[Eril-l] ALCTS webinar: Alliances for Disasters in Cultural Response & Recovery
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Thu Mar 5 05:00:00 PST 2020
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ALCTS webinar: Alliances for Disasters in Cultural Response & Recovery
Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11 am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1 pm Central, and 2 pm Eastern time.
This is part one of a two-part series titled “Building Your Disaster
Networks”. These webinars are a follow up series of the ALCTS 2019
pre-conference session "Better Networking for Disasters." The series aims
to provide a bridge between librarians and archivists to a community of
heritage emergency responders to better coordinate in times of disasters.
This webinar series was meant to tie into the now postponed American
Institute for Conservation Annual Meeting session, "Alliances for
Resilience: Building a Robust Network for Disaster Response."
Webinar Description: It is essential for collecting institutions to be
prepared for both small emergencies and large disasters. As the effects of
climate change take hold, libraries, archives, and museums can expect to
feel the impact of more extreme weather events. Make sure you have the
resources and connections needed to prepare for and respond to emergencies
that affect your institution. Join presenter Katelin Lee to learn about
resources available through the American Institute for Conservation (AIC)
and the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC). Lee will discuss
networks and programs including the National Heritage Responders and
Alliance for Response, which provide assistance to collecting institutions
and models for improving preparedness and responding to emergencies.
At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to tap into networks to
promote emergency preparedness; access online resources on preparedness and
response; and develop local connections to other cultural institutions and
Who should attend?
Employees of libraries, archives, museums, and small to mid-sized cultural
Katelin Lee joined American Institute for Conservation (AIC) in 2015 and
now serves as FAIC's Outreach Coordinator. She promotes awareness of the
conservation field within the public and reaches new audiences through the
Friends of Conservation program. She also manages AIC and FAIC’s social
media presence. She is a graduate of the College of William and Mary with a
BA in History and Theatre and a master’s degree from New York University in
Visual Culture & Costume Studies.
Registration fees for webinar(s):
Participant Each ($) Both Webinars ($)
ALCTS Member 43 69 (save $17)
Non-member 59 95 (save $23)
Group rate 129 206 (save $52)
For additional information and access to registration links, please go to
the following website:
ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording
shortly following the live event.
For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org
For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, please contact
alctsce at ala.org
Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
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