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5th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE YOuth in COnservation of CUltural Heritage YOCOCU 2016

September 21 - 23, 2016 / Nouvel Building, Auditorium 200 and 400


The Museo Reina Sofía’s Department of Conservation-Restoration and the YOCOCU (YOuth in COnservation of CUltural Heritage) association organize the fifth edition of the International Conference on Youth in Conservation of Cultural Heritage, to be held from 21 to 23 September. The call has been a success: 360 attendees from 36 countries.

This international congress aims to form a meeting point for young professionals and experts with a broad background in the sphere of the restoration and conservation of cultural heritage, securing a platform for them to disseminate their research and share experiences.

Museum conservators, restorers, researchers, art historians, professionals and students of conservation, restoration and the management of cultural and artistic heritage

Restauración Seminar Seminars and Lectures
  • Registration period: Until June 30, 2016
  • Registration method: deadline expired
  • Organized by: The Museo Reina Sofía’s Department of Conservation-Restoration, the YOCOCU (YOuth in COnservation of CUltural Heritage) association and the Institute of Geosciences (CSIC-UCM)
  • In collaboration with: Fundación Museo Reina Sofía Sofía and World Monuments Fund
  • Sponsorship: Fundación Mapfre
  • Submission of proposals:

    Submitting proposals until May 15, 2016

    Format: 1 page in DOC or DOCX format in English. For further information, please download the “abstract template”. 

    Please send your abstract/summary by email (subject: YOCOCU 2016 abstract) to:


    General: 150€
    Young people*: 80€
    Youth members of any YOCOCU association: 65€
    Young students and unemployed youth**: 30€
    Young students and unemployed youth who are a member of any YOCOCU association: 20€

    *Under 35 years of age (confirmed with either a passport or ID card)
    ** Students or unemployed people must submit a copy of any document that confirms their status

    Accreditation with a supporting document must be sent to:

    No refunds will be made once the attendance fee has been paid

    Any receipts of payment must be requested beforehand

    The fee includes attendance to the meetings, congressman set, digital book of abstracts, certificate of attendance, coffee during breaks, the ability to join complementary activities to the Congress and entrance to the Museum from September 21 to 24

    Payment method:

    Account: Banco Santander 0049 0001 53 2311826069

    IBAN (international transfers) ES44 0049 0001 5323 1182 6069

    SWIFT (international transfers) BSCHESMMXXX

    Account holder: Fundación Museo Reina Sofía

    Details of payment: YOCOCU2016 + name and surname of participant


    A certificate of attendance will be issued and endorsed by the organisation, provided that enrolment has been formalised and the three days of the event have been attended, and recorded on the signature sheet available in each session

    Furthermore, attendance certificates will be issued to authors who give presentations or present a poster

    Certificates will be awarded on 23 September at the closing of the event


    Department of Conservation-Restoration. Tlf: 917741000 ext 2147

    Mónica Álvarez de Buergo. Institute of Geosciences IGEO (CSIC-UCM), YOCOCU Spain Chair. Tlf. 913944902

    Supported by:

    Iperion, Panatec, Olympus, Illy, Programa Geomateriales and Universitá della Calabria

    Endorsed by:

    ICCROM, International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

  • Related links: YOCOCU 2016
    YOCOCU 2016 actividades
  • Documents:

    Abstract Template

    Poster sessions

    Oral Program

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