Collaborate, learn, and network with your colleagues both in person and online. Attend our annual meeting, the largest conference in North America for conservation professionals.

Workshops & Seminars

  • They take place on Tuesday, May 19, and Wednesday, May 20, the two days before the main conference.
  • They are only open to meeting registrants. We offer a discounted registration rate to those wanting to attend a workshop only. Fees do not include meals except where indicated.
  • They are subsidized or at-cost and often organized in partnership with other organizations and funding agencies.
  • They have a minimum number of participants required. If we have to cancel due to low enrollment, we will notify registrants as soon as possible and offer another event or refund the appropriate fee.
  • They may have a waitlist if sold out. Place yourself on the list by sending an email with the subject line, “Workshop Waitlist - [Name of Workshop]” to
  • Lift Grounds: Hands-On Etching for Conservators, May 19 & 20 ($299) *FULL*

  • Re-usable & Modular Vivak® Book Cradle System, May 19 & 20 ($299) *FULL*

  • Introduction to Digital Preservation and Storage, May 19 ($189)

  • Facilitating Decision-making Through Analysis of Temperature and Relative Humidity Data, May 19 ($99)

  • XRF Boot Camp Lite, May 19 ($99)

  • Measuring and Mitigating Pollution in Showcases, May 20 ($189) *FULL*

  • Now You See It, Now You Don’t - Documenting Web-based Art, May 20 ($189)

  • Buggin' Out: Construction of Anoxia Environments to Treat Individual Object Infestations, May 20 ($99)

  • Making the Ask: Developing and Negotiation Tactics in the Field of Conservation, May 20 ($35)

  • Adapting Museum Loan Standards to Reach Wider Audiences: Supporting Loans to Community Centers and Tribal Museums, May 20 ($89)

  • Respirator Fit Test, May 20 ($45/CIPP Free)

  • Varnished Wall Maps: A Collaborative Seminar to Investigate Treatment Methodology ($99)