2017 ICMM Congress - Valparaiso, Chile

ICMM's next Congress – 15-20 October 2017 in Valparaiso, Chile

The host museum is Chile's National Maritime Museum. Planning has already commenced for the Congress under the direction of ICMM Executive Council member and Director of the Chilean National Maritime Museum, Rear Admiral Cristian del Real.

Kristen Greenaway, from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, USA, is heading the Congress Programme Committee. The Congress theme is Discoveries! and the Call for Papers is now open. Details here

2017 Bursaries for young museum professionals. The ICMM Richard Foster Bursary scheme was created to assist young museum professionals to attend and take part in ICMM Congresses.  For the 2017 Congress, three bursaries are being offered. For more details and how to apply, click here

Admiral del Real has put together three presentations as introductions to Chile and the 2017 Congress.

1: Introduction to Chile and Valparaiso, plus some Congress hotels to choose from – click here

2: The outline Congress programme for delegates. There's also a full social programme for accompanying partners*click here

3: An introduction to the fascinating line-up of post-Congress tours – click here

         * Note: This is the preliminary programme as at June 2016. It will evolve in coming months


CALL FOR PAPERS for 2017 Congress NOW OPEN  With the theme of Discoveries! the Programme Committee is inviting submissions for papers for the Valparaiso, Chile Congress in October 2017.  Deadline for submissions: 14 November 2016.  Full details are available by clicking here