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Conference on caring for collections

From: Belinda Sanderson <Belinda.Sanderson>
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2000
Caring for Collections
National Preservation Office Annual Conference
November 21, 2000
British Library Conference Centre
96 Euston Road, London  NW1 2DB

The Caring for Collections Conference will focus on tools for
assessing preservation needs and levels of collection care.

10-10:30        Registration and Coffee
10:30-10:45     Welcome and Introduction
                Bill Simpson (Chair), NPO Management Committee
10:45-11:15     Keynote: Knowing the need of the known; knowing the
                need of the unknown
                Helen Shenton, Deputy Director, Collection
                Management (Preservation), British Library
11:15-11:45     Benchmarks for Collection Care
                Nancy Bell, Senior Conservator, Oxford Colleges
                Conservation Consortium
11:45-12:15     Strategies affecting museums in Scotland and their
                impact on collections care
                Jane Robinson, Conservation and Collections Care
                Manager, Scottish Museums Council
12:15-12:45     Discussion:  Panel with Speakers
12:45-1:45      Lunch
1:45-2:45       Model for assessing preservation needs in libraries:
                presentation and software demonstration
                Helen Forde, Head of Preservation Services, Public
                Record Office, Alison Walker, Deputy Director, NPO,
                Julia Foster, Database Applications Development
                Officer, NPO, Steven Jones, Deputy Archive
                Inspection Officer, Public Record Office
2:45-3-15       Discussion:  Panel with Speakers
3:15-3:45       Tea
3:45-4-15       Re:source and the stewardship agenda
                Neville Mackay, Chief Executive, Re:source, The
                Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries
4:15-4-30       Close: Bill Simpson

Registration Form. Please use a separate form for each individual
application; photocopies of this form are acceptable. I would like
to book a place on the one day conference on 21st November:
Conference fee at UKP65.00 (UKP55.30 + UKP9.70 VAT).  Fee to include
lunch, refreshments and a copy of Levels of Collection Care by Nancy
Bell and Helen Lindsay, published by Re:source.

Title (Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr etc):
Full Name:
Do you have any special needs requirements (special diet/
mobility/signing etc):

You will be invoiced for the full amount, and a provisional booking
made.  Invoices must be paid in full by 31st October to confirm your
place.  Cancellations made after 6th November will not be refunded.
However, a substitute delegate is acceptable.

All payments must be made in UK sterling.  Payment may be made by
personal or institutional cheque or by BACS or another system of
inter-institutional transfer.  Payment by credit or debit cards are
not acceptable.

Address for invoice if different from above:

Please send this booking form to:

    Belinda Sanderson
    Information Officer
    National Preservation Office
    British Library
    96 Euston Road
    London  NW1 2DB
    +44 20 7412 7724
    Fax: +44 20 7412 7796
    belinda.sanderson [at] bl__uk

This booking form constitutes a legally binding contract.  In the
unlikely event of the conference being cancelled, the organisers
will make a full refund of conference fees received but disclaim any
further liability.

Data Protection Act: The information you have supplied on this form
will be held on a computer file for administrative purposes only,
and will not be passed to third parties.  In accordance with the
Data Protection Act you are entitled to see a copy of your record.

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Received on Wednesday, 30 August, 2000

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