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NARA Preservation Conference

From: Richard Schneider <richard.schneider<-a>
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2005
20th Annual National Archives Preservation Conference

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will hold
its 20th Annual Preservation Conference on Thursday, March 16, 2006
at its Washington, DC building on Constitution Avenue between 7th
and 9th Streets NW.  The conference itself begins at 9am and
concludes at 5pm.

The conference is entitled, "Beyond the Numbers: Specifying and
Achieving an Efficient Preservation Environment", and will explore
how institutions are approaching environmental control and building
design issues given escalating construction costs, shrinking budgets
and the ever-increasing price of energy.

Presentations will include:

    Understanding Mechanical Systems that Support Preservation
    Ernest Conrad
    Principal, Landmark Facilities Group, Inc.

    Making Sense of the Environmental Data
    Jim Reilly
    Image Permanence Institute

    Preserving Cultural Property Housed in Historic Properties
    Richard Kerschner
    Shelburne Museum

    Delivering Preservation Targets and Energy Savings through
    System Review
    Peter Herzog
    Herzog-Wheeler and Associates

    Separating Functions: Preservation and Building Design for the
    National Museum of American Indian
    Gail Joyce
    Collections Manager, NMAI

    Determining and Communicating Preservation Requirements
    Doris Hamburg, Director
    Preservation Programs, NARA

    Tracing the Evolution of Preservation Environments in Archives,
    Museums, and Libraries
    Nancy Davis
    National Preservation Program Officer, NARA

    Weighing Alternative Solutions
    Linda Blaser
    National Preservation Program Officer for Regional Facilities,
    Bryan K. McGraw
    Assistant Director for Archival Programs National Personnel
    Records Center, NARA

    Additional Considerations: Underground, High-Bay, and Remote
    Storage Facilities
    Ann Seibert
    Preservation Projects Officer, NARA

Seating is limited, therefore it is recommended that attendees
register before March 1, 2006. The registration fee is $85.  The
registration fee for full time students is $40.00. You are on your
own for lunch, please choose from a variety of nearby cafes and

Registration Forms are available for printing out at
<URL:>. Please
visit this web site often as new information about the conference
will be posted here as it becomes available.

Please send completed form with payment to:

    Richard Schneider
    Conference Coordinator
    National Archives, NWT, Room B-815
    College Park MD 20740

For your convenience, the coordinator will accept registration and
credit card payments over the phone. Please call Richard at
301-837-3617 if this is preferable for you.

For general information, please contact Richard at 301-837-3617 or
richard.schneider<-a t->nara< . >gov.

Richard Schneider
Preservation Conference Coordinator
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:30
                Distributed: Thursday, December 15, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-19-30-014
Received on Tuesday, 13 December, 2005

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