On 3–4 December 2019, the second conference for the Heritage Science Sweden (HSS) network was held. This time, Heritage Science Forum 2019 was arranged in Gothenburg by the research institute RISE.
For two days, the participants got to take part in interdisciplinary cultural heritage projects, discuss future collaborations and how a national research infrastructure for heritage science can be developed. Read more about the meeting here .
The conference had a broad representation of professionals in the field of cultural heritage. Here came, for example, conservators, archaeologists, engineers and visualization experts from museums as well as authorities, universities, research institutes and the business community.
Among other things, the participants took part in a number of advanced and innovative projects in, for example, DNA analysis, art conservation, 3D visualization, lighting design and opportunities in neutron and synchrotron technology. During day 2, group workshops were held, where the participants got to immerse themselves further in various current topics in heritage science.
Conference Report 2019 (In Swedish)
Posters presented at the HSS Forum 2019
- Kaj Thuresson, Swedish National Heritage Board: Mercury in museum herbarium collections
- Elyse Canosa, Kinga Grenda, Krister Holmberg & Romain Bordes, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chalmers and Michael Persson, Nouryon Pulp and Performance Chemicals AB: Functionalized silica adsorbents for pollution capture in museum storage
- Elyse Canosa & Sara Norrehed, Riksantikvarieämbetet, Anders Karlsson & Andreas Fischer, RISE and Charlotta Rigbrant, Camfil AB: Comparing zeolite adsorption properties in cultural heritage contexts
- Nicoletta Palladino & Marei Hacke, Riksantikvarieämbetet, Romain Bordes, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Gothenburg and Giovanna Poggi, Department of Chemistry and CSGI, University of Florence: Nanomaterials for the consolidation of irontannate dyed textiles
- Johan Norrback, GIOA and the University of Gothenburg: Metal analysis for provenance? Game clock from the 18th century
- Valerio Beni, RISE: SensMat