Acceptance notice – CIPA International Symposium 2019 Avila, Spain

CIPA - International Committee of Architectural Photogrammetry - is an international non-profit organization that applies technologies for the benefit of recording, conserving and documenting cultural heritage in all its possible forms. CIPA keeps up with technologies and ensures their usefulness for cultural heritage conservation, education and dissemination. CIPA, co-founded by ISPRS and ICOMOS in 1968, organises every odd year an international symposium.

VERNADOC: International Camp of Vernacular Architecture Documentation

Paredes de Coura, 4940, Portugal

Circulated at the request of ICOMOS International Scientific Committee CIAV (Vernacular Architecture)

Organisers: Escola Superior Gallaecia and Municipality of Paredes de Coura

They will be documenting Community threshing floor and their granaries, located in the picturesque village of Porreiras, in Coura Valley region. In addition to the survey and documentation sessions, there will also be held thematic visits to vernacular heritage sites and contemporary Portuguese architecture.

Official contact: Gilberto Carlos the director of the Architecture Master course is coordinating it.:
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ICOMOS NC United Kingdom and World Monuments Fund: Conference “Sea Change – Coastal Heritage and Climate Change”

Blackpool, Winter Gardens Conference Centre (97 Church St, Blackpool FY1 1HL), United Kingdom

World Monuments Fund and ICOMOS-UK

The purpose of the conference is to understand the growing impact of climate change on the built heritage of coastal communities around the world and identify how these impacts might be addressed. The conference is focused on built heritage rather than natural heritage or habitats, although it is recognised that there may be elements that overlap between the two. The conference will be aimed at policy makers,heritage bodies, practitioners and academics and will feature a range of speakers from diverse disciplines and professional backgrounds.

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ICOMOS ISCs CIAV-ISCEAH: 2019 Conference and CIAV Annual Meeting

Pingyao, Shan Xi Province, China

Organised by Pingyao County People’s Government, International Scientific Committees CIAV (Vernacular Architecture) - ISCEAH (Earthen architectural heritage), ICOMOS National Committee in China and WHITRAP-Shanghai

Support: The Academic Committee of Historical and Cultural City Planning, the Urban Planning Society of China (ACHCCP-UPSC),The Academic Committee of Urban and Rural Built Heritage, the Architectural Society of China (ACURBH-ASC),Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning & Design Institute CO.,LTD. (TJUPDI)

Official contact: ShaoYong,, ISCEAH Board member & CIAV member