The first WH:UK Conference took place in elegant Victoria Hall, in the World Heritage Site of Saltaire, Bradford, on October 14th & 15th 2015. This post gives the presentations from the 2 day event. Photos can be seen on a different post, here, and the outputs from the workshop sessions and participant feedback will be posted shortly.
The final programme for the event can be found here.
Please remember that the copyright of presentations and content lies with the authors, so please contact them should you wish to use any material contained therein.
Sam Rose, Chair, WH:UK. Opening remarks
Sam Rose speech 2015 final
Tracey Crouch MP, Minister for Heritage and Tourism
Peter Debrine, Programme Specialist Sustainable Tourism, UNESCO
Peter de Brine UNESCO
James Beresford, CEO Visit England
James Berresford Visit England
Professor Mike Robinson, Ironbridge Institute, University of Birmingham
Mike Robinson Part of Something Really Special
Sue Davies, Canadian Rockies Case Study
Sue Davies Canadian Rockies
Manon Antoniazzi, Chief Executive Officer – Tourism and Marketing for Wales at The Welsh Government
Manon Antoniazzi Welsh Government
Dr Sam Rose, Jurassic Coast WHS Manager
Sam Rose Jurassic Coast Case Study
Helen Manlagen, Chair, Culture Ctte, Uk National Commission for UNESCO
Helen Maclagen UKNC UNESCO
Remi Delaplanque, Châteaux de la Loire network
Remi Deleplanque Loire Valley
Deborah Boden, WHS Coordinator, Cornish and West Devon Mining Landscapes
Deborah Boden Cornish Mining WHS Tourism Oct 2015
Adam Wilkinson, Chief Executive, Edinburgh World Heritage
Adam Wilkinson City of Edinburgh
Max Bryant, National Trust General Manager, North Coast, Northern Ireland
Max Bryant Giant’s Causeway
The final participant list is available here.
Our thanks to Bradford City Council, Historic England, the Victoria Hall staff, our Tour Guides and all participants for coming along and making it such an enjoyable and stimulating event.