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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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Joseph Beuys’ Installation Art Conference - Call for Papers

Space and Time - Joseph Beuys’ Installation Art, its Presentation and Conservation- Call for Papers
International conference, Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, 16th – 17th September 2021 in Kassel (Germany)

16 Sep 2021 to 17 Sep 2021
22 Jan 2021

Pest Odyssey Conference 2021

Pest Odyssey 2021- The Next Generation
Detect, Respond, Recover – best practice IPM in 2021

This will be a fully virtual conference and will enable participants to focus on changes and new developments in IPM over the last ten years.

Submissions are now invited for the third Pest Odyssey Conference.

20 Sep 2021 to 22 Sep 2021
31 Jan 2021

Icon Book & Paper Conference 2021 'Mod Cons: Modern Conservation. Modern Constraints. Modern Conveniences.'

The Calls for Participation in #IconBPG21 have been extended! Submissions for abstracts and demonstrations are being accepted until the end of 16 February 2021.

Call for abstracts (16 February 2021)
Submit a 500 word abstract that relates to the theme of Modern Conservation with an informal video introducing your topic to show your online capability. Selected authors will be offered the opportunity to present for 20 minutes on their topic. Post-prints will follow shortly after presentation.

4 Oct 2021 to 7 Oct 2021
16 Feb 2021

Save the Date: IIC-SECC 2021

IIC-SECC Save the Date poster

The IIC is proud to announce that the 6th edition of the Student and Emerging Conservators Conference will follow the steps of our previous editions and take place in its due biennial date in Autumn of 2021.

This year's conference “The Faces of Conservation”, is being organised by a local committee from the NOVA School of Sciences and Technology, in Lisbon, Portugal.

14 Oct 2021 to 16 Oct 2021

Icon Bath 2021 Conference: Ceramics, Glass and Stained Glass

Call For Papers - Ceramics, Glass and Stained Glass Conference
Deadline 1st May 2021

ICON's Ceramics and Glass Group (CGG) and the Stained Glass Group (SGG) are delighted to announce a joint conference to be held on 16th and 17th October 2021. Papers on any aspect of ceramics, glass or stained glass conservation will be considered. Submissions on relevant scientific and historic research are also encouraged, as well as case studies which explore conservation treatments. We would also welcome student papers and posters.

16 Oct 2021 to 17 Oct 2021
1 May 2021

International Conference - Curation and Conservation: Dress and Textiles in Museums

For the very first time, the International Conference of Dress Historians will take place in Italy (it will be possible to join also through a digital platform) at the Centre of Conservation and Restoration “La Venaria Reale” in Turin,Italy.

The 2021 edition, organised jointly by the Association of Dress Historians and the Centre of Conservation and Restoration, is titled “Curation and Conservation: Dress and Textiles in Museums” and the Call for Papers is now open and closes the 1st December 2020.

21 Oct 2021 to 22 Oct 2021
1 Dec 2020


The Conservation Department of the Die Neue Sammlung - The Design Museum is pleased to announce the CALL FOR PAPERS for its seventh edition of the FUTURE TALKS conference series:


Duration: November 8 to 10, 2021
Organiser: Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum
Location: Online Conference

8 Nov 2021 to 10 Nov 2021
15 Apr 2021

2021 International Course on the Conservation of Earthen Architecture

In light of the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting logistical challenges of organizing and hosting the course in February 2021, the course on the conservation of earthen architecture has been postponed for one year until February 12—March 11, 2022.

GCI are suspending their application process until February 15, 2021. Those who have already submitted their application at the time of this notice do not need to reapply. GCI will contact you next year to affirm your interest.

12 Feb 2022 to 11 Mar 2022
15 Feb 2021

Terra 2022 - World Congress on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage

In light of the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the logistical challenges, economic repercussions and current travel restrictions we are facing globally, Terra 2021 World Congress on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architectural Heritage has been postponed to June 2022 and has been renamed Terra 2022. The new dates will be June 7-10, 2022, and the location will still be Santa Fe, New Mexico.

7 Jun 2022 to 10 Jun 2022