The symposium of Conservation for Underwater Archaeology (ISCUA) is organised by the Balearic Institute of Studies in Maritime Archaeology (IBEAM) in collaboration with the Council of Formentera and has tri-annual nature.
ISCUA serves as a platform to disseminate leading research in the preservation of our maritime cultural heritage and aims to continue with the training of the youngest generations in the field, as well as to create future links between the different institutions and invited specialists.
The Balearic Institute of Maritime Archaeology Studies (IBEAM) is a nonprofit organisation formed by professionals of underwater archeology that aims to protect the Maritime Cultural Heritage of the Balearic Islands (Spain), through research, conservation and dissemination projects.
Chairman: Dr. Ian MacLeod
Invited Lecture: Vrack – Museums of wrecks (Sweeden)
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Sponsored boat cruise
The island of Formentera is located in the Mediterranean Sea and is part of the Balearic archipelago. Together with Ibiza it forms the Pityusic Islands.
This company is leader in passengers ferries between Ibiza nd Formentera islands, mobilising more than 1 million passengers annually. Trasmapi is supporting IBEAM reasearch projects since 2014.
The I symposium on Conservation of Underwater Archaeological Heritage held in 2019 in the Formentera island. Organised by the Institut Balear d’Estudis en Arqueología Marítima (IBEAM) in collaboration with the Council of Formentera.