This calendar lists maritime heritage-related conferences and other events that may be of interest to ICMM members. If you are speaking at or hosting an event and would like us to share the details here and in our monthly newsletter, please email the Administrator

Due to the ongoing international public health situation, some museums and venues may be closed and events may be cancelled at short notice. We advise you to check with the organisers of the event before travelling.

Please note that we cannot take any responsibility for events not organised by ICMM.

JUNE 2022

9-11 June, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, UK
Naval Dockyards Society: 26th Annual Conference: Dockyards as nodes of naval architecture, maritime traditions and cultural heritage

15-17 June 2022, Plymouth, UK, and ONLINE
Britain and the World Conference 2022: Interactions between Britain and the wider world from the sixteenth century to the present, highlighting the importance of transnational perspectives

27 June – 1 July 2022, Lisbon, Portugal
United Nations: UN Ocean Conference 2022


18-19 August, ONLINE.
Canadian Nautical Research Society: Conference 2022: Ports and Harbours: The Convergence of Water, Land, and Humanity

20-28 August 2022, Prague, Czech Republic
International Council of Museums: 26th ICOM General Conference: The Power of Museums


12-16 September, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
International Congress of Maritime Museums: ICMM 50th Anniversary Congress 2022

30 September – 1 October, Bodø, Norway
NORD University: ASANOR Conference 2022: Appalling Ocean, Verdant Land: America and the Sea


19-21 October, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth, UK
Maritime Heritage Network: United Kingdom Maritime Heritage Forum 2022: Sea Change: Challenges and Opportunities for UK Maritime Heritage


11-12 November, London, UK
Royal Museums Greenwich / The Warburg Institute: Resurfacing: Shipwrecks in Art, History, and Archaeology

19-20 November, Dublin, Ireland
Nautical Archaeology Society/ Diving Ireland/ The CHERISH Project: 2022 Conference: Sea Change: Human and Climate Influences on our Maritime Past