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2016 Annual General Assembly – Istanbul, Turkey (Call for papers (Extended deadline) & Website now available)

3-13 June 2016

This year the ICOMOS Annual General Assembly and Advisory Committee will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 15-21 October 2016, on the generous invitation of ICOMOS Turkey.

In addition to the Annual General Assembly, there will be an Extraordinary General Assembly that will take place on the same morning on 19 October.

The agenda of the Annual General Assembly will focus on receiving the reports of the ICOMOS President and Treasurer on the management by the Board and the health and financial situation of the association; approving the annual report and accounts and discharging the Board, as well as voting next year’s budget. In addition it will adopt new Rules of Procedure for ICOMOS General Assemblies. The agenda of the Extraordinary General Assembly will focus on approval of some minor modifications to the ICOMOS Statutes (ref. ICOMOS e-News n°123 of 5 April 2016).

All other matters such as adoption of doctrinal texts, elections of the Board and officers, conferring of Honorary membership, voting the ICOMOS General Programme and budgetary guidelines for the next triennium, as well as proposing resolutions for adoption by ICOMOS continue to be dealt with by the triennial General Assembly (next one in 2017, Delhi, India).

All members shall have the right to attend the General Assembly and may be designated to be a voting member at the General Assembly within the conditions set out in Articles 9-a and 13-d-4 of the Statutes. Please note that additional Committee observers and voting members (beyond the Committee Presidents or their designated representative) are asked to contribute a registration fee. The agenda and working documents for the General Assemblies will be made available 4 months prior to the meetings.

Call for papers

Extended deadline - 13 June 2016

On the occasion of the meetings, a one-day Scientific Symposium organised on the theme of “Post-disaster reconstruction” will take place on 20 October.
Download the Call for papers. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 3 June 2016. (Extended deadline - 13 June 2016)

Official website

Consult the site http://www.icomosadcom2016.com/ for all practical information – registration, hotels etc. (translation of the site into French is underway). Registration will be opened on 6 June – early bird registration closes on 15 July. Before registering - please consult in particular the page "Information for Delegates" and after registering - please carefully read the information provided by the Conference Organiser and keep an eye on the updates on the website.

Remote participation at the meetings

The Annual General Assembly, Extraordinary General Assembly, and Advisory Committee meetings will be made available as video recordings or via streaming to ICOMOS members – via the ICOMOS website. More information will be posted closer to the meeting date.

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Friday, 3 June 2016
Monday, 13 June 2016

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