ICOMOS participation in this partnership with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is being supported by US/ICOMOS with help from ICOMOS France, ICOMOS Australia and the International Scientific Committees on Pacific Heritage (Pasifika); Polar Heritage (IPHC); Cultural Landscapes (ISCCL); Archeological Heritage Management (ICAHM); Historic Cities and Villages (CIVVIH); Cultural Tourism (ICTC); and Risk Preparedness (ICORP).
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US/ICOMOS has reserved a limited number of discounted rooms at the Moana Surfrider Hotel for participants in the Nature Culture Journey. The Moana is one of only a few historic hotels in Honolulu. Rooms are available on a “first come” basis. You can book rooms in the block by calling the Starwood Hawaii Group Reservations line at 808-921-4641 (hours are M-F 7am-5pm Sat/Sun 8am-4pm HNL standard time). Ask for the US/ICOMOS block.
There are also a variety of other hotel choices available through IUCN for Congress participants.
The IUCN Congress Forum kicks off in the late afternoon on Thursday, September 1 with an opening plenary session. The first Nature-Culture Journey activity will be a welcome breakfast on Friday, September 2. The Journey will conclude with a closing reception on Monday, September 5 (which is the Labor Day holiday in the United States).