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SGS art experts Yan Walther and Valeria Ciocan will present SGS’s services for the art, exhibition and shipping industries at the ICEFAT Annual Conference in Geneva.


November 3, 2016


November 6, 2016


Geneva, Switzerland

SGS has been invited to speak at the ICEFAT Annual Conference held this year in Geneva, November 3 to 6, 2016. This invitation only event is organized by the ICEFAT, the International Convention of Exhibition and Fine Art Transporters, and it brings together the key players in global art transportation.
On the morning of November 5, our art experts Yan Walther and Valeria Ciocan will make a plenary presentation of SGS Art Services and how they can help fine art shipping companies worldwide, after which delegates will have the opportunity to direct questions to the company’s experts. In addition, we will maintain a presence throughout the conference, for delegates to find out more about our services for the art, exhibition and fine art transport sectors and talk, one-to-one, with our experts.


ICEFAT is an official, worldwide democratic organization representing 70 independent art transportation firms from 33 countries. The organization is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of professionalism in the field of museum and gallery shipping. They strive to foster effective communication and understanding between members and clients by providing an information network which allows for competitive alternatives in the area of art transportation.

ICEFAT has been organizing conferences for over 39 years and this event, at the President Wilson Hotel in Geneva, is expected to attract around 185 delegates from the world of art transportation.
SGS is the only art service provider to maintain a global presence, including a dedicated laboratory at Geneva’s Freeport. Our experts can help clients analyze and date works of art and gain in-depth knowledge of their materials, techniques and condition. SGS helps art experts authenticate artworks, uncover unknown masterpieces, and can provide inventories of art collections, as well as document and verify the condition of artworks before and after logistical operations.

For further information, please contact:

Yan Walther
Managing Director
SGS Art Services
t: +41 22 739 91 11