The International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection invites you to participate in our 20th Annual Conference, Seminar & Exhibits

The IFCPP Conference Team is excited to announce that registration is now open for our 20th Annual Conference, Seminar, and Exhibits

When: October 19-25, 2019
Where: Downtown Denver and Vail, CO

Acquire the latest information on safety, security, fire protection, and emergency management – specific to cultural and educational institutions of all size and scope. IFCPP welcomes administrators, facilities managers, security managers, librarians, archivists, collections managers, and anyone responsible for protecting facilities, staff, visitors, and collections.

Conference lodging (  is provided by the newly remodeled Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Denver, just blocks from Denver’s Cultural Center Complex, and Vail’s Sebastian award-winning resort hotel, located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies.

The Show Must Go On: Risks and Resources for Emergency Response in the Arts & Culture Communities
This session will focus on some of the unique disaster risks faced by arts and cultural organizations, whether they are part of cultural heritage entities, or their own independent facility. We’ll explore vulnerabilities in these sectors, see how these organizations are networking for emergency preparedness and response, and discover resources available to help the arts and cultural communities.

The session will be presented by Tom Clareson. Tom is Project Director of the Performing Arts Readiness project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help performing arts organizations nationwide learn how to protect their assets, sustain operations, and be prepared for emergencies.

The Rest of the 2019 Conference Lineup Includes:

  • Collections Protection
  • Critical Practices for Leading a Team
  • Customer Service & Security
  • Cyber Security Updates
  • Emergency Management
  • Industry Fire Protection Updates
  • Insurance Considerations
  • Library Protection
  • Personnel Management
  • Preservation & Security
  • Risks & Resources for Emergency Response
  • Security Considerations for Controversial Artwork
  • Security Tours of Local Institutions
  • Situational Leadership
  • Special Events Considerations
  • To Arm or Not to Arm
  • Transitioning Technology
  • Visitor Services & Security Collaboration
  • And More to Come…

Cost: Regularly $695, with Special Discounts related to your association membership; contact us at for details before registering.

Registration fee includes:

  • Welcome reception (Oct 20)
  • All regular and break-out educational sessions in Denver and Vail
  • All conference materials
  • Group networking breakfasts and lunches (Oct 21-24)
  • Cultural institution excursions
  • Exhibits, door prizes, and special presentations

More information can be found here:

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326


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