The schedule for the in-person 2024 MPWG meeting is subject to change. Virtual participants will be sent a link to the main virtual meeting room which will be used to begin and end each day. Sub-committees will provide additional virtual meeting links as needed. 

DAY 1 – Wednesday, March 20

1:00 Meet at NYU Bobst Library
1:00 – 1:30 Greetings and socializing!
1:30-2:30 IPM and preventive conservation related back of house tours of Bobst Library 
2:30 – 3:00 Q&A and discussion about library preservation
3:00 – 4:30 Short Presentations by participants – Topics and Presenters TBD

DAY 2 – Thursday, March 21

8:45 am Meet at NYU Bobst Library

Welcome by Jessica Pace, NYU host & introductions; Breakfast courtesy of NYU Libraries. Summary of MuseumPests history and mission, Update on website and social media statistics, 

Presentation – U.K. and Europe updates

10:15-11:00 Group discussion on new content needs, intro to editing on MuseumPests and distribution of assignments.  
11:00-12:00 Work Session I
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 Work Session II
3:00-4:00 Planning for a 2024 Public Presentation Session with UK Pest Odyssey
4:00-4:45 Work session III 
4:45 – 5:00 Daily Wrap-Up
5:30 Optional group social event at nearby pub

DAY 3 – Friday, March 22

8:45 am Meet at NYU Bobst Library
9:00-9:30 Recap and discussion of Day 2 work sessions. Breakfast provided by NYU Libraries
9:30-11:00 Work Session IV
11:00-12:00 Review of Job Hazard Analyses by the Health and Safety Group
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:30 Work Session V
3:30-3:45 Break 
3:45-4:15 Recap of Day 3 work sessions
4:15-5:00 All Participants – Planning for 2025 and beyond

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