CIDOC 2021 Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology
May 21 @ 9:00 – May 27 @ 17:00

CIDOC 2021 postponed to Spring 2022

We regret to inform you that the CIDOC 2021 conference “Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology” is postponed to Spring 2022 due to the new government restrictions and rising COVID-19 cases in Estonia. The hybrid conference will take place in Tallinn at Maarjamäe History Centre from 21 to 27 May, 2022.

Despite the postponement, the topic and themes of the conference will remain the same. CIDOC conference “Symbiosis of Tradition and Digital Technology” will set it’s focus on three main subjects: “Strategic Planning”, “The Future of Documentation” and “A Wonderland of Digital Technology”.

The conference main programme will take place between May 23 to 26, workshops and working group meetings will take place on May 21 and 22, post-conference trips will take place on the 27th of May 2022. Detailed programme of the conference is available on the conference website, but we kindly note that minor changes in the programme may occur.

Registration for the conference will remain open and already purchased tickets will be valid for next year’s conference. The early bird registration is available until March 15, 2022.

We appreciate your understanding and hope you will be able to join us in Tallinn in May 2022.


Discover the venue

With the hope of seeing everyone in person in 2022, we are delighted to meet you at Maarjamäe History Centre which combines the picturesque Maarjamäe Palace with the modern surroundings of the Estonian Film Museum. Keeping fingers crossed!

Sep 1 @ 8:30 – Sep 4 @ 17:00
ICIDS 2022/ FALL 2022

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