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Working Group, author name and title of accepted POSTERS for the Triennial Conference.

Please note the following:

  • Main author family names are presented in UPPERCASE.
  • The list may change and is ordered by Working Group, not in order of presentation.

Archaeological Materials and Sites

  • New insights into a decorated wooden staff belonging to King Tutankhamun using handheld XRF spectroscopy ABDRABOU Ahmed, Nada Sayed, Medhat Abdallah, Hussein M. Kamal
  • Laboratory cleaning of a horse-and-chariot pit from the Western Zhou dynasty at the Zhouyuan site, Shaanxi province HUANG Xiaojuan, Shao Anding, Wang Zhankui
  • Hidden hands: Early conservation work on Petrie's Egyptian excavations O'DWYER Olivia
  • The smell of Egyptian mummies: A new analytical approach TIMBART Noëlle, Agnès Lattuati-Derieux, Hélène Guichard, Marc Etienne, Rukshala Anton, Stéphane Moularat, Faisl Bousta, Isabelle Colson, Lise Thierion
  • The mechanical properties of ceramic coupons consolidated with cyclododecane and their relationship to porosity, application method, and sublimation rate TURNER-WALKER Gordon, Yun-Ching Hung

Art Technological Source Research

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  • Documenting and translating Chinese clock conservation jargon based on the history of the Clock Conservation Studio at the Palace Museum CUI Mingyuan, Yang Xiaochen
  • Learning as we go: Integrating photogrammetry into conservation HUDSON Reed, Alyssa Green, Jo Dickinson, Lily Griffin, Gai Jorayev
  • Conserving the content: Sharing past ICOM-CC Triennial Conference proceedings on an open-access online platform MERTENS Miguel, Alice Lopes, Guy Silva, Joan Reifsnyder
  • Tutankhamun's gauntlet: Past and present RAGAB Mohamed, Hasnaa Abdrabou, Hussein Kamal, Midori Yokoyama, Mohamed Ayad, Mie Ishii

Education and Training in Conservation

  • Crossing borders: Building conservation capacity through collaboration among Latin-American professionals CASTILLO NARREA Luis Enrique Jesús Alberto, Ana Carolina Delgado Vieira
  • Valuing the quality of mutual understanding among heritage professionals in a global network CHASSAING Pauline, Anaïs Gailhbaud
  • Curriculum shifts – Conservation curricula for indigenous material culture and modern media HILL Rosaleen, Emy Kim, Fiona Graham, Patricia Smithen, Alison Murray
  • Online resource for the dissemination of conservation science education MURRAY Alison, Aaron Shugar, Rebecca Ploeger
  • In the monastery: Combining current conservation science with respect for traditional knowledge and techniques SHAFTEL Ann
  • Teaching media art conservation: An integrated approach STIGTER Sanneke, Ellen Jansen, Evelyne Snijders

Glass and Ceramics

  • Glass-induced calcareous corrosion: Calcium formate EGGERT Gerhard, Andrea Fischer, Sebastian Bette, Nina Frankenhauser
  • Analysis and restoration of a 1st-century AD honeycomb-shaped glass cup excavated from Begram, Afghanistan JI Dongge, Shi Ningchan, Qu Liang
  • Applications for reflectance transformation imaging in documenting worked glass surfaces LASTRAPES Gregory, Jessica Walthew, Sarah Barack
  • A method for obtaining Raman spectra of silicate materials in lead-barium glass from China LI Mo, Ma Qinglin, Wang Jie, Wang Julin

Graphic Documents

  • Inpainting: Paper conservation traditions in the East and West DZIK-KRUSZELNICKA Dorota, Lyu Xiaofang
  • Teaching machines to think like conservators – Machine learning as a tool for predicting the stability of paper-based archive and library collections KEJSER Ulla Bøgvad, Birgit Vinther Hansen, Christian Boesgaard, Morten Ryhl-Svendsen, Søren Højlund Mollerup
  • Degradation behavior of Japanese painting paper in naturally aged hanging scrolls LEE Kang, Masamitsu Inaba, Toshiharu Enomae
  • Evaluation of various non-aqueous deacidification treatments MALEŠIČ Jasna, Tina Skalar, Irena Kralj Cigic
  • Research on the origin of ancient rag-paper manufacture in Eurasia via microscopic analysis SAKAMOTO Shouji, Léon-Bavi Vilmont

Leather and Related Materials

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Legal Issues in Conservation

