2018 Conference – Day 1

The Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography will be holding its 2018 Conference on Thursday 1st November at The British Library Knowledge Centre in London.  There is also an opportunity to join out day 2 activities on the 2nd November. Please see the bottom of page for ticket information.

CONFERENCE ITINERARY (See here for details of each talk) 
Day One

9:00 Registration, tea & coffee

10:00 Chair: Welcome and introduction

10:05 Laurie Lewis ARCA, MA, MFA: Keynote

10:45 Elizabeth Hunter, British Library: The Endangered Archives Programme

11.00 Andrew Bruce, Digitisation Officer, The Postal Museum: A Blank Slate (Setting out to deliver first-class digitisation)

11:30 Kieron Cheek, Assistant Digitisation Photographer & Will Punter, Digitisation Photographer, Alfred Gillett Trust (C & J Clark Ltd): Footwear in Focus

12:00 Lunch (until 13:30)

13:00 AGM

13:30 Hans van Dormolen, Imaging & Preservation Imaging: The present and future use of the Metamorfoze Preservation Imaging Guidelines

14:00 Ben Gilbert, The Wellcome Trust: Stories of science, medicine, life and art

14:30 Dave Green: Digitising 10,000 images of James Ravilious and Roger Deakins for the Beaford Archive in 18 months.

15:00 Afternoon break

15:45 Jason Candlin, Silverbeard Images: From Medicine to Museums

16.00 Alexis Lecoq, Digital Divide Data at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and  Jacqueline Vincent, Brechin Imaging Services, The Brechin Group Inc:  Cambodia’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum Archives

16:30 Amelie Deblauwe, Senior Digitisation Technician, Digital Content Unit, Cambridge University Library: How colourful could ‘Life of Edward the Confessor’ be?

16:45 Blazej Mikula, Senior Digitisation Technician, Digital Content Unit, Cambridge University Library: If ‘a picture is worth a thousand words,’ what is a video worth?

17:00 Closing address

17:15 Conference closes

A room has been booked at The Somers Town Coffee House, 60 Chalton Street, Euston, London NW1 1HS, where it is hoped delegates will foregather.

(This timetable is provisional and may be altered without notice
Errors and omissions excepted).


AHFAP Members – £55
Non-members – £135

Don’t forget to consider entering the Brian Tremain Award to receive funding to attend the conference.

To register and pay for a ticket, please use our external booking facility (hosted by Eventbrite). To pay by invoice or cheque, please select the amount of tickets you require and select “Show other payment options” under the Order Now button, then click the Pay Offline button and follow the instructions to complete your registration.

Please note: you do not need a Paypal account to pay by Paypal, select ‘Pay with a credit or debit card’ when at the order summary page.

Lunch is included on day one. If you have any dietary requirements please contact the conference team.

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