Key speakers 30 min / Speakers 20 min

List of participatns
TimeTopic CountryNameInstitute
09:00 - 09:45Registration
09:45 - 10:00Welcome and opening of the conference
10:00 - 10:30Key speaker A
Avoiding catastrophic loss: Learning from risk analysis of rare events
CanadaIrene KarstenCCI, Canadian Conservation Institute
10:30 - 10:50Coffee break
10:50 - 11:10A model for a course in first aid for Cultural Heritage for the Nordic countriesNorwayTanja Røskar
11:10 - 11:30Investing in prevention: collections emergency training at the Harvard LibraryUSAPriscilla AndersonHarvard Library
11:30 - 11:50In case of fire: a value and risk assessment model for Norwegian churchesNorwayElisabeth Andersen & Tone Mari OlstadNorwegian institute for cultural heritage research
11:50 - 12:10Discussions
12:10 - 13:10Lunch at Harpa conference hall /Poster session.
P-01 -Fungal Growth in Cultural Heritage
Camilla Jul BastholmROMU / KADK The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
P-02 -Changing Climate and Heritage Management in Iceland
IcelandGuðmundur Stefán SigurðssonMinjastofnun Íslands
P-03-Do heritage managers in the far north of America and Europe have the expertise and resources to assess historic places with regard to climate change impacts and plan suitable adaption measures?
United KingdomCarsten HermannHistoric Environment Scotland
P-04-How leadership influence rescue of cultural herritage
DenmarkJakob KristoffersenDocuSAVE
P-05-A RESCUE PLAN FOR HISTORICALLY VALUABLE TEXTILES A pilot project of the historical collections of Tampere Museums, Finland
FinlandTiina PaavolaTampere Museums
P-06 -Generation of an Emergency Plan with the Aid of Online Resources
NorwayPhilippa MoxonMuseumssenteret i Hordaland
P-07-Solidarity network as component of resilience in library holdings protection
CroatiaSasa TkalecNutcracker Logistics
LatviaArija UbarsteSepija SIA
P-09-Digital Documentation on mobile app : a tailored tool for condition reports
FranceAnais GilhbaudHorus heritage services
13:10 - 13:30Saving the stave churches from sudden impacts - Assessing and
preventing current and future risks for from a geo-hazard perspective
NorwayFredrik BergNIKU, Norwegian institute for cultural heritage research
13:30 - 13:50Quality System implementation within the Permanent Exhibitions Management of Antofagasta MuseumChileFrancisca Lucero / Verónica Diaz VilchesMuseo de Antofagasta
13:50 - 14:10Communicating disaster preparednessSwedenLisa NilsenSwedish National Heritage Board
14:10 - 14:30Discussions
14:30 - 14:50Coffee break
14:50 - 15:10Changing Climate and Heritage Management in IcelandIcelandGuðmundur Stefán SigurðarsonThe Cultural Heritage Agency of Iceland
15:10 - 15:30Development of an assessment method for the project Adapt Northern Heritage to identify risks to and vulnerabilities of historic places due to climate changeNorwayMarte BoroRiksantikvaren
15:30 - 15:50PRICE: Preparedness and Response in Collections Emergencies at the SmithsonianUSAKatie WagnerSmithsonian Institution
15:50 - 16:20 Discussions
17:00 - 18:30Welcome reception at the Town hall, by the invitation of Mayor of Reykjavik
TimeTopic CountryNameInstitute
09:00 - 09:30Key speaker BUKChristie PollyThe Glasgow School of Art
09:30 - 09:50Fire in the storage of the German Plastics MuseumGermanyFriederike WaentigTechnical University Cologne
09:50 - 10:05Discussions
10:05 - 10:30Coffee break
10:30 - 10:50A Chasuble Salvaged from Arson - A Super HeroFinland Leena NiiranenCraft Museum of Finland
10:50 - 11:10Salvaging memories and building cultural understanding: the recovery and preservation of photographs from natural disasters and armed conflictUSADebra NorrisUniversity of Delaware
11:10 - 11:30Risk Assessment and The Open Air Museum’s CollectionDenmark Tanja Probst-DedenrothThe National Museum of Denmark
11:30 - 11:50Discussions
12:00 - 13:00Lunch / Poster session
Same posters as from September 26
13:00 - 13:20Methodologies for Quick Assessment of Building Stability in the EU STORM ProjectItaly Marcello MarzoliMinistero dell'Interno
13:20 - 13:40Painted works of art degradations induced by water damages: physico-chemical characterization and proposal of an adapted conservation treatmentFranceAnaïs Genty-VincentCentre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musées de France
13:40 - 14:00Saving several large murals from demolitionDenmarkConny HansenNational Museum of Denmark
14:00 - 14:20Discussions
14:30 - 15:00Coffee break
15:00 - 15:20The Smithsonian Institution-Haiti Cultural Recovery Project: Saving paintings after the earthquakeIcelandKristín GísladóttirIndependent Conservator
15:20 - 15:40Nepal and the Earthquake 2015 – Summary of Three Years Earthquake Response at the Patan Durbar SquareAustriaMartina HaselbergerUniversity of Applied Arts Vienna
15:40 - 16:00Earthquakes and their Aftermath: Lessons Learned from the Canterbury Quakes 2010 -12New Zealand Lynn CampbellCampbell Conservation, Christchurch
16:00 - 16:30Discussions
18:30Departure from Reykjavik for Conference dinner guests
20:00Conference dinner at Við Fjöruborðið
TimeTopic CountryNameInstitute
09:30 - 10:00Key speaker CUSAJerry PodanyIndependent Researcher
10:00 - 10:20Recovering from flooding at the Museum of the HighwoodCanadaGail NIinimaa and co-writer Irene KerrNIinimaa Enterprises Inc., Calgary; Museum of the Highwood
10:20 - 10:40Coffee break
10:40 - 11:00National Heritage Responders: Adapting, Adjusting, EvolvingUSAEric PourchotFAIC
11:00 - 11:20Handling water damaged documents after the cloudburst in Copenhagen on July 2nd 2011DenmarkAsger Svane-KnudsenDanish National Archives
11:20 - 11:40Dealing with the aftermath of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruptionIcelandNathalie JacqueminetIndependent conservator
11:40 - 12:00Discussions
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
Same posters as on September 26
13:00 - 16:00Excursions

