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Conference on disasters

From: Johanna Wellheiser <jwellheiser>
Date: Sunday, April 20, 2003
Preparing for the Worst, Planning for the Best: Protecting our
Cultural Heritage from Disaster
Akademie der Wissenschaften, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin
July 30-August 1, 2003

Pre-conference to the 69th IFLA General Conference and Council,
sponsored by IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section, IFLA Core
Activity for Preservation and Conservation, Akademie der
Wissenschaften and Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin with support from the
Council on Library and Information Resources

This intensive 2 1/2 day program is designed to inform and enable
library and archives administrators to effectively prepare for,
react and respond to, and recover from disasters, both natural and
man-made.  It will cover traditional and contemporary
materials--books, paper, photographs, and new media.

    *   Learn about national level policy planning and local
        initiatives
    *   Find out about the International Committee of the Blue
        Shield
    *   Share the experience of disaster plans in action, the theory
        and the practice
    *   Understand the human factor in disaster response
    *   Hear about critical lessons learned: flood, fire, hurricane,
        etc.
    *   Explore priorities for salvage of collections
    *   Hear about disaster management developments and models for
        risk assessment
    *   Discover new recovery techniques and technologies

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experience and
expertise of countries worldwide: the trends, challenges, pitfalls
and success stories.

See <URL:http://www.kb.nl/iflapreconf/> for programme and
registration information.


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