Saturday, October 1, 2011

Workshop - Northeast Document Conservation Association

Northeast Document Conservation Association (NEDCC)

On April 17, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., the NEDCC will hold
the live on-line Webinar “Risk Assessment for Disaster
Planning” as part of its Collections Care series. In order
to create a strong foundation for disaster planning, Donia
Conn, NEDCC education and outreach coordinator, will
lead attendees through an exploration of potential internal
and external hazards and an assessment of the risks these
hazards pose. Natural, industrial, technological, building,
and even human hazards will be examined for mitigation
and planning purposes. The cost of the Webinar is $95;
early-bird registration is $80. Maximum class size is
limited to 50. The Academy of Certified Archivists will
award two Accreditation Recertification Credits (ARCs)
to eligible Certified Archivists (CAs) who attend this
Conn will briefly introduce how to prepare for a disaster
and how to mitigate potential damage in a second Webinar,
“Disaster Planning,” on May 2, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
This Webinar will address how to write a disaster plan,
focusing on important elements that should be included
and presenting a variety of disaster planning templates.
This Webinar’s CA attendees of will also receive two
ARCs. For more information on these Webinars and
other NEDCC educational programming, please see the
NEDCC’s training calendar at