The Ateneo de Manila University-Rizal Library will hold an International Conference on "Challenges in Preserving and Managing Cultural Heritage Resources". It will be held on October 19-21, 2005 at the Walter Hogan Conference Center, Institute of Social Order (ISO), Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.
The conference was conceptualized in response to the call for a greater understanding of the need to manage and preserve our cultural heritage resources.
It aims to provide the opportunity for colleagues from around the world to share, disseminate and discuss current key issues and trends concerning the preservation and management of our cultural heritage resources.
To explore an opportunity to develop a national cultural heritage repository which will mirror the history and aesthetic pleasure of a society.
To encourage information professional to take a critical perspective on the nature and practice of marketing cultural heritage resources.
To gain strategies and knowledge on regional or global networking and partnerships on preservation and conservation activities in libraries and information centers.
The conference will bring together a range of international speakers from several fields specializing in the areas of preservation, conservation and management of cultural heritage resources. The line up of speakers and poster presenters are:
Mr. Ambeth Ocampo, Director
National Historical Institute Philippines
Dr. Yushiana Mansor, Deputy Dean
Department of Library Science
Kulliyah of Information and Communication Technology
International Islamic University Malaysia
Mr. Steve Maxner, Director
Oral History Department
Vietnam Virtual Archive
Texas Tech University, Texas
Dr. Khaw Lake Tee, Dean/Professor
Faculty of Law
University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Arch. Jose F. Ignacio, Assistant Head
Environmental Architecture Lab
College of Architecture
University of the Philippines
Dilliman, Quezon City
Arch. Nurtati Soewarno, Professional Lecturer
Department of Architecture
National Institute of Technology
Ms. Heather Brown, Preservation Manager
State Library of South Australia
Mr. Chuck Sutyla, Managing Director
Asia Pacific, LORD
Cultural Resources Planning and Management, Inc.
Mrs. Lourdes T. David, Director
Ateneo de Manila University
Mrs. Angela Fe Verzosa, University Archivist
De La Salle University
Taft Avenue, Manila
Ms. Makeswary Periasamy, Senior Reference Librarian
Lee Kong Chian Reference Library
National Library Board, Singapore
Mrs. Teresa Montesa, Archives and Research Administrator
Asian Development Bank
Ms. Yuki Nagano, Library Director
International Christian University
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