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 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.


7-9 February, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Tall Ships America: 50th Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships

MARCH 2023

22-26 March, Lübeck, Germany
Annual Meeting of DEGUWA E.V. on Underwater Archaeology 2023:
In Poseidon’s Realm XXVIII: The Age of the Hanse Reflected in Underwater Archaeology

APRIL 2023

19-21 April, Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, Oregon, USA
Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM):
Annual Conference 2023: Rediscovery and Renewal

22 April, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK & ONLINE
Naval Dockyards Society: 27th Annual Conference: Economic and Social Impact of Dockyard Closures & Heritage Renewal: Lessons to be Learned
*Call for papers closes 15 February 2023*

MAY 2023

18 May, ONLINE
ICOM: International Museum Day 2023: Museums, Sustainability and Wellbeing

JUNE 2023

26-30 June, Stockholm, Sweden & Turku, Finland
New Zealand Studies Association 2023 Conference: Between Nations/ Across Seas: The Transnational and Transcultural Pacific


13-15 September, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
University of Venice: The Water Cultures of Europe and the Mediterranean, 1500-1900


13-10 November, Gwangju, South Korea
National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage (NRIMCH), Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA): Fifth Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage

28-29 November, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, & Historic Dockyard Chatham, Kent
Royal Institute of Naval Architects: Historic Ships Conference 2023: Historic Vessels – Sustainable Futures
Event hosted in partnership with Royal Museums Greenwich and National Historic Ships UK and supported by the Museum Ships Committee of the International Congress of Maritime Museums.
*Call for Abstracts closes 2 March 2023*