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AICCM National Conference

From: Belinda Gourley <belinda.gourley>
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
"Contemporary Collections"
Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials
    (AICCM) National Conference
Brisbane, Australia
17-19 October, 2007

The first large-scale National Conference to be held by the AICCM
since 1997 will present current research and experiences from across
all specialisations on the subject of Contemporary Collections.

Twenty-nine papers by Australian and International conservators,
collection managers and scientists will be presented over three
days, on topics that range from the conservation of contemporary
materials, to exploring current attitudes towards collection

A full list of papers and abstracts is available at


Abstracts for posters are also being currently accepted--to submit a
poster abstract (no more than 250 words) or for further information
please contact

    Samantha Shellard
    samantha.shellard [at] qag__qld__gov__au
    +61 7 3842 9296

before 4 May, 2007.  Guidelines are available on the AICCM website.
It is also hoped that poster contributions will be included in the
conference publication as short papers (no more than 3000 words),
which will need to be finished and received by the organising
committee by 1 August 2007.

The conference will be held in the newly refurbished State Library
of Queensland.  A conference reception and dinner meetings for
Special Interest Groups are also being currently proposed as part of
the three day program.

Registration for the conference will open on August 1 2007, and will
be as follows:

    AICCM members before 14 September, 2007         $350
    AICCM members from 15 September, 2007           $450
    Non-members                                     $550
    Students                                        $250

Conference proceedings will be published as preprints and will be
included in the cost of registration.  Information on how to
register will be advertised at a later date.

For any further information, please contact

    Liz Wild
    +61 7 3840 7291
    liz.wild [at] qag__qld__gov__au or

Belinda Gourley
Conservator, Works on Paper
Queensland Art Gallery
Gallery of Modern Art
PO Box 3686
South Brisbane
Queensland 4101 Australia
+61 7 3842 9296
Fax: +61 7 3844 8865

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:49
                  Distributed: Friday, April 13, 2007
                       Message Id: cdl-20-49-014
Received on Tuesday, 10 April, 2007

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