The Emerging Conservators Special Interest Group has been rolling along nicely. We had a great response to the Mentorship Program this year, with 83 applicants overall (both mentors and mentees). We made a few changes this round based on feedback from previous participants—the main addition being an option for more casual chat-based match-ups, as well
The Emerging Conservators SIG launched its mentorship program in 2020, which paired students and conservators with fewer than five years in practice with more experienced members of the community. Program participants were able to approach the process in a way that suited them; some designed the mentorship around a particular treatment or project, with mentors
Key moments below: – 10 AGENTS OVER 10 MONTHS: Online forums #8, #9 and #10 still to come! – ‘Decision Making in Disasters’ workshop with Dr Dolapo Fakuade – AUSTRALIAN MADE: the first Paintings SIG virtual forum 10 AGENTS OVER 10 MONTHS The AICCM Preventive SIGs online forums, 10 AGENTS OVER 10 MONTHS, have
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The AICCM Preventive SIG’s online forum 10 AGENTS OVER 10 MONTHS is well under way! See the full program and save the dates for our monthly meet-ups with live Q&A sessions, so you can get involved in the discussion [...]
The Book & Paper SIG was delighted to have held its first webinar event on 26 November. The event provided a behind-the-scenes look at Sydney Analytical, the University of Sydney’s core research facility dedicated to the analysis of chemical and biological materials. Sydney Analytical provides state-of-the-art instruments and technical expertise to support public and private researchers as
The year 2020 has brought profound change. Not just the run-of the-mill incremental change of progress as new ideas, research and innovations ‘improve’ the way society functions year by year. Instead, it’s the once-in-a-lifetime, pull-back-the-curtain type of change that forces us to address issues and activities that have been sitting in our collective too-hard basket...
2016 has been a very busy year for events in the AICCM, thanks to some amazing volunteers who’ve brought great ideas to fruition. So far we’ve had the Textiles Symposium with three well attended workshops, Functional Objects Workshop, Preservation of Geological Specimens and most recently RTI Workshop and introductory sessions to RTI and Photogrammetry. An