HOLD THE DATE
Ninth MaSC Workshop and Meeting
Canadian Conservation Institute, Parks Canada, and National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
3-7 June 2019
WORKSHOP (3-5 June 2019):
The two-and-a-half-day workshop will be held in the laboratories of the Canadian Conservation Institute and Parks Canada and will train participants in the use of several sample preparation and derivatisation methods for different GCMS applications: pyrolysis of natural resins, dye analysis, and evolved gas analysis for the evaluation of museum exhibition and storage materials. The workshop will consist of lectures and hands-on use of the instrumentation using samples prepared by the instructors. It will be limited to 15 participants owing to laboratory space constraints.
Workshop instructors will include Jennifer Poulin (CCI), Greg Smith (Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields), and others to be announced.
MEETING (6-7 June 2019):
The meeting will be held at the National Gallery of Canada and will comprise discussions and presentations on novel applications of chromatographic and mass spectrometric techniques to the study of art and cultural artefacts.
Further details and dates regarding abstract submission, registration, application procedure for the Workshop and Meeting, and fees, will be announced shortly and posted on the MaSC website https://mascgroup.org/workshops-and-meetings/