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ASCHB Annual General Meeting & Conference 2020

Association for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings

From: Friday 06.03.20
at 9:00am
To: Friday 06.03.20
at 5:00pm

The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU


ASCHB members £110

Non-Members £145

Students £65

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What do we choose to record, why and for whom? What is not being recorded, and could be lost to the future? The ASCHB 2020 conference investigates all these issues, examining not just traditional methods of recording but also new technologies and contemporary archiving practices.

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Come to ASCHB 2020 and join in the debate!

Includes a buffet lunch, and morning and afternoon tea.
A limited number of student places are available at £65


09.00   Registration for AGM
09.15 -10.00  ASCHB AGM
9.45 -10.15  Registration for Conference
Tea/Coffee from 9.45

Conserving Knowledge
Recording and Archiving The Historic Environment 
For Future Generations

Morning Session Chaired by Jean Letherby President of ASCHB
10.15   Introduction - Jean Letherby
10.30   What To Record & How // An Historian’s View   
Peter Guillery, Architectural Historian At The Bartlett School of  Architecture & Editor of The Survey of London
11.00   What To Record & How // Conservation Practitioner View 
Joe Thompson, Conservator, Weald and Downland Museum
11.30  A Case Study: Recording of the Villa Rotonda in Vicenza 
Alex di Valmarana, Owner & Architect
12.00   Discussion - Chaired by Jean Letherby
12.30   Buffet Lunch
Afternoon Session Chaired by Ingval Maxwell, Former Director of Technical Conservation Research & Education at Historic Scotland World Heritage Site Assessor
13.45   New Technologies of Recording 1 
Linking Reality Capture Technologies to Modelling And Simulation
Carl Brookes, Ramboll, Team Director, Engineering Simulation, Ramboll
14.15   New Technologies of Recording 2 
Recording Scottish Patrimony in the International Context.
James Hepher of Digital Documentation Conservation in Historic Environment Scotland
14.45   Tea
15.15   Archiving Current Practices and Challenges
Too much data, too little understanding: Identifying and using the information we actually need in historic building archives, now and for the future.
Tobit Curteis, Tobit Curteis Associates, Specialists In Environmental Monitoring & Analysis
15.45   Archiving Current Practices and Challenges
A View From The National Archives, Kew
Dr Philippa Turner, Sector Development  Manager, London  & Business Archives
16.15  Towards The Perfect Archived Record
Reflecting upon an international high profile career conserving the historic environment the speaker presents his idea of the perfect archived record
Julian Harrap, Julian Harrap Architects
16.35   Plenary Discussion Chaired by Ingval Maxwell
17.00   Close

For further details visit the ASCHB website Conferences page and download a booking form. You can also book online through Eventbrite. Please note that Eventbrite make a small charge for their service.

Alternatively you can contact Conference Administrator Keri Dearmer for a booking form and send it with your payment to her at Cathedrals and Church Buildings Division, Church House, 27 Great Smith Street, London SW1P 3AZ

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