EAS with CSA 2018 is almost here! November 11-14, 2018, Sunday through Wednesday near Princeton, NJ, in the Crowne Plaza Conference Center, Plainsboro, NJ. Since 1994 EAS has included analytical sciences for cultural heritage. EAS: always a diverse program in applied analytical sciences!
Eight technical talks, in sessions organized by the New York Conservation Foundation, see below, at 3.
1. Student seminar, 10:00AM-12:30PM Tuesday 11/13;
Dr. Marco Leona, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Chemical Research at the Interface between Science and Art: Analytical Chemistry and Materials Science at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Essentially for high school students and teachers, and for college students, but of interest to all.
2. In E-Poster Session 1, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM, Wednesday 11/14:
313, University of Delaware: XPS of Copper-Organic Interactions Related to Cultural Heritage Collections. Emma Heath, Marcie Wiggins, Thomas P. Beebe Jr., Karl S. Booksh, Jocelyn Alcántara-García.
3. NYCF CONSERVATION SCIENCE ANNUAL at EAS, organized by the New York Conservation Foundation
Morning and afternoon, Tuesday 11/13:
AM: Surface Analyses for Cultural Heritage I
Chair: Bart Devolder, Princeton University Art Museum
8:30 157 Old Museum Collections as a Source for New Chemical Analyses. Jennifer A. Loughmiller-Cardinal, Igor Lednev, University at Albany-SUNY
9:10 158 Investigation of Painted Decorations and Soluble Nylon Coating on Japanese Sugito at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Georgia A. Arbuckle-Keil, Rutgers University, Beth A. Price, Kate Duffy, Matthew Dustin, Peggy Olley, Katie Shulman, Wei Kao, Felice Fischer, Philadelphia Museum of Art
10:10 159 Spectroscopic and Diffraction Analysis of Verdigris Pigment & Alteration Products on Organic Substrates (Paper and Gum Arabic). Marcie B. Wiggins, Emma Heath, Karl S. Booksh, Jocelyn Alcantara-Garcia, University of Delaware
10:50 160 Egg as a Medium in Ancient Mycenaean, Greek and Roman Painting. Norman Muller, Princeton University Art Museum (Ret.)
PM: Surface Analyses for Cultural Heritage II
Chair: John Scott, New York Conservation Foundation
1:00 237 Applied Paint Analysis for Historic Architecture. Tina Reichenbach, Richbrook Conservation
1:40 238 Miniaturization of Noninvasive Analytical Instruments: A New Day and New Tools for the Paper Conservator. Ted Stanley, Collections Conservation, Rare Books & Special Collections, Princeton University Library
2:40 239 An ESR Mobile Universal Surface Explorer. Joseph P. Hornak, Lauren E. Switala, Baron E. Black, Celia A. Mercovich, Anjana Seshadri, RIT Magnetic Resonance Laboratory
3:20 240 Mobile Analysis for Conservation of Outdoor Surfaces. John Scott, Conservator of Art and Architecture
EAS' is quite affordable at $325.00 (early rate thru' Oct 15 was $250) for the entire four day Symposium and Exposition, not including EAS' short courses; to only visit EAS' Exposition, $100; full registration for currently matriculated college students, $30; high school students and teachers register free. There is no single-day-only registration.