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  All presentations will be held in the Auditorium in the Rijksmuseum. Workshop locations will be disclosed on a later date. Posters will be displayed in the Foyer of the Auditorium.
  The Workshop Sessions on day 1 (15.30 – 17.00) and day 2 (15.00 – 16.30) are full. All new registrations will be offered an alternative programme for those time-slots. The alternative programme for day 1: Guided tours in the Rijksmuseum (Breitner; Highlights and the 17th Century). For day 2: Guided tours in the Atelier Building.
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Monday 14 March 2016
8:45 - 9:15  Registration and coffee/tea
Atrium and Foyer
9:15 - 9:30  Welcome speech
Chair - Katrien Keune, Rijksmuseum and University of Amsterdam
9:30 - 10:00  Introduction by Petria Noble, Head of Paintings Conservation, Rijksmuseum
10:00 - 10:30  INVITED SPEAKER 1 - Zinc soaps: an overview of zinc oxide reactivity and consequences of soap formation in oil based paintings
Presenter: Gillian Osmond
10:30 - 11:00  Coffee break
Chair - Ella Hendriks, Van Gogh Museum
  Poster pitch session I: Case studies 19th and 20th century art
11:00 - 11:05  P1: Seldom black and white- the works of Franz Kline
Presenter: Corina Rogge
11:05 - 11:10  P2: Beneath the surface: paint losses due to zinc soap formation within ground layers from a late 19th century oil painting
Presenter: Marta Felix
11:10 - 11:15  P3: Paint delamination as a result of zinc soap formation in an early Mondrian painting
Presenter: Ruth Hoppe
11:15 - 11:20  P4: Delaminating Oil Paint Layers due to Zinc Soap Formation in a painting by Piet Mondrian (1872-1944)
Presenter: Laura Raven
11:20 - 11:25  P5: The unusual behavior of zinc soaps in mid-20th-century paint films
Presenter: Dawn Rogala
11:25 - 11:40  Short break
Chair - Klaas Jan van den Berg, Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands
11.40 - 12.10  INVITED SPEAKER 2 - The dynamics of metal soap formation
Presenter: Joen Hermans
  Poster pitch session II: Formation, migration and environmental influence
12:15 - 12:20  P6: Investigation of the Dynamic Processes Underlying Lead Soap-Related Degradation Phenomena in Multi-Layer Model Systems
Presenter: Annelies van Loon
12:20 - 12:25  P7: Ageing of natural resins in presence of pigments: metal soaps and oxalates formation
Presenter: Tommaso Poli
12:25 - 12:30  P8: Factors affecting the reactivity of zinc oxide with different oils: a vibrational spectroscopy study
Presenter: Francesca Casadio
12:30 - 12:35  P9: Lead(II) soaps: crystal structures, solid and liquid mesophases and glass phases
Presenter: Francisco Javier Martinez-Casado
12:35 - 12:40  P10: An alternative idea for the explanation of protrusion formation based on colloid chemistry?
Presenter: Patrick Dietemann
12:45 - 14:15  Lunch and Poster Session
Chair - Francesca Casadio, The Art Institute of Chicago
14:15 - 14:45  INVITED SPEAKER 3 - Structure and distribution of zinc carboxylates by FTIR spectroscopy and imaging at a macro and micro scale level: from simplified model samples to actual paintings
Presenter: Costanza Miliani
  Poster pitch session III: Formation, migration and environmental influence + Case studies 19th and 20th century art
14:45 - 14:50  P11: Lead soaps: an internal marker for the impact of indoor climate on oil paint degradation
Presenter: Katrien Keune
14:50 - 14:55  P12: An Investigation into the Migration of Metal Ions from Paint and Ground Layers into Varnish Coatings
Presenter: Sally Higgs
14:55 -15:00  P13: Conservation and alteration of painting pigments: the case of green copper metal soaps
Presenter: Marion Alter
15:00 - 15:05  P14: The visual impact of zinc-oxide degradation on two of Salvador Dali’s renowned oil paintings on panel from the 1930’s: the role of external factors and implications for their conservation and restoration treatments
Presenter: Gwendolyn Boevé-Jones
15:05 - 15:10  P15: Metal soaps and the dating of varnish layers:How lead soaps can contribute in the determination of an initial varnish layer
Presenter: Zuhura Iddi
15:15 - 15:30  Instruction to Workshop and transfer to workshop areas
15:30 - 17:00  WORKSHOP SESSION I
Location: to be announced
17:00 - 18:00  PLENARY SESSION: Workshop Discussion
Moderator: Barbara Berrie, Head of Science Research Department, National Gallery of Art, Washington
