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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:
20 - 25 August 2017
ICMS 43rd Annual meeting
in Boston, USA
23 - 24 November 2017
IAASF - International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum
in Westminster Cathedral Hall in London
01 - 07 September 2019
ICMS 44th annual meeting
in Kyoto, Japan
in conjunction with the
25th ICOM General Conference