Host the Annual Conference

The selection of a host for the annual CIMUSET conference is made by a ‘call for hosts’. The CIMUSET board will make select a host institution from the applications.

How to apply?

Please find the bidding guidelines here: CALL FOR APPLICANTS 2024

Deadline for submitting applications have been extended until the 15th of October 2023.

Conference Overview  

The CIMUSET conferences are typically a mix of presentations, workshops, panels, practical tours and social events designed to maximize participation and interaction among science and technology museums professionals and colleagues from science centers.  


All ICOM members can apply to host the CIMUSET Conference; other museum/centres/institution can make a joint conference with other ICOM institutional members in their country. Priority will be given to countries that have never before hosted a CIMUSET Conference or meeting.  

Benefits for the Host  

The CIMUSET Conference provides a focus in the host country (city or region) for a gathering of international experts in science and technology heritage. CIMUSET Conference establishes a professional and personal network which may raise the international profile of the host’s heritage museums and sites through its participation in worldwide networking from the point of view of business and tourism.