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Day 4
11 October 2001 
Thursday

 

Theme for the day:
Models for community education and skills training
leading to employment in the heritage conservation and culture tourism sectors, with emphasis on opportunities for women and youth


 

 

Examination of pilot site action plans

 

8:30 AM

Introduction to daily theme and case studies for the day

 

 

 

Amita Baig
Elizabeth Vines

action plan coordinators

 

 

Lijiang (China) action plan implementation report

 

 

 

John Ap, lead commentator/chair of expert panel

 

 

Introduction to the case study 

 

 

 

by the lead commentator

 

 

Presentation of the action plan implementation report

 

 

 

Zhou Hong 

 

 

Commentaries from the expert panel 

 

 

 

led by the lead commentator

 

 

Contributions from the floor Summary recommendations for model building 

 

 

 

by the lead commentator

 

10:45 AM

Kandy (Sri Lanka) action plan implementation report

 

 

 

Amita Baig, lead commentator/chair of expert panel

 

 

Introduction to the case study 

 

 

 

by the lead commentator

 

 

Presentation of the action plan implementation report

 

 

 

Jayantha Bulumulla
Champika Senadheerage 

 

 

Commentaries from the expert panel 

 

 

 

led by the lead commentator

 

 

Contributions from the floor
Summary recommendations for model building 

 

 

 

by the lead commentator

 

12:00 Noon

Lunch

 

1:30 PM

Focus group clinics 
on formulation of models for community education and skills training leading to employment in the heritage conservation and culture tourism sectors, with emphasis on opportunities for women and youth

 

 

Introduction to focus group workshop/clinics 

 

 

 

Walter Jamieson, clinic coordinator

 

 

Wrap up of clinic recommendations for Day 3: models for
investment of the tourism industry in heritage conservation,
promotion, management, i.e. in the sustainability of the culture resource base

 

 

 

Stephen Yong

 

 

4A 

The role of members of the local community as
hosts, guides and cultural interpreters: training,
accreditation and organization 

 

 

 

 

Joshua Bloom, convenor

 

 

4B 

Solving problem of poverty in tourist destinations
through income generation and employment of
marginalized sectors in tourism-related activities 

 

 

 

 

Walter Jamieson, convenor

 

 

4C 

Income generation potential for adaptive re-use of historic
properties cultural products

 

 

 

 

Laurence Loh, convenor

 

 

4D 

Employment generation from tourism: what are
realistic expectations at the local community level

 

 

 

 

Stephen Yong, convenor

 

 

4E 

Heritage education at the local community level:
opening avenues for involvement 

 

 

 

 

Victorino Manalo, convenor

 

 

4F 

Developing the performing arts for tourism: issues
of choice of appropriate products, preservation of
authenticity, training of practitioners, education of
audiences, marketing and promotion 

 

 

 

 

Mali Voi, convenor

 

 

Plenary reports on focus group clinics

 

 

 

Focus group clinic convenors

 

 

Summation and contributions from the floor

 

 

 

Walter Jamieson, clinic coordinator

 

5:00 PM-

Introduction to new sites

 

6:00 PM

 



 

 

Mumbai (India)

 

 

 

Tasneem Mehta, site presenter

 

 

Majuli (India) 

 

 

 

Dilip Medhi, site presenter

 

9:00 PM

After-dinner cultural activities (refer to schedule of 10 October night)