IIC 2018 Congress: Preventive Conservation: The State of the Art, Turin, 10
– 14 September 2018
Simultaneous call for papers and posters
It will be 24 years since an IIC Congress last specifically addressed issues
in preventive conservation, in Ottawa in 1994. The field has developed
enormously since 1994: preventive conservation has a central position in f
museum, site and heritage management. In addition to capturing developments
and changes in scientific understanding and practice, this congress will
focus on current issues that exercise our field and will look to the future.
It will build on some recent IIC initiatives, including the 2008 Congress on
Conservation and Access and the IIC/ICOM-CC environmental guidelines
developed at the 2014 Hong Kong Congress.
The location for the 2018 Congress is Turin, a city with a varied cultural
history, a strong international profile and innovative industrial centre
and, at the same time, a comfortable, relaxed ambience. We are delighted
that our partners in the 2018 Congress are the City of Turin, the Italian
Regional Group of IIC (IGIIC), Turismo Torino e Provincia and the Centro per
la Conservazione ed il Restauro “La Venaria Reale”, which, most
appropriately, is housed in one of the Savoy palaces, La Venaria Reale.
We now invite paper and poster proposals that address the issues defining
the state of the art in preventive conservation and latest practice. A full
list of suggested topics and themes and full details for submission can be
found at the main IIC Congress web-site page here:
Please note that this is a simultaneous call for paper and poster proposals:
there will be no later separate call for posters. IIC invites you to submit
your proposal for a paper or poster in English in about 500 words (3500
characters) via the website here ,link>. If you have an IIC account, please
log in first, if not, please register on the front page of the site for an
IIC account before submitting a proposal. Please do not include any
illustrations with your proposal submission and please indicate if your
proposal is for a paper or for a poster. The deadline for the receipt of
proposals is 8 May 2017.
We look forward to seeing you in Turin!