Disaster Management Planning in Libraries, Museums & Archives

The Library of Alexandria is hosting a conference on Disaster Management Planning in Libraries, Museums & Archives on the 23rd and 24th of October, 2016 in the small Theater at the BA Conference Center.

The main theme of the conference is “Our Heritage at Risk: The Challenges and Response” with special emphasis on disaster management and cultural heritage in the Arab World. Themes of the sessions shall discuss key issues concerning methods and techniques for the protection of cultural heritage, risk mitigation, loss prevention of cultural heritage and digital preservation. Speakers who experienced the loss of cultural heritage due to natural disasters or wars will be invited to share their experiences. The conference shall also discuss best practices in risk mitigation and loss preventions.

Speakers from all over the world will be gathered to share their experiences and efforts done in this respect.