Dear All, Following on from yesterdays email please find below a programme for the event. If you are interested in booking on this event please contact Kat Birch on 020 7549 1712 or email [log in to unmask] Regards Paddy McNulty Workforce Development Co-ordinator MLA London Preservation for access NPO training day 12.06.07 Programme 09.45-10.00 Registration 10.00-10.30 Preservation frameworks and policies Alison Walker, Head, National Preservation Office 10.30-11.15 Disaster planning and emergency response Jonathan Rhys-Lewis, Consultant in preservation and collection management 11.15-11.30 Break 11.30-12.30 Packing and moving library and archive collections Caroline Bendix, Library conservator and trainer 12.30-13.15 Lunch 13.15-14.15 Environmental monitoring for museums, archives and libraries Jonathan Rhys-Lewis and Caroline Bendix 14.15-15.00 Caring for bookbindings and commissioning conservation Alison Walker, Head, National Preservation Office 15.00-15.15 Break 15.15-15.45 Benchmarks and surveys Jonathan Rhys-Lewis, Consultant in preservation and collection management Alison Walker, Head, National Preservation Office 15.45-16.15 Preservation clinic: participants are invited to bring issues from their own collections for the expert panel members Paddy McNulty Workforce Development Co-ordinator Direct line: 020 7549 1711 Main line: 020 7549 1700 Fax: 020 7490 5225 [log in to unmask] www.mlalondon.org.uk MLA London, Fourth Floor, 53-56 Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DG P please consider the environment - do you really need to print this email? Additional information: Spaces remaining on Preservation for Access: Managing Paper Based Collections Tuesday 12th June 2007 The British Library, Euston Road, London 9.30am to 4.30pm Do you have paper based collections within your organisation? Want to know more about managing care and access to paper based collections in a museum, library, or archive environment? Then this one day workshop is for you. This one day event has been organised for MLA London by the National Preservation Office and brings together some of the country's leading experts on the care and management of paper based collections in our museums, libraries, and archives. Speakers will consider the development of preservation policy and strategy, current developments and best practice in environmental monitoring, wider conservation issues for paper based collections in archives and museums, packing and moving book and paper collections, and briefing. The day will end with a general 'preservation clinic' where participants are invited to bring issues from their collections for advice from the expert panel. By the end of the day participants will: * Understand the basics of developing a collection wide preservation strategy and prioritising a collection's conservation needs * Understand current best practice in environmental monitoring and control * Be confident to plan a collection move * Be confident to brief, commission, manage, and work with specialist conservators * Have had the opportunity to discuss specific preservation issues and problems with an expert panel. Speakers: Alison Walker (National Preservation Office), Jonathan Rhys-Lewis (Preservation and Collections Management Consultant), Caroline Bendix (Library conservator and trainer) A light lunch will be provided. To book a place on this course you may download a booking form from our website www.mlalondon.org.uk <http://www.mlalondon.org.uk/> . Or request a booking form by contact the Kat Birch on 020 7549 1712, or emailing [log in to unmask] Cost: £75 for participants from the 33 London Boroughs; £90 for participants from outside of London. Paddy McNulty Workforce Development Co-ordinator Direct line: 020 7549 1711 Main line: 020 7549 1700 Fax: 020 7490 5225 [log in to unmask] www.mlalondon.org.uk MLA London, Fourth Floor, 53-56 Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DG P please consider the environment - do you really need to print this email? MLA London is the strategic regional development agency for museums, libraries and archives in London. We are part of the MLA Partnership. For further information please visit the website at www.mlalondon.org.uk Legal Disclaimer: The information contained in this e-mail message is intended only for the addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, please note that any dissemination, distribution and copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient please notify the sender immediately and then delete the message and any associated files from your system. Security Warning: Although this e-mail and its attachments have been screened and are believed to be free from any virus, in all cases it is the responsibility of the recipient to ensure that the e-mail and any associated attachments are virus free. MLA London will not accept liability for any damage caused by a virus.