IIC Nordic Group XXII Congress
21–22 October 2021
Nordiska Konservatorförbundets XXII Kongress
21–22 oktober 2021
1st of July 2020: Deadline submission of abstracts
1st of August 2020: Accepted abstracts will be notified
1st of November 2020: Papers ready for peer review
1st of April 2021: Deadline submission of poster abstract for pre-print
1st of May 2021: Deadline final papers
The Nordic Association of Conservators (NKF)
NKF was founded in 1950 and functions as a regional group in The International Institute for the Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works (IIC), and is known as IIC Nordic Group.
The central Nordic Association of Conservators (NKF), links the Nordic national bodies in Sweden (NKF-S), Denmark (NKF-D), Norway (NKF-N), Finland (NKF-Fi) and Iceland (NKF-Is). The four national sections are also members of The European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers Organisations (ECCO).
NKF XXII Congress is an international congress held every three years and is the main event for heritage conservation professionals in the Nordic countries. In 2021 the congress will be held over two days in Stockholm from October 21-22nd, hosted by the Swedish NKF-S group.
Research and Review - Advancements in conservation and assessment of previous
experiences A congress topic to illustrate how the conservation-restoration discipline has evolved over the last decades. Progress has been made both through research and trial-and-error. Analytical methods, documentation, conservation treatments, choice of material as well as the circumstances under which conservator-restorers work are continuously developing.
The congress opens for evaluation of the profession and how we utilize and share our experiences. We look back to analyze the viability of conservation treatment techniques, how we deal with ethical dilemmas, use of best-practice, look back on collaborations we have had and the guidelines which we have been following since the 1980´s till today.
Papers and presentation preferably in English. Although contributions in Danish, Norwegian and Swedish also will be accepted.
The congress will be held at the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences, IVA Conference Centre in Stockholm, 21-22 October 2021.