Exposition Speakers

Keynote Speakers:


Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler,
Chief of the Document Conservation Center,
National Archives and Records Administration

Craft Binding in Chicago

John Dean,
Preservation & Conservation Librarian, Cornell University,

World View of Book Conservation

Session Speakers:

Mark Andersson
Michael Bierut
Jim Canary
Yvonne Carignan
Chris Clarkson
Walter Cybulski

John Dean

Jeanne Drewes

Anna Embree

Don Etherington

Katherine Hayles
Jim Larsen
Chela Metzger

Bill Minter

Paul Parisi

Susan Peterson
Roberta Pilette

Pam Spitzmueller

Sarah Townsend

Kim White

Tentative Program Schedule

July 22, 2005

FRIDAY all day


Conference registration

Outdoor Tent Show @ Oakdale Campus
including tour of the Oakdale Papermaking Facility

Lunch (on own)

Optional ½ DAY TRIPS 1PM-4PM
1. UI Preservation Department
2. Rare Books at the UI Special Collections
3. Private Local Binderies

Dinner (on own)


FRIDAY evening

Public Lecture
Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler
Craft Binding in Chicago; Ellen Gates Star and the Hull House, the Hertzberg Bindery and Bill Anthony

The Business of Bookbinding in Iowa: 1930-1950
Exhibit, Special Collections, UI Main Library

Bookbinding Across Time & Culture,
Exhibit & Reception
North Lobby, UI Main Library

July 23, 2005

SATURDAY morning


The Enduring Book and the Conservator

Don Etherington
Historical Background for Book Conservation

Chris Clarkson
Ms. Kennicott 1' in the Bodleian Library. A most interesting 15th century Bible in its original 'box binding'


Break/ Indoor Tent Show

10:45- 11:30

Continuing Research Value of Printed Collections

Yvonne Carignan and Walter Cybulski

SATURDAY afternoon

The book and equivalents

Kate Hayles
Continuing Role of the Print Book

Sarah H. Townsend and Kim White
Electronic Book Equivalents

Break/ Indoor Tent Show

The Bill Anthony Legacy

Bill Minter, Panel Moderator
Bill Anthony’s impact on Apprentices



Bill Anthony: Fine Binder, Exhibit and Reception
University of Iowa Museum of Art

SATURDAY evening



John Dean, Banquet Speaker
World View of Book Conservation

July 24, 2005

SUNDAY morning

Change in the perception of the book

Jim Canary
From Pothi to Pixels and Back again: The Tibetan Book

Michael Bierut
Role of Book Design in the Changing Book


Break/ Indoor Tent Show

Pam Spitzmueller
Book Conservation and the Book Arts

SUNDAY afternoon

Impact of the changing book on preservation

Jeanne Drewes
Publishing Trends in Alkaline Paper

Roberta Pilette
Book Conservation within Library Preservation


Break/ Indoor Tent Show

Responding to the “on-demand” society

Susan Peterson
eBooks on Demand

Paul Parisi and Jim Larsen
Print Books on Demand


Break/ Indoor Tent Show

Changes in Conservation Education

Chela Metzger , Mark Andersson, Anna Embree; plus student or new practioner


University of Iowa Center for the Book Open House, Hosted by UICB students
North Hall



Iowa Style Picnic, North Hall Green

July 25, 2005

MONDAY morning


Optional DAY TRIPS 8 AM- 4 PM (choice of one)
1. LBS Tour
2. Historical Printing Tour

Optional ½ DAY TRIPS 9PM-12PM
1. UI Preservation Department
2. Rare Books at the UI Special Collections
3. Private Local Binderies


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