Collaborate, learn, and network with your colleagues both in person and online. Attend our annual meeting, the largest conference in North America for conservation professionals.


Add these exciting events to your conference schedule.

Wednesday, May 17

Aside from our many tours and workshop and seminars, please make sure to attend these events!

3:00 – 4:15pm: AIC Awards Presentations

Celebrate your colleagues and their many achievements in our awards ceremony.

4:30 – 6:15pm: Keynote Program

Join Dr. Nicole Robinson, Founder and CEO, Cultural Connections by Design, Ben Garcia, Executive Director, The American LGTBQ+ Museum, and Ennis Davis, Senior Planner, Alfred Benesch & Company, for a wide-ranging discussion as our keynote event.

6:30 – 8:30pm: Preview Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Enjoy a relaxed evening in our 2023 Exhibit Hall. See the latest products and services for the conservation field while enjoying light bites and cash bars.

Thursday, May 18

Opening Reception

Join us for a magical night of art and sunsets as we gather outdoors for our Opening Reception at the Cummer Art Museum and Jacksonville Garden Club. Enjoy gallery access, a light dinner buffet, and amazing garden views. 

6:30 – 9:30pm: Reception

  • We will post travel information here as we confirm plans
  • This event is included in your base registration, so don’t miss out

Friday, May 19

Specialty Group Receptions

View the Program and Schedule to learn more about your group’s reception. Enjoy re-connecting with colleagues. You can add these to your registration as they are confirmed! For most receptions, students have a discounted rate of $25.

  • 6:00pm – 9:00pm  Architecture Specialty Group and Archaeological Heritage Network Reception
  • 6:00pm – 9:00pm  Wooden Artifacts Group Reception
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm  Research and Technical Studies Group Reception
  • 6:30pm – 9:00pm  Book and Paper Group Reception at the Jacksonville Public Library Historic Main Branch (303 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202)
  • 6:30pm – 9:00pm  Paintings, Objects, and CAN! Reception at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (333 North Laura Street)
  • 6:30pm – 9:30pm  Textiles Specialty Group Reception