Midwest Regional Conservation Guild Conference

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Friday, 12 November, 2021 to Sunday, 14 November, 2021
Place: 
Indianapolis

The Midwest Regional Conservation Guild is excited to announce its 2021 Annual Conference in Indianapolis, at the Indiana State Library. The conference will be held November 12th through November 14th. For more details, please visit the MRCG website at www.midwestconservation.com

You must be an MRCG member to attend the conference. If you are not yet a member for 2021, you may submit the $25 membership fee in the same payment as the registration fee.
Early Bird                  $50      August 1st - August 31
Regular                      $75     September 1 – November 11
Same Day                $100  
Virtual Option $25

This is your chance to share your knowledge and experiences with your colleagues. MRCG welcomes topics from all specialties, on any aspect of your work, and from all career levels.

Presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes. Additional time will be reserved for questions. If we are able, we will allow time for a tip's session, so if you have insights to share that won't fill a 20-minute presentation, please submit a proposal to present your tips!  

Please send a brief abstract (maximum 300 words) including the title of your talk, your name and contact information, and associated institution to mrcg.secretary@gmail.com by September 1st.

MRCG WILL BE CONTINUALLY MONITORING AND FOLLOWING ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL SAFETY GUIDELINES UP TO AND DURING THE CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS:
Friday November 12th Preconference Events:
• Emerging Conservation Professionals Network Portfolio Day - Indiana State Library
• Portable XRF for Cultural Heritage: A Workshop with Bruker Nano Analytical - Indiana State Museum
• Rigid and Semi-Rigid Gels: Methodology for Treating Locally and Overall Stained Artworks - Newfield's Indianapolis Museum of Art
• Opening Reception and Program at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Saturday November 13th:
• Professional talks - Indiana State Library
• Optional tours of the Indiana State Museum Conservation Lab, the Indiana Historical Society Conservation Lab, and the Indiana State Library Conservation Lab
• Reception and Program at the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

Sunday November 14th:
• Professional talks - Indiana State Library
• Optional tour of the Newfield's Indianapolis Museum of Art Conservation Lab