Webinar: «Sustainability and Cultural Heritage: Our Past and Our Future», 10 June 16:00 pm (GMT+1)
The Icon Book & Paper Group Committee are pleased to be able to bring you a series of live streamed talks while many people are required to stay at home during in these unprecedented times.
The next talk will be Caitline Southwick giving their talk Sustainability and Cultural Heritage: Our Past and Our Future
Sustainability is a global issue. As realities surrounding climate change and social injustice become more apparent and hit closer to home, people are ready to do something about it. But what does cultural heritage have to do with climate change? How do museums impact social justice? Why do conservators need to learn how to think green in their practice? This webinar will outline what sustainability means to cultural heritage and what unique opportunities the sector has to engage with and promote sustainability – resulting in holistic change and contributing to a sustainable future for all.
About the speaker
Caitlin Southwick (MSc, PD) is the Founder and Executive Director of Ki Culture and Sustainability in Conservation. She has over eight years of international training and experience in the conservation field. Her interest in sustainability derived from her personal passion for the environment and she believes strongly in the duality of conserving cultural heritage and the planet. She is a former professional member of the American Institute for Conservation’s Sustainability Committee and is the current Secretary of the Sustainability Working Group for the International Council of Museums.