Join us for MuseumPests Second Public Presentation Session on March 3 starting at 12:00 U.S. Eastern Time.  In order to receive the direct Zoom webinar link please RSVP by March 1. If you do not RSVP you will be able to watch via Facebook live. The session will be recorded and archived along with the presentations on the Conferences page.
START TIME(GMT -5:00)Title and Authors
12:00 – 12:15Welcome and Introduction to Session 1
12:15 – 12:30Climate change and its effects on indoor insect pests and fungi in Austrian museums
Pascal Querner, Katja Sterflinger, Katharina Derksen, Johanna Leissner, Bill Landsberger, Peter Brimblecombe, Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria
12:30 – 12:45Advancements in remote monitoring for pests in museums
Adrian Doyle, British Museum, U.K.; Pat Kelley and Ethan Estabrook, Insects Limited
12:45 – 1:00Preventive Conservation and Pesticide Use: Investigating Potentially Contaminated Ornithology and Mammalogy Collections in Zimbabwe’s Museums
Davison Chiwara, Siona O’ Connell, Maggi Loubser and Isabelle McGinn, University of Pretoria, South Africa
1:00 – 1:15Digital Twin + An Integrated Pest Management Case study
Armando Mendez, Richard Hinton & Eleanor Koller, Natural History Museum, London U.K.
1:15 – 1:30Humidity regulated heat treatments for insect-infested artworks and heritage objects
Nikolaus Wilke, ICM / IPARC, Belgium
1:30 – 1:45Humidity controlled heat treatment: a new pest treatment option at the British Museum
Fabiana Portoni, Nicola Crompton, Adrian Doyle, The British Museum, U.K.
1:45 – 2:00BREAK
2:00 – 2:15Introduction to Session 2
2:15 – 2:30Profession: Conservator-restorer – Are we expendable?
Ana Nascimento, Sport Lisboa e Benfica – Cultural Heritage Department, Portugal
2:30 – 2:45Creative approaches to Integrated Pest Management: engaging museum staff and creating buy-in
Abbie Griffiths Yale Center for British Art, USA
2:45 – 3:00Selecting the Met’s Integrated Pest Management Vendor
Michael Millican, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
3:00 – 3:15Update On New Nitrogen Bubble At Historic New England
Adam Osgood, Historic New England, Pat Kelley and James Feston, Insects Limited, USA
3:15 – 3:30Parasitic Wasps vs. Clothes Moths
David Stevenson, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Canada
3:30 – 3:45EN ESPAÑOL!
Estandarización Del Nivel De Biodeterioro Por Plaga Presente En Una Colección De Madera Mapuche
(Standardization of the Level of Biodeterioration by Pests Present in a Mapuche Wood Collection)
Yerko Quitral Q., Leslie Silva R., MAPA museum, Chile
3:34 – 4:00Wrap-up
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