THE BEST IN HERITAGE

14th Edition

Dubrovnik, Croatia, 24 - 26 September 2015

in partnership with EUROPA NOSTRA

under Special patronage of ICOM

dedicated to the memory of Kenneth Hudson OBE and Georges Henri Riviere


DRAFT CONFERENCE PROGRAMME



Thursday, 24 September: Arrival, Registration, Opening



12.00 - 18.45 Registration and a guided tour of the Dubrovnik City walls,  Theatre "Marin Držic" Lobby




18.50 - 21.00 The Best in Heritage welcome ceremony in the Theatre "Marin Držić" with Keynote Address




21.00 - 23.00 Welcome party and opening of Conference exhibition in Sponza Palace, courtesy of the Dubrovnik Archives



Friday, 25 September, "Marin Držić" Theatre: presentations of awarded projects


9.30 - 9:55 Project No.1: European Museum Forum / Council of Europe Museum Prize 2014 laureate

Baksi Museum, Bayburt, Turkey

9:55 - 10.20 Project No.2:  EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2014 winner  

From a Rusty City to a New Miskolc, Hungary

10.20 - 10.45 Project No.3: European Museum Forum / Kenneth Hudson Award 2014

Žanis Lipke Memorial, Riga, Latvia

10.45- 11.10 Project No.4:  European Museum Academy - Micheletti Award 2014 laureate

MUSE - Museo delle Scienze, Trento, Italy


11.10 - 11.40 coffee


11.40 - 12.05 Project No.5:  European Museum of the Year Award 2014

Museum of Innocence, Istanbul, Turkey

12.05 - 12.30 Project No.6: European Museum Academy - 2014 Children's Museums Award 

National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen

12.30 - 12.55 Project No.7: National Medal for Museum and Library Service 2014 laureate

Mystic Aquarium, Mystic, United States


13.00 - 15.00 lunch break


15.00 - 15.25 Project No.8: Art Fund Prize Museum of the Year 2014

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, United Kingdom

15.25 - 15.50 Project No.9: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2014 laureate

Basilica Palladiana, Vicenza, Italy

15.50 - 16.15 Project No.10: David Manley Award - Emerging Entrepreneur Award 2014

Little Museum of Dublin, Ireland

16.15 - 16.40 Project No.11: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2014 winner

Historical Route of the Lines of Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugal


16.40 - 17.10 coffee


17.10 - 17.35 Project No.12:  National Medal for Museum and Library Service 2014 laureate

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, United States

17.35 - 18.00 Project No.13:  Aga Kahn development Network – Award for Architecture 2014

TBA

18.00 - 18.30 Project No.14: DASA Award 2014 – European Museum Academy

Norwegian Petroleum Museum, Stavanger, Norway


18.30  - 21.00 free time


21.00 - 23.00 Ethno dinner-party offered by Dubrovnik museums in Rupe Museum

Greeting by the director of Dubrovnik Museums, Ms Pavica Vilać, MA




Saturday, 26 September, "Marin Držić" Theatre: presentations of awarded projects


9.30 - 9.55 Project No.15: Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2014

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, United Kingdom

9.55 - 10.20 Project No.16: TripAdvisor 2014 Travelers' Choice - Top Museums of the World, No.1

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States

10.20 - 10.45 Project No.17: European Museum Forum / Silletto Prize 2014

Saurer Museum, Arbon, Switzerland

10.45 - 11.10 Project No.18: 2014 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive! winner

Les Musées de la civilisation, Québec, Canada


11.10 - 11.40 coffee


11.40 - 12.05 Project No.19: Chinese Museum Association - Most innovative Museums Award 2014

Palace Museum, Beijing, China

12.05 - 12.30 Project No.20: Chinese Museum Association - Most innovative Museums Award 2014

Nanjing Museum, Nanjing City, China

12.30 - 12.55 Project No.21: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation - Award of Distinction 2014

Restoration of the Saryazd Citadel, Yazd, Islamic Republic of Iran


13.00 - 15.00 lunch break


15.00 - 15.25 Project No.22:  Museums + Heritage Awards 2014 International Award

National Archives, The Memory Palace - with your head in the archives, The Netherlands

15.25 - 15.50 Project No.23: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2014 laureate

Roman Bridge, Gate of the Bridge, Calahorra Tower and Surrounding Areas, Cordoba, Spain

15.50 - 16.15 Project No.24: ICOM Japan

TBA

16.15 - 16.40 Project No.25: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award 2014 laureate

The Coen Case, Hoorn, The Netherlands


16.40 - 17.10 coffee


17.10 - 17.35 Project No.26: ICOM Russia Award 2014 laureate

State museum-reserve "Rostov Kremlin", Yeroslavl Region, Russia

17.35 - 18.00 Project No.27: New Zealand 2014 Museum Awards laureate for Best Museum Project

MTG Hawke's Bay: MTG Hawke's Bay Redevelopment Project

18.00 - 18.25 Project No.28: Museums + Heritage Awards 2014 – Best of the Best

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

18.25 - 18.30 Vote on the "Best formal presentation" by the audience



18.30 - 21.00 free time


21.00 - 23.00 Closing ceremony, Dinner and farewell party in Rector's palace




Online registration



Sunday, 27 September

The Post Conference Excursion by bus (only upon reservation)

THE CITY OF KOTOR (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and THE BAY OF KOTOR (MONTENEGRO)



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