2016 Conference

The 2016 AHFAP Conference for cultural heritage imaging professionals was held on the 10th November at the Imperial War Museum (IWM), London.

The Conference was co-sponsored by Phase One and DTEK Solutions.

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Twitter hashtag #ahfap16

Conference abstracts page – for full details of the talks.

9:30 Registration – Tea and coffee
10:00 Chair’s Introduction Tony Harris
10:02 Introduction Diane Lees CBE, IWM Director & Richard Bayford, Head of Visual Resources, IWM
10:15 Color Photography, its Impact as a Medium of Communication, Information and Understanding of Past and Present Nils Torske, Levanger Photomuseum, Norway
10:45 The Drexel Digital Museum: imaging and interpreting the digital historic fashion object Daniel Caulfield-Sriklad, Drexel Digital Museum
11:00 “Flying High” Aerial Photography no longer means a helicopter! Hugh Gilbert & Phil Conrad
11:15 Wel(l)come@3D and 3DBOX, a modular kit for photogrammetry Mona Hess, UCL London
11:45 Phase One – Sponsor’s Talk
12:00 Lunch
1:00 AGM (attendance optional)
1:30 The Strines Journal: Practice-led research into Historic Photographic Processes Tony Richards, The John Rylands Library, Manchester
2:00 Digitisation of oversized material at Cambridge University Library Maciej M Pawlikowski, Cambridge University Library
2:20 Use of small format cameras in the photography of dolls house objects Richard Shellabear, Todd-White Art Photography
2:40 Visualising surface texture through the combination of 2D and 3D data Xavier Aure, National Gallery, London.
3:00 Afternoon break
3:30 The RICH project, a unique tool for the monitoring of art objects: the Microdome Bruno Vandermeulen, UBD Digitisation, University Library Leuven
4:00 Digitising, Geo Referencing and Transcribing 1100 Tithe maps  Scott Waby, The National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru
4:30 It Takes A Village: Digitisation of Private Asylum Records Laura Stevens, University of Glasgow Digitisation Centre
5:00 “At the Edge of the Curatorial Gaze”: A critical reflection on the exploration of museum storage spaces in my photographic project The Chaos of Memory (2015) Nick Bright, University of the West of England
5:30 Conference closes
5:45 Subsidised evening drinks reception at a local pub, location yet to be announced.

Conference abstracts page – for full details of the talks.

Day One – Registration and payment information

The conference sold out and reached it’s safe capacity of 200.

AHFAP Member (earlybird price was extended until 30 September) – £30
AHFAP Member (standard price) – £40
Non-member – (earlybird price was extended until 30 September) – £75
Non-member – (standard price) – £100


Day Two – Program and online booking
The programme and online booking of Open Studio visits and Workshops for Day Two can be found on the Day Two webpagePlease read the following details carefully:

  • These events are only open to delegates with a Day One ticket. Anyone registering without a valid Day One ticket will have their ticket revoked.
  • Booking for both Workshops and Open Studios is online via Eventbrite only and no correspondence can be entered into.
  • Online booking for all Day Two events will close at midnight 7 November as each institution requires details in advance for security purposes. As a result tickets are not be transferable after this date or available to book on Day One of the conference.
  • The details of your contact on the day will be printed on your ticket. This is the name of the studio manager or responsible officer at the site.
  • Places are very limited and are offered on a first-come first-served basis.
  • All events are subject to change and cancellation at short notice.
  • If booking multiple events, please allow enough time to travel between each venue.

IWM Location Map

Lambeth North Underground Station is closed until 2017, this is the nearest station to the IWM, please see the advice from TfL on alternative routes or download this leaflet.

Lambeth North Station closure (Adobe PDF)

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