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NEWSLETTER WORKING GROUP: TEXTILES GRUPE DE TRAVAIL: TEXTILES GRUPO DE TRABAJO : TEXTILES ISSN 1027-1589 No. 35 January 2014 Table of Contents Coordinator’s Message P.1- 2 Conference Reports P. 2- 15 Forthcoming Meetings P. 16 New Resources P. 16- 17 The American Institute for Conservation Collection Care Network P. 17- 19 New Feature ‘Work in progress’ P. 19-20 New Publications P. 20 Book Reviews P. 20- 22 Exhibitions P. 22 News about Evacon P. 23 Working Group Leadership P. 23 Coordinator’s Message Dear Readers, First of all I wish you a very Happy New Year with interesting projects and many beautiful days! As you all know, in 2014 we will have the ICOM-Committee for Conservation Triennial Conference in Melbourne, Australia from 15-19 September. The conference theme is ‘Building Strong Culture through Conservation’. Last year the call for abstracts went out and we received 22 submissions. After reading and ranking the abstracts, the authors were informed whether their proposals were selected or not. Because ICOM-CC is a big committee with 21 working groups, more than 400 abstracts had been submitted. Because at the conference the space is limited, the selection procedure is very strict and out of the 22 textiles abstracts ten made it to the next round. This doesn’t mean the other 12 abstracts were not interesting. This fall we received the written papers 1
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