"Heritage and Landscape as Human Values"
9 - 14 November 2014, Florence, Italy

 

Scientific Symposium 

Main theme: Heritage and Landscape as Human Values 

Sub-themes
1 Sharing and experiencing the identity of communities through tourism and interpretation
2 Landscape as cultural habitat 
3 Sustainability through traditional knowledge 
4 Community driven conservation and local empowerment 
5 Emerging tools for conservation practice

Download the call for papers 
Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2014 
(Extension of deadline : 10 February 2014) - closed 

 

 

Practical information (a special dedicated website will be launched shortly) 

Accomodation in Florence
VivaFirenze.it is a hotel booking site which subscribes to the  "Life Beyond Tourism" ethos. VivaFirenze.it will donate 50% of its commissions for hotel bookings made in the context of the 18th ICOMOS General Assembly  to ICOMOS Italy's budget for the General Assembly. 

 

 

Provisional programme at August 2013    
         
  Date   Time (TBC) Meeting
Day -3 Fri 7/11 afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 Executive Committee meeting
    evening 19:00 - 23:00 arrival Advisory Committee members, Reception (only for ADCOM members)
Day -2 Sat 8/11 morning 9:00 - 18:00 Registration
    and    
    afternoon    
Day -2 Sat 8/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 Advisory Committee meeting: Plenary session
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 Advisory Committee meeting: Scientific Council meeting/Regional Group meetings
Day -1 Sun 9/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 Registration
    and    
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00  
Day -1 Sun 9/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 Advisory Committee meeting: Plenary session
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 Executive Committee meeting
    evening 19:00 - 23:00 Welcome reception (and Registration) - Gala Dinner, Fortezza da Basso
Day 1 Mon 10/11 morning 9:00 - 18:00 Registration
    and    
    afternoon    
Day 1 Mon 10/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 General Assembly: Opening Plenary session
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 Scientific Symposium: Plenary session
    evening 18:00 - 20:00 Networking event: Regional groups
        Candidatures Committee meeting
        Resolutions Committee meeting
        Credentials Committee meeting
    evening 18:00 - 20:00 Reception/Event on the 20th anniversary of the Nara Document on Authenticity, Teatro della Pergola
Day 2 Tue 11/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 Scientific Symposium 5 parallel sessions
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 Scientific Symposium 5 parallel sessions
    evening 18:00 - 20:00 Networking event: International Scientific Committees
        Resolutions Committee meeting
        Credentials Committee meeting
      18:00 - 20:00 Youth Forum 
      20:00 - 23:00 announcement of RDBF-LBT Prize, Reception
Day 3 Wed 12/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 Scientific Symposium 5 parallel sessions
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 General Assembly : Statutory issues & elections, working sessions
    evening 19:00 - 23:00 Round Table on the Venice Charter, Nuovo Teatro dell'Opera 
      20:00- 21:00 Break (Light dinner) 
      21:00 - 23:00 Concerto T. Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Nuovo Teatro dell'Opera 
Day 4 Thu 13/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 Site visits
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 International Scientific Committee meetings
    evening   Free
Day 5 Fri 14/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 General Assembly: Plenary session, Resolutions
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 Scientific Symposium: Conclusions, Closing Ceremony
    evening 18:00 - 20:00 Gazzola Prize ceremony and awarding of scholarships
      20:30 - 23:00 Dinner
Day 6 Sat 15/11 morning 9:00 - 13:00 Executive Committee meeting
    afternoon 14:30 - 18:00 Departure & Start of Post-conference tours

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