The Forums

Salzburg Global Seminar

From October 28 – November 1, 2009, guardians of the world’s cultural treasures met in Salzburg, Austria, to explore global themes related to conservation and preservation and develop recommendations for protecting collections around the world. The invitation-only seminar, "Connecting to the World’s Collections: Making the Case for Conservation and Preservation of our Cultural Heritage," was co-hosted by IMLS and the Salzburg Global Seminar. Read more.


Connecting to Collections: The National Tour

The National Tour took the Call to Action on the road. Each meeting reached a broad audience and inspired participants to share lessons learned and make collections care a top priority.

Atlanta, GA
Preserving America’s Diverse Heritage
Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2008
Watch Webcast

Denver, CO
Collaboration in the Digital Age
June 24 – 25, 2008
Watch Webcast

San Diego, CA
It’s Alive! Petals to Primates: Preservation Challenges of Living Collections
February 19 and 20, 2009
Watch Webcast

Buffalo, NY
Stewardship of America’s Legacy: Answering the Call to Action
June 16 and 17, 2009
Watch Webcast