2007 – Present – Part-time Professor at Algonquin College, “Preservation: Principles and Practice” for the Archives and Records Management Program.
2019 – Workshop presenter for County of Northumberland Archival Services; “Disaster Recovery for Small Institutions”
2019 – Speaker for CAC/ACCR Annual Conference and the AIC Annual Meeting, “Unconventional Uses of Conventional Treatment: 3 Case Studies in Paper Conservation” and “Beyond the Code: Ethics and Private Practice”
2019 – Attended workshop, “Gellan Gum: Theory and Application” hosted by the CAC and presented by the Canadian Conservation Insitute.
2018 – Workshop presenter and Speaker for Ontario Genealogical Society of Ontario Conference, “Keeping the Past for the Present and Future: Preservation Techniques for the Home Archive”
2017 – Speaker for Gladstone Forum Symposium hosted by the CAC Toronto Group, “Adapting Schweidler: Upgrading Historic Paper Restoration with Modern Methods”
2017 – Workshop Presenter for County of Lennox and Addington Museums, “Authenticating and Identifying Works on Paper and Parchment” and “Keeping the Past for the Present and Future: Preservation Techniques for the Home Archive”
2017 – Speaker for CAC Conference, “Adapting Schweidler: Upgrading Historic Paper Restoration with Modern Methods”
2017 – Speaker for Ontario Genealogical Society of Ontario Conference, “Conserving Canada”
2017 – Workshop presenter for Ontario Genealogical Society of Ontario Conference, “A Snap in Time, A Shot for the Future: Identifying and Caring For Family Archives”
2016 – Speaker for BIFHSGO conference, Workshop: “Keeping the Past for the Present and Future: Preservation Techniques for the Home Archive”
2016 – Poster Presentation AIC/CAC Conference in Montreal, “Curing the Cure: Treatment of a Manuscript Disinfected Post TB Exposure”, attended conference
2015 – Published article “Prescription Conservation: A Preventative and Post Remedy for User of Maps” in ACMLA Bulletin Fall 2015.
2015 – Speaker for CARTO, annual conference of the Canadian Map Libraries and Archives Association. “Prescription Conservation: A Preventative and Post Remedy for User of Maps”
2015 – Attended CAC/ACCR Conference
2015 – Served on the Canadian Standards Review Board for Paper Permanence
2014 – Authored pamphlet “Preserving Family Archives”, available through GlobalGenealogy.com.
2013 – Attended Workshop “Display Cases: Preservation, Sustainability, and Design” hosted by Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI/ICC)
2013 – Attended “Digital Forensics” Workshop, hosted by the CAC/ACCR
2013 – Attended CAC/ACCR Conference
2013 – Speaker at Ottawa Genealogy 2013 Conference, “Restorations of Biblical Proportions”, hosted by the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society.
2013 – present – Served as three years as Treasurer for the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. Currently serving as member-at-large.
2012 – Speaker for CAC/ACCR Annual Conference 2012, “From Axe To Micro Spatula: Em’Bark’ing on a Treatment”
2012 – Speaker/presented workshop for the British Isle Family History Society of Greater Ottawa Annual Conference.
2011 – Attended Canadian Conservation Institute Symposium: “Adhesives and Consolidants”
2011 – Attended in Print Making Workshop, hosted by the CAC/ACCR
2011 – Attended CAC/ACCR Conference, organized AGM
2010 – Authored article “Protect Those Precious Papers”, Family Chronicle, pp23-24 March/April 2010
2010 -2012 – Severed as Secretary and then Treasurer for the Executive Board of the Canadian Association for the Conservation of Cultural Property
2010 – Accredited with the Canadian Association for Professional Conservators
2010 – Volunteered with CAC/ACCR Conference Planning Committee organizing tours and the public outreach event “Arti-FACTS”, and attended CAC/ACCR Conference
2008 – Attended CAC/ACCR Conference
2008 – Present – Provides Preservation Consultation Services for national and municipal heritage institutions, educational libraries, and rare book collections
2006 – Attended CAC/ACCR (Canadian Association for Conservation of Cultural Property) Conference
2006 – Present –Provides workshops and lectures for heritage professionals, genealogy conferences and community groups.
2005 – Present – Operating Ubbink Book and Paper Conservation on a full time basis ,providing services for heritage institutions, art and antiquarian dealers, galleries, frame shops, and collectors. A few of the institutions Mrs. Ubbink has provided services for include the United Nations, the Canadian Museum of Nature, Library of Parliament, the City of Ottawa Archives, the Ottawa Jewish Archives, the Canadian War Museum, the Bank of Canada Archives, Upper Canada Village, the University of Ottawa, the Canadian Agriculture Rare Book Library, the Office of the Surveyor General of Ontario, and the Jules Leger Library at Foreign Affairs Canada.
2004 – Co-authored article “Preserving Letterpress Copybooks” Canadian Association for Conservation Journal, pp 38-45, Fall 2004
2002 – Began taking on private commissions between contracts and building Ubbink Book and Paper Conservation
2002 – Received Library and Archives Canada Professionalism Award
2002-2005 – Fulfilled contracts as a Conservation Assistant, and then as a Conservator with the Library and Archives Canada in the Stabilization Unit, Book Laboratory and Maps and Manuscripts Laboratory. Attended and participated in the following workshops: Mould Recognition and Remediation 2000; Historic Sewing Styles 2002; The History of Book Cloth 2002; Iron Gall Ink 2002; Disaster Planning and Recovery 2002; Conservation Binding 2003; Sketch Books and Albums Symposium 2003; Symposium 2006
2001 – Received Ontario Museum Association Student Award
2001 – Graduated with Diploma in Applied Museum Studies, Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology
2000- 2001 Interned with Library and Archives Canada’s Preservation Services Unit and was hired on a contractual basis.