Archives and Records Association Annual Conference 2017

Wednesday, 30 August, 2017 to Friday, 1 September, 2017
Friday, 23 June, 2017

Archives and Records Association (UK and Ireland) Conference Manchester (UK) Deansgate Hilton Hotel

There are many fascinating subjects that will be covered in the conservation stream of the ARA conference in Manchester this year, with many new techniques and developments being introduced. Be sure to register and book a place. Keep up to date with what is happening in the preservation world as this is the only conference that deals directly with Archives conservation in the UK. Whatever your speciality, there will be chances to learn and contribute to the ever moving dynamic debate. As an opportunity to network with colleagues, the ARA conference is second to none.

Here is a sample of some of the speakers who will be participating at this year?s conference:
- The development of a single volume, multi-fasicule binding method for archival documents
- Identification and characteristics of popular 19th Century photographic processes (workshop)
- Re-mounting Herbarium specimens: a voyage of discovery
- History of papermaking and early use of machines

Our full programme with over twenty speakers on the conservation stream is available to view on our website.

View the programme here:

ARA Conference 2017 Bursaries now available

ARA members from the UK, Ireland and overseas can now apply for the 2017 Conference bursaries for our annual conference at the Manchester Deansgate Hilton Hotel 30th August 2016 and 1st September 2016.

To apply you must be an individual member of the Association who has been a member for at least one year and who is, at the closing date for applications, either a student member, a full member, an overseas member, a registration candidate or is registered on the conservation certificate course.

The bursary includes full conference attendance (the 3-day programme, 2 nights accommodation and food ? alcohol is not included) and travel expenses of up to ?100/?115. Please note: the same maximum travelling expenses apply to all members, from UK, Ireland and overseas.

Those who have not previously received a bursary will be given preference.

Submissions for the bursaries must be received by 10am on 23rd June 2017.

The bursary application form can be found here.