2023 | Jacksonville

These are articles and abstracts from presentations given in the general and concurrent general sessions of AIC’s 51st Annual Meeting in Jacksonville.

Download the full book in our digital store: https://members.culturalheritage.org/commerce/store?productId=AIC-2023-AIC-GENERAL-SESSIONS-POSTPRINTS

Title Page and Table of Contents for the General and Concurrent Sessions Postprints

Building Diversity in Conservation Through University Training Initiatives, by Nina Owczarek, Bianca Garcia, Nicole Passerotti, Ellen Pearlstein, Mark Aronson, and Cynthia Schwarz

Gender Equity in Conservation: Understanding the Data and Exploring Ways to Improve, by Suzanne L. Davis

Living Histories: Building a Conservation Leadership Program for Social Change, by Sarah Kleiner

A Community of Response, by Susan Duhl, Ann Frellsen, Holly Herro, and Vicki Lee

Tangier Island, VA Museum: Rising Waters Understaffed, Underfunded, and Nearly Underwater, by Heather Parks

Conservation as Change Agent: Towards a Sustainable Future, by Glenn Wharton (abstract)

Water and Memory in the Lowcountry: Launching the Lowcountry Alliance for Response Network, by Kimberly Roche, Patricia Smith, Cashion Drolet, and Georgette Mayo (abstract)

Climate Smart Planning for Cultural Heritage: Building Resilience in a Changing World, by Tatiana Ausema (abstract)

Community-Based Conservation: Launching the Utah Collections Preservation Program, by Marie Desrochers, Emily Johnson, Reilly Jensen, and Megan Van Frank

Duck, Duck, Grey Duck: A Study of Pesticides in Three Northwoods Taxidermy Collections, by Nicole Grabow and Melissa Amundsen

Museums Poisons Test Kit: Analytical Testing for All Museums, by Paulette Reading, Brandy Howard, and Charles Koch

We Are Family–The Cooperation of Collection Conservation and Management Within the Alliance of Literary Museums in Taiwan, by Hsuan-Yu Chen (abstract)

Cognito Forms: A Comprehensive Solution for Collection Surveys and Condition Reports, by Clara Huisman and Silvia Manrique Tamayo (abstract)

Doing More With Less: Tips and Tricks for Building a Conservation Imaging Program, by Bethann Rea, Jacqueleen J. Quinn, and Catherine Orochena (abstract)

Environments of Change: Digitization of Historic Sites and Artifacts for Heritage Repositories, Educational Video Games, and Virtual Reality Tourism Apps, by
Caroline Longo, Andrew Moore, Antonia A. Mappin-Kasirer, Emy Kim, Melissa Allen, Patrick Shaghaghi, and Steven Bednarski (abstract)

Identification and Hazard Mitigation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) During a Large-Scale Collections Move, by Jacqueline Riddle and Skye Marshall (abstract)

Evolved SHS: An Efficient and Sustainable Housing System for Tintypes, by Clara M. Prieto (abstract)

Thinking Inside the Box: Computerized Mat Cutting for Collection Housing, by 
Chloe Gise, Anna Maupin, and Brie Warren (abstract)

Adapting Preservation Work in Automated Storage and Retrieval Facilities, by 
Christopher Saclolo (abstract)

Boxing with Leopold Von Ranke, by David J. Stokoe (abstract)

Early to Mid-Nineteenth Century Leather Saddles, by Michela Kuykendall, Hillary Sullivan, and April Berry (abstract)

The Evolution of the Bibliotoxicology Working Group, by Melissa Tedone

Searching for Arsenic: The Scientific Approaches of The Poison Book Project, by Rosie Grayburn and Melissa Tedone

Arsenic to Dye For? A Study of Arsenic in a 19th Century Book of Textile Samples, by Timothy Greening

What’s in the Box? Planning for Hazards in Collections, by Rebecca Fifield 

Can we call it arsenic yet? The 19th Century Green Books Project at Northwestern University Libraries, by Susan Russick

The Time for Talking is Over: Stop Talking And Start Doing, by Lorraine Finch

Convincing the Right Audience, by Christopher Cameron (abstract)

Neutrality is a Delusion: What Does it Mean to be a Conservator During a Climate Crisis?, by Anna Krez (abstract)

