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Risk Assessments for Decision Making During Lockdown

Care of Collections

From: Wednesday 26.08.20
at 7:00pm
To: Wednesday 26.08.20
at 7:30pm
Location:

Online

Cost:

Free

Event type: 
Seminar
Event language: 
English
Summary: 

Join the ICON Care of Collection group for a webinar about the way the British Library used risks assessments for decision making during lockdown and their introduction of a quarantine period for collection items.

There will be a chance to contribute and raise your own questions. This is an event not to be missed.

Event description: 

This is an online event held over Zoom.

Presenters:

Karen Bradford

Dr Paul Gartside

Additional information: 
Karen Bradford – Preventive Conservator, British Library Karen graduated with a degree in Conservation and Restoration from London Metropolitan University in 2010. From 2007-2010 she gained experience in the profession as a Conservation Intern for the Natural History Museum, London working with the Palaeontology and Zoology departments. In 2010, she was employed as a Project Conservator for Historic Royal Palaces where she contributed to the delivery of several exhibitions including a full refurbishment of Kensington Palace. Since 2012 she has been employed at the British Library working on various projects and has now been appointed as the Collection Care Monitoring Conservator. All aspects of collection care are of great personal interest to Karen although Preventive Conservation is her particular passion. Karen has actively sought to gain as wide a variety of experience as possible; pest management, emergency planning, environmental monitoring and providing training are some of her favourites. She is an Associate member of Icon working toward accreditation. Paul Garside – Conservation Scientist, British Library.