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Workshops on sustainable preservation practices

From: Patricia Ford <pafpph<-a>
Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
IPI's NEH-funded Sustainable Preservation Practices for Managing
Storage Environments - Series III will start soon.  Visit


to learn more and to register for a *free* workshop in your area.
There are no registration fees for the workshops.  Space is limited
at each venue.

Workshop Hosts and Presentation Dates

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA
    September 29-30, 2014

    American Museum of Natural History, New York NY
    October 28-29, 2014

    California Preservation Program, Berkeley CA
    November 4-5, 2014

    Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
    December 9-10, 2014

    Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth TX
    January 13-14, 2015

Series III workshops will convey the latest information and best
practices for sustainable management of collection storage
environments.  Participants will receive two full days of practical
information on understanding mechanical system functions,
responsible energy-saving strategies, and guidelines for managing
changes in environmental settings without reducing preservation
quality.  Each participants will receive a copy of IPI's Guide to
Sustainable Preservation Practices for Managing Storage

Series III webinars have been scheduled between February and October
2015.  Topics, dates, and registration information is now available


Earlier webinar presentations are designed for individuals who are
new to the subject covered or need a refresher course.  Later
presentations are for individuals with more extensive knowledge and
those more deeply involved with environmental analysis and
management of HVAC systems.  There are no registration fees for the

We encourage collections care and facilities staff in cultural
institutions to attend and learn together to define and achieve an
optimal preservation environment-one that combines the best possible
preservation of collections with the least possible consumption of
energy, and is sustainable over time.  Over 2,000 individuals
participated in the last two series, and 99.5% rated the
presentations clear, useful, well organized, and relevant.

Patricia Ford
Project Manager
Image Permanence Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
GAN 7B Room 2000
70 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5604 USA
Fax: 585-475-7230

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