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Workshop on disaster preparedness

From: Kim Andrews <kandrews<-a>
Date: Monday, July 28, 2008
Preparing for the Unexpected: Protecting Collections and Staff from
Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
October 27-28, 2008
Poughkeepsie, NY

Learn how to keep collections materials, staff and visitors safe
when disaster strikes and how to keep emergencies from happening in
the first place.  This program is intended for museums, libraries
and archives collections care staff, including librarians,
archivists, curators, collections managers, conservators, and
stewards of historic house museums, and for staff responsible for
the safety of collections, such as site and facility managers and
security and safety staff.

View session abstracts and register now at



    Disaster Mitigation and Emergency Preparedness
    Crisis Communication
    Exercising the Plan (an interactive session)
    Recovery of Paper-Based Collections (a hands-on interactive
    Fire Safety: Risk Assessment, Detection, and Suppression
    Ensuring Health and Human Safety in an Emergency


    Nick Artim
    Director, Heritage Protection Group

    Susan Bing
    Conservation Assistant, Conservation Center for Art and Historic
    Artifacts (CCAHA)

    Jane Long
    Vice President, Emergency Programs, Heritage Preservation

    Julie Page
    Co-Coordinator, California Preservation Program (CPP) and User
    Services, Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance
    Service (WESTPAS)

    Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A.
    Industrial Hygienist, Arts, Crafts and Theater Safety, Inc., and
    Safety Officer, United Scenic Artist's, Local USA829,
    International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)

    Michael Smith, PhD
    Director, Graduate Program in Professional Communication,
    Department of Communications, La Salle University

    John (Jack) M. Watts, Jr., PhD
    Director, Fire Safety Institute

The fee for this two-day program is $215 for both CCAHA and Lower
Hudson Conference member institutions and $240 for non-members.
Lunch will be provided both days.  To encourage multiple staff
members to attend, enjoy half-price registration for a second
participant from the same institution!  View session abstracts and
register now at

Cosponsored by the Lower Hudson Conference of Historical Agencies
and Museums, a Greater Hudson Heritage Network

Hosted by the Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie, NY

For more information, contact the Conservation Center for Art and
Historic Artifacts:  call 215-545-0613, email pso<-a t->ccaha< . >org or visit

Kim Andrews
Preservation Services Officer
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
264 S. 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
Fax: 215-735-9313

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