Disaster Planning Workshop – New England Archivists

Disaster Planning
(co-sponsored with Harvard University Archives)

Friday, July 27, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cost: $85 for NEA Members and Harvard University Archives Staff; $110.00 for Nonmembers
Includes morning refreshments
Registration deadline: July 20, 2012
Register here

Donia Conn, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Northeast Document Conservation Center

Donia Conn presents workshops throughout the Northeast on preservation and emergency preparedness topics for NEDCC, and also teaches Preservation Management and Collection Maintenance at Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science. She earned an MLIS with an Advanced Certificate in Conservation from University of Texas-Austin, and worked as a rare book and paper conservator in academic institutions across the U.S. prior to joining NEDCC.

Workshop Description:
Disaster planning is an essential component of preserving your institution’s collections. An efficient and effective response depends upon how well prepared you are. Ms. Conn will discuss how you can get started with a disaster plan that can reduce the risk of an event and minimize your losses.

Attendance limited to 16 participants