Take a look at this planned training course at IAIA17 in Montreal, entitled: CULTURAL HERITAGE COMPONENT OF IMPACT ASSESSMENT: METHODS, CHALLENGES, NEW TECHNOLOGIES, AND CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES
This pre-conference training session will run on April 2nd and 3rd and will address a range of topics related to the relationship between cultural heritage protection and impact assessment. A field trip around Montreal on April 3rd will be used to highlight key concepts from the course. The attached URL will take you to a webpage with details on the course and the trainers.
Online registration for the conference and for this and other training courses can be found here:
The deadline for submitting abstracts for sessions for IAIA17 in Montreal is coming up very quickly...on June 30th! The Cultural Heritage Section was well-represented over the past few years at the IAIA annual conferences and we hope to continue with that momentum with a significant presence in Montreal. Here is the URL with guidance on submitting an abstract for IAIA17:
The Conference Theme for IAIA17 is: Impact Assessment's Contribution to the Global Efforts in Addressing Climate Change
Recommended conference topics are:
We believe there are many ways that cultural heritage protection and management keys into these topics and suggest that you look for opportunities to organize or participate in sessions related to the conference theme.
I serve as one of the Co-chairs of the IAIA Cultural Heritage Section. If you have any questions regarding IAIA or the Cultural Heritage Section, please contact me and I'll be happy to help.
Recently we shared a video regarding the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, and why Cultural Diversity matters to development: Cultural Heritage | Voices.
Do you agree that in most of these discussions around Cultural Diversity, both tangible and intangible Cultural Heritage practices are out of the conversation?
Please share your thoughts and examples!
Thanks Christopher Polglase for the idea!