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Preventive Conservation: The State of the Art - World Class Speakers, Sessions, Networking, Tours & Debates Exploring the biggest issues that exercise our field, this year’s IIC Congress is set to attract the best minds in conservation from around the world.

The Standard Rate for registration at the IIC 2018 Turin Congress ends at midnight (BST) on the 22 July 2018 – the rate then increases to the Late Rate.

The programme on the Congress web-site shows the exciting and innovative papers and poster on research and practice in preventive conservation that will be presented in Turin. You can also read about the extensive social programme and tours that are part of the Congress week here and here

To find out more about – and benefit from - the Standard Rate please go to the Congress registration page - we look forward to seeing you there!

The latest electronic ballot of candidates for election to IIC's Fellowship has just been posted on the IIC web-site and you are invited to take part in this. The ballot is open to all IIC Fellows in good standing (i.e. those whose membership fees are up to date) and to all IIC Honorary Fellows.

The ballot ends on Friday 3rd August 2018.

The link to these ballots on the IIC web-site is via the 'Vote' link you will see in the left hand column: www.iiconservation.org/vote

All IIC Hon. Fellows and Fellows are entitled to vote electronically here on the IIC web-site and those who have elected to receive communications from IIC in paper form will be sent all the voting options in the form of the traditional paper ballot.

3 Aug 2018

We are pleased to say that we have been able to freeze membership fees at last year's rates. 

Your Membership fee is due on 1st July. If you haven't renewed your membership already, please renew now by logging in to your account to continue to enjoy access to IIC's professional publications and events, networks and resources. 

Read on to find out more about the year ahead.

Following the 4th IIC-ITCC 2018 workshop, the Palace Museum is delighted to announce our collaboration with the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC) to host a two-day symposium dedicated to paper conservation and its related studies.

The Symposium aims to address the conservation, artistic and historical aspects of paper artefacts, ranging from painting and calligraphy, archives, film, photographs, ancient books across the East and West. 16 distinguished paper specialists and scholars from across the world will present case studies and latest research findings on the subjects. The Symposium will be a platform to connect Chinese and Western museum professionals to exchange views and experience on Paper Conservation as well as a chance to establish professional network. Thursday, 1 November to Friday, 2 November, 2018 Place: The Palace Museum, Beijing

15 Jul 2018
These are exciting times at IIC with so many changes and upcoming events. This year we have gained an Executive Director, we are preparing to launch the redesigned website with our fresh new branding, we have a new Instagram feed, and on top of it all, we are also preparing for the 2018 IIC Congress in Turin this September. It is enough to make one forget to renew their IIC annual membership by the 1st of July! Well, I suppose I am also new, at least in this role as Editor of News in...
2016 - 2017 Annual review front cover

The latest issue of IIC's Annual Review, for 2016 - 2017, published at the 2018 Annual General Meeting, is available from the IIC web-site here. This was presented at the 2017 Annual General Meeting and is the first in a new series of reviews to present IIC's activities and engagement throughout the past year. We hope you enjoy this latest issue of the new way of conveying news about IIC's current activities and future plans.