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Closure of Registration
Event registration will be closed on 5 November 2017.
Information about the gathering time and location for each post-symposium cultural tour and the conservation workshop is now available. Please click here for details.
Register NOW for the IIC-Palace Museum 2017 Hong Kong Symposium!
Registration for the Symposium (including cultural tours and conservation workshop) is now open! The technical sessions of the symposium will be held on 24-25 November 2017 at Chiang Chen Studio Theatre in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Please complete the event registration form available for download here, and return your completed form to the Organising Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is FREE. Act now as seats are limited!
To cater for the enthusiastic response to the event, the technical session of the symposium will now be staged in the Chiang Chen Studio Theatre located within the campus of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Situated just opposite to the Museum of History (the original venue), Chiang Chen Studio Theatre is easily accessible by various means of public transport, with Tsim Sha Tsui commercial and tourist areas in its vicinity – you may even be able to walk to the venue if you are staying in a hotel nearby.
Front view of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University from the fountain Square entrance at Cheong Wan Road.
Mass Transit Railway (MTR)
Or, get off at Jordan station, take Exit D and walk along Austin Road for approximately 12 minutes. Enter Cheong Wan Road The Hong Kong Polytechnic University entrance and follow the directional signage for the Studio Theatre.
Or, take the bus routes stopping at Cheong Wan Road, get off at Cheong Wan Road The Hong Kong Polytechnic University entrance, and then follow the directional signage for the Studio Theatre on campus.
Please click here for the location map and detailed transport information on The Hong Kong Polytechnic University's website, or refer to Google Map at https://goo.gl/maps/ii9tjUEp8Wm for route planning.
Social Programme: Welcome Reception, Cultural Tours and Workshop
Accompanying the technical session include social events giving delegates a chance to establish professional network and to explore some heritage attractions around Hong Kong. Please click here to check out what are covered in the social programme!
Welcome to IIC-PM 2017 Hong Kong Symposium
The Symposium will take place in Hong Kong on 24-26 November 2017. With the theme "Unroll and Unfold: Preserving Textiles and Thangkas to Last", the Symposium aims to address the conservation, artistic and historical aspects of textile artefacts, ranging from thangkas, embroideries, archaeological textiles along the Silk Road, and royal and ethnic costumes across the East and West.
Featuring 18 distinguished conservation specialists and textile experts from a variety of backgrounds as speakers, the event will be a platform to connect Chinese and Western museum professionals to exchange views and experience on the subjects. Preliminary information about the programme can be found here.
Registration will start in the 2nd quarter of 2017 - stay tuned for our event updates!
We look forward to welcoming you at the Symposium!