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xXxV art medal congress - ottawa

fidem canada 2018

It is still possible to register to participate at the XXXV FIDEM congress. On the FIDEM Canada 2018 website under the tab ATTEND and sub-tab REGISTER all the information concerning the registration is available. The Registration Form can be downloaded there.


On the FIDEM Canada 2018 website one can find all necessary information regarding the XXXV congress in Ottawa.

Please note that the FIDEM Canada 2018 website is a separate website from the FIDEM one. For any questions or remarks regardig the congress website please contact the organizers (email:

Go to the FIDEM Canada 2018 website
Go to the Register

non-fidem memberS

Non-FIDEM members may also exhibit at the discretion of the national Delegates, but such artists are charged a fee of 20€ for exhibiting. This fee is to collected by the national Delegates or paid directly by the artist via our web-shop.

Please note that a member of a national medal society is not deemed to be a member of FIDEM even if that society is a corporate member. The dead-line for paying the exhibition fee for non FIDEM artist members has been set to 1st October 2017.

If the artist wishes to receive the exhibition catalogue, he/she should notify their delegates. The organizers are charging CAD $80 (ca 54€) [incl. shipping costs). The fees should be collected by the delegates and sent to the Canadian FIDEM treasurer.



art medal exhibition at the canadian museum of nature (cmn) - Ottawa

The CMN building was used in 1918 by the Canadian Parliament due to a fire in the House of Parliament. It was in this building that the law of women’s emancipation was enacted. Because of this the CMN has announced that for this Congress the theme of all the medals will be “Women”. There will also be a special category of "Women in Natural Science”. Medals not following the theme will be excluded from the exhibition.

Theme: “Women” and “Women in the Natural Sciences

Women: The medals to be chosen for the FIDEM XXXV exhibit will celebrate the contributions and achievements women have made to society. The contribution could be in commerce, politics, nutrition, fashion, and family, to name a few. The achievements could be recent or have taken place centuries ago. The possibilities are endless. This contribution and/or achievement by a woman can have been within your own country or community or could be about any woman that you believe has made a difference in the lives of others. As well as medals featuring individual women, medals that make more general statements about the contribution that women make to society will be welcome.

Women in the Natural Sciences: The theme of “Women in the Natural Sciences” is a special category celebrating the contributions and achievements women have made in the field of natural sciences such as biology, zoology, botany, geology, geography, astronomy to name a few. This contribution and/or achievement by a woman can have been within your own country or community or could be about any woman that you believe has made a difference to our understanding of the world we live in. The medals for “Women in the Natural Sciences” will be displayed as a group. The best medal in the “Women in the Natural Sciences” category will be awarded a prize. This prize is separate from the prize given to the best in show.


Inventory and Submission Forms are now available (see enclosed PDFs), the address details are included in these forms.

These forms should accompany the medals when they are sent to Susan Taylor. They also need to be in a digital form since they also need to be uploaded to Drop Box (more information if available in the enclosed PDFs.

The due date for medals to arrive in Canada is 15th October 2017.


If you have any questions concerning the theme criteria please contact Susan Taylor by e-mail:


Toutes les médailles pour l’exposition doivent avoir le thème de la Femme ou Femmes dans les Sciences Naturelles. A savoir que toutes médailles ne comportant pas ce thème seront refusées.

Femmes : Les médailles doivent célébrer les contributions et les accomplissements que les femmes ont fait à la société. Les contributions pourraient être dans le commerce, la politique, la nutrition, la mode, et la famille, pour en nommer que quelques-unes. Les réalisations pourraient être récentes ou avoir eu lieu il y a des siècles. Les possibilités sont infinies. Cette contribution et / ou réalisation par une femme peuvent avoir été dans votre propre pays ou communauté ou pourraient être sur une femme que vous pensez ait fait une différence dans la vie des autres. En plus des médailles représentant des femmes individuelles, des médailles plus généralisées sur la contribution apportée par des femmes à la société seront les bienvenues.

Femmes dans les Sciences Naturelles: est une catégorie spéciale qui célèbre les contributions et accomplissement des femmes dans le domaine des sciences comme la biologie, la zoologie, la botanique, la géologie, la géographie et l’astronomie pour en nommer quelques-uns. Les médailles faisant partie de cette catégorie seront exposées à part. La meilleure médaille de cette catégorie recevra un prix.


Formulaires d'inventaire et de soumissions seront prochainement disponibles.

La date d'échéance pour l'arrivée des médailles au Canada est le 15 octobre 2017.


Pour toutes questions concernant les critères du thème, veuillez contacter Susan Taylor au e-mail:







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Information for submissions


General information form


Medal submission form


Pro Forma form