Archives Conservation Discussion Group

The Book and Paper Group Archives Conservation Discussion Group (ACDG) (1992 to 2020) is a forum at the AIC Annual Meeting for exchanging focused experiences and ideas on archives conservation.

Previous Archives Conservation Discussion Group Forums

Friday, May 17, 2019
Addressing Challenges from Workplace Change: Conservation and Collection Care Tales of Struggle and Success
Moderators: Stephanie Gowler and Amy Lubick

Saturday, June 2, 2018
Preserving the Protest: Collection and Care of Social Movement Archives
Moderators: Stephanie Gowler and Dawn Mankowski

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Innovative Approaches to Disaster Response: Real-Life Tips and Tricks
Moderators: Andrea Knowlton and Dawn Mankowski

Saturday, May 16, 2015
The Effects of MPLP on Archives: Ten Years Later
Moderators: Tonia Grafakos and Andrea Knowlton

Friday, May 31, 2013
Is It Real? The Value and Ethics of Using Surrogates
Moderators: Cher Schneider and Tonia Grafakos

Friday, May 11, 2012
Book and Paper Group/Research and Technical Studies Joint Discussion Session with the Archives Conservation Discussion Group and the Library Collections Conservation Discussion Group

Thursday, June 2, 2011 (8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.)
Digitization and Its Effect on Conservation Treatment Decisions – How Has Wide-spread Digitizing of Collections Changed Our Approach to Treatment?
Moderators: Laura O’Brien-Miller and Melissa Tedone

Thursday, May 13, 2010
Working In An Unstable Economy – Experiences And Insight On The Conservation Of Paper-Based Materials in the Private Sector
Moderators: Marieka Kaye and Laura O’Brien-Miller

Thursday, May 21, 2009
Conservation and Preservation Approaches for Stabilizing Large Scale Collections
Moderators: Marieka Kaye, Jody Beenk, and Laura O'Brien Miller

Thursday, April 24, 2008
Sharing Information about Environmental Monitoring
Moderators: Susan Peckham and Linda Blaser