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Recent CPD Grants

CPD grants awarded in the past year by the Anna Plowden Trust have allowed professional conservators, some of whom presented papers, to attend courses and conferences in the UK and overseas. They have also funded short term work experience. Conferences and courses attended include:

College Art Association Conference, Los Angeles, February 2012

“The Art and Science of Medieval Church Screens”, Cambridge April 2012

3rd European Student Conference on Objects Conservation, Vienna May 2012

Conservation of Photographs, London June 2012

“Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces”, London July 2012

ICOM joint conference on “The Artefact, Its Context and their Narrative”, Los Angeles November 2012

International conference on “Reducing Risks to Heritage”, Netherlands November 2012

Several CPD grants were awarded to enable conservators to attend the Icon conference PF13:Positive Futures in an Uncertain World held in Glasgow in April 2013.