Mar 2021

2020 is the poster child for risk management.

Mareike Friedrich What are risks? A risk is considered a departure from a goal. What was my goal in 2020? Well, I can tell you that it wasn’t finishing my last semester of school from my living room while socially distancing from my classmates. However, thanks to the risk management planning of my school, my province, and my country, I was eventually able to finish…

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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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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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