SESSION 17: Information Technologies for preparedness and mitigation: prior or after Disasters and Pandemics

Tuesday May 25, 17:00-19:00 UTC
Spoken language: English

MODERATOR

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Mario Santana
Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS), Carleton University, Professor and Secretary General at International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) (in) 

SPEAKERS & CASE STUDIES

TRANSFORMATIONAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES Laurie SmithChristina Cameron (T.b.a.) Universite de Montreal, Carleton Immersive Media Studio (CIMS), Carleton University (Canada)
TRANSFORMATIONAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES: TOOLKIT Haifaa Abdulhalim, World Heritage 4 All, Initiator; WH Expert; Friends of Soqotra, Vice Chair and Trustee, Co-convener Member, Our World Heritage / Transformational Information Technologies (Jordan)
ASIA Prof. Takeyuki Okubo, Ritsumeikan University, R-DMUCH (Japan)
ARAB STATES Joe Kallas, Emergency Documentation Mission of Historic Beirut post-explosion, DGA Lebanon / BBHR2020 – Beirut Blast: An Emergency Documentation (Lebanon)
AFRICA Dr. Naa Dedei Tagoe, University of Mines and Technology (Ghana)
EUROPE Dr. Bijan Rouhani, EAMENA Researcher, School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, Vice-President of the Scientific Committee on Risk Preparedness of ICOMOS (ICOMOS-ICORP), and Vice-Chair of the ICOMOS Working Group for Safeguarding of Cultural Heritage in Syria and Iraq; representative of ICOMOS on the International Board of the Blue Shield; Director of AMAL in Heritage at Global Heritage Fund (GHF) Mentor, Our World Heritage / Transformational Information Technologies – United Kingdom (EAMENA Region)
EUROPE Dr. Aziliz Vandesande, Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (KU Leuven), H2020, ILUCIDARE (Belgium)
NORTH AMERICA Elizabeth Lee, Cyark Core Team Member, Our World Heritage / Transformational Information Technologies (USA)
LATIN AMERICA Dr. Bernadette Devilat L., Research Fellow in Architectural and Urban Heritage​, Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Global Heritage, Nottingham Trent University, Core Team Member, Our World Heritage / Transformational Information Technologiesy – Advanced recording technologies for post-earthquake-damage assessment and re-construction in Chilean heritage areas (Chile)
EMERGING PROFESSIONAL: EMERGING TOOLS Rebecca Napolitano, Assistant Professor, Penn State University, Core Team Member, Our World Heritage / Transformational Information Technologies (USA)

This session brings individuals with solid trajectories in planning, developing, and implementing information technologies in preparedness and mitigation of disasters and now pandemics. Multidisciplinary academia, not-for-profit and industry contributors will provide their opinions about how World Heritage Sites can prepare for these potential calamities. The group has also actively participated in the OWH´s transformation Information Technologies theme, and the policy recommendations and toolkits being developed for monitoring and presentation of WH sites and their relationship to these disasters and pandemics will be discussed.

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ALL SESSIONS

SESSION 1:
LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Monday May 3, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 2:
LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Tuesday May 4, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 3:
TOURISM AND PANDEMICS IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Wednesday May 5, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 4:
PANDEMICS AND HISTORIC CENTERS
Thursday May 6, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 5:
NATURE-CULTURE APPROACHES TO DISASTERS PREVENTION
AND POST-DISASTER RECOVERY IN WORLD HERITAGE
Friday May 7, 11:00-13:00 UTC
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SESSION 6:
PREPARING FOR EMERGENCY TO ENSURE RESILIENCE OF CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE SYSTEMS UNDER THREAT: A MATTER OF GOOD TERRITORIAL GOVERNANCE!
Monday May 10, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 7:
PREVENTING EARTHQUAKE DESTRUCTION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES:
LEARNING FROM EMPIRICISM TO REGULATIONS
Tuesday May 11, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 8:
PREVENTION AND CONSERVATION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Wednesday May 12, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 9:
CULTURE, HERITAGE AND RESILIENCE :
LOCAL CREATIVE RESPONSES TO NATURAL DISASTERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Thursday May 13, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 10:
INFORMAL KNOWLEDGE, PARTICIPATION AND HERITAGE DURING PANDEMICS
Friday May 14, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 11:
IDENTITY AND RESILIENCE IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Monday May 17, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 12:
THE VALUE OF CULTURE DURING PANDEMICS
Tuesday May 18, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 13:
INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH IN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION:
AN UNCOMFORTABLE UNDERSTANDING
Wednesday May 19, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 15:
INTANGIBLE HERITAGE AND DISASTERS
Friday May 21, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 16:
SUSTAINABILITY AND FUTURE AFTER DISASTERS AND PANDEMICS
Monday May 24, 14:00-16:00 UTC
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SESSION 17:
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR PREPAREDNESS AND MITIGATION:
PRIOR OR AFTER DISASTERS AND PANDEMICS (ROUND TABLE)
Tuesday May 25, 17:00-19:00 UTC
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SESSION 18:
HERITAGE AND SOCIAL RECONSTRUCTION
Wednesday May 26, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 19:
CONSERVATION EMERGENCY!
Friday May 28, 17:00-19:00 UTC
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SESSION 20:
PHYSICAL RECONSTRUCTION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Saturday May 29, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 21:
CLOSING SESSION
Sunday May 30, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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