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  • Investigation into the corrosion and microstructure of brass artifacts from the cemetery of the Khirbet Yajuz archaeological site, Jordan ABU BAKER Ahmad, Lutfi A. Khalil
  • Conservation of large-scale historic military heritage using waterjetting CHEMELLO Claudia, Paul Mardikian
  • Diagnostic techniques used on gilded bronze figures of the god Osiris ELMARAZKY Abdelaziz, Hussein Kamal, Ahmed Abdrabou
  • Scientific research on ‘jianjin’ techniques used in cultural artifacts from the Palace Museum GAO Fei, Liu Jianyu
  • Optimization of biologically based treatments of iron objects JAMES Sarah, Edith Joseph
  • Manufacturing technology and conservation of a bronze phoenix from the Song dynasty in the Palace Museum collection JIN Dazhao, Liu Hanwen, Wang Youliang
  • Deconstructing the past to preserve the present: Restoration of Elamite silver breast covers TIMBART Noëlle, Elsa Lambert, François Bridey, Nathalie Balcar, Anne Maigret, Christine Pariselle
  • Preservation of enamel on metal paintings in an architectural context: An ethical discussion VIEGAS WESOLOWSKA Catia

Modern Materials and Contemporary Art

  • An exciting new step in the field of AI art conservation BETANCOR Julia, Alvar García del Río, Dann Finn
  • Physicochemical characterization of cellulose triacetate-based motion-picture films and a potential approach to avoid vinegar syndrome CARRETTI Emiliano, Pierandrea Lo Nostro, Richard G. Weiss, Alessandra Cincinelli, Giovanna Poggi, Luigi Dei
  • The Richter Collection: Conservation and preservation planning for the home of multiple arts PAVIC Mirta, Vesna Mestric
  • Media art on permanent display: Re-exhibiting the first Estonian media-art installation PEDAJAS Kaisa-Piia, Annika Räim, Helen Volber

Murals, Stone, and Rock Art

  • Investigation of gilding techniques on the wall paintings in Kizil Cave 171 LI Chenlu, Chen Xuelian, Shen Ling, Wang Na, Yang Jie, Zhang Hui, Zhou Zhibo
  • Conservation of the Ini-Sneferu-Ishetef wall paintings from the Old Kingdom: A joint project between Japan and Egypt TANIGUCHI Yoko, Akemi Narita, Akiko Nishisaka, Basem Gehad, Hussein Kamal, Kumi Masuda, Michiko Koga, Mostafa Shehata, Sayed Mansour
  • Monitoring and control of bird damage in the Bingling Temple Grottoes, Gansu province WANG Wanfu, Wu Fasi, He Dongpeng, Chen Zhang, Yang Xiaoju
  • Microbial composition and environmental damage on wall paintings at the Maijishan Grottoes, China WU Fasi, He Dongpeng, Wang Wanfu, Zhao Linyi, Hu Junjian
  • Transportation measures for a giant turtle-shaped sarcophagus YULITA Ita, Gunawan, Ni Luh Putu Chandra Dewi

Natural History Collections

  • Consolidation of ancient bones using diammonium hydrogen phosphate and Ca (OH)2 nanoparticles: Evaluation of performance CARRETTI Emiliano, Francesca Porpora, David Caramelli, Martina Lari, Stefania Vai

Objects from Indigenous and World Cultures

  • Application of gamma irradiation to conservation: Effects of ionizing radiation on the color of featherwork DELGADO VIEIRA Ana Carolina, Larissa Otubo, Pablo Antonio Vasquez Salvador, Paulo de Souza Santos, Rafael Henrique Lazzari Garcia, Yasko Kodama
  • The Glöcklerkappe project: Taking an object to the streets as a mediator between the museum, the public, and the source community GARCIA GOMEZ Isabel
  • Honoring the sacred: Ethical conservation practice concerning the treatment of Buddhist sacred objects MASTANDREA William
  • An integrated approach to the conservation of a Minangkabau headdress MATIN POUR Nahid, Geraldine Sim, Naomi Wang, Lynn Chua
  • A holistic approach to the conservation of two totem poles from Alaska MONOT Lucie
  • The ethnographic collection as rhizome: New ramifications for conservation VASCONCELOS Mara, Celina Rosa


