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Call for papers: FUTURE TALKS 017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:40
The Conservation Department, 
Die Neue Sammlung - The Design Museum 
is pleased to announce its fifth edition of the FUTURE TALKS conference series:

FUTURE TALKS 017
- The silver edition -
VISIONS.
INNOVATION IN TECHNOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF THE MODERN

October 11 to 13, 2017
Die Neue Sammlung
The Design Museum

FUTURE TALKS 017 is focussing on the evolution and role of new technologies and conservation practices, the visions and innovations both in the fields of investigation and research and its practical application.Recent advances in this field, addressing technology, design and production processes of modern materials, new and innovative treatment methods for degrading plastics as well as current research and ongoing projects will be presented. During the three day conference experts from all over the world will share their experiences and knowledge in this field. We all know that the conservation of this kind is not only limited to design objects. Therefore presentations of conservation projects on modern/contemporary works of art are very welcome, too.

HOW TO APPLY
An abstract needs to be submitted and should include:
- The full title of the paper
- Full names, postal addresses and e-mail address of the contact author
- A summary of the paper (between 300 and 500 words)
- Graphs, pictures, tables or references should not be included
- Papers for the conference should be tailored to a 25-minute presentation frame
All works submitted must be original and not have been published elsewhere.
The language of the symposium and proceedings will be in English. 
The deadline for submission of abstracts is April 30, 2017. 

ABSTRACTS SHOULD BE SENT TO
Tim Bechthold [Dipl.Rest.Univ.]
Head of Conservation
bechthold@die-neue-sammlung.de 
Die Neue Sammlung I The Design Museum

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