Emergency Response Workshop

  • 25 Jan 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Zoom; Instructions to join the session will be provided upon registration
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The AAO’s Professional Development Committee presents

Emergency Response

Not really sure what to do with the box of wet documents or photographs? Haven't had experience organizing and leading a response team? Then this is the workshop for you!

Join your colleagues in this half day workshop to gain knowledge in emergency response.

Participants will learn:

● Key roles and responsibilities of an emergency response team

● Health and safety issues in emergency response work

● Salvage priorities and procedures for various archival records

When: January 25, 2021, 1:00-4:00 pm EST

Where: Online (Zoom)

Cost: $0 (AAO members); $0 (AAO student members); $120 (non- members)

Participants may also be interested in the Emergency Planning workshop on January 18th.

About the Instructor:

Iona McCraith is currently the AAO Archives Advisor. Since 2000, she has also maintained a private practice as a heritage consultant and archival materials conservator.

Previously Iona was employed as Senior Conservator, City of Toronto Archives (1983-1991); Head Conservator, Archives of Ontario (1991-1999); AAO Preservation Consultant (1999-2012) and sessional instructor, Collections Conservation and Management Program, Fleming College, (1999 -2005).

Format: Lecture with a Q&A

Recording: This workshop will be recorded.

Registration: A maximum of 45 participants may register for this event. Institutional members can register at the member’s rate and are limited to the number of archivists corresponding to their institutional membership category. If you require additional time to prepare payment, please contact aao@aao-archivists.ca to set up an invoice.

Please be advised that this event is governed by the AAO’s Code of Conduct and is subject to the AAO’s Cancellation Policy. If you have any questions, contact professionaldevelopment@aao-archivists.ca.

The Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) is led by a committed community of volunteers from across the province. 

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