The IIC Keck Award was generously endowed by Sheldon and Caroline Keck to commemorate their shared lives of distinguished achievement in conservation. The award is presented every two years at the IIC Congress to the individual or group who has, in the opinion of IIC Council, contributed most towards promoting public understanding of conservation and engagement with the accomplishments of the conservation profession.
The award consists of a certificate and a prize of £2500, which will be presented at the next biennial IIC Congress in Edinburgh, 2 - 6 November 2020, on the topic of Practices and Challenges in Built Heritage Conservation.
Details of previous award winners can be found on the IIC website at: https://www.iiconservation.org/about/awards/keck
We are now inviting nominations for the 2020 Keck Award. If you would like to propose yourself, or a colleague or institution, or project, please send your nomination to the IIC office (preferably by email) to arrive by Monday 4th March 2020 (5pm GMT).
The nomination should include the name, job title and professional address of the individual (or of all the partners in a group project) and should include the following:
- a statement of between 500 and 1000 words describing the nominee’s public outreach and engagement activities
- two or three photographs in support of this statement
- an outline of what supporting material, such as publications, websites, videos, or evidence of media coverage, is available (you may be asked to supply these at a later date).
Please send your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words ‘Keck Award’ in the subject line, or by post to IIC, 3 Birdcage Walk, London SW1H 9JJ, UK.