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2019 Posters

We list posters from our 47th Annual Meeting below. Authors should add their poster to this list by emailing it to

Downloadable Posters

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Dialogue of Knowledge and Experiences Among Disciplines in the Training Offered by the National School for Conservation (ENCRyM)PDF2.31 MB26 Nov, 2019 Download
Updating a Conservation Lab: Different Approaches to Redesign and RenovationJPG2.59 MB26 Nov, 2019 Download

Pending Posters

  1. Comparison of Image Processing Techniques to Evaluate the Cleaning Efficiency of Gecko Microdusters on Acrylic Paint Surfaces
    Genevieve Antoine, Post-graduate Associate, Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage; Cynthia Schwarz, Assistant Conservator of Paintings, Yale University Art Gallery; Dr. Pablo Londero
  2. Defining Value: The Identification Processes for Religious Heritage Sites and the Case of La Candelaria, an Indigenous Church of Sabaya in Oruro, Bolivia
    Ximena Baldivieso, Conservator, Museologist, anthropologist, cultural heritage consultant, Arte restauro Boliviano
  3. PL-FTIR Microscopy, an Essential Tool for the Cleaning of a Painting of Dubious Attribution
    Mariana Aurora Calderón Mejía Conservator / Restorer, UNSAM; Dolores Gonzalez Pondal; Noemí Mastrangelo, Conservation researcher and professor
  4. Characterizing Different UVA Lamps
    Jiuan Jiuan Chen, Associate Professor, Anna Erşenkal, Graduate Fellow, and Grace Walters, Graduate Fellow, Garman Art Conservation Department, SUNY Buffalo State 
  5. Conservation and NAGPRA: Ongoing Developments and Suggestions
    Dr. Catherine Cooper, Technical Services Research Associate, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training; Gina Watkinson, Conservation Laboratory Coordinator, Arizona State Museum; Dr. Nancy Odegaard
  6. Chemical Stability of 3D Printed Materials
    James Davis, Director of Conservation, Charleston Library Society 
  7. Exploring New Materials for Compensation of Losses to Gilded Surfaces
    Harral DeBauche, Project Frame Conservator, Brooklyn Museum of Art
  8. From Mangled to Bangle: Reconstructing a Pair of Etruscan Bracelets
    Kathryn Etre, Conservator, Mississippi Department of Archives and History
  9. The Night Mississippi Went Dry: Dissolving a Vinegar Mother in a Sealed Champagne Bottle
    Kathryn Etre, Conservator, Mississippi Department of Archives and History
  10. Cleaning Strategies and Techniques for Pre-Hispanic Funerary Bundles
    Selene Isabel Figueroa Cueva, Arqueologist-conservator, Puruchuco Museum
  11. Partnering with Senior Engineering Students: Design and Prototype Building of Document Encapsulator
    Jeanne Goodman, Conservator, Texas A&M University Libraries; Julie Mosbo, Director of Preservation, William & Susan Ouren Preservation Librarian
  12. The Evolution of Multi-Disciplinary Training at the National School for Conservation, Restoration and Museography (ENCRyM-INAH)
    Maria Estibaliz Guzman Solano, Photograph Conservator-Professor, National School for Conservation, Restoration and Museography
  13. The Cantilever Test and Its Application in Libraries and Archives
    Andrea Hall, Senior Research Specialist, Heritage Science for Conservation, Dept. of Conservation and Preservation, Johns Hopkins University; Alessandro Scola, Senior Book Conservator at the Department of Conservation & Preservation of the Sheridan Libraries and Museums; Patricia McGuiggan
  14. A Local Mending Technique for a Japanese Screen
    Heather Hendry, Paper Conservator, CCAHA; Sigourney Smuts, Conservator in Private Practice; Juliet Baines, Jessica Silverman 
  15. The Leather Discussion Group: A Group Effort to Understand the Material Properties of All Leathers, Both Old and New
    William “Bill” Minter; Kristi Wright, Contract Book Conservator; Katie Wagner; Holly Herro, Senior Conservator, National Institutes of Health / National Library of Medicine
  16. A Project with Potential: Evaluating a New Monitoring System for Artifacts Undergoing Electrochemical Treatment
    William Hoffman, Director of Conservation and Chief Conservator, and Molly K. McGath, Analytical Chemist, The Mariners’ Museum and Park
  17. Know When to Say When: Who Am I to Represent for to Compensate the Void? Treatment and Remounting for a Chinese Qin Dynasty Ancestor Portrait Painting
    Yi-Hsia Hsiao, Associate Conservation of Chinese Painting, Cleveland Museum of Art
  18. Antiphonary Refrain: A Responsory of Bibliography, Conservation, and Digital Scholarship
