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Sustainable Collections – 06 – Horizon Scanning

The terms horizon and environmental scanning are used interchangeably throughout business and the foresight literature. It refers to the systematic exploration, collection and interpretation of external information in an effort to identify trends and drivers of change and their impacts on the future. These drivers of change may be speculative or emerging issues

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Sustainable Collections – 05 – Access and Engagement

Social and Cultural Sustainability Looking at the practice of conservation in the last decades we have seen a major change from material-centred conservation to people-centred conservation. While the material, or the physical objects, remain essential as a conduit between past, present and future, hindsight proves that many cultural objects and cultural sites are dependent

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Sustainable Collections – 04 – Preservation Environments

Temperature and Relative Humidity (RH) Controlling the temperature and RH of collections spaces are critical to preventive conservation of collections. Maintaining appropriate levels can care for collections in a cost effective, passive, and sustainable method. Reducing energy use is important as both a mitigation and adaptation method for cultural collections – bringing down costs, lowering

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Training and Development

Conservation training and development Become a Conservator Mid-Career Training Opportunities International Conservation Training

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International Conservation Organisations

American Institute for Conservation (AIC) The AIC is the professional body for conservators working in the USA. Canadian Conservation Institute CCI was created in 1972 to promote the proper care and preservation of Canadian moveable cultural heritage and to advance the practice, science, and technology of conservation. Canadian Association for Conservation for Cultural Property

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Mid-Career Training Opportunities

These organisations offer short courses in specialised areas, aimed at practising conservators looking to enhance their skills. Gold Street Studios (Australia) Gold Street Studios offers workshops to those wishing to understand and enjoy the art, craft and science of traditional, alternative and historic photographic processes from professional instructors. Located in Trentham East, Victoria, Australia. The

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