  • Extraction of hyperspectral information and virtual restoration of 'Immortal Origin of Jade Purity — The Queen Mother of the West' CHEN Qi, Hou Miaole, Yao Han
  • The role of alum-gelatin solution in ancient Chinese calligraphy and paintings FAN Sheng-li, He Qiu-ju
  • Unraveling complex cross-sections using FTIR imaging and TOF-SIMS analysis MARQUES Raquel, Alain Brunelle, Caroline Bouvier, Isabel Pombo Cardoso, Laurence De Viguerie, Leslie Carlyle, Marine Cotte
  • Restoration of the ceiling and wall paintings in the 'Asahi-no-ma' (Room of Rising Sun) in the State Guest House, Akasaka Palace, Tokyo WATANABE Ikuo, Chieko Tanaka, Hidemi Toriumi, Satoshi Kiriu
  • Protection and treatment of ancestor portraits from the Guangdong region dating from the Qing dynasty ZHOU Likun

Photographic Materials

  • Disaster recovery planning for photographic collections HERRERA GARRIDO Rosina
  • Preservation and identification of glass-plate negatives at the Henan Museum NIU Aihong

Preventive Conservation

  • Evaluation of cleaning methods for museum artefacts with fungal infestations: Focus on occupational health BASTHOLM Camilla Jul, Jane Richter
  • Conservation of the vintage car collection at the Museum of Transport and Antiquities, Zimbabwe CHIWARA Davison, Njabulo Chipangura
  • Interdisciplinary and low-cost solutions to minimize the impact of fire on the cultural heritage at Brazil's Chamber of Deputies FARIAS Juçara, Gabriela Sousa, Aline Ferreira, Vivian Lima
  • Acetic acid emissions from traditional Japanese 'kiri-bako' wooden boxes and their influence on lead KOTAJIMA Tomoko, Masahide Inuzuka
  • Dynamic setpoint control for up to 63% energy savings in climate control in museums NEUHAUS Edgar, Rick Kramer
  • Preservation of mixed-media objects: An online decision-support tool OTTEN Elke, Marjolijn Debulpaep, Willemien Anaf, José Luiz Pedersoli Jr.
  • A weighing methodology for moving cultural collections at the Instituto Moreira Salles RÖPKE FERRANDO Ellen Marianne, Gabriel Bevilacqua
  • Towards a reasonable and sustainable storage environment: Development of temperature/relative humidity database and analysis of the data SONODA Naoko, Sachi Hashimoto, Shingo Hidaka, Tomomi Wadaka, Yukako Kawamura, Kaoru Suemori
  • The world after RE-ORG—Implementation of methodology across Southeast Europe ŠUBIC PRISLAN Jana, Veljko Džikic
  • Effects on dyed silk of LED lamps used as a museum lighting source XU Fangyuan, Shi Chaoou, Wu Laiming

Scientific Research

  • Application of Raman spectroscopy to the quantitative analysis of ancient polychromy pigments FU Qianli, Xia Yin
  • Application of pyrolysis-comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography to the study of paper-based artifacts HAN Bin, Jérôme Vial, Michel Sablier, Masamitsu Inaba
  • Application of cell lytic enzymes to remove biofilm from the surface of East Asian paintings HAYAKAWA Noriko, Shinoko Oba, Yoshinori Sato, Tomoko Ogasawara
  • Comparative study of Jizhou ware black-glazed tea bowls and white-rim black porcelain LI Weidong, Lu Xiaoke, Xu Changsong, Zhang Wenjiang
  • Novel nano-formulations for improved preservation of parchment documents ODLYHA Marianne, Alexandra Bridarolli, Lucia N. Melita, Angelica Bartoletti, Laurent Bozec
  • The 'Codex Eyckensis': Study of an 8th-century illuminated manuscript by combined use of macro x-ray fluorescence and multispectral microdome imaging WATTEEUW Lieve, Bruno Vandermeulen, Marina Van Bos, Hendrik Hameeuw
  • Zooarchaeological research at sacrificial pits in Shaanxi province dating from the Qin and Han dynasties YUAN Jing, Tang Zihua, Wen Shaoqing, Chen Xianglong
  • Tracing the biological origins of the animal horn used in Chinese palace lanterns using mitochondrial rRNA analysis ZHAO Li, Han Luo

Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decoration

  • Conservation of a Renaissance limestone altarpiece BIDARRA Ana, Pedro Antunes
  • Materials and techniques of a polychrome sculpture at the Stavanger Museum: From visual examination to microscopic and physicochemical characterization GEBREMARIAM Kidane Fanta, Hilde Moore
  • Application of micro-methodology to evaluate the consolidation of polychromy SHANG Bian, Xia Yin
  • History, restoration, and re-creation of decorative marble panels SHCHEDROVA Olga, Christina Vitalievna Shumilova
  • Analysis of writing fragments from the Qing dynasty uncovered on a partition door in Yanxi Hall (the Forbidden City) YU Li, Yang Zehua


