Joint AIC and SPNHC sessions at SPNHC 2012 meeting

The Local Organizing Committee of SPNHC 2012 has opened registration for its upcoming meeting Emerging Technology and Innovation in Natural History Collections Management.  The meeting will be held at the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut  (June 11-16).  Early bird registration rates are available through April 6th.

Joint AIC-SPNHC programming – Of particular interest to conservators, AIC is co-sponsoring an oral presentation session on Preventive Care.  Additionally, there will be a special poster session entitled Storage Techniques for Arts, Science, and Humanities Collections to commemorate 20 years since SPNHC’s first publication of the seminal work Storage of Natural History Collections: Ideas and Practical Solutions.

Abstracts – Abstract submission is open through April 13th for poster and oral sessions.

Travel grants available – Graduate students and emerging professionals can apply for a Fitzgerald Travel Grant designed to assist members with the cost of attending the Society’s annual meeting. A total of $3,000 is available and individual awards will be for a minimum of $750 USD each.

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