Thanks for attending and contributing

October 4th, 2011 by webmaster

The Symposium and Workshop have very successfully concluded.  The organizers express gratitude to the local organizing committee and to presenters and participants who all contributed to making these events such a success.

Over the next few weeks we will be replacing the planning and registration pages of this website with abstracts and posters presented.  Papers based on presentations are being solicited for a special issue of the journal Collections to be published in the late spring or early summer of 2012.

We invite presenters, participants and interested followers to sign up to our forum to ensure they receive updates.

Best wishes,

Mena and Rob

Collections: Special issue

October 10th, 2012 by webmaster

The special issue of the journal Collections dedicated to papers from the International Symposium and Conference on Cultural Property Risk Analysis is in final editing and layout stages.  We are hoping for delivery in time for Christmas!

Symposium Agenda now available

July 11th, 2011 by webmaster

Symposium Agenda

How to get there

July 9th, 2011 by webmaster

The symposium will be held at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia.

A map of the campus showing locations of sessions and the mass transit exit is available here.

Please print a copy to bring with you.


First announcement and call for abstracts and expressions of interest

October 17th, 2010 by James Chia-Hao Hsu

The International Symposium and Workshop on Cultural Property Risk Analysis is devoted to an increasingly important aspect of cultural heritage: risk assessment and loss mitigation. They are being held association with the ICOM-CC Preventive Conservation Working Group and sponsored by the Society for Risk Analysis. They will be at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Monte de Caparica, near Lisbon.  They will during the week immediately prior to the 16th Triennial meeting of ICOM-CC to reduce travel costs for anyone wishing to participate in both.

The symposium on 2011 September 14 will feature lectures and poster presentations describing risk assessment cases, technical issues and studies related to risk assessment, communication and management, and related topics. Abstracts of not more than 500 words should be submitted to before 2010 December 15. Please indicate whether the presentation will be a lecture or poster.

The two day interactive workshop on 2011 September 15-16 introduces a method of risk assessment and management based on the award winning Cultural Property Risk Analysis Model (CPRAM). Participants will gain a sound understanding of collection risk assessments, and will learn, and experience, how it is done.

At this time we are also requesting expressions of interest to help us plan for the numbers expected. Please express you interest by contacting us at: We will be happy to provide letters of invitation for those who might benefit from those.

The website for the Symposium and Workshop can be found at:

Mª Filomena Macedo, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa. and Robert Waller, Protect Heritage Corp.


October 16th, 2010 by James Chia-Hao Hsu

You are invited to attend and participate in an International Symposium and Workshop on Cultural Property Risk Analysis to be held in Lisbon, 2011 September 14-16, in association with and just ahead of the ICOM-CC  16th Triennial Conference.  The venue for the Symposium and Workshop is the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT-UNL), located south of Lisbon near Almada and Costa da Caparica.