Professional Development and Learning

Through your membership benefits you have access to an extensive range of online resources that will help you feel connected to the conservation community.

Professional Development Series Webinars

All our Professioanl Development Series webinars are recorded and are now available for members on-demand by logging on to the IIC Community platform.

You can access resources and information on the IIC seminars and webinars for the following:


Reading Room

Our range of digitised publications offer members the chance to browse the extensive archive of Studies in Conservation, read current or back copies of News in Conservation, or explore recent Book Reviews contributed by readers and members. A range of articles have also been selected by NiC Editor, Sharra Grow, and published in a new 'Reading Room' on IIC's Community platform for our members.

Online Course Material - International Training Centre for Conservation

Our major training programme for mid career professionals, in partnership with the Palace Museum, Beijing is one of the most remarkable and generously funded available, attracting conservators from across the world. You can access all the course material, and for those of you who missed the 2019 event ‘Scientific Approaches to Ceramics and Glass Conservation’ you can read the slides and resources here. Further course material on textiles, paper and photograph conservation, preventive conservation and lots more. 


Watch again

We have a good range of recorded events for every career stage that are available under a new Resources section on the IIC Community platform, including our 2021 AGM talks including Dr Jenny Newell's inspiring talk on the Australian Museum's journey to Reaching Carbon Neutral or enjoy Beatriz Haspo's uplifting talk for our 2020 AGM 'The National Museum of Brazil Lives!',

You can watch our IIC Point of the Matter Dialogue Culture Cannot Wait: Cultural Heritage First Aid with Humanitarian Assistance in Crises, and Stefan Michalski's personal take on a career in preventive conservation given as the prestigious Forbes Prize Lecture at the Turin Congress.

We also have many transcripts and recordings of past IIC Dialogues available here for all.

If you are at the beginning of your career, we continue to offer a recording of the whole of latest Student & Emerging Conservator Conference (S&ECC) which took place online and was hosted in Lisbon during Septmber 2021. 

Partipate in conversations and contribute to the emerging stories on our IIC Community site, which is exclusive to members (including IIC Regional Groups) and also gives users advance access to articles from News in Conservation, ahead of open publishing, (drop us a line at  if you need reminding how to access this for the first time).



If you have become well-established in your career, why not consider becoming a Fellow of IIC? Fellows represent the best of our profession, from a wide range of age groups, specialisms and geographic locations. Joining this body allows you both to highlight your achievements and gives opportunities to offer your expertise back to the profession. 

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