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III INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ICOFORT SPAIN – MENORCA 2021

(VII DAYS OF FORTIFICATION ASSOCIATION FRIENDS OF THE CASTLE OF MONTJUÏC).

Dear Friends:

On behalf of the Assoc. Friends of the Castle of Montjuïc and ICOFORT International Spain we inform you that next October 20, 21, 22 and 23, 2020 we will celebrate in Mahón (Menorca – Spain) the International Congress ICOFORT Spain 2021, postponed edition of the 2020 announcement due to health restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, whose program will deal with the divulgation of military landscapes and the management and conservation models of their surroundings and environment at the national and international scope. Introductory communications will be presented by invited speakers (to be confirmed) and others chosen by open call, where professionals from all fields related to knowledge, valorization, management and conservation of fortified heritage can participate.

The announcement of presentations is provisionally closed until new notice (the program of communications submitted for the 2020 call is maintained).

The program plans to combine communications with roundtable discussions and visits to places of interest like the Isabel II Fortress – La Mola, the Castle of San Felipe, Fort Marlborough, the Military Museum of Menorca, the King’s Island and the Batteries of Llucalari, etc … We hope to make the days dynamic and interactive.

Registration for the congress can be made from MARCH 2021 on the site: https://www.icofortspain.org/congress2019/registro/. The reduced rate is € 250 for registrations prior to September 6, 2021, and € 300 for registrations after that date. The price includes visits, accommodation and lunches at the Social Action Military Residence of Mahón. The program and all other information will be available at https://www.icofortspain.org/congressmenorca/en/home-2/

We encourage you to participate in the Congress and we would like you to extend this news to all your friends, students and colleagues, with the hope of having great assistance for the project of divulgation and conservation of the Military Heritage.

If the program could not be carried out on the recommendation of the relevant authorities due to the COVID-19 health crisis, all the money from the registration fees made would be returned. In this case, the congress will be postponed to 2022.

Thankful in advance, we are open to any observation and available for any additional information.

Best greetings

Organizing Committee

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