2011 UK Conference

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The 2011 annual UK conference was held at Westminster Cathedral Public Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, Victoria, London on 10 November.

The programme for Day One, Thursday, 10 November, at Westminster Cathedral, is as follows:

09.15 Registration and coffee

10.00 Welcome, introduction and housekeeping

10.10 David Lambert, of the Tate Gallery Photographic Studio, will talk about his long and varied career as a photographer

10.40 Hans van Dormelen will discuss the Metamorphoze project of colour management standardisation and how it can be implemented in a practical way

11.20 Ivor Kerslake will report on the recent visit to the China Cultural Relics Digitisation Conference at the Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, China

12.00 James Stevenson will review the summer’s International Conference in Brighton

12.30 Lunch

14.00 Paul O’Sullivan, of 3D Encounters, discusses recent 3D imaging work in cultural heritage

14.40 Carlos Jimenez and Russell Harris tell the story of the V&A minbar and how 3D imaging has been attempted on this large object

15.30 John Carr talks about his work at the Royal College of Surgeons

16.30 Finish


Day Two, Friday, 11 November

This year there is an opportunity to visit the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace and also take a tour of Westminster Cathedral.

10.15 The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace is a permanent space dedicated to changing exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, the wide-ranging collection of art and treasures held in trust by The Queen for the Nation.

2.15 Miriam Power, archivist at Westminster Cathedral, will conduct a tour of the building.

The Cathedral Church of Westminster was designed in the Early Christian Byzantine style by the Victorian architect John Francis Bentley. The foundation stone was laid in 1895 and the fabric of the building was completed eight years later.

The awesome interior of the cathedral, although incomplete, contains fine marble-work and mosaics. The fourteen Stations of the Cross, by the sculptor Eric Gill, are world renowned.