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Carmen Li

Royal Alberta Museum
Head, Conservation
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Carmen Li is an accredited conservator with double specialization in the categories of Objects and Preventive Conservation. She received a Master of Art Conservation from Queen's University in 2006 and a Diploma in Collections Management and Conservation from Sir Sandford Fleming in 2004. Before joining the conservation team at the Royal Alberta Museum, Carmen held the position of Preventive Conservation Manager with the University of Alberta Museums, and coordinated a major collections move at the Museum of Northern Arizona. Through a series of advanced internships and fellowships, she's had the opportunity to work at the Canadian Conservation Institute (2007-2008), National Museum of the American Indian, Fitzwilliam Museum, Royal Ontario Museum, as well as museums and archaeological sites in the Netherlands, Turkey, Peru, Kosovo and Hong Kong. Carmen has been employed at the Royal Alberta Museum since 2013 and was appointed Head of Conservation in 2014, in which capacity she currently oversees an active treatment and preventive conservation program for a diverse collection. She has instructed two Preventive Conservation Courses for the Alberta Museums Association, as well as an online Care of Collections Course for the Ontario Museums Association.