Speaker Presentations

Communicating disaster preparedness by Lisa Nilsen
Handling water damaged documents after the cloudburst in Copenhagen on July 2nd 2011 by Asger Svane-Knudsen

Friday September 28 – Excursions

Excursion 1 – Art history walk in Reykjavik

A guide through the Icelandic visual art’s scene with the head of collection at The National Gallery, Mrs. Dagný Heiðdal. Including visits to the National Gallery and Safnahúsið at the city Centre.

Excursion 2 – Historical Reykjavik

A walk around Reykjavík City Centre with the pruduct manager in Reykjavik City Museum, Mr Sigurlaugur Ingólfsson.  Including visits to recent archaeological excavations, historical highlights and the Settlement Exhibition. The exhibition is built around an excavation carried out in 2001, were a longhouse from the early Settlement Era was discovered.

Excursion 3 – National Museum of Iceland

A visit to the new preservation facilities of the National Museum of Iceland, which will include a tour of the conservation facilities and research. Following this, a visit to the museum’s main exhibition in Suðurgata, where the director of the museum, Mrs. Hallgrímsdóttir, will welcome the guests.

Venue: RÍMA Auditorium at Harpa Conference Centre

Harpa, the beautiful concert and conference centre features the best conditions for conferences in Iceland. Harpa is a first class conference centre that has received numerous awards and prizes for outstanding facilities.

Harpa was chosen the best performance venue in 2011 by Travel & Leisure magazine and in Autumn 2012, Harpa received the prestigious award as the Best MICE Centre in Northern Europe.

The conference centre is one of Reykjavik‘s greatest landmarks, located by the picturesque Reykjavík harbour in the city centre and features stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the North Atlantic Ocean. Everything you need is within reach like hotels, restaurants, museums, art galleries and shopping as well as various activities and sightseeing in Iceland‘s exotic nature.

The conference venue within Harpa is Rima auditorium