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2018 ICEE ICFA Annual Conference
Cultural Heritage: Transition and Transformation

The 2018 ICOM's International Committee for Exhibition Exchange (ICEE) Annual Conference travels to Spain in partnership with ICOM's International Committee for Museums and Collections of Fine Arts (ICFA). This joint conference provides a unique multicultural, and multidisciplinary forum for exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences. The event offers a strategic opportunity for participants to expand their professional networks.

Start date: Sunday November 11, 2018
End Date: Saturday November 17, 2018

The conference schedule includes two full days of ICEE ICFA joint sessions in Madrid, and three additional full days of individual ICEE activities in Barcelona including one day post-conference workshop, and a post-conference program in Sitges.

Dates ActivitiesCity Main Venue
Sunday Nov 11 to Wednesday Nov 14 (morning)Joint ICEE ICFA Sessions & ActivitiesMadrid CaixaForum Madrid
Wednesday Nov 14 (afternoon) to Thursday Nov 15 Individual ICEE Sessions & ActivitiesBarcelonaCaixa Forum Barcelona
Friday Nov 16ICEE Post-Conference WorkshopBarcelona Caixa Forum Barcelona
Saturday Nov 17ICEE Post-Conference Program (Field Trip) SitgesSeveral locations


“la Caixa Foundation”

Joint ICEE-ICFA Sessions (Madrid)
CaixaForum Madrid
Paseo del Prado, 36, 28014 Madrid

ICEE Individual Sessions (Barcelona)
CaixaForum Barcelona
Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona

Lodging and Travel Information:

Conference attendees will be responsible for making their own hotel reservations. The organizing committee suggests the following hotels in Madrid and Barcelona:
o   2018 ICEE ICFA Joint Sessions (Madrid)
o   2018 ICEE Sessions (Barcelona)

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The ICEE Board invites expressions of interest from its members and other organizations around the world to host the Annual Conference in 2018. 

The planning of the ICEE Annual Conference involves working in close collaboration with ICOM national committees, museums, cultural institutions, colleagues, and sponsors in hosting countries to showcase relevant examples of best practices and innovation in our field.

Typically, the conference programme runs from Monday through Friday including a one day pre-conference workshop, three full days of conference sessions including the Marketplace of Exhibitions and Ideas, behind the scenes museum tours and off-site visits to relevant cultural heritage sites, and optional post-conference activities. 

Guidelines to submit expressions of interest to host the 2018 ICEE Conference are available HERE.  Proposals should be addressed to Antonio Rodríguez, ICEE Chairman of the Board, and Anne-Marie Raymond, ICEE Secretary, and sent to  no later than August 31, 2017.

For background information about the ICEE Annual Conference, including previous locations, conference themes, overall satisfaction, testimonials, profile of participants and participating institutions please review the document The ICEE Annual Conference.
For more information about partnering with the ICEE for the 2018 Annual Conference, please contact us at