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DAY 2: 10 April 2007 - The 2001 Convention and its Annex: Mainstreaming into National Policy

08:30 – 08:45   Chair of Session: 
                         Richard Engelhardt
                         UNESCO Regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the Pacific


                         Underwater Cultural Heritage and Underwater Archaeology
                         David Nutley
                         ICOMOS
                         Coordinator, Underwater Cultural Heritage Program
                         Heritage Office, Department of Planning, New South Wales

                         Powerpoint Presentation

08:45 – 09:15   The 2001 Convention: The Need to Ratify, Status, Issues and the UNESCO Strategy for its Ratification
                         Ulrike Koschtial
                         UNESCO Division of Cultural Objects and Intangible Cultural Heritage

                         Powerpoint Presentation

09:15 – 09:30   The Impact of Treasure Hunting in the Asia-Pacific Region
                         Jeremy Green
                         Head of Maritime Archaeology
                         Western Australian Museum

                         Powerpoint Presentation

09:30 – 9:45    Tea Break


09:45 – 10:15   Evaluation of Country Reports on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage
                         Panel of Discussants:
                         Richard Engelhardt, Chair
                         Ulrike Koschtial
                         Jeremy Green
                         Somasiri Devendra            
                         David Nutley 


10:15 – 10:30   Country Reports:
                         Australia
                         French Polynesia
                         India
                         Indonesia
                         Japan
                         Malaysia
                         Philippines
                         Sri Lanka
                         Thailand
                         Viet Nam
 

10:30 – 10:45   Legal Issues in the 2001 Convention and Obligations Resulting from Ratification: the Reporting System, the Consultation Scheme and the Competent Authority
                         Ulrike Koschtial
                         UNESCO Division of Cultural Objects and Intangible Cultural Heritage

                         Powerpoint Presentation

10:45 – 11:00   The Annex of the Convention and its Implementation
                         David Nutley
                         ICOMOS
                         Coordinator, Underwater Cultural Heritage Program
                         Heritage Office, Department of Planning, New South Wales
                         Powerpoint Presentation


11:00 – 11:15   New Developments in the Field of Underwater Cultural Heritage (underwater museums, etc.)
                         David Nutley
                         ICOMOS
                         Coordinator, Underwater Cultural Heritage Program
                         Heritage Office, Department of Planning, New South Wales

                         Powerpoint Presentation

11:15 – 11:30   Capacity Building and Information Sharing among Member States in the Asia Pacific Region
                         Jeremy Green
                         Head of Maritime Archaeology
                         Western Australian Museum

                         Powerpoint Presentation

11:30 – 12:00   Regional Perspectives and Cooperation among Member States on the Implementation of the Convention
                         Jeremy Green
                         Head of Maritime Archaeology
                         Western Australian Museum
                         Powerpoint Presentation

                         Open Forum


12:00 – 13:00   Lunch

13:30 – 15:00   Working Group Sessions (each group will select its own rapporteur)


Group I: All Sri Lankan participants to discuss and formulate a road map on the ratification and implementation of the 2001 Convention and its Annex.
                         Facilitators: Dr. Roland Silva
                                            Honorary President, ICOMOS International 
                                            Dr. Siran Deraniyagala
                                            Former Director General
                                            Department of Archaeology


Group II: All delegates from other Member States to discuss regional collaboration on training, information exchange,   consultation, etc.
                         Facilitators: Ulrike Koschtial
                                            UNESCO Division of Cultural Objects and Intangible Cultural Heritage
                                            David Nutley
                                            ICOMOS
                                            Coordinator
                                            Underwater Cultural Heritage Program
                                            Heritage Office, Department of Planning New South Wales


15:00 – 15:15   Tea Break


15:15 – 15:30   Presentation of Working Group Outputs by Group Rapporteurs
                         Group I Presentation
                         Group II Presentation


15:30 - 17:30   The Action Agenda for Implementation of the 2001 Convention in the Asia-Pacific Region: Formulation of a Road map and Timetabling
                         Moderator:    Jeremy Green
                                              Head of Maritime Archaeology
                                              Western Australian Museum           


19:30 - 20:00   Farewell Dinner: Hosted by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs (Venue to be decided at a later date)
                         Chief Guest and Host: His Excellency Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, MP
                                                             Minister of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage


                         Message: Richard Engelhardt
                                         UNESCO Regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the Pacific


                         Message: His Excellency Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, MP
                                          Minister of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage


                         Keynote Presentation: Sri Lanka at the Crossroad of Civilization
                                                              Dr. Roland Silva
                                                              Honorary President, ICOMOS International

                                                              Powerpoint Presentation
Dinner