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Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Heritage 2019

21/05/2019 - 09:00 tot 23/05/2019 - 17:00

Van 21 tot en met 23 mei 2019 vindt in Stockholm de vierde internationale conferentie Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Cultural Heritage plaats. Deze conferentie wordt georganiseerd door de Swedish National Heritage Board in samenwerking met Nationalmuseum, Swedish Museum of Natural History en Swedish National Archive. De drie thema’s van de conferentie zijn Communicating IPM, IPM in the era of globalisation en IPM in changing climate.

Uit de aankoniging:

“Raising awareness of IPM is perhaps the most important single factor for reducing pest problems. The session explores innovative and creative ways of teaching, training, explaining and implementing IPM in musem, libraries, archives and historic houses.

How can we deal with the pest problem as the world becomes smaller? This session highlights how the cultural heritage community is responding: researching treatment methods, finding innovative solutions to detect, identify and treat species formerly unknown, prioritising risk assessments and organising IPM in their institutions.

Mean temperatures are rising. How can the cultural heritage community meet the challenges posed by elevated temperatures, fluctuating humidity and other changing environmental factors? How do we deal with insect pests and mould growth that are adapting fast to a changing climate? This session demonstrates some approaches such as increased monitoring and management.”

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