    Clara Huisman, Graduate Fellow, Theresa J. Smith, Gary Frost, Jiuan Jiuan Chen, and Dr. Aaron Shugar, Garman Art Conservation Department, SUNY Buffalo State
  19. Walcott House’s Social Impact on Saint Lucia
    Germaine Joseph, Programme Officer for Built Heritage, The Saint Lucia National Trust
  20. Creative Approaches to Integrated Pest Management: Engaging Museum Staff and Creating Buy-In
    Abbie Kundishora, Conservation Assistant, Yale Center for British Art
  21. A Simple Screen Printing Technique for Loss Compensation on Paper Objects and Bindings
    Katherine Lechuga, Book Conservator, The Indiana Historical Society; Lindsey Zachman, Graduate Fellow in Paper Conservation, Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation
  22. New Fixation Methodologies for Severe Pictorial Detachments: ‘Storm’ of Pío Collivadino
    Paola Rojo, conservator restorer, and Noemi Mastrangelo, Laboratory conservator, TAREA Center, Institute for Research on Cultural Heritage (IIPC), National University of San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  23. ‘Los Olvidados’ between Preventive Conservation and Decision-Making
    Ana Lizeth Mata Delgado, Research Professor / Head Conservator-Restorer in Seminar Workshop on Restoration of Modern and Contemporary Art, National School of Conservation, Restoration and Museography “Manuel del Castillo Negrete” of the National Institute of Anthropology and History
  24. Structural Conservation of a Late 16th-Early 17th Century Panel Attributed to Paul Brill
    Jen Munch, Graduate Fellow, Paintings Conservation, and Fiona Beckett, Professor of Paintings Conservation, State University of New York Buffalo State College
  25. Updating a Conservation Lab: Different Approaches to Redesign and Renovation
    Kimberly Norman, Head of Library Conservation, Emory University; William Minter, Senior Book Conservator, and Sue Kellerman, Judith O. Sieg Chair for Preservation, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries; Bryan Draper, Special Collections Conservator, Hornbake Library
  26. Collection Care Solutions for Plastics in Library and Archival Collections
    Jessica Pace, Preventive Conservator, Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation Department, NYU Libraries; Joy Bloser, David Booth Fellow in Sculpture Conservation
  27. Book Conservation Education in the US vs UK
    Heather Parks, Head of Preservation, Binghamton University
  28. A Simple Detection Method Using Ultraviolet Radiation to Locate Copper (I) Cyanide Residues on Antiquity Bronze
    Jiuan Jiuan Chen, Associate Professor, Art Conservation Department at SUNY Buffalo State; Nicole Passerotti, Assistant Conservator, Field Museum; Rebecca Ploeger, Assistant Professor, Art Conservation Department at SUNY Buffalo State; Jonathan Thornton, Professor, Art Conservation Department at SUNY Buffalo State
  29. PROfab Textile Paints: A Fabulous Alternative to Dyeing?
    Jacquelyn Peterson, Post-Graduate Fellow, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  30. In-Depth Technical Analysis and Treatment of a Floral Still Life Painting
    Elizabeth Robson, Graduate Fellow, Fiona T. Beckett, Assistant Professor of Painting Conservation, Dr. Aaron Shugar, Professor of Conservation Science, and Jiuan Jiuan Chen, Associate Professor of Conservation Imaging and Documentation, Garman Art Conservation Department, SUNY Buffalo State College
  31. Advocating/Engaging: Unpacking Public Outreach and Participation in Conservation Practice
    Netanya Schiff, postgraduate, University College London; Dr. James Hales
  32. A Case Study for the Practical Considerations of an Affordable Infrared Camera Conversion
    Paige Schmidt, Assistant Objects Conservator, and Dr. Molly McGath, The Mariners’ Museum and Park
  33. Developing a ‘Low Tech’ Methodology for Digital Image Correlation Analysis of Textile Samples
    Hannah Sutherland, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Textile Conservation, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  34. Remaining Flexible: Managing and Monitoring Elastomers Within a Contemporary Collection
    Claire Taggart, Samuel H. Kress Post-Graduate Fellow, Contemporary Art Conservation, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and Briana Feston-Brunet, Variable Media Conservator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  35. The Bindings of the Rare and Special Books Collection from the Oswaldo Cruz’s House: A Study for Its Preservation
    Ana Roberta Tartaglia, Conservator, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
  36. Medical Equipment for Safety Purposes in a Conservation Center
