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Saturday, June 2 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Poster Lightning Round

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The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is excited to host our second Poster Session Lightning Round! This fun and informal event will highlight the contributions of emerging conservation professionals to the Annual Meeting Poster Session. Selected participants will each give a very short presentation—essentially an "elevator pitch”—on their poster topic and have an opportunity to field questions from colleagues. The posters featured during the Lightning Round represent a wide range of specializations, types of collections, and areas of scientific research. Conference attendees at any career stage are welcome and encouraged to attend this event! 

The posters featured during the Lightning Round represent a wide range of specializations, types of collections, and areas of research. Join us to hear authors discuss the conservation treatments of unusual objects including an early edition Barbie, a theatrical makeup kit, and a board game with iron corrosion. Attendees will gain insight into the safety and logistical challenges presented by objects previously treated with heavy metals, as well as the communication challenges encountered as an architectural conservator building rapport with specialists in related professions. Come learn about the effects of climate change on submerged wooden artifacts and material characterization techniques, such as the information provided by SEM-EDS on the composition and manufacture of metal threads. Novel gel-based methods of treating electroplated silver and iron gall ink corrosion will also be presented.

Please see the below list for the full roster of posters to be discussed during the Lightning Round:
To conclude the event, we will also be providing the opportunity, time permitting, for poster authors and event attendees to get to know one another, network, and brainstorm future events and resources they would like to see ECPN pursue.

Moderators
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Rebecca Gridley

Assistant Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Rebecca is currently an Assistant Conservator in the Objects Conservation Department at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She holds a BA in Art History from Yale University, and an MS in Conservation and MA in Art History & Archaeology from the Conservation Center, The Institute of... Read More →
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Kari Rayner

Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Paintings Conservation, National Gallery of Art
Kari Rayner is an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Paintings Conservation at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Kari graduated with her Master’s Degree in Art History and Certificate in Art Conservation from New York University in 2015 and interned at the Hamilton Kerr Ins... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Association of North American Graduate Programs in Conservation (ANAGPIC)

Association of North American Graduate Programs in Conservation (ANAGPIC)

ANAGPIC was founded in May 1984 by the following organizations:Buffalo State College, State University of New York, Art Conservation Department;Harvard University Art Museums, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies;New York University, Conservation Center, Institute... Read More →


Saturday June 2, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Hunters Creek Meeting Room Marriott Marquis Houston

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