Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage

Walker Vadillo, V. (Scientific Committee Member)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars


The Asian Academy for Heritage Management held the Inaugural Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage in Manila, the Philippines from November 8 – 12, 2011. A wide range of people involved with underwater cultural heritage attended including those from universities, government agencies, museums, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector and the community. Keynote speakers included: Dr Pilar Luna Erreguerena, founder of the Underwater Archaeological Division in Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History; Dr Emad Khalil, director of the Centre for Maritime Archaeology and Underwater Cultural Heritage at Alexandria University, Egypt; and Dr. Tim Curtis, head of the Culture Unit in UNESCO Bangkok office, responsible for the coordination and implementation of UNESCO’s Culture Program in South East Asia.
Period16 Mar 2020 - 20 Mar 2020
Event typeConference
Conference number4
LocationTBD, Taiwan
Degree of RecognitionInternational