9 June 2015

Registration now open for the Preservation & Conservation Section IFLA 2015 Pre Conference Satellite Meeting

Registration Invitation

Dear Colleagues, preservation / conservation librarians/managers, archivists and all interest parties from Special Collection Libraries, Archives and Museums you are cordially invited to participate in a two day Preservation & Conservation Pre-Congress Satellite Meeting to be held at UKZN on 12 -13 August 2015.

Conference Theme: Planning and Preservation for today’s Libraries

Discussions will include the impact of climate change on the preservation management of our collections, the challenges of designing, planning, constructing and renovating buildings for today’s libraries, sustainable decision-making to preserve collections, the silent disaster – testing for mould type, preservation practices

  • Day 1 will be presented at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College Campus and
  • Day 2  will be held at UKZN Howard College Campus, followed by tour of Mashu Museum of Ethnology and lunch at Campbell Collections of UKZN, 220 Gladys Mazibuko Road, Durban

(5km from UKZN to CC Ridge Road- UKZN Gate 1 pass Marist School / Entabeni Hospital/ cross Tollgate bridge pass Coastlands Hotel / McCords Hospital/ Overport City turn right into Nelson Road at the traffic light see CC to the left)

Registration & Conference details available:

Attendance is free but pre-registration is essential,

Light refreshments and lunch will be provided on both days.

We look forward to welcoming you to Durban/eThekwini!

Danielle Minico
Chair: IFLA Preservation & Conservation Section
Danielle.Mincio@bcu.unil.ch

Nellie Somers
Chair: Sapcon East Regional Branch
UKZN Special Collections
Tel: +27312601713

Email: somers@ukzn.ac.za Gmail: nelsomers@gmail.com

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