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UKIC conference

From: Louise Parker <louise.parker>
Date: Friday, May 7, 2004
Conservation 2004
Working with the project culture
Merseyside Maritime Museum
 Albert Dock, Liverpool
July 8-9, 2004

Organised by United Kingdom Institute for Conservation (UKIC)
Sponsored by English Heritage and Plowden Smith

In July 2004 the United Kingdom Institute for Conservation (UKIC)
will host its first general conference since 1988. This will provide
an ideal opportunity for fellow professionals to meet together and
discuss their opinions and share their knowledge. The topic, Working
with the Project Culture, is crucial, one on which experiences and
ideas need to be pooled for the benefit of the profession as a

The conference will be split into four sessions over two days:

Session 1:
Changing Practice in a Changing World
Chair: Rob White, Principal Keeper, Conservation, Lincolnshire
County Council Heritage Service

Session 2:
Unmasking Attitudes, Personalities and Politics
Chair: Simon Cane, Head of Collections Care, Birmingham Museums and
Art Gallery

Session 3:
Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs
Chair: May Cassar, Director, Centre for Sustainable Heritage, UCL

Session 4:
How to Plan for a Better Future
Chair: Sarah Staniforth, Head Conservator, The National Trust

The conference presents an opportunity for anyone involved in
conservation to share their thoughts and debate the different
challenges being faced. Whether you are a conservation scientist or
researcher, a museum director or curator, an archaeologist, a
Heritage fundraiser or a politician, this conference will be of
interest to you.

All delegates are also invited to attend the conference dinner on
July 8, 2004, which will be held in Liverpool Town Hall. Liverpool
Town Hall, located in the Castle Street conservation area of the
city, is one of the finest surviving 18th century Town Halls in the
country.  Home to the Lord Mayor and host to visitors from all over
the world it is one of the city's richest assets.

On Saturday July 10, 2004, delegates, and their partners, will have
the option to take a guided tour, which will include the Liverpool
Conservation, Liverpool Museum, St George's Hall and a walking tour
of Liverpool's historic buildings and monuments.

There will be a full technical trade exhibition in support of the
conference. This will be an integral feature of the event and will
provide organisations with the ideal opportunity to showcase their
skills and products to a focused audience.

All enquiries should be addressed to:

    Juliet Hutchings
    ICE Conferences
    Institution of Civil Engineers
    One Great George Street
    London SW1P 3AA, UK
    Fax: +44 20 7233 1743
    +44 20 7665 2318
    conservation2004 [at] ice__org__uk

Louise Parker
ICE Conferences
Institution of Civil Engineers
+44-20-8800 1549

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