I. IAMS Secretariat Updating Member List
As the preparations of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation warm up, the number of IAMS members grows to 158. The Secretariat has updated the member list and informed the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China.
II. Preparing for the First IAMS Conference
The First IAMS Conference is scheduled to be held from November 23 to 26, 2018 in Fuzhou, China during the Eighth MPT-EXPO. The conference intends to discuss and endorse the IAMS Statutes, convene Executive Council Meeting, and approve 5 new vice president members.
By now, 19 museums (institutions) from 13 countries have confirmed their attendance. IAMS President member the National Museum of China plans to invite senior officials from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China and the National Cultural Heritage Administration of China to this conference.
IAMS President member the NMC held a dedicated work meeting to arrange preparations and on-site details.
III. IAMS Official Website
Upon the advice from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China, IAMS Secretariat has completed a draft design of IAMS official website. The site is estimated to be accessible at www.musesilkroad.org and www.musesilkroad.com on November 24 during the First IAMS Conference. The portal will open membership application and will reveal IAMS work progress and events.
The First IAMS Conference plans to be held in Fuzhou, China from November 23 to 26, 2018.