Presenters will describe bringing museums back from the brink of disaster. Diana Pardue will discuss Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island museums, France Desmarais will describe helping Mali’s museums after armed conflict and Cori Wegener will describe efforts to help Syrian museum colleagues working in opposition-controlled areas rescue their collections. Participants will be encouraged to share their own stories and share lessons learned.


  • Diana Pardue
  • France Desmarais
  • Brian Daniels