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  1. NEDCC-Introduction to Emergency Preparedness
    September 3, 2014 at 12:30 PM | Webinar
  2. Housatonic Community College - Emergency Planning and Recovery for Small Museums
    September 12, 2014 at 9:00 AM | Workshop
  3. NEDCC-Protecting Your Collections Against Pests
    September 16, 2014 at 2:00 PM | Webinar

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Save the Date! November 6 & 7, 2014
Workshop: Packing & Crating Dynamics - Current Standards and Future Trends 

A two-day workshop combining lectures and demonstrations exploring a variety of packing options available to museums. Topics to be discussed include Monitoring Shock, Vibration and Climate; Foam Types; Packing Methods; Moving the Barnes Collection; Crating Systems including Hybrid styles as well as Repurposing and Reusing Crates and Cases. 

Where: Carnegie Museum of Art-Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Organized by ARCS and the longstanding leaders of PACCIN.

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Jeanne M. Benas
Washington, DC

Jeanne Benas is currently Registrar and Manager of Registration Services at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History.  Jeanne was the past Chair of the Regi…

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