The Forum on
Global Heritage in
a Developing World:
Focus on Asia

May 3, 2012 - Asia Society - New York

By invitation only.

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Session 1 Session 2 Program Evening Program Lessons Learned

Program Overview

(subject to change)
1:30 - 2:00   Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Vishakha N. Desai, President, Asia Society and
Ms. Shirley Young, Chair, US-China Cultural Institute; Governor, Committee of 100


Angkor and Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia: Training and Advanced
Technology for the Next Generation

Mr. John Sanday, OBE, FSA, Regional Director for Asia & Pacific, GHF and Dr. Pheakdey
Nguonphan, Fellow, Heidelberg University; Heritage Technology Leader, Cambodia

Pingyao Ancient City, China: A Living, Breathing Historic City
Ms. Kuanghan Li,
China Heritage Program Manager, GHF

Conservation Challenges and Initiatives in India
Ms. Abha Narain Lambah, Principal Architect,
Lambah Associates, India

3:00 - 3:20   KEYNOTE—Heritage Makes Economic Sense, but Where is the Money?
Mr. Jeff Morgan, Co-Founder and
Executive Director, Global Heritage Fund

3:20 - 3:30   BREAK


SESSION I—Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Preservation

Dr. Vincent Michael (Moderator), Director, Historic
Preservation, The School of the Art Institute of
Chicago; Trustee, National Trust for Historic Preservation

Heritage Planning for the Indus Civilization:
New Breakthroughs

Dr. Vasant Shinde, Professor of Archaeology and Joint
Director of the University, Deccan College, Pune, India

Saving Historic Intramuros in the Philippines: Planning and Design
Dr. Augusto F. Villalon, Historic Architect;
President, ICOMOS Philippines

Archaeological Conservation and
Sustainable Growth on the Silk Road

Dr. Hsin-Mei Agnes Hsu, Director of Arts and Culture,
China Institute; International Expert to
UNESCO World Heritage Centre; Host of
History Channel's Mysteries of China

Aligning Heritage Tourism and Local
Community Development

Mr. Jim Sano, President, Geographic Expeditions

Understanding Heritage as Commons and its Value System
Ms. Yan Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate, Centre of Development Studies,
University of Cambridge

SESSION II—Sustainability Through Public-Private Partnerships

Dr. Jyoti Hosagrahar (Moderator), Director, Sustainable Urbanism International,
Columbia University, New York, and Bangalore, India

Implementing a Pre-warning and Monitoring
System for World Heritage Sites in China

Mr. Shuguang Liu, Director, Chinese Academy of
Cultural Heritage (CACH)

Synergy Between Heritage and Development
Mr. S.K. Misra, Chairman, Indian Trust for Rural
Heritage and Development (ITRHD); Vice Chairman,
International National Trusts Organisation (INTO);
Former Chairman of the Indian National Trust for Art
and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), India

The Role of Urban Parks in Revitalising the Historic Built Environment
Mr. Jurjen van der Tas, Deputy Director, Historic
Cities Program of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture

International Public-Private Partnerships
for China's Historic Cities

Ms. Nancy Shao Yong, Director, College of
Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University;
National Research Center of Historic Cities,
Shanghai, China

The World Bank's Culture Heritage
Efforts in China

Ms. Shenhua Wang, Senior Infrastructure
Specialist, Sustainable Development, East Asia
and Pacific Region, World Bank Group

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