01.03.2011 - Secretariat of the 2001 Convention

Save the dates! Asia-Pacific regional conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage: 8 - 12 November 2011

Inaugural Asian Academy for Heritage Management (AAHM)

The Asia-Pacific regional conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage is scheduled to take place from 8 to 12 November 2011in Manila, Philippines, hosted by the National Museum of the Philippines and the University of the Philippines.

Conference Themes:

  • Underwater Cultural Heritage Management
  • Artefacts from Underwater sites
  • Underwater archaeology
  • Nautical (Ship and boat) archaeology
  • Submerged site archaeology
  • Intangible underwater cultural heritage

Conference Aims:

  • to exchange and disseminate information about underwater cultural heritage in Asia and the countries of the Indian and Pacific Oceans
  • to facilitate professional development for underwater archaeologists and underwater cultural heritage managers in the Asia-Pacific region
  • to provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas and approaches about underwater cultural heritage and underwater archaeology
  • To publish the proceedings both online and in print and disseminate to a wide audience

For more information please contact Associate Professor Mark Staniforth, Chair - Scientific Committee of the AAHM Conference on UCH 

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