Scientific Commitee

Chairman of the Scientific Committee:

Dr. Dragica Krstić, National and University Library of Zagreb

Members of the Scientific Committee:

Doc. art. Sanja Serhatlić, University in Dubrovnik: Department for Art and Restoration

Dr. Denis Vokić,  University in Dubrovnik: Department for Art and Restoration. , K-R Centar d.o.o

Dr. Jasna Malešič,  National and University Library of Slovenia 

Mgr. art. Barbara Davidson, ArtD., Member of the Committee of E.C.C.O. ,  City Gallery of Bratislava











Krstić, Dragica is the Head of the Preservation and Storage Department at the National and University Library in Zagreb with long-standing and wide-ranging experience in the field of heritage protection. She graduated in Chemical Engineering and Technology from the University of Zagreb, where she also obtained her doctorate degree in Information and Communication Sciences. Her professional experience includes working as a paper conservator and restorer at the National and University Library in Zagreb, conservation chemist at the Croatian Conservation Institute and lecturer at the Arts Academy, University of Split. She was formerly the Head of the Natural Science Laboratory at the Croatian Conservation Institute, during which period she specialised in deterioration diagnostics and conservation treatment evaluation. Through her current research interests in the field of preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage she especially focuses on management issues and the relation in which heritage protection stands with community needs. Her most recent activities have been in the field of disaster risk management and heritage protection in cases of various emergencies, in which context she organised many workshops, training courses, seminars and an international conference, and is currently working on the development of guidelines for the protection of library resources under the conditions of crisis.


Serhatlić, Sanja (1966), in Dubrovnik, Croatia. In 1989 graduated from Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Montenegro in Cetinje and earned the title of conservator-restorer. In 1999 she participated in the foundation of the Section for Paper as a part of Croatian Conservation Institute. From 2005 till 2019 she worked as a Head of the Section for Paper. In 2009 earned the title of Consultant conservator-restorer, specializing in archive and library collections, works of art on paper. From 2006 she also worked as an External Associate at the Art and Restoration Department, University of Dubrovnik where she earned the title of docent in 2018. In 2019 she became full-time employee at the University of Dubrovnik as Assistant Professor of Arts. Currently she is also Evaluator for higher professional titles in the field of archive and library collections and works of art on paper and a member of the workgroup founded by Ministry of Culture and Media with an aim of making a national strategy for preserving Croatian written cultural heritage.


Vokić, Denis has earned MA in Conservation and Restoration of easel paintings from the University of Ljubljana and PhD in Museology and Heritage Management from the University of Zagreb. In Zagreb he worked in Croatian Conservation Institute 1993-2006. He was apprentice, then associate, then conservator-restorer and finally the Head of the Department for Conservation of Panel Paintings. He left the Institute to join the University of Dubrovnik and to establish the K-R centar studio. Published works:


Malešič, Jasna began to work at the National and University Library of Slovenia in 2001 as a researcher in the field of conservation science. She obtained her PhD from the University of Ljubljana, Faculty for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering in 2005. From 2005 until 2017, she was the head of Conservation and Preservation Department of the Library. In 2011 and 2012, she performed a complementary work at the PoliMat Centre for Excellence. In 2017, she has joined the Research department of the Library. She was responsible for preservation of library materials in the Library from 2004 until 2020. She is the author of several publications on the subject of preservation/conservation of library materials.


Davidson, Barbara (1970) in Bratislava, Slovakia. 1984 - 88 Arts and Crafts School, Advertisement and Exhibition Creation. 1988 -92exhibition technician in the Galéria mesta Bratislavy (City Gallery of Bratislava). 1992 -96 Bc. in restoration of easel paintings,Vysoká škola výtvarných umení a dizajnu (Academy of Fine Arts and Design) in Bratislava. 1996–98 Mgr. art. in restoration of panel paintings (AFAD).In 1997 a semester of internship in SRAL Maastricht (polychromed sculpture and panel paintings). 2000 - 10 Artis Doctor - ArtD. (AFAD). Since 1996 membership in the Komora reštaurátorov(Chamber of Restorers)2003 member of the Board of KR, 2012–18 Vice President, since 2018 President of KR. Since 1998 works as a Specialised Restorer in the Galéria mesta Bratislavy, currently as the Head Restorer. Since 2006 as the delegate of KR,Committee Member of the European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers´ Organisations, 2007-08, 2014-17 General Secretary,2017 Deputy GS and since 2018 ordinary CM. Member of the Specialisation’s commission for doctoral studies andexamination boards for theDepartment of Restoration (AFAD). 2020 - Member of the advisory Monuments´ Council (Pamiatková rada) of the Minister of Culture of the SR.