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The International Committee for Museum Security ICMS was founded by the 10th General Assembly of ICOM on June 1974 in Kobenhavn, Denmark. It has been playing a leading role in activities throughout its many years of meetings. Its Rules have changed to conform with the Model Rules of ICOM, dated 1991, declaring ICMS original and unchanging aims:
27 - 30 September 2016
SECURITY trade fair
in Essen, Germany
20 - 22 October 2016
MAAM Annual meeting 2016
in Wilmington, Delaware
11th November 2016
The International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum (IAASF)
in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the North East of England
24 - 26 February 2017
MAAM presents Building Museums 2017
in Washington, DC
20 - 25 August 2017
ICMS 43rd Annual meeting
in Boston, USA
01 - 07 September 2019
ICMS annual meeting in Kyoto, Japan in conjunction with the