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ICOMOS ISC IIWC: Symposium “New Horizons in the Conservation of Wooden Built Heritage”

New Horizons in the Conservation of Wooden Built Heritage IIWC 21st Symposium 2018, York, UK The 21st International Symposium of the ICOMOS International Wood Committee supported by ICOMOS-UK and York Archaeological Trust, and in association with the University of York, Historic England and York Minster. 12 – 15 September 2018, York, UK—york-2018/
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ICOMOS Ireland: Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture

The theme of this year’s Annual Lecture is Historic Urban Landscaped and developments in this area since the publication of the Unesco Recommendations on HUL, 2011 to address Habitat III and the New Urban Agenda as well as the Sustainable Development Goals 2030. The lecture will be given by Professor Mike Turner and will be held in Dublin Castle. Information:
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ICOMOS Ireland’s Emerging Professionals Group: International Day for Monuments and Sites

To mark this years International Day for Monuments and Sites and its theme Heritage for Generations, ICOMOS Ireland’s Emerging Professionals Group organised an evening to introduce ICOMOS, its working and the various charters/principles/conventions which shape conservation and cultural heritage practice to students and emerging professionals. The event included a walking tour of Dublin to discuss a number of chosen charters at specific locations relevant to each one.
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ICOMOS Ireland: Historic Urban Landscapes Workshop

Following ICOMOS Ireland’s Annual Lecture on 17th October, ICOMOS Ireland and Dublin City are coordinating a workshop on the theme of the lecture which will be for invited delegates only. The venue and times for this are to be confirmed. Information:
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ICOMOS Ireland: Renovating Historic Buildings Towards Zero Carbon

A presentation of research work to date in two major studies – one international and one Irish – in renovating historic buildings towards zero carbon. The event comprised a series talks including presentations on recent studies. This workshop, organised by ICOMOS Ireland’s NSCES+CC and The Heritage Council, was supported by The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dublin City Council, The Heritage Council, and the SEAI. Titles of Studies: ‘Deep Renovation of Historic Buildings towards lowest possible energy demand and CO2 emission (NZEB)’ The International Energy Agency: Solar Heating and Cooling Programme and Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme Task 59 / Annex 76 ‘Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings; Assessing knowledge gaps and addressing skills training in Ireland’ SEAI, Heritage Council & ICOMOS Ireland National Scientific Committee on Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change
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