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SPNHC Annual Meeting

From: Ann Pinzl <apinzl<-a>
Date: Friday, April 8, 2005
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
"Realising Standards"
Natural History Museum London, UK
June 12-18, 2005

Early Bird Registration for SPNCH 2005 ends on 15th April 2005.
Getting your registration forms in by this date will ensure your
place at the conference and the lower registration fee. A huge
response to the call for papers has resulted in an exciting
conference programme. The Natural History Museum is looking forward
to welcoming you all to London and SPNHC 2005.

Details of the conference can be found at
<URL:> and the Provisional Programme
downloaded at <URL:> .

Early registration fees are 160GBP for members of host organizations
and 200GBP for non-members. Registration details workshop fees, day
and student rates etc. can be downloaded from

The Conference: Celebrating 20 years of the Society for the
Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC), the theme for
the first meeting outside North America will be current standards in
the care and management of natural history collections. A work-shop
will review the assessment of current standards, benchmarking of
collection condition and implementation of base line standards for
natural science collections. Two more workshops will focus on
Integrated Pest Management and Risk Management. The conference will
also focus on the building and strengthening of international

Pre-conference Field trips will be to: 1) The Walter Rothschild
Zoological Museum, Tring; the Natural History Museum's site in
Hertfordshire plus bird watching 2) The Oxford University Museum of
Natural History plus geology fieldtrip 2) The Royal Botanic Gardens,
Kew including herbarium. 4) The Horniman Museum, London

This meeting is organised by the Society for the Preservation of
Natural History Collections in conjunction with The Natural Sciences
Collections Association, The Geological Curators Group, ICOM-CC
Natural History Collections Working Group and is hosted by The
Natural History Museum, London.

Ann Pinzl
4020 Hobart Road
Carson City, Nevada 89703

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