When: 
May 13, 2008 to May 15, 2008
Where: 
ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property), Rome
Organizing Institution: 
Getty Foundation, Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), ICCROM (the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property), ICCM, (the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics)
Participating Countries: 
Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine Territories, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey.
Subject: 
Definition of a five-year training program in the field of mosaics conservation in the Mediterranean area, with special reference to Middle Eastern countries. The result of the meeting was the definition and official announcement of the MOSAIKON initiative. Father Michele Piccirillo also attended the meeting and "offered" an exchange of publications with Roberto Nardi: the volume Madrasa Amiriya for the famous Mount Nebo vols. I and II.