IH4Future Project Rundown

Library Auditorium of the FCT NOVA and on-line| November 24th, 2021

The Industrial Heritage for the Future rundown seminar marks the end of the project “Material Culture, Scientific Culture: Industrial Heritage for the Future” (IH4Future) ( This seminar approaches the historical and material studies, museological documentation and conservation of industrial heritage from different perspectives and contexts. The first part of the seminar includes international contributions, and the second is devoted to the IH4Future project. The project assessment comprises the presentation of the results and discussion on ways for enhancing them.

REGISTRATION: Participation at the event is free of charge, but registration is compulsory. The registration deadline is November 15th and must be made by the email
Note that the second part of the seminar will be presented in Portuguese.

09h00m | Welcome reception

09h30m | Opening of the IH4Future Project Rundown seminar

Virgílio Machado (Director of the NOVA School of Science and Technology)
José Paulo Santos (President of the NOVA-FCT- Physics department)
Marta Manso (Principal Investigator of the IH4Future project)
Pedro Pedroso (Coordinator of Archeofactu)
Graça Filipe (Ecomuseu Municipal do Seixal – Câmara Municipal do Seixal)
Fernanda Rollo (Coordinator of the HTC-NOVA-FCSH CFE)

09h45m | Making our past work for a sustainable future (on-line presentation)

Miles Oglethorpe (Industrial Heritage at Historic Environment Scotland and President of The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage – TICCIH)

10h30m | Operating Heritage Machinery – Responsibilities, Capacities and Choices in Public and Private worlds (on-line presentation)

Alison Wain (University of Canberra, Australia)

11h15m | Coffee break

11h30m | The role of science for the conservation of scientific and technical heritage: The example of COMPACT and

MIPAC projects (on-line presentation)
Emilio Cano (Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Metalúrgicas – Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas CENIM-CSIC, Spain)

12h15m | Discussion

13h00m | Lunch break

14h30m | The IH4Future project: motivations, expectations, achievements, and ways of dissemination

IH4Future project team representatives

16h15m | Closing of the IH4Future Project Rundown seminar

Marta Manso (Principal Investigator of the IH4Future project)