The ICOM Prague International Symposium 2021 | August 26, 2021

Every year preceding an ICOM General Conference, an International Symposium is held in the host city. During the Symposium are introduced the main themes that will be addressed the following year.

The Symposium, as well as the ICOM General Conference 2022, will be hosted in Prague on August 26, 2021. For the first time, the pre-conference will take place both online and in person.

The Symposium will be live broadcasted online on 26 August from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CEST upon registration. The presentations will be in English and Czech, with simultaneous translation.

The program

10.00 – 10.15 Official opening of the ICOM Prague International Symposium 2021

The themes of ICOM Prague 2022

10.15 – 10.45 Purpose: Museums and the Civil Society
10.45 – 11.15 Sustainability: Museums and resilience
11.15 – 11.45 Vision: Museum and leadership
11.45 – 12.15 Delivery: Museums and new technologies
12.15 – 12.30 Morning session wrap up and Discussion

The milestones of ICOM Prague 2022

14.00 – 15.00 The first hybrid General Conference: How the ICOM Prague 2022 will look like
15.00 – 15.30 Museum definition panel discussion
15.30 – 15.45 Current process of revising the ICOM Code of Ethics
15.45 – 16.00 On ICOM’s contribution to sustainability
16.00 – 16.15 The ICOM Strategic Plan 2022–2028: Process, progress and goals
15.45 – 16.00 On ICOM’s contribution to sustainability
16.00 – 16.15 The ICOM Strategic Plan 2022–2028: Process, progress and goals
16.15 – 16.30 Getting ready to celebrate ICOM’s 75th Anniversary
16.30 – 16.45 Official Closing of the International Symposium

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