18:00 - 20:30  Drinks and Finger Food
Cobra Café, Museumplein
Tuesday 15 March 2016
Chair - Petria Noble, Rijksmuseum
9:15 - 9:45  INVITED SPEAKER 4 - Metal Soaps in Paintings - phenomenologies and challenges for conservation
Presenter: Aviva Burnstock
  Poster pitch session IV: Characterization and Treatment
9:45 - 9:50  P16: The Development of an Aqueous Gel Testing Procedure for the Removal of Inorganic Salt Crusts on the Surface of Paintings by Antonio Giovanni Pellegrini (1675-1741) in the ‘Golden Room’ of the Mauritshuis
Presenter: Carol Pottasch
9:50 - 9:55  P17: Disfiguring oxalate crust
Presenter: Lizet Klaassen
9:55 -10:00  P18: Case study: Scientific investigation and conservation treatment of white spots on The Angel taking leave of Tobit and his family by Jan Victors, 1649, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Presenter: Alessa Gambardella
10:00 - 10:05  P19: Metal soaps in paintings from the sixteenth to the twentieth century
Presenter: Steven Saverwyns
10:05 - 10:10  P20: The Formation of Calcium Fatty Acid Salts in Oil Paint: Two Case Studies
Presenter: Kate Helwig
10:15 - 10:45  Coffee break
Chair - Marika Spring, National Gallery London
10:45 - 11:15  INVITED SPEAKER 5 - Understanding the Dynamics of Lead Soaps in Oil Paintings
Speaker: Silvia Centeno
  Poster pitch session V: Advanced techniques and innovative approaches for characterisation
11:15 - 11:20  P21: Identification and distribution of soaps and oxalates in paint layers using synchrotron radiation techniques
Presenter: Nati Salvadó
11:20 - 11:25  P22: The role played by metal soaps in the identification of drying oils
Presenter: Ilaria Bonaduce
11:25 - 11:30  P23: A new approach to image metal-soap morphology at the sub-micron scale: synchrotron deep-UV photoluminescence imaging
Presenter: Barbara Berrie
11:30 - 11:35  P24: The utility of ATR-FTIR spectroscopy imaging and Cluster Analysis in the study of metal soaps formed in the azurite-based paint layers
Presenter: Zofia Kaszowska
11:35 - 11:40  P25: Non-invasive identification of metal oxalates and carboxylates on paintings by reflection mid-FTIR spectroscopy
Presenter: Costanza Miliani
11:45 - 12:00  Short Break
Chair - Maartje Stols-Witlox, University of Amsterdam
  Poster pitch session VI: Advanced techniques and innovative approaches for characterisation + Case studies 19th and 20th century art
12:00 - 12:05  P26: Examining the Structure and Coordination Environment of Lead Soaps
Presenter: Sylvia Centeno
12:05 - 12:10  P27: Structural studies of Fe and Cu carboxylates in the context of paintings and metallic artefacts preservation
Presenter: Solenn Reguer
12:10 - 12:15  P28: Investigation of the phenomena of erupting micro-protusions on the surface of oil paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe
Presenter: Johanna Salvant
12:15 - 12:20  P29: The creation and present appearance of Francis Picabia's ‘transparencies'
Presenter: Joyce Townsend
12:20 - 12:25  P30: Metal Soap Mobility in Two Late Works by Francis Picabia: a Major Conservation Challenge and Visual Conundrum
Presenter: Gwendolyn Boevé-Jones
12:30 - 14:00  Lunch and Poster Session
Chair - Annelies van Loon, University of Amsterdam and TU Delft
14:00 - 14:30  INVITED SPEAKER 6 - Polar medium exudates in oil paintings and their disastrous consequences
Speaker: Jaap Boon
  Poster pitch session VII: Case studies 19th and 20th century art + Other applications of metal soaps
14:30 - 14:35  P31: Paintings by Pierre Soulages around 1958-1962 : when metal soaps have severe action - case study
Presenter: Pauline Hélou-de La Grandière
14:35 - 14:40  P32: Metal Soaps on paintings by James Ensor (1860 - 1949)
Presenter: Karen Bonne
14:40 - 14:45  P33: Metal soaps in paintings: broader context
Presenter: Marine Cotte
14:45 - 14:50  P34: Notes on metal soap extenders in modern oil paints - history, use, degradation and analysis
Presenter: Klaas Jan van den Berg
14:50 - 14:55  P35: Metal carboxylates: Friend or foe?
Presenter: Rosie Grayburn
15:00 - 16:30  WORKSHOP SESSION II
Location: to be announced
16:30 - 17:30  PLENARY SESSION: Workshop Discussion
Moderator: Ken Sutherland, Conservation Scientist, The Art Institute of Chicago
17:30  Closure
Closure by Robert van Langh, Head of Conservation and Scientific Research Department, Rijksmuseum

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