AICCM 50+/-50 National Conference Registration
Join us for three days of presentations, posters, prizes, and social events to celebrate AICCM’s 50th birthday.
Quick Facts
When: Wednesday 15 – Friday 17 November 2023
Location: National Gallery of Australia, 30 Parkes Place East, Parkes ACT 2600
Themes: Reflection, Recognition, Realisations
Welcome event: Wednesday 15 November, 5.15pm, Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia, access via the Gallery’s main entrance
Dinner: Thursday 16 November, 6pm, Members’ Dining Room, Old Parliament House, access via the terrace on Queen Victoria Terrace.
Expected weather: Warm days and cool nights.
In-person registration includes:
  • All programmed sessions – see presentation listing (15-17 November, NGA)
  • All morning teas, lunches, and afternoon teas
  • Printed abstract and program booklet
  • Welcome event, including AICCM Awards ceremony (15 November, NGA)
  • Conference dinner, including three courses, beverages, and birthday cake (16 November, Old Parliament House)
The conference dinner has been made possible through the support of our fabulous Premier Event Partners.
Many thanks to our Premier Event Partners:
ECE Fast
IAS Logistics
International Conservation Services
Portable Spectral Services
Trusted Pest Management
Live streaming
Live streaming will be offered for many presentation sessions through a separate Virtual registration created for those who are unable to attend in person. Please note, live streaming will not be recorded or available later.

Prices include GST

AICCM and NZCCM member full registration, early bird before 13 October


AICCM and NZCCM member full registration, after 13 October


AICCM and NZCCM student and concession member registration


Non-member full registration, early bird before 13 October


Non-member full registration


Non-member student and concession registration


Virtual registration (live Zoom webinar stream)


Guest dinner ticket (friends and family)


Guest welcome event tickets


  • In-person registrations close on 27 October, 2023
  • Online registrations close 10 November, 2023
  • There are limited spaces so get in early
  • For registration questions, please contact
  • Day registrations are not available
  • Registrations are not transferrable or shareable, except by prior arrangement with AICCM.
  • After registering, should your circumstances change, you may nominate a substitute delegate – contact Unfortunately, refunds will not be possible if you wish to cancel within 7 days of the event.
Student bursaries
This year, with the support of our Student Sponsors, we are able to offer a number of bursaries that cover student registration.  A morning tea will be offered so that successful bursary applicants can meet with the sponsors to discuss mutual interests and future possibilities.
Many thanks to our student sponsors:
  • Students of any tertiary course may apply
  • Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of merit, with the assistance of the tertiary institution from which the students apply
  • Only AICCM student members are eligible. Applications that do not meet this criteria or provide the information specified above will not be considered.
  • If you are interested in receiving a student bursary, please complete the Bursary Application Form attached here and send to by COB Sept 30th 2023
  • Please also sent a letter of support from your academic supervisor or course coordinator
Associated workshops and events
A small number of free workshops and special events have been organised in association with the conference and are available to AICCM and NZCCM members only. Numbers are limited and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Workshop: X-ray Florescence Spectroscopy – from introduction to operation
from Portable Spectral Service (Portaspecs)
National Portrait Gallery, Tuesday 14th November, 10-4pm
  • topics include:
    • Fundamentals of XRF
    • Applications of handheld XRF
    • Tracer operation
    • Making ARTAX software work for you
    • Sample Analysis Session – Instrument Hands On
Workshop: Raman spectroscopy Making light work for conservation
from Metrohm Instruments
National Portrait Gallery, Tuesday 14th November, 10-4pm
  • topics include:
    • Fundamentals of Raman Spectroscopy
    • Applications of Raman Spectroscopy in Conservation Science
    • Raman spectroscopy in Archaeological Studies
    • Raman spectroscopy for analysis of unknown, potentially hazardous materials
    • Advancement in Raman Spectroscopy
    • Non Destructive – No contact analysis using a standoff accessory
    • Sample Analysis Session – Instrument Hands On
Floor talk: Clarice Beckett in the NGA – unfortunately this floor talk has been cancelled.

Floor talk: the way in gallery lighting  By

National Gallery of Australia, Thursday 16th November, 5.15pm

There are numerous hotels within 10-15 mins of the NGA. We have had good experiences at:
  • The Hyatt Canberra. 120 Commonwealth Ave, Canberra
  • Canberra Rex Hotel. 50 Northbourne Ave, Canberra
  • The Avenue Hotel. 80 Northbourne Ave, Braddon
  • Alivio Tourist Park. 20 Kunzea St O’Connor
Event Parking
Ticketed parking is available beneath the National Gallery of Australia and beneath the National Portrait Gallery.