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Milano Conference Musts

ICOM Milano 2016, 3 - 9 July
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ICOM Milano 2016 Conference 

Museum and Cultural Landscapes
3-9 July
3,000 museum professionals from 120 countries
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High-profile speakers delivering provocative and visionary insight on multidisciplinary subjects concerning the international museum community
 
Keynote Speakers 

 

Christo, Artist

Orhan Pamuk, 
Nobel Prize (from Istanbul Museum of Innocence)

Michele De Lucchi  Italian architect

Nkandu Luo, Minister of Gender and Child Development, Zambia

David Throsby  Cultural economist

 

Major speakers at Round Table

  • Social Role of Museums: New Migrations, New Challenges
    • Moderator: Brenda Emmanus, BBC London News’ Art, Culture and Entertainment Correspondent
    • David Fleming, Director of National Museums Liverpool and President of the Federation of International Human Rights Museums
    • Robin Hirst, Director, Collections, Research and Exhibitions, Museum Victoria
    • Marlen Mouliou, Professor, Faculty of History and Archaeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
    • Giusi Nicolini, Mayor of Lampedusa and Linosa, Italy
  • What does the new UNESCO Recommendation Concerning the Protection and Promotion of Museums and Collections, their Diversity and their Role in Society mean for museums?
    • Moderator: François Mairesse, Professor, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France
    • Francesco Bandarin, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture
    • Tereza Scheiner, Professor, UNIRIO, Brazil
    • Paola Marini, Director, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice, Italy
  • How can museums contribute to countering illicit traffic in cultural goods?
    • Moderator: France Desmarais, ICOM’s Director of Programmes and Partnerships since 2010
    • Markus Hilgert, Director, Ancient Near East Museum at the Pergamonmuseum, Germany
    • Eric Dorfman, Director, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    • Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Antiquities, Egypt

 
ICOM MEMORIAL LECTURES 2016
In respectful memory of Syrian museum colleagues who suffered violent deaths while on duty: Qassem Abdallh Yehya (1978–2015) and Khaled al Asaad (1934–2015).
 
SCREENING OF THE DOCUMENTARY “THE DESTRUCTION OF MEMORY”
Directed by Tim Slade (Vast Productions)
 
SPECIALISTS SESSIONS (INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL COMMITTEES) from all museum specialties from art and design to science and  archaeology, fashion and audiovisual
 
Where ICOM from” Exhibition for ICOM’s 70th Anniversary
 
A number of unique and special events will take place in Milan’s museums. The city opens its doors to the worldwide museum community
 
Major ICOM decisions being made 
2016 General Assembly Resolutions
New ICOM President and Executive Council members elected 
New ICOM Chair 
of the Advisory Council elected
 
Museum Trade Fair where suppliers and museums showcase their latest projects and products 1029 m², 76 exhibitors