Click here to download the revised copy of the program for the International Youth Forum
Click here to download the complementary documents of the CD
Click here for high resolution photo of the group
>>> September 16, 2008 – Get ready for your arrival in Quebec City:
Click here for details on l’Assemblée Générale.
Click here for details on International Forum of Young Reseachers.
>>> August 27, 2008 – POST-CONFERENCE STUDY TOUR MONTRÉAL-OTTAWA-MONTEBELLO:
The study tour is full! We have 49 participants representing 19 different countries for Part A (Montréal) and 18 participants representing 11 different countries for Part B (Ottawa-Montebello). Participants will receive additional information soon. Thank you for your interest!
>>> August 27, 2008 – Public lectures september 29
>>> August 1, 2008 - Post-conference tour of Canada Centre:
Only six places left! Register now!
>>> July 16, 2008 – News concerning the post-conference study tours
The deadline for registration for the post-conference study tours, 15 July 2008, has passed. We are very pleased to announce that there was great enthusiasm for Study Tours 1A and 1A/1B (Canada Centre), which will be proceeding as planned. There are still a few places left on these tours so if you are interested, please sign up as soon as possible. First come, first served!
We regret to announce that Study Tours 2 (Canada West) and 3 (Canada East) must be cancelled due to insufficient numbers of registrations.
Many thanks to all those who have expressed interest in these tours and to those who have contributed in making them possible.
ICOMOS-08 Organizing Committee
>>> July 14, 2008 – Financial support for the participants to the International Forum for Youth
CLICK HERE to read the text regarding financial support.
>>> June 18, 2008
- Have you chosen the accompanying program? If so, a whale watching cruise is available as an option for the accompanying program. CLICK HERE for more details
- Dinner cruise on October 2nd, interested? CLICK HERE for more details
>>> June 10, 2008 – The itinerary of post conference study tours are now online, CLICK HERE to see the itineraries.
>>> May 27, 2008 – Oral and Poster Presentations
Individuals who have been invited to give an oral or poster presentation must register to the General Assembly before June 8 at the latest to confirm they accept the invitation. Otherwise, an invitation will be sent to a substitute.
>>> May 26, 2008 – International Scientific Committees
Nineteen (19) International Scientific Committees of ICOMOS will be meeting in Quebec on Monday, September 29, 2008. CLICK HERE for the list and venues of committee meetings.
>>> May 7, 2008 – ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: The acceptation date has been delayed. All authors will be informed by e-mail by mid-May whether their paper has been selected.
>>> April 5, 2008 – Fire destroys the Manège militaire de Québec
Last night, it is with great sadness that we witnessed the terrible fire that destroyed one of the most remarkable historic buildings of Quebec, its Manège militaire which opened in 1888. It was to be the venue for the closing gala banquet of our 16th General Assembly. The Organizing Committee is now looking for another large room where to hold this activity. CLICK HERE to see pictures
>>> April 3, 2008 – International Scientific Committees – September 29
The Chairs of our International Scientific Committes were invited to submit to the Organizing Committee, prior to April 1st, their programme of activities for the day of Monday September 29 which is fully dedicated to them. The Organizing Committee can therefore announce that the committes will be meeting on September 29. CLICK HERE to see the International Scientific Committee.
>>> March 15, 2008 – Call for Papers – Scientific Symposium
The Organizing Committee is proud to announce that it has received 535 responses to its Call for Papers for the Scientific Symposium. A reviewing committee has been put in place under the chairmanship of Prof. Laurier Turgeon from Laval University in Quebec. Prof. Turgeon will be seconded by Boguslaw Smygin (ICOMOS Poland), Neil Silberman (US/ICOMOS) and Andrew Hall (ICOMOS South Africa). A group of 40 ICOMOS members signed in to join them in reviewing the papers.
>>> March 15, 2008 – Call for Papers – International Forum
The Organizing Committee is proud to announce that it has received 104 responses to its Call for papers for the International Forum of Young Researchers and Professionals in Cultural Heritage. Responses came from all over the world and represent all disciplines that are involved in the preservation of our cultural heritage. A review committee has been put in place under the coordination of Ms. Celia Forget, Ph.D. from Laval University in Quebec and Scientific Coordinator for the Forum. Online registration
>>>March 5th, 2008 – Online registration
CLICK HERE to start your registration.
>>> February 27, 2008 – Financial support from Getty Foundation
CLICK HERE to read the generous grant text from the Getty Foundation
>>> February 15, 2008 – An invitation from the President of ICOMOS
CLICK HERE to read the invitation from the President of ICOMOS, Dr. Michael Petzet.
>>> February 12, 2008 – New deadline for submission of papers
The deadline for the submission of papers for the International Scientific Symposium has been extended to March 1. This is a final call.
>>> January 17, 2008 - International Forum of Young Researchers and Professionals in Cultural Heritage
The Call for participation in the Forum is now available. CLICK HERE to access the information or use the thumbnail "International Forum" in the vertical menu of this page.
The deadline for submission of proposals is March 15, 2008.
>>> January 15, 2008 - 400th Anniversary celebrations of the founding of Quebec City
The celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City have been launched. These celebrations will last all year long and numerous activities have been planned to commemorate this event. Full information concerning the different activities can be consulted on the Société des fêtes du 400e's web page at http://www.monquebec2008.com. The ICOMOS 16th General Assembly will be held in the context of these celebrations.
>>> January 5, 2008 - The World Heritage Committee meets in Quebec
The World Heritage Committee will be holding its 32nd Session in Quebec City from July 2nd to 10th, chaired by Dr. Christina Cameron, Head of the Canadian Research Chair on Built Heritage and Head of the Canadian Delegation to the World Heritage Committee. For more information on this event, please visit the Unesco Website at http://whc.unesco.org/en/bureau/
>>> November 15, 2007 – Call for papers
We are pleased to announce that the CALL FOR PAPERS for the ICOMOS 16th General Assembly and International Scientific Symposium is now available. CLICK HERE to view this document.
The deadline for submission of papers is February 15, 2008.
>>> November 01, 2007 – Preliminary Program
The Organizing Committee is now preparing the program of the 16th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium. A summarized version of the preliminary program can be consulted.
>>> October 20, 2007 – Pretoria meeting, South Africa
The preliminary program of the ICOMOS 16th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium was presented to the Chairs of the National Committees and International Scientific Committees who met in Pretoria, South Africa, from October 8-12, 2007.
The Symposium’s International Scientific Committee met and discussed the proposal for a Call for papers that was submitted by the Canadian Committee. The theme of the Symposium is : Finding the Spirit of Place. The theme is being subdivided into 4 sub-themes, as follows :
1. Re-thinking the Spirit of Place
2. The Threats to the Spirit of Place
3. Safeguarding the Spirit of Place
4. Transmitting the Spirit of Place
The Call for papers will be sent out shortly.