On 25-30 September CIDOC annual conference 2017 will cover a broad spectrum of problems for discussion connected with the museum documentation.

This year CIDOC will look back at the evolution of documentation, so as to inform the analysis of current practice and to look into future innovative approaches and techniques. 

With conference and invited 12  sessions, 3 keynotes, 4 workshops, social programmes and more than 100 participants from around the world, the conference is exclusive experience in the museum field, providing attendees with opportunities to build capacities and skills and explore the latest best practices in the Museum documentation aspects.

CIDOC conference aims to encourage active reviews and discussions on the topics below with a broad international focus. All professionals (documentation officers, collection managers, registrars, conservators, curators, researchers, scientists, educators and all other stakeholders in documenting and preserving the cultural heritage) will be participating in the conference presenting their practices, reviews and approaches.

Conference topics:

  • How did museum documentation start in different places and how did it develop?

  • Cultural heritage documentation as knowledge management

  • Standards and their application in museum documentation

  • Documentation in excavation work

  • Working with multilingual tools to support museum work

  • Enabling cross-border, cross-sectoral networking of museum documentation to support research, education and presentation

  • Challenges of the 21st century – Inter-cultural dialogue supported by museum documentation

  • Implementing best practices in museum documentation



More information: 



CIDOC – ICOM National Committee on Museum Documentation

ICOM National Committee in Georgia


Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia

National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia

Georgian National Museum

Z. Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art

Tbilisi State Academy of Arts

Georgian National Tourism Administration

Travel bursary: Getty foundation 

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