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Program for the Nordic World Heritage Conference 2022

We are pleased to present the program for the Nordic World Heritage Conference 2022 in Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage, and look forward to welcoming colleagues from the Nordic World Heritage sites to three days of interesting keynotes, debates, experiences and networking. The topic for this years conference is “Protecting and Creating Value”.

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Tuesday 6. September:

12.00 Lunch
13.10 Welcome to the Nordic World Heritage Conference 2022 – Einar Ásgeir Sæmundsen, Chairperson NWHA
13.20 Welcome to a Norwegian World Heritage site – Jan Dølør, Chairperson Norges Verdensarv
13.30 Welcome to Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage and the Vestfold and Telemark County – Terje Riis Johansen, Vestfold and Telemark County Mayor and Chairperson of Rjukan-Notodden industrial heritage council
13.45 Presentation of the Nordic World Heritage sites

15.00 Break

16.00 Minister of Climate and Environment, Espen Barth Eide on the anniversary of the World Heritage Convention (TBC)
16.15 Director of the Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Hanna Geiran on Norways period in the World Heritage Committee and the climate threat from a cultural heritage perspective
16.40 TBA

17.00 Break

17.30 Impact Assessment for World Heritage sites, Sarah Court, ICCROM (TBC)
18.00 World Heritage Leadership Programme, Nicole Franceschini, ICCROM
18.30 The program for the day is over

19.30 Informal dinner at Gaustablikk Mountain Resort

 

Wednesday 7. September:

09.00 Welcome to day two
09.15 Protecting Value, Lazare Eloundou Assomo, Director for UNESCO World Heritage Center in Paris (TBC)
09.45 Creating Value, Zoritsa Urosevic, Executive Director for UNWTO (United Nations World Travel Organization) (TBC)

10.15 Get ready for departure to parallel sessions
10.30 Departure for parallel sessions

Parallel session – Protecting Value

How can we protect the values a World Heritage site represents in the best possible way? Through examples from Nordic World Heritage sites on exemplary work we hope to inspire to do even more in the future

11.00 Suomenlinna Management Plan, Margaretha Ehrström, ICOMOS Finland
11.30 Climate Impact on Öland, (TBC)
12.00 Boat trip on Lake Møsvann with lunch OR visit the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau Visitors Center with lunch
13.30 Mining in a World Heritage site, Kujataa, Greenland (TBC)
14.00 Research as a tool for preservation, Inga Dora, Surtsey World Heritage site
14.30 Discussion
15.00 Return to Gaustablikk Mountain Resort

Parallel session 2 – Creating Value

How can we create value for locals, travellers and the World Heritage site? Through examples from Nordic World Heritage sites on exemplary work we hope to inspire to do even more in the future

11.00 Nordic World Heritage VR Network, Henrik Harryson
11.30 Communicating World Heritage – about the work on a new basic exhibition for the Norwegian World Heritage Centers, Atle Omland, Directorate of Cultural Heritage, and Liv Astrid Sverdrup, Norges Verdensarv
12.00 Guided city walk in Rjukan with lunch OR trip with Krossobanen with lunch
13.30 Community development, Sten Rosenvinge Lundby, Site manager Christiansfeld World Heritage site.
14.00 Sam and Sara – the industrial adventure, Øistein Kristiansen, cartoonist, author and media personality
14.30 Discussion
15.00 Return to Gaustablik Mountain Resort
15.30 The program for the day is over

Time for national meetings and to enjoy Gaustablikk Mountain resort and the surrounding area.

Dinner

18.30 Departure for Vemork
19.30 Aperitif served in the Heavy Water Cellar
20.00 Dinner in the Machine Hall at Vemork Power plant
23.00 Return to Gaustablikk Mountain Resort

 

Thursday 8. September:

09.00 National meetings at Gaustablikk Mountain Resort
10.00 Departure for Notodden
11.30 Guided City walk in Notodden from World Heritage center Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage to Bok- og Blueshuset

12.30 Lunch

13.30 News from the Board, Einar Ásgeir Sæmundsen, Chairperson NWHA
14.00 A future Nordic Competence center for World Heritage?
14.30 Presentation of the Nordic World Heritage Conference 2023

15.00 The program for the day is over

 

 

 

 

 

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