International Workshop on the Scientific Approach to the Acheiropoietos Images

ENEA Research Centre of Frascati, Aula B. Brunelli


Tuesday 4 May 2010
Time Session Speaker Title
8,15 Registration - -
9,15 Opening P. Di Lazzaro Welcome and Introduction
9,30 Keynote lecture A. Danin The botany of the Shroud
10,15 Shroud image formation G. Fanti A critical compendium of Shroud body image formation hypotheses
10,45 Coffee break and Poster Session - -
11,30 Shroud image formation P. Di Lazzaro Sub-micrometer coloration depth of linens by deep ultraviolet radiation
12,00 Shroud image formation M. Antonacci Particle radiation from the body
12,20 Shroud image formation G. De Liso Shroud-like experimental image formation during natural electrostatic discharges
12,40 Shroud image formation G. Fanti A scientific comparison between the Turin Shroud and the first handmade whole copy
13,00 LUNCH - -
14,30 Image processing D. Murra Sight and brain: an introduction to the visually misleading images
14,50 Image processing G. Fanti A quantitative image of the Turin Shroud for details recognition
15,10 Image processing B. Faccini New image processing of the Turin Shroud scourge marks
15,30 Image processing R. Falcinelli Two unpublished letters of Secondo Pia about the 1898 Shroud photography
15,50 Coffee break - -
16,10 Image processing M. Latendresse An online web tool for length measurements and web annotated presentation for the Shroud of Turin
16,30 Textile fibres L.G. Thygesen Dislocations in plant fibres and in Turin Shroud fibres
16,50 Shroud characteristics G. Fanti Scientific observables and inferences applicable to the Shroud of Turin
17,10 OPEN FORUM All the 4th-May speakers Round table on the Shroud image characteristics. The "LIST" paper and live experimental observations
18,00 End of the sessions - -

Wednesday 5 May 2010
Time Session Speaker Title
8,20 Registration - -
9,00 Archaeology D. Fulbright Implications of Akeldama Shroud Fragments for the Turin Shroud
9,30 History D. Scavone On Besanšon and other plausible theories for the Shroud during the missing
10,00 History A. Piana The "missing years" of the holy Shroud
10,20 Coffee break and Poster Session - -
11,20 History D. Fulbright Were sixth-century natural disasters factors in the transfer of relics from Palestine?
11,40 History D. Scavone Edessan sources, the Shroud and the legend of the holy grail
12,00 History A. Piana An unknown hideaway of the holy Shroud?
12,20 LUNCH - -
14,00 Philosophy P.H. Wiebe The promise (and threat) of the Shroud
14,30 Philosophy K.E. Stevenson White linen and the blood of sprinkling
14,50 Philosophy A. Silverman The brightest light of all
15,10 Iconography E. Marinelli The copies of the Shroud
15,30 Iconography G. Baldacchini Crux mensuralis of Grottaferrata and Shroud of Turin
15,50 End of the Sessions - -
16,15 Boarding the bus to visit the Greek Abbey of Grottaferrata - -
18,40 Back to Frascati hotels and to ENEA - -

Thursday 6 May 2010
Time Session Speaker Title
8,30 Registration - -
9,00 Oviedo sudarium J.L. Fernandez Sanchez The Sudarium of Oviedo and the Shroud of Turin. A question of authenticity
9,30 Forensic N. Svensson Medical and forensic aspects of the Man depicted on the Shroud of Turin
10,00 Forensic G.R. Lavoie A medical study of the surface anatomy of the image and a medical forensic evaluation of the blood marks of the Shroud of Turin in relation to image formation
10,20 Acheiropoietos images G. Fanti How are the acheiropoietos images produced?
10,50 Coffee break and Poster Session - -
11,30 Acheiropoietos images J.C. Espriella Godinez Acheiropoietos images: the Tilma of Guadalupe
12,00 Acheiropoietos images H. Pfeiffer The concept acheiropoietos, the icons of the likeness of Christ and the Veil of Manoppello
12,20 Manoppello veil R. Falcinelli The face of Manoppello and the veil of Veronica: new studies
12,40 Manoppello veil J.S. Jaworski Properties of byssal threads and the chemical nature of colors of the Veil of Manoppello
13,00 Manoppello veil Z. Treppa The appearance of the changing images on the Veil of Manoppello
13,20 LUNCH - -
14,45 Keynote lecture M. Antonacci Can contamination be detected on the Shroud to explain its 1988 dating?
15,30 Shroud dating M. Riani A robust statistical analysis of the 1988 Turin Shroud radiocarbon dating results
16,00 Coffe break - -
16,20 Shroud dating A.C. Lind Production of Radiocarbon by Neutron Radiation
16,40 Shroud dating L. Campanella Sensoristic approach to dating of cellulosic materials
17,00 Shroud dating R. Van Haelst ANOVA, a robust method to evaluate AMS
17,20 End of the sessions P. Di Lazzaro Closing remarks
17,30 End of the workshop - -


Cesaremaria Glori Why Jesus did not bring the patibulum but the whole cross
Max Patrick Hamon Does the Shroud of Turin Really Bear the Image of a Man Crucified "Under Pontius Pilate"?
Mario Latendresse The Scientific Method and the Shroud of Turin
Blandina Paschalis Schl÷mer The Manoppello Veil compared with the Turin Shroud and with other grave cloths of Christ.
Andreas Resch The Face on the Shroud and on the Veil of Manoppello