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 202020 Mar 2020
Event typeConference
Conference number4
LocationTBD, Taiwan
Degree of RecognitionInternational