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.

Past Workshops

Below is a list of FAIC professional development workshops since 2018. For information regarding prior workshops, email

46th AIC Annual Meeting Workshops

Houston, TX

  • Communicating Values and Effecting Change
  • Fiber Identification and Analysis for Conservation (Supported by a collaborative agreement with the National Center for Preservation Training and Technology)
  • From Response to Recovery; from Recovery to Response – Hurricane Lessons Learned in Galveston (supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities)
  • Function Meets Aesthetic: Rebacking techniques for leather books
  • Hands-On Lithography for Conservators
  • Installation and Use of Automated Thread Count Software
  • Introduction to Reflectance Transformation Imaging
  • Oddy Testing: Protocols and Practicalities
  • Packing, Crating, and Shipping
  • Preparation and Use of Paraloid B-72 Adhesive
  • Respirator Fit Testing
  • Scratch Removal and Polishing Treatment for High-Gloss Plastic Surfaces
  • Synthetic Varnishes (supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities)