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Subject: Call for papers--Pest management

Call for papers--Pest management

From: Peter Winsor <p.winsor>
Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2000
2001: A Pest Odyssey

A two-day conference organised jointly by English Heritage and the
Science Museum will be held in central London in October 2001 on the
subject of approaches to pest management and control methods for
collections and historic buildings. The key theme will concern
insect pests but papers concerning avian and rodent pests will also
be considered. The four main sessions of the conference will be:

Day 1

    *   Integrated approaches to the management of risks from insect
    *   New developments in the control of insect pests

Day 2

    *   Case studies in integrated pest management in collections
        and historic houses
    *   Case studies in control treatments

All those interested in presenting a paper at this meeting are
invited to submit an abstract of approximately 300 words (in
English) together with brief biographical and contact details of the
authors. These should be submitted no later than 30 June 2000 to:

    Helen Kingsley
    Science Museum
    Exhibition Road
    London SW7
    h.kingsley [at] nmsi__ac__uk
    Fax: +44-20-76033498

Information may be submitted by mail or electronically (preferably
in Word). The selection panel will make its decisions and notify
contributors by 31 August 2000.  Final texts together with all
charts and illustrations will be required by 31 December 2000.  The
proceedings will be published and made available at the conference.

Poster presentations will also be accepted. Please contact the
organiser for further information.

The language of the conference will be English. No simultaneous
translation facilities are planned.

Peter Winsor
Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries
16 Queen Anne's Gate
London SW1H 9AA
+44 20 7233 4200
Fax: +44 20 7233 3686

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