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Subject: Conference on photographic, moving image, and sound collections

Conference on photographic, moving image, and sound collections

From: Vicky Purewal <vicky.purewal>
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 1998
Care of Photographic, Moving Image, and Sound Collections
20-24 July 1998
University College of Ripon and York, St John, York

This  5 day conference is one of the official events of "Photo 98",
the  Arts Council Year of Photography and the Electronic Image.  It
will  be the first major international  conference about  the
collective care of these associated  materials  to take  place in
this country. It is intended to bring  together all   those  with
responsibility  for  the  welfare  of  such collections. A large
number of papers have been selected  both from this country and
abroad, all of a very high standard. The conference is organised by
the Institute of Paper Conservation (IPC)  with support from the
Society of Archivists. The  venue is also the home of the Yorkshire
Film Archive.

The aims of the conference are:

    1.  To provide  a  platform  for  British   research,
        institutions and societies

     2. To outline the main areas of research world-wide and likely
        developments for the future (including the  role of digital
        technology  in   the   care   of   these collections).

    3.  To provide a clear view of what is accepted practice.

The aims of the conference are supported by major national
institutions, including the Museums and Galleries Commission,
National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Royal
Photographic Society, National Film and Television Archive of the
British Film Institute, British Library National Sound Archive,
National Preservation office and Yorkshire and Humberside Museums
Council.

As part of the conference, visits to relevant museums, archives and
historic houses will be included. There will be a full social
programme including a welcome reception and conference dinner. There
will also be a trade fair.

Discounts will be available for members of the IPC and the Society
of Archivists. Registration (non-residents): 335 Pounds (for IPC and
Society of Archivists members) and 375 Pounds(non-members).
Residential fees are correspondingly increased by 100 Pounds. The
fees include attendance at all sessions, visits to relevant museums,
archives and historic houses, post prints, Trade Fair, opening
reception and the conference dinner at the Grand Assembly Rooms.
Places are limited and are being offered on a first come first
served basis.

Stands are available for exhibitors at the Trade Fair. The fee for
exhibiting for the 20 and 21 of July is 300 Pounds and includes a 3
x 2 m table and drape stand, morning and afternoon tea/coffee, 2
luncheon tickets per day and an invitation to attend an evening
reception at the York City Art Gallery together with the conference
delegates.

Booking and registration details for the conference are available
form the Institute of Paper Conservation, "1998 Conference", Leigh
Lodge, Leigh, Worcestershire, WR6 5LB.

Trade Fair information can be acquired from either Vicky Purewal or
Lisa Childs c/o The National Museums and Galleries of Wales, Cathays
Park, Cardiff, CF1 3NP or telephone +44 1222 573 345/239.

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