Keynote Speaker

Sustainability in Conservation (SiC). She holds a Professional Doctorate in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage from the University of Amsterdam.
Padlock, iron. KM22896:4
Padlock, iron. KM22896:4
Header image: KM22896:4
Padlock, iron
Middle Ages – Early Modern Period
Lock has been excavated in a Sámi winter village in Nukkumajoki, Inari, Lapland.
Picture: Conservation Division, National Museum of Finland

We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Dr. Caitlin Southwick as the Keynote Speaker for Metal 2022!

Dr. Caitlin Southwick

Dr. Caitlin Southwick

MSc, PD

Caitlin Southwick is the Founder and Executive Director of Ki Culture and Sustainability in Conservation (SiC). She holds a Professional Doctorate in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage from the University of Amsterdam.

Before founding Ki Culture, Caitlin worked in the conservation field for eight years in museums and sites around the world, including the Vatican Museums, The Getty Conservation Institute, The Uffizi Gallery, and Easter Island. She is the Secretary of the Working Group on Sustainability for the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and a former Professional Member of the American Institute of Conservation (AIC) Sustainability Committee.

Caitlin has been published in numerous volumes and journals and has been a presenter and keynote speaker at conferences across the globe. She has been a guest lecturer in conservation programs around the world including the University of Vienna, the University of California – Los Angeles Getty Conservation Program and the University of Amsterdam.

Caitlin believes in the capacity of culture to drive change. Her work reflects the duality of culture and sustainability. She works with implementing sustainability in the cultural sector and harnessing the unique opportunity to connect people to a sustainable future through culture. She believes in every individuals’ capacity to be leaders and make a difference.