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Subject: Call for papers--CAC Annual Conference--addendum

Call for papers--CAC Annual Conference--addendum

From: Carol Brynjolfson <carolb<-a>
Date: Monday, November 17, 2008
Call for Papers
35th Annual CAC Conference (Revised)

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 sustainability.  We are
interested in exploring how the field of conservation can meet the
goal of creating a more sustainable workplace and environment.

We also invite papers on all aspects of conservation including the
preservation of First Nations' collections, library and archival
material; works of art; conservation science and digital media.
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" is a one-day workshop and
will be offered twice; once  on 27 May 2009 and again on 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.

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