Interim meeting 2019

PARIS - 6 and 7 June 2019

 musee© musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, photo Tim Franco



Conservators, scientists and museum professionals interested or specializing in the conservation of leather and related materials are invited to participate in the upcoming 11th Interim Meeting of the ICOM-Conservation Committee - Leather and Related Materials Working Group.

The aim is to share recent conservation experiences, current projects and research initiatives, as well as new or innovative solutions regarding the conservation of leather and related materials such as parchments, skins, hides and furs. Talks presenting successes, challenges, particular problems (case studies), useful protocols and techniques, and cautionary tales are also sought.



The conference will take place on 6 and 7 June 2019 at the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac (Ethnographic museum) in Paris, France. Visits to museum collections, storage and workshop will be organised on 5 June 2019.



Communications will be in French or English with simultaneous translation.



Speakers will be invited to submit a full paper and the conference proceedings will be published in a special "online format" on ICOM-CC website.




31st January 2019 - Deadline for submission of abstracts for papers or posters - extended to February 4th

22nd February 2019 - Notification of acceptance - reported to March 1st

6th June 2019 - Submission of articles for the conference post-prints and start of the conference



 Logo made by Estelle Pocino, OMSI/Atelier Iconographie scientifique, MNHN.