09 November - 11 November 2022

Sustaining Art: People, Practice, Planet in Contemporary Art Conservation

Contact: Conference Team

Use ‘Email Now’ below to contact the team if you have any queries about the conference. For any queries about your visit to Dundee email tracy.duncan@conventiondundeeandangus.co.uk

About Sustaining Art: People, Practice, Planet in Contemporary Art Conservation

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Dundee is delighted to be hosting Sustaining Art: People, Practice, Planet in Contemporary Art Conservation at Discovery Point, Dundee.

The information below has been especially tailored to your conference with the aim of making your visit to Dundee as easy as possible. Using the links below you can find the most relevant information to help you plan your trip including travel advice, how to get here, discounted flights, booking your accommodation and extending your stay. 

Please use as much or as little of the information links as you need to make the most of your stay.

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Contact Us

For conference related enquiries please email Sustainingart2022@dundee.ac.uk

Venue - Discovery Point

Discovery Point is perfectly placed for your trip to Dundee. This unique 5 star visitor attraction offers stunning views of the Quay and River Tay and is within easy reach of all the sights, shops and business districts of the city.

View Discovery Point's Accessibility Guide (link opens in new window)

  • Parking - 0.3 miles to pay and display car parks nearby
  • Airport - 2.3 miles from Dundee Airport
  • Railway - directly opposite Dundee Railway Station

Discounted Flights to/from Dundee with Loganair

Loganair is kindly offering up to 30% off flights to delegates travelling to/from Dundee from London City (LCY) or Belfast City Airport (BHD) for this event. 

Please book at Loganair.co.uk before 13 November 2022, quoting promotional code 'SUSART2022' at the time of booking, for travel between 5 - 13 November 2022.

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Book your Accommodation

DACBRES, the official accommodation booking site for delegates attending Sustaining Art 2022, is now closed to new online bookings.

If you are looking for any last-minute accommodation and require assistance, please contact our Accommodation Team directly on +44 (0)1382 787 044 or email bookings@dacbres.co.uk 

For a variety of hotels and B&B’s close to the city centre, view our Accommodation Guide (opens as PDF document).

Our Sustainability Pledge

We recognise the importance of taking care of the environment and the environmental impact of hosting a conference.  We commit to running our conference with a reduced environmental impact by working closely with our venues and suppliers to put in place environmentally-friendly policies and best practices wherever possible.

To achieve this, we put the following initiatives in place to reduce our carbon footprint every step of the way and contribute towards a safe and healthy environment.

Read our Sustainability Pledge for Sustaining Art 2022.

Getting around Dundee and City Centre Map

Get active out and about in Dundee city.  A compact city bursting with places of interest, history, and things to see, it is so easy to get around.

Dundee’s active travel routes in and around the city have been developed over the last few years with a key objective to encourage active travel through walking, cycling and public transport, and deploy sustainable alternatives to decarbonise transport.  Read more on Dundee.com Active Travel website.

Download a copy of our City Centre Map (opens as PDF document)

Our Duty of Care

This document contains resources and key information about what we are doing to keep delegates attending the event as safe as possible.

Read our Duty of Care Plan (opens as PDF document)

Read our accessible version of our Duty of Care Plan (opens as PDF document)

Get Social

Follow us @sustaining_art and join the online conversation using our official event hashtag #sustainingart2022

Engage with the online community during the conference in the following ways:

  • Share your key takeaways using #sustainingart2022
  • Search for #sustainingart2022 on Twitter and engage with other attendees

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you would like to find out how you can support Sustaining Art 2022 and participate in the conference, please email Sustainingart2022@dundee.ac.uk 

Organising Committee

This conference is an affiliated SBMK and INCCA project in partnership with the DJCAD University of Dundee and Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau.

  • Adam Lockhart - University of Dundee
  • Stephanie de Roemer - Glasgow Life
  • Rebecca Gordon - Independent contemporary art historian
  • Lorraine Maule - National Galleries of Scotland

With support from Tracy Duncan - Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau

Conference Privacy Statement

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