International Symposium on “Sharing Our Heritages: New Challenges for Site Conservation, Protection and Tourism Management”

Coming up in early Feb, this conference takes place in Valencia, Spain and addresses a wide spectrum of heritage issues.

Themes for discussion include:

  • Globalization and Challenges for World Heritage;
  • Public/private partnership: A concept for efficient conservation policies?
  • Conflicting visions between donors and conservationists (natural heritage)
  • Conflicting visions between donors and conservationists (cultural heritage);
  • How can conflicting interests between international conventions strategies and local communities’ policies be resolved?
  • How may sustainability match strategies for World Heritage sites commercialization?
  • Preventive conservation: an innovative strategy for sustainability?
  • The limits of Heritage interpretation for visitors.