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Workshop on the museum building and environment

From: Vinod Daniel <vinodd>
Date: Friday, May 19, 2000
"The Museum Building and Environment", Workshop
Melbourne, Australia
October 16-20, 2000

The five-day course bringing together the most recent research
results is designed for Museums, Libraries, and Archives personnel.
The workshop will highlight information relevant to personnel
managing collections. Topics covered through both lectures and
practical will include environmental standards, risk analysis,
disaster preparedness, passive and active climate control,
monitoring of micro-environment, building orientation and design,
appropriate design to avoid condensation, optimising microclimate
through design and materials selection, low impact and sustainable
materials selection, and dealing with indoor and outdoor pollutants.
The emphasis of the course will be on training the participant to
get an overview on understanding the various issues affecting a
museum building, and thus be able to design/retrofit any building
for the long term preservation of their collections. Instructors
include Architects, Building Scientists and Museum Professionals
from Universities, CSIRO and Museums.

Speakers include: Steve Brown (CSIRO), Ivan Cole (CSIRO), Vinod
Daniel (Australian Museum), Murray Frost (Consultant, Canada), Steve
King (University of New South Wales), Colin Pearson (University of
Canberra), and Deo Prasad (University of New South Wales).

The registration fee for the workshop is $950.00 + 10% Goods &
Services Tax which includes workshop notes, site visits, opening
reception, morning and afternoon tea and lunches.

For further information please contact:

    Vinod Daniel
    Head, Research Centre for Materials Conservation and the Built
    Australian Museum
    6 College Street
    Sydney, NSW 2000
    +61 2 9320 6115
    Fax: +61 2 9320 6070

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