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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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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