April 14 - 15, 2011

The conference, open to all museum professionals and curators, is aimed to present and critically discuss the latest researches about diagnostic techniques applied to musical instruments and advanced conservation practices, in relation also to fittings, use of materials, stockpile management, through the presentation of case studies.

Areas of interest:
· diagnostic techniques applied to musical instruments
· dimensional detection techniques
· physical acoustics

· applied science to musical instruments
· materials physics (constitutive and contact)
· study of the behaviour of adhesives and solvents

Museums’ best practices
· computer science catalogue
· air conditioning
· managing exhibitions and deposits

Official language: English