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World Library and Information Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Council

"Libraries without borders: Navigating towards global understanding"

6-8 August 2008, Ottawa, Canada

Satellite Meeting

Preservation and Conservation Section

Theme: "Preserving Cultural Heritage into the 21st Century: Current perspectives and new directions"

Date: August 6-8, 2008
Location: Libraries and Archives Canada, Ottawa
Sponsors: IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section, IFLA Newspapers Section and IFLA-PAC Core Activity with Library and Archives Canada and the Canadian Conservation Institute
Audience: Librarians, archivists, collections managers and preservation administrators

The satellite meeting offers an intensive 2-1/2 day programme designed to inform and enable library and archives administrators and managers to more effectively plan and manage preservation and access to their collections, traditional and contemporary in today’s changing world. The meeting will showcase Canadian and international initiatives with particular focus on larger scale strategies and models.

The meeting is available to IFLA and non-IFLA members.

Come and learn about:

  • Models for preservation
  • Preservation research developments and applications
  • Risk management tools and models
  • New preservation and access initiatives

We look forward to welcoming you in Ottawa!

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For further information, please contact us:

Johanna Wellheiser
E-mail: jwellheiser@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Jeanne Drewes
E-mail: jdre@loc.gov

Local arrangements or Ottawa information
E-mail: ifla_preservation_2008@lac-bac.gc.ca