Report on CAVRACON 2015

  • Jacqueline Spafford University of California, Santa Barbara


This past June the third California Visual Resources Association Conference was held at the University of California, Santa Barbara. With this third iteration CAVRACON truly matured into an offering of exceptionally strong content, presented by diverse speakers. It represented collaboration at its best, resulting in presentations of great interest and value, and enhanced networking opportunities. This report summarizes the program and content, and remarks on the evolution of this institution in its three short cycles.

Author Biography

Jacqueline Spafford, University of California, Santa Barbara

Jackie Spafford has been the Curator of the Image Resource Center at UCSB since 1998. During this time she has overseen waves of transition, and growth of the Center's services and collection. She is the co-editor of the Society of Architectural Historians' SAHARA project. Prior to coming to UCSB she worked at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Ontario, and attended the University of Toronto.

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