CONFERENCES AND SPEECHES

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2017
Keeping them in playing condition. A brief history of musical instruments restoration. The Life Cycle of Musical Instruments, Hornimann Museum, 12 October.
‘De fare uno manicho novo saria inposibile […]’. Evolutionaty aspects of violin restoration techniques. Preservation of Wooden Musical Instruments: Ethics, Practice and Assessment. WoodMusICK Conference, Musical Instruments Museum, Brussels, 5-7 October.
 2016
– E. Marconi, “Ne laisse pas de traces de l’opération du recollage”: 19th-Century French Treatises as Source for the Study of Restoration. 44th Annual VSA Convention, Cleveland, Nov. 13rd-18th.
– E. Marconi, Italian electric guitar manufacturers and the impact of the American market. WSCHM: Electric Guitar Symposium, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, Wichita, KS, May 8th.

2015
– E. Marconi, Creativity and violin restoration in Paris: instruments, treatises and techniques during the 19th century. 4th Int. Scientific Meeting for Sound and Musical Instruments Studies, Tavira, Dec. 19th.
– E. Marconi, S. Vaiedelich, Concevoir la restauration du violon au XIXe siècle: instruments et traités techniques, un regard croisé. Conference Le violon en France du XIXe siècle à nos jours, Paris, March 25th-26th. Abstract.

2014
– E. Marconi, Forgotten instruments. The rediscovery of a collection, the example of the Musée d’art et d’histoire in Geneva. Cimcim conference, Stockolm, Aug. 24th.
– E. Marconi, An example of the traditional approach in musical instruments identification as starting point. The case of the Nonemacher’s mandolin. COST Action FP 1302 conference, Cremona, Sept. 30th.
– E. Marconi, Instruments cachés. La redécouverte d’une collection. Study day, Musée d’art et d’histoire, Geneva, Nov. 28th.

2013
– E. Marconi, S. Leconte, S. Vaiedelich, WoodCultHer documentation 2.0: the use of mobile devices and 3D scanning system for condition reports. Heritage wood: research & conservation in the 21st century, The National Museum in Warsaw, Poland, October 28-30th.
– E. Marconi, Penser l’original au XIXe siècle. Le cas du violon : analyse des traités de ce siècle. Study day “Reconstitution de la musique et de la peinture anciennes“, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, October 26th.
– E. Marconi, La zurna du musée Correr: une nouvelle référence organologique? Study day “Dans la Venise musicale du XVIIe siècle”, Paris, April 12th.

2012
– E. Marconi, J-P. Echard, Lorenzo Gusnasco in Venice. Between art, artist and trade relations. 41th AMIS meeting, NY, USA, May 15-20th
– E. Marconi, Diagnostica e Conservazione di Strumenti Musicali. Recenti sviluppi. Museum of Musical Instruments, Castello Sforzesco, Milan, May 07th.

2011
– E. Marconi, Dalla Bottega al Sincrotrone, Conservatory of Music, Trieste, Dec. 6th
– E. Marconi, Non invasive diagnostic techniques (MicroCT and SEM microanalysis) for the study of musical instruments at the Correr Museum in Venice, Italy, 40th AMIS Meeting, Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, Arizona May 18-22th.
– E. Marconi, F. Tasso, Microsoft Access© based conservation form used in the civic Museum of Musical Instruments of Milan, 2nd International Workshop on Diagnostics and Preservation of Musical Instruments, Ravenna, April 14th.

2010
– F. Zanini, D. Dreossi, N. Sodini, E. Marconi, Sound at the speed of light: non-destructive structural analysis of historical musical instruments with synchrotron radiation, Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset (USA), Nov 15th.
– Invited speaker at the Corso di Teoria del Restauro, Scuola di Specializzazione in Beni Musicali, Università di Bologna, Sept. 15th and 17th.
– E. Marconi, Use of silicon rubber as low method impact measurement, 1st International Workshop on Diagnostics and Preservation of Musical Instruments, Ravenna, May 21th.
– N. Sodini and D. Dreossi, E. Marconi, La microtomografia con luce di sincrotrone, uno strumento di analisi non invasiva per lo studio di strumenti musicali, AIAR meeting, Pavia, March 17th.