Preserving the Past, Protecting the Future

Venue: The Gateway Building

Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 14, 2010 End Date/Time: Sep 16, 2010
Registration Date: Aug 31, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jul 24, 2010
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A Bucks New University Fine Arts Conference

Buckinghamshire New University is delighted to announce this inaugural conference, bringing together experts from industry and academia with enthusiasts of the collection and conservation of the fine and decorative arts.

Speakers include:

Rob Titian, regular contributor to BBC Televisions ‘Restoration Roadshow’
Dana Melchar, Senior Conservator at the V&A
Prof. Clive Edwards, Professor of Design History at Loughborough University
Paul Tear MBE, former Head of Conservation at the Wallace Collection
Clare Pardy, Fine Art Underwriting Manager, Ecclesiastical Insurance
Prof. Jake Kaner, Buckinghamshire New University, on 3-D Visualisation

Key Themes are:

• Evolving ideas in the conservation and restoration of private and public collections
• Examining issues in furniture, painting and ceramics
• Exploring contrasts between traditional techniques and the most recent breakthroughs in conservation and restoration.

The venue is the newly-opened, award winning Gateway Building on the Bucks New University campus, High Wycombe, with accommodation at the nearby historic Missenden Abbey.


Buckinghamshire New University
High Wycombe
United Kingdom