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Final program for the BELAM workshop

October 3 2016

9h30: Registration, coffee

10h00 Welcome talk

10h30: Summary of the BELAM project

-Conservation and curation at the RBINS (Sophie Decrée, Marleen Deceukelaire, Vinciane Debaille)

-Report of the Belgian Antarctic missions (Steven Goderis)

-Belgian scientific research dedicated to Antarctic meteorites (Vinciane Debaille)

12h00: Lunch

13h00: Meteorite curation in the world:

Invited speakers

13h00: Antarctic meteorite search by the Italian PNRA: an example of a small-scale Antarctic meteorite search project (Luigi Folco)

13h20: Japanese Antarctic Meteorites: Collection, classification, and curation (Akira Yamaguchi)

13h40: Curation of the U.S. Antarctic Meteorites I - Johnson Space Center (Kevin Righter)

14h00: Curation of the U.S. Antarctic Meteorites II - The Smithsonian Institution (Cari Corrigan)

14h20: The Natural History Museum, London Meteorite Collection - Past, Present and Future (Caroline Smith)

14h40: The meteorite collection at the Natural History Museum Vienna (Christian Koeberl)

15h00-15h30: Coffee break

15h30: Searching for meteorites fallen in France (Brigitte Zanda)

15h50: Classification and curation strategy at CEREGE: surviving the flood of ordinary chondrites (Jerome Gattacceca)

16h10: Advanced Curation of Apollo Samples and Meteorites: Pushing the Boundaries (Ryan Zeigler)

16h30: Roundtable

17h00: End of the day

19h00: Dinner

October 4 2016

9h30: Registration, coffee

10h00: Tour of the Museum + visit of the repository and curation facilities (to be booked at registration)

12h00: Lunch

13h00: Roundtable discussions

15h00-15h30: Coffee break

17h00: End of the day

19h00: Dinner