The ICOM International Training Centre (ICOM-ITC) is announcing the organisation of its tenth training workshop that will be held from 9 to 17 April, 2018 in Beijing, China. ICOM, ICOM China and the Palace Museum are pleased to award travel grants to international participants attending the training workshop called Managing a Museum Today. Please apply online: https://icom.formstack.com/forms/icom_itc_april_2018_application The application forms should be filled out and the required documents should be sent before Midnight (CET) Wednesday 20 December, 2017.

The title of this tenth training workshop is:  Managing a Museum Today. A number of outstanding international experts will give lectures and conduct discussions and group work museum topics such as museums and community engagement, the social role of museums, developing partnerships and museum ethics. The programme will also include lectures by Chinese experts. In addition, hands-on sessions will be organised in some of the most well-known museums in Beijing; and a full-day excursion will show participants around the best known cultural heritage sites in and around Beijing.

Officially launched on 1 July 2013, the ICOM-ITC relies on the ICOM professional network to offer quality training programmes in museum studies to regional and international museum professionals, especially to ICOM members from emerging countries and from the Asian Pacific region.