ICOM Russia: The Third International Conference, “Corporate Museums Today”, took place from 15 to 17 December 2016 at the World Ocean Museum, Kaliningrad. It was devoted to the theme: Audience Strengthening of the Corporate Museum as an Incentive to the Industry’s Development.
ICOM SEE: The Third Regional Scientific Conference of ICOM SEE took place at Alfa BK University in Belgrade (Serbia) from 8 to 11 December 2016, on the theme: Revitalization of Cultural and Natural Heritage in the Region of South East Europe.
ICOM Europe: The 2016 Annual Conference of ICOM Europe on “National Museums. Past, Present and Future” was successfully held in Lisbon (Portugal) on 28 and 29 November. Conclusions and abstracts are now available here (http://network.icom.museum/europe/activities/conferences/).
ICOM ICR: A special project called Regional Museumsˈ Role in Assisting to Rebuild their Local Communities after an Earthquake was held in Kathmandu (Nepal) from 17 to 22 January 2017.
The aim of this project was to work out a plan for how regional museums can play an active part in rebuilding their local society after an earthquake.
CIMCIM: “Presentation, Preservation, Interpretation – The Challenges of Musical Instrument Collections in the 21st century”. The CIMCIM annual conference 2017 will take place in Basel and Bern (Switzerland), from 22 to 25 February 2017, in collaboration with the Fourth Romantic Brass Symposium. Among other topics, one main focus of the conference will be on corrosion of brass instruments, connected to the research project Corrosion. http://cimcim.icom.museum