Join the NSC Alliance and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections for their fourth annual joint meeting, to be held May 23-28 2011 in San Francisco, California.  This year, the meeting will focus on “Sustainable Museums–Sustaining Collections,” and will be hosted by the California Academy of Sciences in their Platinum LEED certified museum.  The meeting website provides information on the meeting program, lodging and transportation, and travel assistance grants.

The NSC Alliance portion of the meeting is scheduled for 24-25 May 2011 and will include an NSC Alliance Board of Directors meeting, business meeting, and a plenary session (25 May) on federal policy and scientific collections.

Visit http://research.calacademy.org/spnhc for more information.  The deadline for early bird registration is March 18.  The deadline for submitting a presentation abstract is April 1.