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The International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM) will hold its ninth triennial conference November 29–December 3, 2005, in Hammamet, Tunisia. The conference—entitled "Lessons Learned: Reflecting on the Theory and Practice of Mosaic Conservation"—is coorganized by the Getty Conservation Institute and Tunisia's Institut National du Patrimoine, with the support of ICCROM and the University of Cyprus.

Participants will include professionals in the conservation of ancient mosaics, art historians, and archaeologists of the Roman world, from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the United States.

The deadline for early registration and the postconference tour to Libya is August 31; the deadline is October 15 for late registration. The complete updated conference announcement, including registration forms, is available on the Getty Web site.

For further information, please contact:

Demetrios Michaelides

Kathleen Louw
The Getty Conservation Institute