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2023 Conference


May Day! Wet Books Workshop

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

| Friday, September 29

This is an introduction to incident response for cultural heritage organizations. This workshop will look at big picture considerations for emergency response with a focus on the considerations for collections that have been affected. Participants will start all together with the Library of Congress and Smithsonian staff sharing broad concepts on general emergency management.

Some points for discussion:

Participants will then split up into two or three groups and will be given a scenario. Each group will go through a series of conversations and hands-on exercises.


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