PROGRAM

Thursday, September 12th 2019

Registration

from 12:00
Registration & Info Desk
in front of Café Arte

Symposiums Opening and Welcome

17:00 – 17:30
Welcome and Administrative Announcements by our hosts GNM, City of Nuremberg, NAWCC and DCG
Aufsess Auditorium
17:30 – 17:45
Bob Frishman, Andover MA: What is the James Arthur Lecture?
Aufsess Auditorium

James Arthur Lecture

17:45 – 19:15
Thomas Eser, Nuremberg: The Henlein watch. Findings of its technical examination.
Aufsess Auditorium

Friday, September 13th 2019

Registration

from 8:00
Registration & Info Desk
in front of Café Arte

Session 1: EARLY MECHANICAL CLOCKS

9:00 – 10:00
Markus Marti, Bern: The earliest monumental astronomical clocks in central Europe, focusing on the Zytglogge clock in Bern (Switzerland).
Aufsess Auditorium
10:00 – 11:00
Heike Zech, Nuremberg: Revisiting the Burgundy Clock: research history and new perspectives
Aufsess Auditorium
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break
Lobby Aufsess Auditorium

Session 2: CLOCKS OF THE RENAISSANCE & BAROQUE

11:30 – 12:30
Günther Oestmann, Bremen: Mechanical Clocks from Augsburg and Nürnberg in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Aufsess Auditorium
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch Break
Café Arte
14:00 – 15:00
Karsten Gaulke, Kassel: By the minute and the second. The Clocks of Jost Bürgi and determing the position of the stars at the Observatory of Landgrave Wilhelm IV. of Hessen-Kassel from 1585 to 1589.
Aufsess Auditorium
15:00 – 16:00
Eduard Saluz, Furtwangen: The Artwork of the Priest Mechanics
Aufsess Auditorium
16:00 – 16:30
Coffee Break
Lobby Aufsess Auditorium

Session 3: MASS PRODUCTION OF CLOCKS

16:30 – 17:30
Reinhold Krämer, Stegen: The Mass Production of Wooden Clocks. A Cottage Industry in the Black Forest (1780 - 1850).
Aufsess Auditorium
9:00 – 19:00
Horological Information Fair and Exchange
Foyer Aufsess Auditorium

Horological Information Fair

9:00 – 19:00
Horological Information Fair and Exchange
Foyer Aufsess Auditorium

Saturday, September 14th 2019

Registration

from 8:00
Registration & Info Desk
in front of Café Arte

Session 3: MASS PRODUCTION OF CLOCKS

9:00 – 10:00
Gisela Lixfeld, Sulzburg: A Choice between two Strategies. Black Forest Clockmaking and the American Challenge (1850 - 1914).
Aufsess Auditorium
10:00 – 11:00
Reinhard Reichel, Glashütte: Luxury Pocketwatches from Glashütte / Sachsen.
Aufsess Auditorium
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break
Lobby Aufsess Auditorium
11:30 – 12:30
Artur Kamp, Wutha-Farnroda: Good value watches from Ruhla (Thüringen).
Aufsess Auditorium
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch Break
Café Arte
14:00 – 15:00
Johannes Graf, Furtwangen: The German Horological Industry in the 20th Century (1914 - 1990).
Aufsess Auditorium

Session 4: PRECISION HOROLOGY

15:00 – 16:00
Bernhard Huber, Höchststadt: The Engineer of Precision. The Pendulum Clocks of Sigmund Riefler.
Aufsess Auditorium
16:00 – 16:30
Coffee Break
Lobby Aufsess Auditorium
16:30 – 17:30
Andreas Bauch, Braunschweig: What is the right time - Contributions of the Physikalisch - Technischen Bundesanstalt (PTB).
Aufsess Auditorium

Panel Discussion

17:30 – 18:30
What was Germany´s biggest contribution to horology?
Aufsess Saal

Dinner Banquet

18:30 – 21:30
Final Dinner Banquet
Karthaeuserkirche GNM

Sunday, September 15th 2019

Annual Meeting DGC

9:00 – 12:30
Annual Meeting DGC
Aufsess Auditorium