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Conference on preservation and access

From: Elizabeth Yamada <lizandchihiro<-a>
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2005
"From Parchment to Pictures to Pixels: Preservation and Access in an
Electronic Age"
Society of Archivists' Conference
University of East Anglia, Norwich
6-9 September 2005

Full programme available at <URL:>

    *   Topical and ground-breaking programme
    *   High profile UK, European and international speakers
    *   Superb venue in an area of outstanding historical interest,
        including one of Europe's newest, state-of-the-art record
    *   Information Marketplace

The conference programme has been arranged so that each day will
have a different flavour, which will complement the conference's
overall theme and will hold an appeal for archivists, records
managers and conservators alike. An exciting social programme has
also been arranged for the evenings.

The daily topics are:

    Tuesday afternoon: 'Managing Information', including the 'big
    issues' affecting us all in the archive and conservation world.

    Wednesday morning:  'Disaster Recovery', featuring the Norwich
    Library fire and other examples.

    Wednesday afternoon: 'Information Marketplace', at which
    commercial and other major specialist exhibitors in the field
    will have their wares on display, and where there will also be a
    series of break-out sessions encompassing expert seminars and

    Thursday: 'Beyond Paper and Parchment'. The morning is given
    over to electronic records and the afternoon to film, sound and

    Friday morning:  'Ethics and Tensions', which will consider
    issues as diverse as performance measurement, funding and

    Friday afternoon: Optional visits to a wide range of archival
    and heritage sites.

Don't miss out on the chance to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime
conference, as demand already is high.

For full programme details and to book your place, please see

    'Norwich has everything'
    -- Sir Nikolaus Pevsner,The Buildings of England (1962)

Liz Yamada
Secretary of the Society of Archivists' Conference Sub-Committee
Senior Conservator
London Metropolitan Archive
40 Northampton Road
London EC1R 0HB
United Kingdom

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:2
                 Distributed: Wednesday, June 22, 2005
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Received on Tuesday, 21 June, 2005

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