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Annual Meeting

Specialty groups coordinate specialty programming at AIC’s Annual Meeting. For more information on this year's Annual Meeting Objects Specialty Group programming see the Events page.

Publications and Resources

Specialty groups prepare topic-based publications, typically though not always a collection of concepts presented at the AIC's Annual Meeting turned into long-form articles. While not peer-reviewed, these postprints present a wealth of information about current topics in conservation as well as insight into conservation treatments. They also produce publications and resources that range from catalogs of conservation treatments and techniques, to conservation wikis, and to various special topic publications and resources. Electronic and print versions of past and current publications are usually available in the store, either free or for a fee. See more in Publications and Resources.

Listserv

Specialty groups maintain listservs, which are valuable forums where colleagues with similar interests and experience can share and exchange ideas and practical information, facilitate open discussion, disseminate group-related news, questions, job postings, announcements, comments of interest, and general information. Listservs are closed lists. Subscription to them is benefit of membership in the specialty group. All new members of the group are automatically subscribed to the list. To unsubscribe, contact the listserv moderator. All messages are archived and are searchable.

Discussion Groups

Specialty groups sometimes form smaller subgroups to address specific topics. The Objects Specialty Group created the Archaeological Discussion Group. 

News

For recent news on OSG Members and recent conferences and other activities, see our News page.