Sep 2018

Workshop Announcement in Leipzig November 2018

Assessing risks to your collections Leipzig, November 10th 2018, 9:30 to 5:30 A workshop with R. Robert Waller Protect Heritage Corp. In association with SicherheitsLeitfaden Kulturgut (SiLK) Today, preventive conservation has become a leading theme in all fields of cultural property. Useful scientific and technical knowledge continues to grow but is often incorporated in current practice slowly, incorrectly, or not at all. Despite the best intentions,…

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Sep 2018

October 2018 Workshop Announcement

Assessing and managing risks to your collections A two-day workshop  October 24 – 25, 2018. with R. Robert Waller This two-day workshop, Dr. Robert Waller will explain how to assess and manage risks to collections based on an integrated approach of estimating damage and loss and mitigation of damage and loss to cultural property. Workshop participants will learn: How to identify risks to collections, the agents…

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May 2017

The Rising Risk of Flood

Victoria Palmer and Robert Waller  “Studies show that flood is the most expensive of all natural hazards, costing companies an average of US$6 billion in insured losses annually – yet most flood loss is both predictable and preventable” (FM Global, 2016). Think about your own cultural institutions and all the heritage and history it holds; Are you prepared for a disaster to occur? How do…

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Oct 2014

World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk

Learning about multiple rationalities and risk reduction All over the world, communities live exposed to hazards and disasters. And each community has its own cultural heritage to protect. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) released its World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk on October 16. These reports, which focus on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), are a…

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