CIDOC organises an annual conference which typically incorporates:
New Delhi, India | September 5-10, 2015
With its multitude of languages, ethnic groups and traditions, its long history, its variety of geography and ecosystems, India is undoubtedly one of the most richly diverse countries in the world. India’s Museums and cultural heritage institutions assume the daunting task of recording, preserving and celebrating this heritage. The 2015 CIDOC conference focuses on the problems of documenting this diversity: the collecting practices, cataloguing methods, and contextual information that are required to deal with such varied collections, and the growing need for museums to work closely with archives, libraries and other cultural heritage institutions to achieve common goals.
The main theme of the conference is subdivided into three sub-themes:
A special goal of the conference is taking into account the work of archives, learning from archivists' outlook and professional experience, and finding ways to integrate materials from museums and archives.