Inaugural World Heritage UK Conference: October 14th 15th 2015

Conference, Events

Introduction

The first World Heritage UK Conference and AGM will take place in Saltaire near Bradford on October 14th and 15th 2015, with the theme of “Tourism Opportunities presented by World Heritage“.

Details of the event are being put together now, but to pre-register your interest, please send your name and email address to info@worldheritageuk.org with the words  “Conference Pre-registration”in the Subject bar.

For more details about Saltaire and its World Heritage Status, see:

http://www.saltairevillage.info/
http://www.visitbradford.com/discover/Saltaire.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saltaire

Note that WH:UK has no responsibility for the contents of third party websites.  You’re on your own there, sorry!

 

 

Liverpool, March 16th 2015: The First WH:UK networking meeting

Events, Network meetings

Introduction

The first WH:UK Network meeting took place in the fabulous  surroundings of Liverpool City Library  on March 16th 2015. Please do feel free to comment on the event or post any photos at the bottom of the page.

Liverpool library roof Liverpool library

The meeting agenda can be downloaded here: WHUK Networking meeting Liverpool 160315 Programme

Presentations from the day

Sam Rose, Shadow Chair, WH:UK.  Welcome and an introduction to World Heritage UK
World Heritage UK Liverpool Sam Rose pdf

Rob Burns, Urban Design and Heritage Conservation Manager for Liverpool. Liverpool mercantile maritime city, value added?
World Heritage UK Liverpool Rob Burns pdf

Helen Maclagen, Culture Director, the UK National Commission for UNESCO. Wider Value of UNESCO
World Heritage UK Liverpool Helen Maclagen pdf

Deborah Boden, WHS Coordinator, Cornish Mining Landscape WHS. Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape WHS UNESCO reactive monitoring Missions 2013 and 2015
World Heritage UK Liverpool Deborah Boden pdf

Notes

At each networking meeting we will record the key points from the day for peoples continuing professional development.  The notes from this event are: World Heritage UK Liverpool March 2015 Notes

Evaluation

We have had 14 responses to date from the Survey Monkey questionnaire.  For those still to respond, the link is here.   The summary of responses so far can be accessed here:WHUK Liverpool 2015 Evaluation preliminary results  Sorry that some of the results are a bit confusing – we will get better at it!

Acknowledgements

Our thanks to English Heritage (as was) for support for the day, and for the Liverpool Library Staff.

Attendees

A full list of attendees will be published in the notes, but you might recognise a few from here

WH:UK meeting Liverpool March 2015