The 26th ICOM General Conference – ICOM Prague 2022 takes place from 20 to 28 August 2022 in the capital city of the Czech Republic. For the first time in ICOM’s history, the General Conference will be organised in a hybrid mode.
20–21 August, ICOM Statutory Meetings will take place. ICOM Advisory Council, as well as the Separate meetings of the ICOM International and National Committees.
These meetings are open to particular Board members, while a pre-conference programme of guided tours and activities around Prague will allow participants to discover the city before the start of the main programme.
On 22–24 August, the main scientific programme will take place at the Prague Congress Centre and online. This will be including keynote speeches, panel discussions, workshops, round tables and other activities, as well as networking sessions for new ICOM members.
ICOM Prague 2022 will also include a variety of social events for participants to fully enjoy all that Prague has to offer.
CIDOC activities during the event will occur at specific places and schedules, so if you want to keep up, please see the detailed programme for the main conference here and download the CIDOC related programme here.
Off-site CIDOC meeting info – Documentation and language
Some details for tomorrow off-site meeting!
25 August – Thursday
Day 4 25 August Thursday
Národní galerie Praha, Klášter sv. Anežky České / National Gallery Prague, Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia
Address: U Milosrdných 17, 110 00 Praha 1
12:00 – 18:00, On-site format
Chair: Monika Hagedorn-Saupe, firstname.lastname@example.org
Moderator: Trilce Navarrete, CIDOC secretary
Meeting point: National Gallery Prague, Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia
Public transport: metro line B – Náměstí republiky station + 15 minutes walk along Dlouhá třída street and Dvořákovo nábřeží OR metro line A – Staromětská station + 20 minutes walk along Pařížská street and Dvořákovo nábřeží
Documentation and language
Terminology is a core part in museum documentation – multilingual vocabulary needed. Technologies today also allow new approaches (e.g. the use of automatic translation). How can we make best use out of it? How to prevent information from being misunderstood or lost?
|Arrival to National Gallery Prague, Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia|
|14.15-15.45||Welcome by Alicja Knast, Director General National Gallery of Prague|
|Opening by Monika Hagedorn-Saupe, Chair of CIDOC|
|Zuzana Bolerazká, Presentation of the National Gallery of Prague|
|Jinhyung Lee, National Aviation Museum of Korea (Seoul, Korea).
A Study on the Information Management of Museum Data Based on Utilization
|Stephen Stead, Paveprime Ltd & Delving BV. (UK)
Big Data Characteristics: recognizing the potential in Museum Data
|Wesam Mohamed, Ministry of Antiquities (Cairo, Egypt).
Game of Terminology: Illicit traffic in Egyptian antiquities
|Jonathan Ward, J. Paul Getty Trust (Los Angeles, USA).
Connecting to and using the Getty vocabularies: LOD, XML, and open refine
|Agnes Roche, ICOM (Paris, France)
Multilingualism in ICOM’s documentation and archives databases
|Gordon McKenna, Collections Trust (London, UK).
Auditing significant collections in the UK – A project part of Towards a National Collection (TaNC)
|Rupert Shepard, National Gallery London (London, UK)
Informative clip on EODEM
|End 17.45||Joint Q&A discussion|