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Conference on conservation of heritage interiors

From: Nancy E. Binnie <nancy_binnie>
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2000
2nd Conference Announcement
Symposium 2000
The Conservation of Heritage Interiors
May 17-20, 2000

Update:  The preliminary program, information on special events
(poster session, tours, receptions, and banquet),as well as
registration fees and deadlines are now posted on the CCI Web site.
The registration form can also be submitted online, or downloaded in
PDF format.

Symposium 2000 will emphasize the kinds of professional
collaboration required to plan and execute successful conservation
projects in historic interior spaces. This international symposium,
organized by the Canadian Conservation Institute in collaboration
with the Association for Preservation Technology (APT) and the
Heritage Conservation Program of Public Works and Government
Services Canada, will offer a chance to share information about
current examination and treatment practices, problems and solutions
in project management, and the innovative use of materials that will
benefit those who are responsible for the preservation and
rehabilitation of heritage interiors. Participation is encouraged
from professional conservators, preservation architects,
conservation scientists, craft and trades people, engineers,
technicians, and designers in heritage preservation.

Check-in will take place at the National Gallery of Canada on the
evening of May 17th or before the start of the presentations on the
morning of the 18th. Simultaneous translation to English or French
will be available. Preprints, two receptions, a banquet, and tours
of heritage architectural conservation sites will be part of your
symposium experience.

Delegates are invited to connect with other conservators and
architectural professionals through the Business Information
Exchange Centre.  Located adjacent to the posters, this area will
include an array of tables where all registered delegates can place
information packages (pamphlets, business cards, etc.) describing
their business.  For details, see the CCI Web site (address below).

The Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property (CAC)
will host its 26th Annual Conference and Workshop on May 14-17,
2000, in Ottawa, Canada. The workshop titled, 'Ins and Outs of
On-Site Conservation' will take place at the Canadian Conservation
Institute on the Wed. May 17, 2000, and will act as a bridge between
the annual CAC conference and Symposium 2000. This workshop will
include health and safety issues, environmental regulations,
insurance concerns, public safety issues, public relations, and the
use of heavy equipment as it pertains to a work site.  For more
information, please visit the CAC Web site at or

    Maureen MacDonald
    maureen_macdonald [at] pch__gc__ca

Delegates are responsible for booking their own accommodations. The
Canadian Tulip Festival will be taking place in Ottawa at the same
time as this conference, so we recommend that you make your
reservations as soon as possible.  Links to information sites for
accommodations and tourist information are included on the Symposium
2000 page of the CCI Web site under the General Information section.

To receive a registration package by mail, or for more information,

    Christine Bradley
    Canadian Conservation Institute
    1030 Innes Road Ottawa ON K1A 0M5
    613-998-3721, ext. 250
    Fax: 613-998-4721
    christine_bradley [at] pch__gc__ca

Further information about Symposium 2000 is available at

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