Mascord, Lucie: The bare bones: Using laser technology to remove the shellac coating from the skeleton of a Megalocerous giganteus

Objects from Indigenous and World Cultures

  • Holdcraft, T. Rose: Uncovering, discovering and deinstalling a rare Solomon Islands canoe from 118 year museum public display
  • Kantzenbach, Birgit: Linking Dahlem with the Humboldt Forum
  • Kusuma R. U, Nicolaus Aji: The Use, Meaning, and Preserve Method of Batik Textile In Indonesia
  • Selm, Rosemarie: Is That A Wig You Are Wearing?


  • Devesa, Joana: From wood ash to pearl ash: historic alkaline cleaning agents and their impact on oil paint
  • Frame, Kate: Research-based conservation programme for 'The Apotheosis of James I': nine ceiling paintings by Sir Peter Paul Rubens in the Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace
  • Gauvin, Cécilia: Strain measurements during structural conservation treatment and the long-term monitoring of a 17th-century Dutch panel painting
  • Gebremariam, Kidane Fanta: The physicochemical investigation of an icon painting from Enda Abba Garima Monastery, Ethiopia
  • Steyn, Lise : Cleaning Modern Oil Paints: The Removal of Imbibed Surface Dirt
  • Suoniemi, Jenni: The Conservation of Craquelure in Monochrome paintings
  • Vilde, Vladimir: Digital image correlation for condition monitoring of lined painting

Photographic Materials

  • Coural, Natalie: Characterization of Louis Ducos du Hauron’s diaphanies

Preventive Conservation

  • Cannon, Alice: Parts per item: using object weightings to achieve consistent estimates during the risk assessment of a historic sewerage treatment plant
  • Corrêa Maia, Marilene: Taking emergency action: A rescue operation to save cultural properties in Brazil
  • Ferreira, Morena: Mould growth on heritage materials: impact of air movement rates on water activity.
  • Hallett, Kathryn: Conservation management of asbestos removal above historic ceiling paintings
  • Keune, Katrien: Indoor climate induced degradation differences of mature oil paintings
  • Sonoda, Naoko: Challenges and reflections for sustainable climate control at the National Museum of Ethnology, Japan
  • Waller, Robert: Loss Rules! Taking the measure of collection damage and loss scenarios

Scientific Research

  • Babo, Sara: A taste of pearl: (re)discovering a modern lead white in PMMA sculptures
  • Gambardella, Alessa: Ultramarine Disease as Influenced by Pigment Preparation
  • Hayakawa, Noriko: Application of the enzyme for removing polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from the artworks
  • Melita, Lucia Noor: Optical Coherence Tomography as an imaging tool for the non-invasive assessment of the state of preservation of mineralised collagen based artefacts
  • Stanek, Sabine : Investigating, monitoring and treatment of a so-far unknown surface phenomenon developing on objects in newly installed state-of-the-art showcases
  • van Driel, Birgit: Visualizing the invisible – Detection of the inorganic surface coatings on TiO2 pigments, inside a paint film, by TEM-EDX mapping.

Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decoration

  • Brunel-Duverger, Lucile: AF9590, a Yellow Coffin from the Egyptian Antiquity Department of the Louvre Museum: analytical methodology developed in the C2RMF within the Vatican Coffin Project.
  • Hensel, Jessica: Material and light in the Damascus Room Dresden
  • Leung, Eddy: Reviving of a Chinese “Mosaic” - The Art of Jiǎn Cí
  • Soppa, Karolina: Re-adhesion of Flaking Chalk Ground on a 15th Century Wooden Polychrome Sculpture with Methylcellulose and Masking with Nonpolar Solvents


  • Alcantara-Garcia, Jocelyn: The Use of Textile Swatch Books to Study the Norwich Dyeing Industry
  • hughes, helen: Banner Tales of Glasgow: Working with the tangible and intangible natures of social history banners
  • Tsvetkova, Elitsa: Wet Felting Tradition in Bulgaria. Ornamented Woolen Wedding Carpets: Function, Technology, Techniques of Production and Conservation Issues

Theory and History of Conservation

  • Lunau, Marcelle: Linking Museum Visitors with Technical Studies of Artists Techniques
  • moioli, rossella: Royal Villa and Park of Monza: a knowledge based strategy for a preventive conservation approach and for a systemic vision of the site management.
  • Szmelter, Iwona: ART IN PROCESS- PROCESS IN ART ; towards a new philosophy in the care of contemporary of art
  • Timbart, Noelle: The metamorphosis of Lady Ibet Coffin (L1651 to L1655): restoration stories

Wet Organic Archaeological Materials

  • Ghaseminejad Raeini, Hassan: Conservation and exhibition of a human mummy from a salt mine in Zanjan, Iran
  • Hélias, Floriane: Conservation and study of celtic golden wood remains
  • Rivera, Johanna: Mass treatment of waterlogged rubber gaskets and seals from the American submarine H.L.Hunley (1864)
  • Rouchon, Véronique: Conservation issues of fossil lignitized woods that are rich in pyrite
  • Sangouard, Elsa: Investigating the impact of sodium nitrite on wood

Wood, Furniture, and Lacquer

  • Abdrabou, Ahmed: The applications of Multi Spectral Imaging and Reflectance Transformation Imaging for an ancient Egyptian polychrome wooden stele
  • Leung, Eddy: The Rebirth of Door Gods: Conservation of a Pair of Traditional Chinese Timber Entrance Doors
  • Okada, Yasushi: Wood conservation training course at the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (2011-2016)

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