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ICOM-CC organizes Triennial Conferences to bring together professionals from all over the world who are interested in conservation. The Conference represents the apex of the triennial activity of the Committee and of its Working Groups.

Recent Triennial Conferences have been held in Copenhagen in 1984, Sydney in 1987, Dresden in 1990, Washington DC in 1993, Edinburgh in 1996, Lyon in 1999, Rio de Janeiro in 2002, The Hague in 2005, New Delhi in 2008, Lisbon in 2011, Melbourne in 2014, Copenhagen 2017 and the first virtual conference: Beijing 2021.

Upcoming conferences

20th ICOM-CC Triennial Conference in Valencia, Spain START DATE: September 18, 2023END DATE: September 22, 2023

Theme: 20th ICOM-CC Triennial Conference in Valencia, Spain

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20th ICOM-CC Triennial Conference in Valencia, Spain

Metal 2022 September 5-9, 2022 Helsinki, Finland START DATE: September 5, 2022END DATE: September 9, 2022

Theme: The ICOM-CC Metals Working Group, The National Museum of Finland and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences are pleased to announce the Call for Posters for the 10th Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metals Working Group.

26th ICOM General Conference Prague 2022 START DATE: August 20, 2022END DATE: August 28, 2022

Theme: Prague, capital of the Czech Republic and a magnificent open-air museum, will welcome the 26th ICOM General Conference in the week of 20–28 August 2022.


26th ICOM General Conference Prague 2022

Graphic Documents Interim Meeting 10-11 February 2022 START DATE: February 10, 2022END DATE: February 11, 2022

Theme: Graphic Documents Interim Meeting – “Sustainability and Diversity in Conservation Practice and Recent Advances in Preventive Conservation” Graphic Documents Working Group Virtual Zoom Interim Meeting

Past conferences