Vision for Heritage Conference 2018

30-31 May 2018

Exchange Hotel, Cardiff Bay

Two days of conferences, that explore transport and maritime heritage challenges and opportunities and the development of Cardiff Bay – past and future.

An event supporting the Volvo Ocean Race Cardiff stopover.

WEDNESDAY 30 MAY

VISION FOR HERITAGE CONFERENCE

THE EXCHANGE HOTEL 09.00 – 15.30

Organised by The Maritime Heritage Trust highlighting the challenges and opportunities for industrial maritime and transport heritage and including sessions on help for preservation organisations.

Speakers include: Matthew Tanner, Chief Exec of ss Great Britain; Sara Crofts, Head of Historic Environment, HLF;
Emma Chaplin, Director AIM; and from National Historic Ships and individual railway, industrial and maritime projects.

A CHOICE OF TOURS OF THE BAY 16.00 – 17.30 by bus, boat or walking and the opportunity to visit the Volvo Ocean Race Village

WOMEN AND THE SEA AND COMMUNITY HERITAGE PROJECTS 17.30 – 19.30
Free public lectures in the Wales Millennium Centre with the Wales Women’s Archive and in The Exchange Hotel with speakers from Denmark, England and Wales.

THURSDAY 31 MAY

A VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF CARDIFF BAY CONFERENCE

THE EXCHANGE HOTEL 09.00 – 15.30

Hosted by the Cardiff Harbour Authority – a chance to hear about the Council’s new vision for the Bay in the context of the story so far and to hear the views of experts from across Europe respond to this vision.

Speakers include: Cllr Russell Goodway, Cabinet Member for Investment & Development, Cardiff Council; Neil MacOmish, Partner Scott Brownigg; Gordon Young, international artist; and more. A panel discussion will be based on experience at ports elsewhere.

A CHOICE OF TOURS OF THE BAY 16.00 – 17.30 by bus, boat or walking and the opportunity to visit the Volvo Ocean Race Village.

Full Programme & Booking: http://www.visionforheritage.co.uk

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