The 2017 US/ICOMOS Leadership Forum and Benefit will take place in Washington, DC on November 29th and 30th. Join your fellow US/ICOMOS members and international heritage experts for a deep dive into the current structure of the World Heritage Program and an opportunity to assess the current and future role of the US and US/ICOMOS at home and abroad in stewarding the heritage assets of the world. Registration information will be live soon!
The Leadership Forum will provide conferees a common understanding of the World Heritage Program and the principal activities of US actors engaged in world heritage stewardship. Conferees will help refine the strategic path and priorities for US/ICOMOS in 2018 and beyond, and provide a clearer picture of the US role in world heritage in this time of global transition.
Conference Location: U.S. Department of the Interior Headquarters, Washington DC
Early Registration Rates: From $100 (Young Professional Member) to $250 (Non-Member)
In a series of plenary sessions and breakouts, conferees will explore the current structure of the World Heritage Program and assess the current and future role of the US and US/ICOMOS at home and abroad in stewarding the heritage assets of the world. Sessions will explore Cultural Landscape Practice, Heritage as Pillar of Sustainable Development, Heritage in Times of Conflict and Disaster, Resilience and Heritage, Helping Diverse American Communities Tell Their Stories, World Heritage Management, World Heritage Sites, International Scientific Committees and the International Exchange Program.
Benefit Gala Location: The Cosmos Club, Washington DC
Join the Conferees, especially if you:
- Are a current or past US/ICOMOS leader or member
- Represent an essential partner organization (Governmental and NGO, US and International)
- Represent a listed or aspiring World Heritage Site
- Are an International Exchange Program alumni
- Are an ICOMOS National Committee representative from Mexico, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean
Want to know more? Contact Bill Pencek at email@example.com