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Call for Papers--CAC Annual Conference

From: Shelagh Linklater <slinklater>
Date: Friday, November 13, 1998
Call for Papers
CAC 25th Annual Conference and Workshop

The Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property will
be holding its 25th Annual Conference on May 28-30, 1999, in
Winnipeg, Manitoba. Conference papers are invited on all aspects of
museum, archival and fine art collections.  A poster session, trade
fair and tours are planned to accompany the sessions.

Conference Abstracts of 250 to 400 words must be submitted by the
31st of December 1998. Electronic submissions on disk in ASCII,
WordPerfect or through e-mail are preferred.

Send abstracts to:

    Jasmina Vlaovic, Program Chair,
    Winnipeg Art Gallery
    300 Memorial Blvd.
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1
    204-786-6641
    Fax: 204-788-4998
    gvlaovic [at] pangea__ca

The training workshop, "Green Conservation: Environmental and Human
Safety in Conservation" will be held May 26-27, 1999.

Workshop sessions will focus on identification, assessment and
mitigation of known and potential health and environmental hazards
related to conservation treatments, collections and site care.
Solutions on how to make sites and collections safe and accessible
will be also examined.

The main themes of the workshop will be:

    Examples of "greener" or less-toxic alternatives in treatment
    and display of collections
    Construction/renovation of heritage facilities
    Caring for hazardous collections and sites
    Disaster recovery of biologically and chemically damaged
    collections

Demonstrations and/or displays of safety equipment and procedures
are planned to accompany the sessions.  Workshop Abstracts of 250 to
400 works must be submitted by the 31st of December 1998. Electronic
submissions on disk in ASCII, WordPerfect or through e-mail are
preferred. Send abstracts to:

    Shelagh Linklater
    Program Chair
    CAC Workshop 1999
    Provincial Archives of Manitoba
    200 Vaughan Street,
    Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1T5
    204-945-1265
    Fax: 204-948-2008
    link [at] mbnet__mb__ca

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