Events

 

The Performing Arts Readiness project offers free webinars, on-site training, and presentations at professional conferences on various topics related to emergency preparedness:

Webinars

Introduction to Emergency Preparedness for Performing Arts Organizations
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 28, 2017. 2:00-3:30pm ET
Price: Free
Registration Link: http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=59CEC2BC-97AE-E711-80E1-00155D73CF16

Risk Assessment for Performing Arts Organizations
Date & Time: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 2:00-3:30pm ET
Price: Free
Registration Link: http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=F21BB22B-33BB-E711-80E1-00155D73CF16

Networking for Disaster Management in the Performing Arts
Date & Time: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 2:00-3:30pm ET
Price: Free
Registration Link: http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=32323853-8FAE-E711-80E1-00155D73CF16
(a recording of the Sept. 19, 2017 session of this webinar is here.)

Protecting You Assets: Managing Archives for Performing Arts Organizations
Date & Time: Thursday, December 14, 2017. 3:00-5:00pm ET
Price: Free
Registration Link: http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=AF491486-3BBF-E711-80E1-00155D73CF16

Understanding Cybersecurity for Performing Arts Organizations
Date & Time: Thursday, January 18, 2018. 2:00-3:30pm ET
Price: Free
Registration Link: http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=2D68595F-43CA-E711-80E2-00155D73CF16

Crisis Communications for Performing Arts Organizations (description and registration link coming soon)
Date & Time: early 2018
Price: Free

Disaster Recovery for Performing Arts Organizations (description and registration link coming soon)
Date & Time: January 2018
Price: Free

Conferences

National Performance Network / Visual Artists Network Annual Conference, December 14-17, 2017, San Francisco, CA (https://npnweb.org/site/annualconference2017/)
Join PAR Project Director Tom Clareson (Tom.Clareson@lyrasis.org) and PAR Project Partner Stephanie Atkins (stephanie@npnweb.org) for the session “The Show Must Go On!  Performing Arts Readiness and Emergency Preparedness” at 2:30-4 p.m. on Friday, December 15 (Powell 1, 3rd fl) This session will provide background on resources available to help all types of performing arts organizations and artists to plan for disasters and emergencies. Panelists will focus on services to small and rural organizations, including some case studies, and two presenters will bring a California/Western-U.S. perspective to the panel.

Association of Performing Arts Professionals, January 12-16, 2018, New York City (https://www.apap365.org/Conference)
PAR Performing Arts Coordinator, Jan Newcomb (Janet.Newcomb@lyrasis.org) and PAR Project Partner Mollie Quinlan-Hayes, Deputy Director and Accessibility Coordinator of South Arts (mquinlanhayes@southarts.org), will be at the PAR exhibit table.