Technart 2019

The University of Antwerp (AXES group) and Musea Brugge (Municipal Museums of Bruges) are organizing the 2019 edition of Technart in Bruges from 7 until 10 May 2019.

The main aim of this congress is to provide a scientific forum to present and promote the use of analytical techniques in the field of cultural heritage.

The meeting offers an outstanding opportunity for exchanging knowledge and experience on leading edge developments in cultural heritage analysis. This includes studies on pigments, lithic materials, metals, glass, ceramics, resins and fibres and also chemometrics, forensic applications, art history, archaeology and conservation science.

Call for abstracts: deadline 28 January
Oral and poster contributions are welcome on subjects within the scope of the conference.

Conference topics

- X-ray analysis (XRF, PIXE, XRD, SEM-EDX)
- Confocal X-ray microscopy (3D µ-XRF, 3D µ-PIXE)
- Synchrotron, ion beam and neutron based techniques/instrumentation
- FT-IR and Raman spectroscopy and microscopy
- UV-Vis and NIR absorption/reflectance and fluorescence
- Laser-based analytical methods (LIBS etc.)
- Magnetic resonance techniques
- Chromatography (GC, HPLC) and mass spectrometry
- Optical and coherent imaging techniques
- Mobile spectrometry and spectroscopy
- Remote sensing and hyperspectral imaging
- Case studies employing one or more analytical methods

More information
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(news item 24 January 2019)