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Subject: Call for papers--Contracting

Call for papers--Contracting

From: Camille Myers Breeze <cbreeze>
Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2000
Call for papers:
Strategies for Success: Conservation Contracting for the
    Twenty-First Century
October 23 and 24, 2000

The Textile Conservation Group, Inc. and the Lower Hudson Conference
of Historical Agencies and Museums are cosponsoring a two-day
conference on October 23 and 24, 2000 in New York City entitled
Strategies for Success: Conservation Contracting for the
Twenty-First Century. This event will bring together conservators
and museum staff and administrators to discuss the relationship
between contractors and institutions. Speakers from outside the
museum community, as well as salaried or independently employed
museum professionals, are encouraged to participate. All speakers
will receive an honorarium. Ample opportunity for networking will be

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

    *   Relationships between consultants and employers
    *   Business ethics and competition
    *   Developing a portfolio and marketing materials
    *   Marketing and management skills
    *   Legal and financial considerations
    *   Pricing and billing
    *   Lab setup for private conservators
    *   The cost of advancing the sophistication of your lab
    *   Using technology to make your job easier
    *   Getting funding to fulfill your vision

The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2000. Please send or E-mail
a one-paragraph abstract to

    Rebecca Rushfield
    Chair, Textile Conservation Group
    66-10-149th Street, #4C
    Flushing, NY 11367;
    wittert [at] juno__com.

For more information contact Rebecca Rushfield or

    Camille Myers Breeze
    Symposium Chair
    5 Moraine Street
    Andover, MA 01810
    tcg [at] clearsailing__net

Camille Myers Breeze
Museum Textile Services
5 Moraine Street
Andover, MA 01810

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:56
                  Distributed: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-56-005
Received on Tuesday, 9 May, 2000

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