Plan for Preservation:
Assess, Prioritize and Manage

24th Annual Preservation Conference

March 18, 2010

William McGowan Theater
National Archives Building
Constitution Avenue and 7th Street NW
Washington, DC

Program Schedule

About the Conference

8:30 – 9:00

Reception - Coffee with Exhibitors

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome and Introductions – Doris A. Hamburg

9:10 – 9:30

David S. Ferreiro Archivist of the United States
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

9:30 – 9:35

Introductions of Dr. Norbert Baer and Doris A. Hamburg

9:35 – 10:05

Is Risk Management Hazardous to your Collection?

Dr. Norbert Baer, Hagop Kervorkian Professor of Conservation
New York University, New York, NY

10:05 – 10:35

Managing Preservation Today: What do We Learn from Those Who have Come Before?

Doris A. Hamburg, Director of Preservation Programs
National Archives, College Park, MD

10:35 – 11:05

Questions and Answers, followed by the Morning Break

11:05 – 11:10

Introductions of Nancy Bell and Irene Karsten

11:10 – 11:50

Innovation, Interconnections and Evidence: Stewardship for the 21st Century Archive

Nancy Bell, Head of Collection Care
The National Archives, Richmond, Surrey, UK

11:50 – 12:20

Using Risk Assessment to Determine Preservation Priorities: Tools and Services in Development at the Canadian Conservation Institute

Irene Karsten, Preservation Development Advisor, Preservation Services and Training
Department of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

12:20 – 2:00

Questions and Answers, followed by Lunch

2:00 – 2:05

Introductions of Sherelyn Ogden and Paul Messier

2:05 – 2:35

A Statewide View of Assessment, Prioritization and Management of Preservation Resources

Sherelyn Ogden, Head of Conservation
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN

2:35 – 3:05

A Model for a Cross-Repository Survey of Photograph Collections

Paul Messier, Consultant in the Preservation of Photographs
Cambridge, MA

3:05 – 3:35

Questions and Answers, followed by Afternoon Break

3:35 – 3:40

Introductions of Allison Olson and Debbie Hess-Norris

3:40 – 4:05

Documenting What is Needed to Preserve Our Records

Allison Olson, National Preservation Programs Officer for Special Projects
National Archives, College Park, MD

4:05 – 4:45

Eight Days a Week: Advocacy and Funding for Preservation Management

Debbie Hess-Norris, Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education and the Chairperson of the Art Conservation Department
University of Delaware, Newark, DE

4:45 – 5:15

Discussion/Questions and Answers, and the announcement of the 2011 Preservation Conference


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The Crowley Company
Frederick, Maryland
POC: Cheri Baker
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Iron Mountain
Boyers, Pennsylvania
POC: Barb Lipinski


Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, Massachusetts
Image Permanence Institute at the Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, New York
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Washington, DC
Heritage Preservation
Washington, DC
National Historical Publications and Records Commission at the National Archives
Washington, DC

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