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September 13, 2019

#ICOMKyoto2019 Rewind – Plenary Sessions

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Curating Sustainable Futures Through Museums

Opening remarks by Suay Aksoy, President of ICOM

Introductory speech by Mamoru Mohri Chief Executive Director, Miraikan – National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

– Morien Rees, Chair of the ICOM Working Group on Sustainability

– Sarah Sutton, Principal, Sustainable Museums / Executive Committee Member, We Are Still In United States
– Cecilia Lam, Director, Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
– Bonita Bennet, Director, District Six Museum, South Africa
– Yacy-Ara Froner, Professor, School of Fine Arts, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Brazil

– Henry McGhie, Founder, Curating Tomorrow

The Museum Definition – The backbone of ICOM

Moderator: Jette Sandahl Chair of the Museum Definition, Prospects and Potentials Committee (MDPP)

– W. Richard West Jr., President and CEO, Autry Museum of the American West
– Nirmal Kishnani Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Editor in Chief of FuturArc Magazine – George Okello Abungu, Emeritus Director General, National Museums of Kenya
– Shose Kessi Associate Professor and Acting Dean, Humanities Faculty, University of Cape Town
– Margaret Anderson Director, Old Treasury Building, Melbourne
– Lauran Bonilla-Merchav Professor, University of Costa Rica, Chair ICOM Costa Rica

Museums in Times of Disaster

Moderator: Cori Wegener, Chair of DRMC

– Renata Vieira da Motta, Chair ICOM Brazil
– Alejandra Peña Gutiérrez, Executive Director, Museo de Arte de Ponce
– Aparna Tandon Project Manager and Leader of ICCROM programme on First Aid and Resilience for Cultural Heritage
– Yuichi Ono Expert on disaster risk reductionProfessor, International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University