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Subject: SERCA


From: Hilary A. Kaplan <hkaplan>
Date: Friday, February 12, 1999
The second annual SERCA (Southeast Regional Conservation
Association) meeting will be held on March 19-20, 1999, in Atlanta,
Georgia. A business discussion forum focusing on SERCA by-laws is
planned for Friday afternoon from 3:30-5:30pm at the Michael C.
Carlos Museum, Emory University.  This discussion will be followed
by a reception at the Carlos Museum from 6-8pm.

Saturday's sessions will be held at the Woodruff Arts Center,
adjacent to  the High Museum.  Registration will begin at 8:30am.
Opening remarks begin at 9:00am, followed by speakers Jane Sugarman,
Mark Lewis, and Shelley Paine.  SERCA's annual business meeting will
take place during a box lunch on Saturday.  Our afternoon session
will begin at 1:15 and feature Scott Thomaston, Chemical Safety
Officer, Environmental Health and Safety Office, Emory University
School of Medicine.

He will offer insight into how conservators can collaborate  with
emergency personnel to best respond to hazardous materials in an
emergency.  He will consider hazardous materials situated in
conservation labs, as well as those that may be found in
collections. The afternoon session will conclude at 4:00pm.

Meeting registration is $20 which includes lunch. (Please indicate
choice of chicken or vegetarian.)  SERCA membership dues for 1999
are also $20. Please make checks payable to SERCA, and send them
along with your lunch preference to SERCA Treasurer, Therese
O'Gorman, Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Street, Emory
University, Atlanta, GA 30307.  For additional information you may
contact her at 404-727-1051.

Hotel reservations can be made at the Ramada Suite for $79.00 per
night. You may call them directly at 407-873-4661.

Hilary A. Kaplan
Georgia Department of Archives and History
330 Capitol Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30334
Fax: 404-651-8471

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:67
               Distributed: Wednesday, February 17, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-67-011
Received on Friday, 12 February, 1999

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