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Subject: Call for papers--IIC Congress--addendum

Call for papers--IIC Congress--addendum

From: Graham Voce <iic>
Date: Friday, March 30, 2007
"Conservation and Access"
22nd IIC international Congress
London, UK
15-19 September 2008

IIC Congress 2008 - Conservation and Access

The 22nd biennial Congress of IIC will be the first in London for
over 40 years. It will be held in the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II
Conference Centre in the heart of Westminster. The lecture programme
will take place from Monday to Thursday, with a complete day of
visits within and beyond London on the Friday. A full programme of
social events is also being planned.

Encouraging physical and intellectual access to collections and
sites is a primary aim for cultural institutions throughout the
world. Conservators and conservation scientists play a vital part in
enabling our shared cultural heritage to be enjoyed while at the
same time ensuring the sustainability of access by means of
appropriate protective measures.

This Congress will examine the central role of conservation in the
presentation and protection of the world's cultural heritage. It
will explore the many ways that conservation professionals engage in
the worldwide sharing of art and heritage, whether through people
going to see that heritage or the heritage itself travelling the

Contributions to the Congress should report on contemporary
thinking, current research and examples of best practice in
advancing access to cultural heritage while managing the risks.
Possible topics include but are not limited to conservation
involvement in permanent displays, temporary exhibitions, packing
and transport, storage and handling, risk evaluation and decision
support, and the interpretation of collections and sites.

If you are not sure whether your idea qualifies, submit it anyway
and the Technical Committee will respond. If you would like to
present a paper, you may submit a proposal over the web. See


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Further details may be found at


If you wish, a form can be obtained directly from the IIC office;
this can then be filled in and returned by post or Fax: to the IIC
office for submission.

Please remember that your work should not be presented and/or
published elsewhere before the date of the Congress. The language of
the conference and its publication will be English.

Deadline for receipt of summaries: 30 April 2007.  You will receive
a response from the Technical Committee by the end of June. Draft
manuscripts will be required by 30 September 2007 and the Technical
Committee will make their selection by the end of November. Final
manuscripts will be due on 15 January 2008.

A separate call for posters will be made at a later date.
Registration for the Congress will open in February 2008, but put
the date in your diary now.

Graham Voce
Executive Secretary
International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic
    Works (IIC)
6 Buckingham Street
London WC2N 6BA
+44 20 7839 5975
Fax: +44 20 7976 1564

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