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Professional Accreditation and the Conservation Register

From: Susan Bradshaw <susan.bradshaw>
Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Professional accreditation and the Conservation Register: a
promotional tour

This event is free. It is aimed at:

    *   conservators from both the public and private sectors across
        the three domains of museums, libraries and archives

    *   those who are responsible for managing collections and
        commissioning conservation work who would like to find out
        more about both the Conservation Register and the PACR

Supported by Resource, Historic Scotland, National Museums and
Galleries of Wales, the Regional Agencies and Conservation by Design

Dates and  Venues:

    January 15, 2004
    Cambridge, Imperial War Museum, Duxford

    February 4, 2004
    National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool

    February 18, 2004
    Cardiff, National Museum and Gallery of Wales

    March 4, 2004
    Edinburgh, Historic Scotland

    March 31, 2004
    Dublin, National Museum of Ireland

    April 7, 2004
    Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham

    May 18, 2004
    Lincolnshire Archives, Lincoln

    May 19, 2004
    York Minster Library and Archives, York

    June 9, 2004
    London Metropolitan Archives, London

Example programme:
(Please note that programmes at Dublin, Cardiff and Cambridge differ
from that given--please view <URL:> for
further information.


    13:00-13:30     Coffee and registration
    13:30-13:35     Introductions
    13:35-13:50     'The bigger picture' Regional Agency/Hub museum
    13:50-14:15     Convergence of conservation bodies - NCCR
                    Speaker Questions
    14:15-14:45     Introduction to the PACR scheme
                    Susan Bradshaw, PACR Training Officer
    14:45-15:00     An accredited conservator's perspective on PACR
    15:00-15:15     Tea
    15:15-15:45     Introduction to the Conservation Register and
                    the benefits of inclusion
                    Caroline Saye, Conservation Register Development
    15:45-16:00     Local conservation business included in the
                    Conservation Register
    16:00-16:15     Discussion
    16:15-17:00     Optional tour of venue

The programme includes:

    *   short presentations on what's involved in PACR accreditation
        and the Conservation Register

    *   an accredited conservator's perspective on PACR

    *   a practice on the Register (or an organisation that has used
        the Register) offering their point of view

    *   an update on progress towards the establishment, in 2004, of
        a new unified professional body that will provide a focus
        for conservation and collection care activity across the
        whole of the UK.

    *   an optional tour to view the conservation studio of the
        hosting venue such as the Textile Conservation Centre and
        the Conservation Centre in Liverpool.

To obtain a full programme of information on individual events, or
to book a place at any of the events listed please contact Susan
Bradshaw <susan.bradshaw [at] pacr__org__uk> +44 1626 824510 (phone/fax) or
download a form from <URL:>.

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