2012 A Preservation Odyssey: Paths to the Future

26th Annual Preservation Conference of the National Archives and Records Administration

October 19, 2012

National Archives Building
William McGowan Theater
7th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20504
Please note that all attendees need to use the Constitution Avenue entrance to the building.

Program Schedule

About the Conference

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Refreshments

Specific session times will be posted as they become available.


David Rubenstein, Co-founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group


Doris A. Hamburg, Director of Preservation Programs, National Archives and Records Administration

Environment and Storage Technology

Ronald D. Weiss, President, Arkival Technology Corporation

John Faundeen, EROS Center Archivist, United States Geological Survey

Conservation: Big and Small

Amy Lubick, Senior Paper Conservator and Conservation Digitization Coordinator, Preservation Programs, National Archives and Records Administration

Sara Shpargel, Senior Photograph Conservator, Preservation Programs, National Archives and Records Administration

Susan Page, Senior Paper Conservator, Preservation Programs, National Archives and Records Administration


Brad Lawrence, Computer Science Lead, Kennedy Advanced Visualization Environments, Digital Image Analysis Facility


Nancy E. Kraft , Head of Preservation and Conservation, University of Iowa Libraries

Beth Doyle, Leona B. Carpenter Senior Conservator, Head of Conservation Services Department, Duke University Libraries, Durham, North Carolina

There will be a Morning and Afternoon Break in the Theater Concourse featuring Exhibitors, Resources, Coffee and Refreshments

Lunch in the Presidential Conference Rooms of the National Archives Building

Conference will conclude at approximately 5:30 p.m.

  • Please do not send cash by mail for pre-registration. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted on the day of the conference.
  • Morning and afternoon breaks and a boxed lunch will be provided.


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Elk River, Minnesota
Point of Contact:  Greg Emerick

Backstage Library Works logo
Backstage Library Works
Provo, Utah
Point of Contact:  Alicia Sell

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The Crowley Company
Frederick, Maryland
Point of Contact:  Cheri Baker

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Image Access / Digital Library Systems Group
Boca Raton, Florida
Point of Contact:  Jim Baker

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Kathabar Dehumidification Systems
Buffalo, New York
Point of Contact:  Stan Slabinsky

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Northeast Document Conservation Center
Andover, Massachusetts
Point of Contact:  Julie Martin

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