An example of a heritage sample archive.Register now and take part in this online event to be held on 29 and 30 November 2021!

What is it?

A two-day online poster session and roundtable to showcase the diversity and value of heritage samples research collections from around the globe and share experiences regarding the management and preservation challenges these archives are facing, as well as ideas for future research and conservation opportunities.

This event is organized by ICCROM's Heritage Samples Archives Initiative (HSAI).

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Kerstin Lehnert, The Earth Institute, Columbia Climate School, Columbia University
  • Prof. Thilo Rehren, Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center, The Cyprus Institute

Programme available here.

All accepted posters will be published via the ICCROM website.

Why take part?

It is a great opportunity to connect with an international network, exchange ideas and experiences with colleagues in institutions around the world who are facing similar challenges, and get fresh inspiration regarding new research opportunities.

How to participate?

This event is FREE, but participants need to register here.

If you miss the live event, you can watch everything on our YouTube channel:

Discovering Samples Archives - Online Poster Session and Roundtable Webinar - Day 1 - 29 November 2021
Discovering Samples Archives - Online Poster Session and Roundtable Webinar - Day 2 - 30 November 2021

The online poster session is as a preliminary event to the ICCROM HSAI international workshop Connecting Collections, which will take place 13 to 15 June 2022 in Évora, Portugal.