8th Architectural Finishes Research Conference / May 29

ONLINE / AMSTERDAM (29 May - 1 June)

8th Architectural Finishes Research Conference

Docomomo International is pleased to share the news that from May 29 through 1 June 2024, the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) will host the Architectural Finishes Research Conference in Amsterdam, in collaboration with renowned partners on this subject in the Low Countries: Koninklijk Instituut voor het Kunstpatrimonium / Institut Royal du Patrimoine Artistique (KIK/IRPA), SRAL -The Conservation InstituteVrije Universiteit Brussel, and University of Amsterdam. This hybrid conference now offers 40 % discount to online participants.

The focal topic of the conference will be the interpretation, preservation, documentation, and management of historical finishes, and all those interested in the preservation and study of historic architectural finishes are invited to participate.

More information, registration link, and the definitive program can be found on the conference website

Regular registration – ProfessionalNOW € 150 instead of € 250€ 500,-
Regular registration – Student*€ 115,-€ 250,-

* If you opt for ‘student fee live in Amsterdam’, we kindly ask you to show your studentcard at the conference desk.

What is included in the registration fee?

For all participants (in-person and online):

  • Access to all conference sessions, in-person or online.
  • PDF version of the conference publication.

For in-person participants only:

  • Three on-site visits of choice on 30 and 31 May and 1 June.
  • Optional visit of the Trippenhuis (full is full)
  • All lunches and refreshments.
  • Admittance to either the Welcome reception or Closing reception.
    Should you like to join both, you can indicate this during registration and pay an extra fee of €20,00.

For virtually participation only:

  • Live broadcast is moderated
  • Online meet & greet
  • Access to lectures for up to two months after the event


Registration fee does not include:

  • The Conference dinner on 30 May. You can register for €70,00 if you wish to take part.
  • The paperback version of the conference publication (GBP 55,00). During the conference a 40% discount code will be shared which will be valid through June 8th.