Birkbeck College, 9th March 2009, 2pm
A half day event to discuss the topic of disaster management which is highly important in the library and information sector due to the nature of the materials held. This event is aimed at librarians, managers, frontline staff and specialist staff who are interested in the topic of disaster management or have to deal with it as part of their job role.
– To provide case study examples of how disaster management is dealt with
– To allow attendees to exchange experience concerning disaster management
Confirmed speakers :
Christine Wise, Head of Special Collections, Senate House Library
"An introduction to disaster management and business continuity planning in academic libraries"
Helene Donnelly, Data and Archival Damage Control Centre
"From Paper to People: The Real Costs of Emotions"
Graham Matthews, Loughborough University
"Planning and sustaining disaster management in academic libraries"
The event will take place at Birkbeck College’s 30 Russell Square campus, r101
Directions can be found at http://www.bbk.ac.uk/maps
The cost to attend the event is £40 for cpd25 members, and £55 for external delegates.
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