Preservation of natural history wet collections: feedbacks and future prospects

05th Dec, 2018 to 07th Dec, 2018
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A meeting on the “Preservation of natural history wet collections: feedbacks and future prospects” will take place in Paris from December 5 through 7, 2018.

Organized by the French Center on Research for Preservation, under the CNRS, the French natural History Museum and the French Culture Ministry, the meeting will be held in the very heart of Paris, at the Grande Galerie de l’Evolution (French natural History Museum, Jardin des Plantes).

This meeting intend to gather the various French and Europeans players involved in the preservation of natural history wet collections. Through the sharing of experience, we hope to provide an inventory of preservation issues threatening these valuable collections and to discuss potential solutions that has been tested in different environments.

We would be glad if you, or your colleagues, could attend the meeting as a listener or through an oral presentation. Registration is free of charge but mandatory, according to availability.  

The meeting will be held in English and French, with interpreting services available. A brief presentation of the meeting and the call for papers are attached and also available on the website:




Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
36 Rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire