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Call for papers--Conference: Big Stuff

From: Sue Warren <swarren<-at->
Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Call for Papers.
"Big Stuff: Saving Big Stuff in tight economic times"
Ottawa
September 25-27, 2013

"Big Stuff" is a unique triennial international meeting focused on
the challenges and triumphs of conserving our large technology
heritage. The meeting has been hosted in Canberra, Berlin, and
Duxford;  and in 2013 will be held in Ottawa, Canada; at the Canada
Aviation and Space Museum and Canada Science and Technology Museum.

The conference features three days of talks, workshops and
discussions about the preservation of sites, oversized objects,
machinery, and working technology in the context of their
significance and interpretation.   The meeting aims to bring
together Conservation professionals, Curators, and those working in
or interested in the heritage field;  to share experiences and
ideas, and encourage a consistent approach to preserving
technological heritage.

The theme of the conference is: "Saving Big Stuff in tight
economic times".  Authors interested in presenting a paper, please
submit an abstract (400-600 words) by March 31, 2013.

Poster abstracts should be submitted by June 30 2013 to
bigstuff2013<-at->technomuses<.>ca

For more information about the conference, please visit

    <URL:http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/whatson/big_stuff_conference.cfm>

or follow us on Twitter:  _at_BigStuffConf

Sue Warren
Manager, Conservation
Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation
1867 St. Laurent Blvd.
PO Box 9724
Ottawa Terminal
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5A3


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