  • Technical analysis and conservation of Tutankhamun's headdress ('khat') AYAD Mohamed, Midori Yokoyama, Mie Ishii, Mina Shibata, Mohamed Ragab, Hussein Kamal, Mohamed Yosri
  • Conservation of Lenten painted textiles from Diamantina (Brazil) and its surroundings: Balancing use with preservation CORDEIRO Amanda, Alessandra Rosado, Rayssa da Costa, Luiz Souza, Maria Claudia Magnani
  • Treatment and display solutions for an album of medieval Chinese textiles imported to Japan HASHIMOTO Shiho, Ayumi Harada, Satoshi Shiga, Iwataro Oka
  • Integrated approaches to the conservation of clothing: The case of Maria Augusta Rui Barbosa's kimonos LÚCIO DE SOUSA Gabriela, Anna Gabriela Faria, Manon Salles, Maria Luísa Soares, Márcia Ferreira
  • Enzymatic conservation treatment of a printed woolen dress (1850–60) from the collection in the Fashion Museum Antwerp ORTEGA Natalia, Bernice Brigou
  • Treatment of textile costumes from a Neapolitan Nativity scene REIS VIEIRA Ricardo
  • Morphology and investigation of damage to wool fibers in textiles from the Small River cemetery ZHENG HaiLing, Long Bo, Li Jing, Li Wenying, Wu Ziying, Yang Rulin, Yang Zhou, Yidilisi Abuduresule

Theory, History, and Ethics of Conservation

  • Professional identity of the contemporary-art conservator - An empirical approach to the institutional context in Portugal MACEDO Rita, Rute Rebocho, Helia Marçal
  • Destroyed but not lost: The legal framework for heritage reconstruction after an earthquake QUINTO-CORTES Mitzy
  • Display of rejected double-sided paintings from the 20th century - Developments in museum and conservation history RUNEBERG Ulrik
  • Interviews in Conservation Research in a circular information system STIGTER Sanneke, Bernice Crijns, Esther van Duijn

Wet Organic Archaeological Materials

  • Scientific analysis and emergency protection of a Ming dynasty golden lacquer coffin excavated in Wuli Tuo, Shijingshan, Beijing HE Qiu-ju, Jian Li, Xuan Xu, Xue-ge Zhang
  • Bio-based treatment for the extraction of Fe/S species from waterlogged archaeological woods MONACHON Mathilde, Edith Joseph, Emilie Cornet, Janet Schramm, Magdalena Albelda-Berenguer, Tiziana Lombardo, Katharina Schmidt-Ott, Friederike Moll-Dau
  • Mapping the State of the Art. The use of structured interview surveys in conservation research - the Trondheim Archaeological Leather Project (TALP) PEACOCK Elizabeth E., Ellen L. Wijgård Randerz, Thora Gerner Nyborg

Wood, Furniture, and Lacquer

  • Characterization of coating materials on the rim and wheel spokes of a Chinese chariot excavated from the Orgoyton burial ground (Transbaikalia) KALININA Kamilla, Nikita Mikhailov, Alexandra Plotnikova, Marina Michri, Nikolay Nikolaev
  • Examination of lacquer layers on a 16th-century missal stand KOEHLER Birte, Clement Onn, Lynn Chua
  • Characteristics of lacquer coating films extracted from 'Gluta usitata' before and after UV irradiation KURASHIMA Reo, Noriko Hayakawa
  • The lacquerwork of Jean Dunand: Study and treatment of an Art Deco ensemble LE HÔ Anne-Solenn, Agnès Lattuati-Derieux, Alice Mohen, Caroline Thiphavong Khamheuang, Elsa Lambert, Evelyne Possémé, Sarah Ligner
  • Structural analysis of deterioration in King Tutankhamun’s funerary chariots and couches using wood science and X-ray radiography OKADA Yasushi, Motonari Ohyama, Yasuji Kurimoto, Gilan Sultan, Nozomu Kawai, Tomohide Matsushima, Ahmed Tarek Abd El-Aziz, Hanan Mostafa Abd El-Aziz, Mohamed Moustafa Mohamed, Ahmed Abdrabou, Hussein Kamal
  • Evaluation of cleaning solvents for Asian lacquers SAVERWYNS Steven, Delphine Mesmaeker, Frederic Lynen, Jonas Veenhoven, Maarten van Bommel, Nathalie Vandeperre, Henk van Keulen
  • Research and treatment on an incised long lacquer table decorated with gold dust and a Kui dragon pattern WANG Luyi, Min Junrong, Zhang Tong
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