The theme of the AICCMTSIG Symposium is “Emerging Technologies in Textile Conservation and Design”. The single day symposium and half-one day workshops held from 15-16th April 2016 will coincide with Sydney fashion week. 
The theme relates to collaborations between conservators and the materials and techniques of textile designers and textile artists working in apparel, costume, furnishings, non-apparel, and textile art focus areas.

Abstracts can relate to the following areas of textile conservation:

  • Analysis
  • Artistic Intent
  • Indigenous textiles
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Exhibition and Mounting
  • Pest control and storage
  • Preventive conservation
  • Treatments

The timeline for submissions, review and registration is as follows:

  • Submission of Abstracts 2015, July 31st
  • Workshop Proposals 2015, July 31st
  • Submission of Papers   2015, Oct 30th
  • Programme Announcement 2015, Dec 1st

For further information, please contact Julie O’Connor: