ICOM 23rd general conference

The annual ICOM conference is this year being held in Rio, Brazil, August 10-17.

Conference goals:

  • Cooperation between museums and professional exchange
  • Distribution of knowledge and increase of public participation in museums
  • Professional training for museums on several levels
  • Practice and promotion of professional ethics in museums
  • Updating of professional standards in museums
  • Preservation of cultural heritage and the fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods

For more information see: http://www.icomrio2013.org.br/