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Subject: Conference on disasters

Conference on disasters

From: Johanna Wellheiser <jwellheiser>
Date: Monday, November 4, 2002
Preliminary Announcement:  Disaster Management Pre-Conference, IFLA
Berlin 2003

Plan now to attend the pre-conference to the 69th International
Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) General
Conference and Council, organized by the IFLA Preservation and
Conservation Section.   "Preparing for the Worst, Planning for the
Best: Protecting our Cultural Heritage from Disaster", will be held
July 30 to August 1, 2003 in Berlin.

The intensive 2-1/2 day program is designed to inform and enable
library and archives administrators effectively to prepare for,
react and respond to, and recover from disasters, both natural and
man-made.  Will cover traditional and contemporary materials--books,
paper, photographs, film, tape and disks.

    Learn about national policy planning
    Hear about plans in action
    Listen to lessons learned
    Explore priorities for salvage
    Discover new recovery technologies

Further information soon to be available at
<URL:>. Contact:

    Johanna Wellheiser
    Information Coordinator
    IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section
    jwellheiser [at] tpl__toronto__on__ca

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:32
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Received on Monday, 4 November, 2002

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