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Subject: Call for papers--Congress on cultural heritage

Call for papers--Congress on cultural heritage

From: Ana E. Cepero Acan <congreso>
Date: Friday, October 27, 2000
5th International Congress
Cultural Heritage: Context and Conservation
The National Center for Conservation, Restoration and Museum Sciences
Havana, Cuba
April 9-13 2001

The National Center for Conservation, Restoration and Museum
Sciences (CENCREM) under the auspices of the National Council on
Cultural Heritage calls to its 5th International Congress Cultural
Heritage: Context and Conservation to be held in its traditional
venue, The Convent of Santa Clara of Assisi located at Old Havana,
World Heritage Site.

Special Guest Speakers, Lectures, Round Tables and Debates as well
as Guided Tours to Landmarks and Museums will take place aside
papers and posters presentations. Receptions, Social Encounters and
Post event Excursions will also be organized.

Participants: Preservationists, Conservators, Art Restorers,
Historians, Archaeologists, Architects, Economists, Sociologists,
Engineers, Chemists, Biologists and other specialists from
disciplines related with the topics of the Congress will be able to
participate as speakers or observers. The inscription of
Preservation and common ground university students will also be

Presentation of Works: Summaries of proposed presentations should be
submitted in Microsoft Word 97, or Windows 2000 using 3 1/2 disks.
Other editors for compatible text may also be accepted, with an
extension not bigger than 250 words. Dead Line for reception of
proposed papers, by mail or e-mail, is up to January 31st, 2001.
Works acceptance will be notified.

Papers will be presented in format of 81/2 x11" of 30 lines to two
spaces, using Arial 12, with a total extension not bigger than 15
sheets and also in disks of 3 1/2" in Microsoft Word 97 or Windows
2000.  Time scheduled for presentations will be 20 minutes, plus 10
extra for discussions to be granted by the table, according to the
given session.

Posters must be designed inside a format of 100x 100 cm. A rectangle
of 25x10 cm will be kept in the right lower corner to place an
identification card containing order, symbol of the event, title of
the work and the author's names or authors, and of the Company or
Institution represented. The card will be given on site, just for
assembling the exhibition.

Those persons interested for active participation in the Event
should send their applications with their personal data and the
summary of their work, specifying if it is to be considered as a
paper or as a poster. Papers: their complete final texts (once
received the notification of their acceptance) should be sent in
disks of 3 1/2" by special mail, or sent by e-mail before March 1st
/ 2001. Posters: should be given directly to the Organizers on site
before April 10th.

Audiovisual Media: Papers to be sent should specify the audiovisual
devices that will be required for their exhibition:

    Projector for slides / 35 mm
    Video (VCR) / VHS-NTSC 3.58
    Backlit projector
    Computer with Power Point

In all the cases, the use of these means or any other AV
presentation must also fit into the time frame assigned for the

Admission Fees: The inscription fee for all Professional
participants will be $100.00 USD. The price includes all activities
officially scheduled, the book of summaries, and the book of reports
that will be published later on to the Event. Companion persons will
pay $85.00 USD for attending Opening / Enclosure ceremonies,
Technical visits and main social events officially announced for
them. Students will pay $50.00 USD, and they should present the
document that credits them as such to participate in all activities
officially scheduled. Cuban national participants will pay the same
inscription quota, in National Currency.

Official Languages: Lectures, posters and papers will be written or
delivered in Spanish and English.

Topics to discuss:

Commission 1:

    Preventive Conservation
    The restoration of Movable Goods
    Materials, techniques and procedures, for the conservation of
    the Cultural Patrimony
    Procedures and techniques to classify and to categorize Cultural
    Properties in Buildings, Objects of art, or Artifacts contexts
    Archaeology, and the conservation of the cultural patrimony

Commission 2:

    Restoration and rehabilitation of Architecture
    20th century heritage
    Environment and cultural heritage
    Natural patrimony: environmental management and cultural
    Historic centers and places

Commission 3:

    Tourism, cultural patrimony and identity
    Heritage, globalization and Neo Liberalism: approaches and
    Economic aspects in the cultural patrimony
    Computers, information and Heritage conservation


April 2001

Monday 9
    Welcome Cocktail
Tuesday 10
    Work Sessions


Wednesday 11
    Work Sessions

Thursday 12
    Session of Posters
    Guided Technical Visits

Friday 13
    Work Sessions
    Closing Ceremony

Honorary Committee: Dr. Marta Arjona, Dr. Eusebio Leal, MSc.  Arch.
Daniel Taboada
Organizing Committee President: Dr. Ana E. Cepero

Secretariat: Arch. Victor Marn, Atty. Manuel Palacios, Atty. Oscar
Roque, MSc. Arch. Jos Planas, Atty. Blanca Gonzlez, Salvador
Contreras, Amaurys Mejas

Scientific Committee: Dr. Ana E. Cepero, Dr. Raquel Carreras, Atty.
Patricia Martnez, Arch. Victor Marn, MSc. Arch. Nelson Melero, Atty.
Carlos Venegas, MSc. Arch. Isabel Rigol, Atty. Moraima Clavijos,
Danys Cordero, Marta Alfaro, Carlos Rey

Under the auspices of: The Ministry for Culture of Cuba; National
Council of Cultural Patrimony; Office of the Historian of the City
of Havana; Cuban Committee of the ICOMOS; Cuban Committee of the
ICOM; UNESCO; The Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and
the Caribbean, (ORCAL); UNESCO Regional Chair for the Comprehensive
Conservation of Cultural Properties in Latin America and the
Caribbean (CRECI)

Application Form

Name and last names:
Private address:
Agency, Company, Institution:
Paper:    Poster:    Observer:
Companion Persons:

The Organizing Committee for the 5th Congress

    The National Center for Conservation, Restoration and Museum Sciences
    El Centro Nacional de Conservacin, Restauracin y Museologa
    Cuba 610 / Sol y Luz, CP 10100. La Habana Vieja, Cuba
    +53 7 61 3775
    Fax: +53 7 33 5696
    congreso [at] cencrem__cult__cu

Accommodation And Travel Agent: Havanatur, Official Travel Agent
To contact Havanatur, do please write or call to:

    Dr. Pedro A. Perez, Specialized Tourism
    +53 7 239362, +53 7 239782, +53 7 239783
    Fax: +53 7 241760
    pedrop [at] cimex__com__cu


Ambos Mundos
    Single room:    USD91,00 USD/night
    Double room:    USD69,00
    Tripple room:   USD63,00
    Single room     USD90,00 USD/night
    Double room     USD66,00
    Single room     USD73,00 USD/night
    Double room     USD51,00
    Triple room     USD47,00

The rating of these Hotels include: Continental breakfast; Flight
tickets confirmation; Walking distance to congress Venue

Residencia Academica del Convento de Santa Clara
    Suite: USD35,00/night
    Double room: USD20
    Multiplex room: USD18

All rooms price include Continental Breakfast, special offers for
Congress participants through the Organizing Committee. And a
variety of other new small Hotels at a walking distance, Special
offers for the Congress

Dr. Ana E. Cepero Acan
National Center for Conservation,
Restoration and Museum Sciences

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:26
                Distributed: Wednesday, November 8, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-14-26-014
Received on Friday, 27 October, 2000

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