EYCH

Cherishing Heritage - Quality principles for intervention on cultural heritage

Venice VE
Italy
Thursday, 22 November, 2018 to Friday, 23 November, 2018
Venice - image with the canals - water is green - and old palaces in white and redish.

The conference "Cherishing Heritage", organised by the European Commission in cooperation with International Council of Monuments and Sites, aims at promoting the public debate on quality principles in EU funded interventions on cultural heritage. It is a key event during the European Year of Cultural Heritage, organised in the framework of the European Initiative "Cherishing heritage".

The conference was filmed. Watch the video of the first day.

Programme 22 November 2018

08:45 – 09:30 Registration of participants

09:30 – 10:00 Opening of the meeting

  • Michel Magnier – Director, Culture and Creativity, European Commission’s Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture
  • Grellan Rourke - Vice President of International Council on Monuments and Sites
  • Giovanni Panebianco – Secretary general - Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities

10:00 – 10:30 Presentation of the quality document - reactions, debate, Q&A with the audience

  • Erminia Sciacchitano - Chief Scientific Advisor of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, European Commission’s Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture
  • Stefano F. Musso - Chair of the ICOMOS Working group on Quality principles for intervention on cultural heritage

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:45 Panel discussion 1 - “Quality of cultural heritage intreventions for a sustainable Europe”

Moderator: Benedicte Selfslagh

Rapporteur: Baiba Murniece

  • Silvia Costa - MEP and former chair of the Culture and Education Committee of the European Parliament
  • Juris Dambis - Head of the National Heritage Board of Latvia
  • Christer Gustafsson - Uppsala University, Department of Art History, Conservation
  • Reiner Nagel - Chair of the Federal Foundation of Baukultur in Germany
  • Pete Kercher - Design for All Europe
  • Maria Teresa Jaquinta - Liaison Officer Relations with Italy, ICCROM
  • Terje Nypan - Directorate for Cultural Heritage, Norway
  • Jean-Christophe Simon - ICOMOS France

Reactions, debate, Q&A with the audience

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch break Ca' Foscari University of Venice

14:15 – 16:00 Panel discussion 2 - “Addressing quality in the life cycle of European funded interventions on cultural heritage”

Moderator: Elena Dimitrova

Rapporteur: Gergely Naghy

  • Stefan Balici - Director general of the National Institute of Heritage of Romania
  • Joxean Muñoz - Regional Deputy Minister for Culture at the Basque Government
  • Matteo Rosati - UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe
  • Pierre Paquet - Conseiller, Service public de Wallonie, territoire logement patrimoine énergie
  • Irene Hadjisavva - Heritage Conservation Section, Department of Town Planning and Housing, Ministry of Interior, Cyprus
  • Francisco de Paula Coelho - Dean of the European Investment Bank Institute
  • Marco Pino - Policy Analyst, Policy Analyst, DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

Reactions, debate, Q&A with the audience

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break

16:15 – 18:00 Panel discussion 3 - “The Drivers of Quality”

Moderator: Paul Mac Mahon

Rapporteur: Christoph Rauhut

  • Gabriel Ruiz Cabrero - Vice chair of the Jury of the EU Prize on CH Europa Nostra Awards
  • Luisella Pavan-Woolfe - Head of Council of Europe Office in Venice.
  • Clara Arokiasamy - Organisation Development and Intangible Cultural Heritage Chair, Committee for Intangible Heritage ICOMOS-UK
  • Susan Corr - European Confederation of Conservators-Restorers (ECCO)
  • Patrick Lehnes - Cultural Heritage Coordinator, Interpret Europe
  • Anna Ramos - Mies van der Rohe Foundation
  • Grellan Rourke - Vice President of International Council on Monuments and Sites
  • June Taboroff - Senior Cultural Resource Specialist
  • Elisabetta Zendri - Associate Professor, Creative arts, cultural heritage and digital humanities, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Reactions, debate, Q&A with the audience

18:15-20:00 Reception (Ca’ Foscari)

 

Programme 23 November 2018

09:30 – 11:00 Reports from the panels

  • Baiba Murniece: “Quality of cultural heritage interventions for a sustainable Europe”
  • Gergely Naghy: “Addressing quality in the life cycle of European funded interventions on cultural heritage”
  • Christoph Rauhut: “The drivers of quality” Reactions, debate, Q&A with the audience

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30 Final discussion and next steps

Moderator: Marie-Laure Lavenir - ICOMOS

  • Stefano F. Musso - Chair of the ICOMOS Working group on Quality principles for intervention on cultural heritage
  • Erminia Sciacchitano - Chief Scientific Advisor of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, European Commission’s Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture

12:30 – 13:15 Closing remarks and "Adoption of Quality Principles"

  • Mircea Diaconu - Member of the European parliament, Rapporteur of the Resolution on Cultural heritage and the European Year of Cultural Heritage
  • Grellan Rourke - Vice President of International Council on Monuments and Sites
  • Michele Bugliesi - Rector of Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (tbc)

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

 

Contact information

Organiser: European Commission in cooperation with International Council of Monuments and Sites

Venue: Auditorium Santa Margherita, Dorsoduro 3689 - 30123 Venice. The conference venue is being provided courtesy of Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

 

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