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Gels Conference

Date: 16 Oct 2017 – 18 Oct 2017

Location: Emmanuel Centre, London

REGISTRATION is now OPEN! There is a distinctly reduced price for early birds! Head to our registration page for more information – here.

This 3 day conference, Gels in Conservation, is organised by IAP in association with Tate and will be held at The Emmanuel Centre in London.
It will be a gathering of conservators, conservation and other scientists, and students of conservation to present and discuss the theory and practical use of gels in various branches of conservation (paintings, paper, wall paintings, textiles, museum objects etc).

The papers and posters shown in the conference programme cover topics on the theory of Gels, recent developments in Gel technologies, clearance and residues, systematic evaluation of Gel properties and effects, preparation and practical issues with case studies concerning: wall paintings, easel paintings, contemporary art, textiles, archaeological objects, paper, sculpture, mixed media, traditional materials and more.

The conference proceedings will be published as printed pre-prints available on the day of the conference – a copy will be included in the registration package for attendees.