Series of Training Activities

Optical technologies offer unique prospects as regards conservation and diagnostics in Cultural Heritage (CH), yet their use in real-life conservation treatments is rather sporadic and far from routine, despite a number of brilliant applications, for example the Athens Acropolis conservation campaigns. Among the main reasons for the rare use of lasers in conservation practice is the lack of training opportunities. The OPTO-CH series of summer courses have as main goal to present advanced optical technologies in CH science and conservation to scientists and young conservation professionals within a training setting that will combine lectures from experts with practical hands-on experimental sessions that will enable participants to get a real feeling on how to use a number of advanced optical tools for analysis and characterisation of materials and surfaces.

June 23,2022

June 24 2022 at 9:30 EEST/14:30 CST
DIALOGUE 02: prof. Cunfeng Wei – Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
“The Applications and prospects of the X-ray Imaging Technology in Cultural Relics”

April 26,2022

April 29 2022 at 9:30 EEST/14:30 CST
DIALOGUE 01: Costas Vasiliadis – The Acropolis Museum
“The Erectheion Caryatids: Conservation Interventions and Removal of Pollution Encrustation by Means of Laser Technology”

September 21,2020

September 24, 2020 organizes an on-line webinar as a part of the HELLAS-CH project of the “ELI Synergy – LASER LAB Europe, HIRER &”.