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Gels Conference

Date: 16 Oct 2017 – 18 Oct 2017

Location: Emmanuel Centre, London

Booking for this conference has been very brisk and we have now reached full capacity (posted 6th June 2017). However you may register on the waiting list to obtain any tickets which become available.

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.

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