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Subject: Call for papers--CAC Annual Conference

Call for papers--CAC Annual Conference

From: Carol Brynjolfson <carolb<-a>
Date: Friday, October 3, 2008
The Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property will
be holding its 35th Annual Conference, 29-31 May 2009, in Vancouver,
British Columbia.

The theme of this year's conference is the preservation of First
Nations' collections. While focusing on the preservation of First
Nations' collections we would also invite papers on all aspects of
conservation and conservation science of artifacts, archival
material and works of art. Posters are also welcome.

Abstract submissions should include the following:  the title of the
presentation; the names of all contributors; mailing address,
telephone and fax number, e-mail of the contact person and the name
of the presenting author.  Abstracts should be between 300 and 500
words and will be published as part of the conference proceedings.
The deadline for abstracts is 11 December 2008.

Send abstracts to:

    Heidi Swierenga, Program Chair,
    UBC Museum of Anthropology
    6393 NW Marine Drive
    Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
    Fax: 604-822-2974
    heidiswi<-a t->interchange< . >ubc< . >ca

Three training workshops will be held in conjunction with the

The primary workshop "Digital Documentation for Conservators" will
be held 27-28 May 2009 at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

This workshop is designed for all conservators wanting to learn more
about digital cameras, workflow, file storage etc.  This workshop
will be taught by Jessica Bushey, Head of Digitization, at the UBC
Museum of Anthropology.

The second workshop "Making Museum Mounts" will be held on 27 and 28
May 2009 at the UBC Museum of Anthropology.  This workshop will be
lead by Carl Schlichting.  This workshop will be open to a limited
number of participants due to the hands-on nature of the workshop.
"Digital Documentation for Conservators and "Making Museum Mounts"
will run concurrently on 27-28 May 2009.

The third workshop "Natural Dyeing" will be offered through Maiwa
Handprints <URL:>. This hands-on workshop will
take place at the Maiwa studio in East Vancouver and will run
following the Conference on 1-2 June 2009.

Carol Brynjolfson

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