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05
Dec 2017

Nov 18 – Adaptive Reuse of Heritage

Please click on the name of the presentation for a PFD version of it. Keynote Arno Boon – Adaptive Reuse (PDF) Sir Henry Fraser – Historic Preservation and Adaptive Re-use in Barbados – Successes and Failures, Secrets and Gremlins (PDF) Marcel Dennert – Adaptive reuse: A matter of agility (PDF) Keynote Victor Marin – Preservation & creativity: adaptive reuse for […]

05
Dec 2017

Nov 17 – Financing Heritage

Please click on the name of the presentation for a PFD version of it. Keynote Michael de Sola – Financing Heritage (PDF) Terence Suthers – Money follows ideas! – Contemporary approaches to success in funding and sustaining heritage preservation (PDF) Rob van den Bergh – The rise of Pietermaai and the establishment of Pietermaai District (PDF) Bharat Bhojwani – Preserving […]

30
Nov 2017

Nov 17 – Branding & Marketing Heritage

Please click on the name of the presentation for a PFD version of it. Keynote Vincent Vanderpool – Wallace – Caribbean Heritage and the Tourism Industry Tara Inniss – Networking the brand: the OAS, Heritage Brand Development and the Caribbean Heritage Network Annefleur Siebinga – Making Heritage Matter Peter Chandler – Creating Your Unique Selling Proposition Vincent Jacot – Remember the Alamo! […]

30
Nov 2017

Nov 16 – Underwater Heritage & Archeology

Please click on the name of the presentation for a PFD version of it. Keynote Peggy Leshikar-Denton – Caribbean Underwater Cultural Heritage: Past, Present & Future Amy Victorina – Archeology of Historic Willemstad François van der Hoeven – The use of the Curasub for Caribbean maritime archaeology (presentation)  & presentation text  

30
Nov 2017

Nov 16 – Opening Sessions

On Thursday morning the conference was officially opened by Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath, followed by a word of welcome from Minister Zita Jesus-Leito. After that the opening sessions started. Please click on the name of the presentation for a PFD version of it. Keynote Gustavo Araoz – ICOMOS in the Caribbean TOPIC: Introducing Willemstad UNESCO World […]

09
Nov 2017

Sunday Plantation Tour

Plantation Tour The conference is drawing near, so we would like to inform you of a unique opportunity to see more of the island as well as learn more about the interesting plantation structure on the west side. Therefore, we are offering a bus tour on; Sunday, November 19 @ 9:00am – 2:00pm departing from […]

Send us your poster session ideas

We’re always looking to add interesting and relevant content to the 3rd Caribbean Heritage Conference. Our program, filled with current topics related to heritage and its conservation, proves that. Allocating fixed subject areas to each conference day, creates focus. Curious about the subject areas? Visit the full program and speakers page by clicking on the […]

Envision your visit to Curaçao

When planning your conference visit to Curaçao you will certainly be wondering what Curaçao has to offer. You might be taking along travel companions and with them in mind, we’ve made a small collection of interesting travel guides for the island. Visiting the rest of the island from the conference location Renaissance is easily done! […]

Willemstad is celebrating!

This year Curaçao’s colourful historical capital of Willemstad is celebrating its world heritage listing anniversary of 20 years. That’s why we’re absolutely delighted to host the 3rd Caribbean Heritage Conference right here in our monumental capital of Willemstad. Join us for the conference in November and get inspired by interesting key notes, historical walks, harbour […]

27
Jun 2017

Share your ideas at the heritage conference this November

We are looking for engaging participants who are interested in presenting their ideas during the 3rd Caribbean Heritage Conference in Curaçao this November. Expert key note speakers will be talking about the 4 subject areas defining the contents of the conference. To create an interesting discussion and multiple perspectives on the topics presented, short presentations […]