Category Archives: IHBC Area of competence – All

RICS Building Conservation Winter School 2013

24-26 Feb 2013
Radisson Blu Hotel Stansted Airport Essex

Essential practical guidance, examples and techniques to implement in your building conservation work.

This essential three-day course is designed to provide you with an advanced understanding of building conservation.

Highlighted through an illustrative series of lectures and detailed case studies, backed up with relevant site visits, this is your chance to hear from leading experts on the different aspects of building conservation such as; designing in an historic context, planning, interiors, engineering solutions, research and recording.

By attending, you will be in a better position to put theory into practice and understand the balance between the strategic ‘how to’ and the practical/technical side of building conservation, the challenges practitioners are faced with and how these can be overcome.

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Engaging the Big Society

Bedfordshire, 9 November

It’s probably too early for anyone to organise effective training courses on the Big Society; there are still too many uncertainties and the concept is still evolving. So here’s the next best thing – a TCI Practitioner Roundtable where professionals join together to consider the difficult issues, under the facilitation of experienced specialists in public engagement SPECIAL OFFER – Book 1 place and get a second at half price. N.B. To qualify for this offer please book via email to not via the website

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Sharing Cultures 2013

24-26 June 2013

Sharing Cultures 2013 – 3rd International Conference on Intangible Heritage follows the path established by the previous Conference on Intangible Heritage (Sharing Cultures 2009 and 2011) and aims at pushing further the discussion on Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), under the main topics proposed by the UNESCO Convention adding some new field of discussion, namely on what concerns management and promotion of ICH, educational matters and musealization.

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The Application of Scientific Analysis to Cultural Heritage Research

23 Jan 2013

The University of Glasgow’s Imaging Spectroscopy and Analysis Centre (ISAAC) is hosting a unique seminar to discuss the insights and benefits achievable by applying characterisation and analysis to heritage science research and conservation. Located in the University’s School of Geographical & Earth Sciences (GES), ISAAC has an extensive track record for providing micro and nano scale examination of paintings, textiles, building stone, etc., to inform decision-making, policy, and operations.

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