    Viviana van Vliet, Paper Conservator, Museo de Arte de Ponce- Puerto Rico
  37. An Evaluation of the Efficacy of Agar Gel as a Cleaning Method for Ceramic Objects
    Pingfang Wang, Conservator, Institute of History and Philology, Academic Sinica, Taiwan
  38. Renovation of a Historic Alcohol House
    Gretchen Anderson, Conservator, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
  39. Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy as a Minimally Invasive Method for Definitive Identification of Organic Colorants on Paper
    Lyndsay N. Kissell, Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, Portland State University; Samantha Springer, Conservator, Portland Art Museum; Dr. Tami Lasseter Clare, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Portland State University
  40. Final Pieces of the Ptolemy Puzzle
    Cindy Connelly Ryan, Conservation Scientist, Specialist in Art Technology Source Research, Preservation Research and Testing Division, Library of Congress
  41. Characterization of Four Modern Papers
    Carolyn Burns, Graduate Fellow, Dr. Aaron Shugar, Dr. Rebecca Ploeger, Jiuan Jiuan Chen, and Theresa J. Smith, Garman Art Conservation Department, SUNY Buffalo State
  42. Building Structural Issues and the Complexities of Moving a Bibliographic and Record Collection at Instituto Moreira Salles
    Ellen Röpke Ferrando, Conservator, iconographic collection at Instituto Moreira Salles
  43. Impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on the Heritage of Several Caribbean Islands
    Valerie Martens-Monier, paper conservator, National Archives of Curaçao
  44. It Works! First Steps Towards a New Gel Based Treatment for Salt Extraction in Archaeological Pottery
    Michele Dinator, Associate, Laboratory of Archaeology of the National Center of Conservation and Restoration (Chile)
  45. Maria Augusta Rui Barbosa’s Kimonos: An Interdisciplinary Collaboration as a Form of Preservation
    Gabriela Lúcio de Sousa, conservator-assistant, Zuzu Angel House – Museum of the Brazilian Fashion, and executive director of Desvio Journal.
  46. Flying over the Walls of Resistance: About Virtualization Strategies, Conservation and Memories of the Borgoño Quarter
    Daniela Bracchitta, Head Conservator, Laboratory of Archaeology at the National Center of Conservation and Restoration (CNCR)
  47. The Impact of MMT Clay Nanoparticle on the Treatment of Historical Textile Using Paraloid B-72
    Harby E. Ahmed, Associate Professor Department of Archeology Conservation, Faculty of Archeology – Cairo University; W.S. Mohamed, Heba Saad, H.E. Nasr, Naglaa Mahmoud
  48. Traditional Infilling Methods for a 16th-century Chinese Painting and Calligraphy
    Zhichao Lyu, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chinese Painting Conservation Fellow, and Xiangmei Gu, Chinese Painting Conservator, Freer|Sackler
  49. An Evaluation of Damage to a Variety of Paper Due to Gamma Irradiation Followed by Natural Aging
    Louise Pasternack, Scientist, Heritage Science for Conservation Program, Johns Hopkins University; Andrea Hall, Senior Research Specialist, Heritage Science for Conservation, Johns Hopkins University; Nancy McCall, Director of the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Universities; Patricia McGuiggan, Associate Research Professor, Johns Hopkins University
  50. Color and Material Appearance Imaging and Archiving Using a Sony α7R III Camera
    Olivia Kuzio and Roy S. Berns, Studio for Scientific Imaging and Archiving of Cultural Heritage, Rochester Institute of Technology
  51. Using Inkjet Printing out Copy Technology to Restore and Conserve the Cover of the Photograph Albums
    Su-Yuan Cheng, Paper Conservator, YL Art Conservation Studio; Hsuan-Yu Chen, Paper Conservator
  52. Reconsidering of Preventive Conservation Guidelines in a University Museum: A Case Study from China
    Dr. Nan Feng, Teacher, Jilin University, China Institute of Archaeology
  53. Headcap Infills with Cast of Gampi Paper
    Yoshiko Kondo, Private Practice
  54. Use of Analytical Techniques for the Study of Archaeological Objects of the Ethnographic Museum ‘Juan B. Ambrosetti’
    Gabriela Ammirati, Head, Archeology Department,Ethnographic Museum “Juan B. Ambrosetti,” University of Buenos Aires
  55. Working within the Melting Pot: Art/Artists/Curators/Conservators
    Viviana Dominguez, Senior Conservator, Art Conservators Lab LLC; Dimitra Pantoulia, Conservator of Antiquities and Works of Art, Private Practice, John DeFaro
  56. Repairing Archives – Does It Do Good or Harm?
    Angela Liu, Conservation Manager, Preservation Service Office, Government Records Service, HKSAR