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"Fire! Recent Trends in Suppression and Mitigation" Ohio Museums Association 2009 Conference, April 6, 2009

From: Nicole Hayes <nicole [at] ica-artconservation__org>
Subject: Conference on fire suppression and mitigation

“Fire! Recent Trends in Suppression and Mitigation”
Ohio Museums Association 2009 Conference
Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls
Akron, OH
April 6, 2009

Presented by the Northeast Ohio Alliance for Response
<URL:> with
generous support from the Fidelity Foundation, Mr. Rapid/Water Out
of Canton, and the Ohio Preservation Council.

What are the latest trends in fire suppression technology? What
steps should you be taking to protect your collections from fire and
its associated dangers? And what can you expect to happen to your
objects if they are exposed to a fire? Presenters will include:

Nick Artim
Director, Heritage Protection Group, Middlebury, VT

Patricia Silence
Conservator of Museum Exhibitions and Historic Interiors,
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA

Wendy Partridge
Paintings Conservator, Intermuseum Conservation Association,
Cleveland, OH

Panel of curators, registrars, and first responders speaking on
recent local renovation and construction projects

The Intermuseum Conservation Association
<URL:> is the current spearhead
organization of the NEOAFR. We have worked with the Ohio Museums
Association to develop special registration packages for those who
are not OMA members but are interested in attending “Fire!” Price
details and registration form can be found at


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Nicole M. Hayes
Director of Education and External Relations
Intermuseum Conservation Association
2915 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Fax: 216-658-8709

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