Our Program

Day 1 focus: IPM in theory – Requirements to succeed

Time Event
08:30 Welcome and registration
10:00 Opening Session – Greeting remarks
10:20 Keynote – Ecology of insects in biodeterioration
Johannes Vogel, Director General Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
10:50 Session 1

  • Disseminating IPM advice and recommendations. Using Risk Zones as part of an IPM Strategy for Insect Pests: A Case Study
    Amy Crossman & David Pinniger
  • What to include in an IPM programme – risk verses benefit
    Suzanne Ryder & Tom Strang
  • IPM Communication in Museums! A Vital Component for Establishing Effective IPM Programmes in Zimbabwe’s national museums
    Davison Chiwara
  • Climate change and its effects on indoor museum pests (insects and fungi) in Austria
    Pascal Querner, Katja Sterflinger, Katharina Derksen, Bill Landsberger, Rudy Plarre, Johanna Leissner, Stefan Bichlmair & Peter Brimblecombe
12:10 Lunch
13:30 Session 2

  • Every Bit(e) Counts – managing pest monitoring with a distributed team at a multi-site museum
    Katherine List, Siobhan Watts & Christian Baars
  • Advancing Pest Management: Developing A Pest Occurrence Index-Based Analysis Tool at University of Arizona Libraries Special Collections
    Elise Etrheim & Fleur van der Woude
  • Interpreting insect trapping data
    Peter Brimblecombe
  • Jira Service Management as a Tool for IPM Collaboration and Management: Sharing Information Across Collections and Facilities at the Art Institute of Chicago
    Sarah Gordon, Laticia Annison-Romano, Rebecca Barresse, Atticus Bikos, Ricardo Robles, Megan Kaiser & Megan Creamer
14:50 Coffee break and Poster session
15:30 Session 3

  • Detection of Wood Boring Insects Larvae based on Acoustic Emission
    Stephan Biebl
  • Identifying woodboring beetles with novel methods: the pros and cons of using smartphone apps, metabarcoding, LAMP as well as traditional pictoral diagnostic tools
    Olaf Zimmermann, Björn Lutsch, Iris Häussermann & Martin Hasselmann
  • Identifying Potential Insect Pests at the Science Museum, University of Coimbra: A Prelude to IPM Implementation
    Ana Cristina Rufino
  • 20-years monitoring of aerobiocontamination in the Old Fund of the Arsenal Library (BnF)
    Valentin Rottier & Simona Drago
17:00 End of day 1 sessions
19:00 Reception at Dinosaur hall, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

Day 2 focus: IPM in practice – Biodiversity in a changing world

Time Event
09:00 Session 4

  • Where and how do they come from – Genetic variability of gray silverfish Ctenolepisma longicaudatum and ghost silverfish Ctenolepisma calvum
    Bill Landsberger & Thomas von Rintelen
  • Management of a Biscuit Beetle (Stegobium paniceum) infestation in Perne Library, Peterhouse College, Cambridge
    Amber Xavier-Rowe & Scott Mandelbrote
  • NMAI New York Moth Mitigation Project: A Collaborative Endeavor
    William Chimborazo & John George
  • Integrated Pest Management at the Royal apartments in Pitti Palace (Florence, Italy): a case study
    Oana Adriana Cuzman, Elena Pozzi, Flavia Puoti, Alessandra Griffo, Sveva Longo & Cristiano Riminesi
10:20 Coffee break
11:00 Session 5

  • Evaluation of a quarantine strategy able to reduce the risk of artworks’ biodeterioration
    Francesca Maisto, Nikola Klištincová, Magdaléna Rusková, Domenico Pangallo, Anna Nosáľová-Zdravecká, Katarína Vaneková & Barbara Davidson
  • Exploration into the evolution and innovations of rodent IPM – Discussing the humaneness of various traps and baits in the Australian War Memorial
    Eileen Procter
  • Natural enemies of the long-tailed silverfish Ctenolepisma longicaudatum (Lepismatidae): are there options for biological control?
    Matthias Schöller & Sabine Prozell
12:00 Lunch
13:20 Session 6

  • Evaluation the effectiveness of Nitrogen Gas to control Insect Pest on Printed Book
    Mohammad Hefny Abdelkarim & Dina Yehia Abdelgawad
  • Cyanotypes and anoxia: Investigations on the color changes of cyanotypes during and after anoxic treatment
    Justine Bolle & Bill Landsberger
  • The effects of sub-lethal temperatures on the feeding behavior and growth rate of the webbing clothes moth, Tineola bisselliella (Hummel) (Lepidoptera: Tineidae): Integrated Pest Management (IPM) implications for conditioning spaces to mitigate harm caused by clothes moths
    James Feston, Patrick Kelley & Samantha Kiever
  • Conquering Complexity: A Novel IPM Resource for Mixed Media
    Ashley Bowersox
14:40 Coffee break and Poster session
15:20 Session 7

  • Is innovation still possible in heritage IPM?
    David Loughlin
  • Implementing IPM at the SNSB – a steep ascent with the summit in view
    Juliana Bahia, Carla Novoa, Nadja Pöllath, Melanie Altner, Dieter Doczkal, Stefan Friedrich, Christina Günther, Lars Hendrich & Katja Neven
  • Innovative Approaches for Early Detection and Prevention of Fungal Contamination and Dry rot contamination in Cultural Heritage Environments
    Rukshala Anton, Corinne Bounhoure, Walid Djadane, Isabelle Lacaze, Mélanie Nicolas, Sutharsini Sivanantham, Priscilla Thiry, Faisl Bousta, David Garon, Antoine Gery, Stéphane Moularat
16:30 End of day 2 sessions
19:00 Conference Dinner at Baret roof top restaurant Humboldt Forum

Day 3 focus: IPM in practice – Last resort pesticide?

Time Event
09:00 Session 8

  • Portable X-ray fluorescence screening of objects as a tool for communicating IPM
    Kilian Anheuser
  • Control of Silverfish in a museum setting using Advion Cockroach Gel bait
    Sean Loakes & Abby Moore
  • Long-lasting Insecticide Netting as barrier settings to prevent infestation of wooden objects by Anobium punctatum
    Rudy Plarre, Eric Breitung, Megan Creamer, James Feston, Pat Kelley, Samantha Kiever & Adam Osgood
  • Adaptive freezing as object-friendly and efficient pest control method? – A field report after 4 years of IPM freezer use
    Maruchi Yoshida & Lars Klemm
10:20 Coffee break and Poster session
11:00 Session 9

  • 25 years of controlling insect pests found in historic collections using heat
    Amber Xavier-Rowe, Dee Lauder, Sally Johnson, David Thickett & David Pinniger
  • Not precious – unwanted growth in and salvage of a valuable mineralogical collection
    Dirk Neumann, Cordula Bracker, Alexander Daasch, Eileen Nguyen, Thilo Weddehage, Matthias Preuß, Benjamin Frenzel & Stefan Peters
  • Integrated Pest Management procedures in the historical residences of the House of Savoy, Piedmont, North-West Italy (UNESCO-WHS-823bis): survey campaigns and data analysis
    Enrica Matteucci, Alessandra Destefanis, Marco Nervo, Michela Cardinali & Federica Pozzi
12:00 Final session – Closing remarks
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Excursions
16:00 End of conference