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Workshop on preventive conservation

From: Vinod Daniel <vinodd>
Date: Monday, June 16, 2003
Workshop on "Monitoring for Preventive Conservation"
Sydney, Australia
October 13-15, 2003

The three-day course is designed for Museums, Libraries, Archives
and Historic House personnel.  The workshop will bring together
information relevant to personnel managing collections or
responsible for preventive conservation.  Topics covered through
both lectures and practical will include: environmental standards,
theories and rationale for monitoring, monitoring for temperature,
relative humidity, light, pollutants (indoor and outdoor) and pests,
analysis of information, risk analysis and case studies. Through
lectures, practical and case studies, the emphasis for the workshop
will be on developing and managing an effective and rational
monitoring program that can assist in long term preservation of
collections.

Instructors include Architects, Building Scientists and Museum
Professionals from Universities, CSIRO and Museums.  Speakers
include Ivan Cole and Deborah Lau (CSIRO), Vinod Daniel (Australian
Museum), Colin Pearson (University of Canberra), and Steve King
(University of New South Wales).

The registration fee for the 3 day workshop is AU$600 + GST which
includes workshop notes, site visits, opening reception, morning and
afternoon tea and lunches.

Deadline: The course will be restricted to 25 participants to
maximise interactions.  The registration deadline is September 12,
2003.  Due to the limited number of participants that can be
accommodated, early registration is advised.

Language of instruction: English

For further information please contact:

    Vinod Daniel
    Head, Research Centre for Materials Conservation and the Built
        Environment
    Australian Museum
    6 College Street
    Sydney NSW 2000,
    Australia
    +61 2 9320 6115
    Fax: +61 2 9320 6070
    Mobile: +61 411 021 600
    vinodd [at] austmus__gov__au


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