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24th October 2017, 6.00-8.00pm
British Library Centre for Conservation

The workshop will show how risk management approaches can be used to inform and support collection care decisions, including conservation treatments, preservation policies and loan requests, and will provide practical advice on using and developing these methods.

The workshop will be delivered by Dr Paul Garside.

Dr Paul Garside studied chemistry at the University of Southampton, where he remained to carry out PhD research investigating the properties of natural polymer fibres (awarded 2002). After working at the Textile Conservation Centre as Research Fellow in Conservation Science, he joined the British Library as Conservation Scientist in 2009. He manages scientific analysis and identification of materials, assessment of long-term properties and environmental responses, and development of risk management strategies for collection items and projects.

15 places available.  Due to the limited capacity of the event ticket sales are only open to ICON members.  

Ticket cost £10 plus booking fee.  Ticket price includes refreshments (wine and nibbles!)  Sales go live on 4th September at 9.00am and close on 22nd October at 5.00pm.  Buy tickets here:

Waiting list:  if the event is sold out please do sign up to the waiting list as places do sometimes become available. 

Refund policy: 7 days: Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before your event start date.