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Events are still largely online due to Covid-19, although some organisers are hoping to run live events later in the year. Readers should contact event organisers directly for the most up-to-date information on specific events, conferences, workshops, etc.

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2021 AIC Annual Meeting - BPG/PMG Joint Session - Call for Papers

The Book and Paper Group (BPG) and Photographic Materials Group (PMG) of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) seek abstract submissions for a joint session to be held at the 49th Annual Meeting, scheduled to be held in Jacksonville, Florida, May 11 - 15, 2021.

11 May 2021 to 15 May 2021
30 Sep 2020

AIC Annual Meeting EMG/CAN! Joint Session Call for Papers

Seeking proposals for a special joint session between the Contemporary Art Network and Electronic Media Group to take place at the 2021 AIC Annual Meeting, currently scheduled for May 11-15, 2021, in Jacksonville Florida. Proposals from outside contemporary art and electronic media are welcome and encouraged:

Transforming Ownership Into a Network of Care (EMG/CAN! Joint Session)

11 May 2021 to 15 May 2021
30 Sep 2020

AIC Annual Meeting CAN! Specialty Session Call for Papers

CAN! seeks your proposals on the conservation of contemporary art for its first-ever specialty sessions during the 2021 AIC Annual Meeting, currently scheduled for May 11-15, 2021, in Jacksonville, Florida.

11 May 2021 to 15 May 2021
30 Sep 2020

2021 AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

The 2021 American Alliance of Museums' Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo is an opportunity to enhance the knowledge, skills, and connections needed to strengthen your museum's resiliency, tackle the many challenges facing our field head-on, and strategically plan for a brighter future.

Join us virtually May 24 and June 7-9 to connect, collaborate, and share practical advice with thousands of other museum professionals at over 80 interactive sessions, networking events and meet-ups, and more.

24 May 2021

Virtual 35th Biennial Congress of the International Paper Historians

Investigating American Collections on Paper

The International Association of Paper Historians (IPH) is pleased to announce that registration for its upcoming virtual 35th Biennial Congress is now open. The event will be co-hosted by the Library of Congress, the National Gallery of Art and the National Archives and Records Administration. The Washington DC organizers have moved the in-person Congress to an online colloquium which will allow greater participation by paper historians, scholars and students from around the world.

7 Jun 2021 to 11 Jun 2021

M&M 21 (Microscopy & Microanalysis)

Call for oral or poster presentation at the M&M 2021 meeting, August 1-5 2021.

It is likely this will be a hybrid physical/virtual conference. Symposium A11 will explore the use of portable instrumentation, hyphenated techniques, and emerging analytical methods for the analysis of art and cultural heritage objects.

For more information, please see the meeting website:

1 Aug 2021 to 5 Aug 2021

Conference: Industrial Heritage Reloaded. New Territories, Changing Culturescapes

International conference
The Canada Research Chair in Urban Heritage of Université du Québec à Montréal, in collaboration with the Association québécoise pour le patrimoine industriel (Quebec association for industrial heritage) and with the support of Tourisme Montréal

Closing date: 31 January 2020

30 Aug 2021 to 4 Sep 2021
31 Jan 2020

EAA 2021 - call for papers on Archaeometallurgy

EAA would like to invite you to submit your abstract to our archaeometallurgy sessions at the upcoming conference of the European Association of Archaeologists 2021 in Kiel. Contributions that involve conservation of archaeological metal in any sense are very welcome in one of the following sessions:

- #499: Widening the Horizons of Archaeological Metalworking Studies - Part 1
with presentations of 6 slides in 6 minutes

8 Sep 2021 to 11 Sep 2021
11 Feb 2021