Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Workshop - Disaster Preparedness
Joslyn Castle Trust Archive Education Program presents: Disaster Preparedness and Response for Archive, Library, and Museum Collections: Organizing Your Toolkit Friday - October 12, 2012 - 9:30 - 4:00 Joslyn Castle, Omaha, Nebraska Presented by Julie Page* - Co-Coordinator of the California Preservation Program (CPP) and the Western States & Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESPAS) Cost is 60.00 : Includes lunch When the pipe breaks, the fire starts, or the earth moves, what will you do? In the first moments of an emergency, personal safety is a priority, but once everyone is safe you may be faced with the overwhelming job of putting your facility back in order. The success you have will be the result of how well you have prepared: What do you do first? Who needs to be involved? How can you avoid damaging the materials you are trying to rescue? How do you help staff cope with the trauma? This workshop present the following topics: - Developing a simple disaster response plan - Using practical decision-making skills during an emergency - Training staff to implement your plan effectively - Prioritizing for your collections rescue and recovery - Salvaging books, documents, photos, and archival materials *Julie Page is the Co-Coordinator of the California Preservation Program (CPP) and the Western States & Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS). She is a trainer for the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and serves on the board of Heritage Preservation. She has presented programs for state and national library associations and the American Association of Museums. She also serves on working groups for the Heritage Emergency National Task Force, Alliance for response forums, FEMA Cultural Heritage Training Curriculum , and NEDCC Model for Statewide Disaster Planning. Please take this special opportunity to learn and practice these useful and valuable skills presented especially for our archive, library, and museum communities. If you have any questions, please contact Anne Sibbernsen Johns (Archive Program Coordinator for Joslyn Castle, Certified Archivist and Consultant) at: firstname.lastname@example.org For further details and registration please contact: www.joslyncastle.com *Enrollment is limited and will be filled on a first-come basis. All registrations must be paid and received by September 28, 2012. A minimum number of registrations must be received by September 28, 2012 or the workshop is subject to cancellation.