3rd Conference

The Heritage Management Organisation (HMO) is honoured to invite you to participate in the 3rd International Conference on Heritage Management. The conference will take place in Εlefsina under the auspices of Aeschylia Festival, the leading cultural institution of the city, at “Paleo Eleourgio” (Old Oil Factory), from 30 September to 2 October 2016.

  • For more information please write to: [email protected]
  • The conference is free for all members, and you can become a member in this registration form.
  • Membership fees and benefits are explained here.


The aim of the conference is the discussion and development of best practices in heritage management through case studies from all around the world in key fields such as heritage conservation and digitization, public engagement, education and legal protection.

International professionals and academics, with distinguished presence in their respective field, will deliver keynote speeches in each thematic session. Within the conference framework side events [HerMa Market, HerMa Mural Project: Promised Land Is A State Of Mind, HerMa: (Re)discovering Eleusis, HerMa: ReUse Heritage] will encourage an interactive dialogue of the participants with the sector of cultural heritage as well as the multifaceted landscape of Elefsina.

With anticipation for your support and participation,
The Organising Committee

Scientific topics

  1. Preservation of Heritage Values and Cultural Significance:
    Landscape Archaeology
  2. Return of Cultural Treasures to Their Countries of Origin: Principles and Trends
  3. Education and Heritage:
    Dynamic Tools for Communicating Heritage Values.
  4. 3D Digital Tools for Heritage Management
  5. Public Engagement in Heritage:
    Local Communities and Archaeology
  6. General Assembly:
    Managing Heritage Resources


Important dates

  • Submission of abstracts: 15th July 2016
  • Submission of .ppt presentations: 25th September 2016
  • Conference: 30th September – 2nd October 2016

The abstract committee will have regular meetings accepting abstracts on a first-come first-serve basis.


Keynote Speakers

  • Prof. Vassilis Ganiatsas, Professor of Theory, Philosophy and Practice of Architectural/Urban/Landscape Design, National Technical University of Athens.
  • Mr. Matthew Bogdanos, Colonel, United States Marine Corp.
  • Mr. Mike Corbishley, formerly Head of Education, English Heritage, now Senior Lecturer in Heritage Education, UCL Institute of Archaeology, London.
  • Dr Jack Cothren, Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies, Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas
  • Dr Roger White, FSA MCIfA, Academic Director, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage







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