Beyond RGB for Item Documentation in a Conservation Workflow, by Leah Humenuck, Gabrielle Brogle, Olivia Kuzio, and Susan Farnand

Modifying Smartphones for Multimodal Imaging, by Sean Billups 

Under the Hood: Accessible Multispectral Image Processing Software for Historical Document Discovery, by Juilee Decker and David W. Messinger

Accessible, Adaptable Imaging for Ancient Color Research: An Online, Open-Access Toolkit, by Caroline Roberts and Suzanne Davis

Standardization of Multiband Illumination for Conservation Documentation, by
Scott Geffert

The Politics of Digital Repatriation and its Relationship to 3D Imaging Sovereignty, by Brinker Ferguson (abstract)

Disaster Response in a Rural Sacrifice Zone (Lord Willing and the Creek Don’t Rise), by Alex R. Brooks (abstract)

Performing Arts Readiness: Bringing Good Disaster Preparedness Practices to the Arts Community, by Tom Clareson (abstract)

The Case of 100,000 Visual Memories: A Collection Casualty is Turned into a Mass Digital Initiative, by Teresa Mesquit, Karin Neander, and Sara Ellenius (abstract)

Challenges of Outdoor Sculpture Conservation: The Manguinhos Historical Architectural Nucleus, by Sarah Corrêa Moreira De Sequeira and Carla Maria Teixeira Coelho 

CRSurveyor: Expanding Access to Digital Survey and Photodocumentation Tools for Cultural Heritage at Risk, by Taylor A. Pearlstein

Increasing HCC’s sustainability: the overarching theme for the new research strategy at the Heritage Conservation Centre in Singapore, by Christel Pesme (abstract)

Mammalian and Fish Gelatins: Gelling Temperature and Behavior at Fluctuating Relative Humidity, by Karolina Soppa, Stefan Zumbühl, and Tamara Hügli

A Heated Situation: In Situ Monitoring of a Wooden Altarpiece, by Julia Brandt, Alex Fröhlich, Theresa Hilger, Kristina Holl, Manuela Hörmann, and Leander Pallas

A Case Study: Safely Transitioning Wooden Objects from a Tropical Region to a Controlled Museum Environment, by Cathy Silverman

Protecting Public Art: The Future of Remote Risk Assessment and Mapping, by 
Nicole Grabow, Madeline Cooper, and Janae Huber (abstract)

A Blueprint for Developing a National Projection of Climate Change Impacts on Cultural Property, by Charles Vörösmarty (abstract)

The Continued Evolution of an Introduction to Practical Conservation for HBCU Students and Recent Graduates, by Nina Owczarek and Joyce Hill Stoner

Dynamic Resources and Building a Community for Changing Times: The AIC Imaging Wiki and IWG Community, by Leah Humenuck, Adam Neese, and Wendy Rose

What Do You Need to Know? Re-Evaluating the Senior Capstone Course in the University of Delaware’s Undergraduate Program and Thinking Towards the Future, by Madeline Hagerman 

The Cause Lies in the Future, by Stephanie De Roemer 

Climate Change and Cultural Landscapes: Resource Management in the South Carolina Lowcountry, by Patrica Ploehn (abstract)

Rescuing “The Life Scrolls” & Remembering Florida’s Fallen from WWI, by Ann Seibert and Joanelle Mulrain (abstract)

A Conservator’s Place in the Repair Revolution, by Shane O. Wiechnik (abstract)

Sustainability Tools in Cultural Heritage: Lessons Learned for Forward Thinking, by
Sarah Nunberg and Matthew Eckelman (abstract)

Future, in Flux: Conserving the Carnegie International (1896 to Present), by
Mary Wilcop (abstract)

The 6th Annual Mistakes Session, by Anthony Sigel

In a Tight Spot! Troubleshooting an Oversized IRR, by Kari Rayner, Douglas Maclennan, Olivia Kuzio, and Kayla Kee

I Should Have Left It: How the Pursuit of Best Turns to Worst, by Luisa Casella

Million Dollar Babies: The Risks of Conservation Training, by Sam Callanta

Sometimes They Come Back: The Green Ooze, by Cristiana Acerbi Ginatta

The X-Ray Incident, by Jacquelyn Peterson-Grace

Finding Your Voice, by Suzanne Hargrove

Closing Remarks for the Mistakes Session, by Kari Rayner