European Heritage Congress 2017

11-15 May - Turku, Finland

Programme

Download Programme Booklet in PDF. Printed copies will be included in your welcome pack to be picked up at the Congress registration in Turku.

Programme updated on 2 May 2017, subject to changes.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

For all Congress Participants
Maritime Heritage Day
08.30-12.00  Scientific Council Meeting – Public Session
Theme: “Lighthouses and Towers
Venue: Forum Marinum (Auditorium Ruuma)

12.30-18.00 Industrial Heritage Visit with focus on Maritime Heritage (including lunch)
organised by Europa Nostra’s Industrial and Engineering Heritage Committee
Venue: the visit will start at the Forum Marinum (Auditorium Ruuma)

For Board members Only
18.00-20.00  Board Meeting
Venue: Forum Marinum

 For Scientific Council members Only
18.00-21.00  Scientific Council Meeting – Internal Session
Venue: Forum Marinum

 For all Congress Participants (other than Board members)
18.00-20.00 Visit to the Forum Marinum Museum
Venue: Forum Marinum
20.00-22.00 Dinner at Restaurant Göran
Venue: Forum Marinum


Friday, 12 May 2017

For Board and Council members Only
09.00-12.00  Council Meeting
Venue: City Hall
12.00-13.00  Light Lunch hosted by the City of Turku
Venue: City Hall

For all Congress Participants (except Board and Council members)
08.15-13.15  Cultural Visit: Arts and Villas in Turku and Ruissalo Island

Internal Session – For Members and Associates of Europa Nostra
14.30-17.00  General Assembly – Internal Session
Venue: Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel (Kustaa Conference Room)

Public Session -For all Congress Participants
17.30-19.00 General Assembly – Public Session
European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: A Challenge for All
Venue: Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel (Kustaa Conference Room)
20.00-21.30 Welcome Reception
Venue: Turku City Library


Saturday, 13 May 2017

For all Congress Participants
08.30-15.30  Forum “Sharing Heritage– Citizens’ Participating in Decision Making”
organised by Europa Nostra Finland and the University of Turku
Venue: University of Turku

8.30 Coffee and traditional Violin playing by children
Venue: Main building, University of Turku
09.00-09.20 Welcome and Introduction
Venue: Main Building, University of Turku
9.20-12.00 Keynote Presentations and Concluding Discussion
Venue: Natura IX, University of Turku

12.00-13.00 Lunch
Venue: Restaurant Galilei, Agora (close to Natura Building)
13.00-14.45 Parallel Workshops
Venue: Natura IX, University of Turku
15.00-15.30 Forum Conclusions
Venue: Natura IX, University of Turku

17.00-23.00 Boat cruise to Seili Island through the Turku Archipelago
Venue:Boats depart from: Läntinen Rantakatu 37, Turku (close to Hotel Marina Palace)


Sunday, 14 May 2017

For all Congress Participants
09.00-12.30 Excellence Fair – Presentations by Award Winners 2017
Venue: Sigyn Hall, Turku Conservatory
12.00-13.30 Excellence Fair –Lunch
Venue: Sigyn Hall, Turku Conservatory
13.30-18.30 Excellence Fair – Presentations by Award Winners 2017
Venue: Sigyn Hall, Turku Conservatory


Monday, 15 May 2017

For all Congress Participants
Excursions
Option I 07.45-15.15:Cultural Excursion to medieval wooden towns of Rauma and Naantali
Option II 08.15-15.15:Cultural Excursion to masterpieces of Finnish Modernism: Turku and Paimio
Option III: 07.45-15.00:Visit to Helsinki- Malmi Airport – Europa Nostra’s 7 Most Endangered heritage site from Finland

For all Congress Participants and Invited Guests (upon invitation)
18.00-20.00 2017 European Heritage Awards Ceremony
Venue: St Michael’s Church in Turku
20.30-22.30 Festive Dinner
Venue: Turku Castle

European Heritage Congress 2017

11-15 May - Turku, Finland

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