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November 12, 2021

ICOM-ASPAC 2021 Annual Conference (24 November 2021) Conference

ICOM-ASPAC 2021 Annual Conference

The Pandemic as a Museum Disaster like no other; Sustainability of Museums and Public

 24 November 2021, 16:00 ~ 18:40p.m.(KST), online

The 2021 Annual Conference of ICOM ASPAC will be held on 24th November under the theme of

“The Pandemic as a Museum Disaster like no other; Sustainability of Museums and Public”

We expect to share the ideas from different countries with museum sector.

In this Covid Pandemic, we will meet by online (ZOOM) and it starts from 4 pm to 6.40pm(KST).

Please make sure your local time in each countries, hope see all the members in the Conference.



16:00-16:10 Opening Remarks
_________– Kidong Bae (Chair of ICOM-ASPAC)
_________– Alberto Garlandini (President of ICOM)
_________– Regine Schulz (Chair of Advisory Council)

SessionⅠ Keynote & Academic Presentation
16:10-16:20 – COVID-19 Pandemic: A crisis and An opportunity for the Museum Sector    _________ (An Laishun, Vice-president of ICOM)
16:20-16:30 – The Work of the Blue Shield (Peter Stone, Chair of BSI)

16:30-16:40 Chairperson’s Reports
_________– Report of 2020-2021 ICOM ASPAC
16:40-16:45 – 2020-2021 Financial Report (WEI Jun, Secretary)

16:45-16:55 Museum Definition (Inkyung CHANG, Coordinator of ICOM Definition)
16:55-17:00 Report of the City Museums Mapping Project                                                                                    (joana Monteiro, Chair of CAMOC)
17:00-17:05 Report of ICOFOM ASPAC (Janet Tee, Secretary of ICOM Malaysia)
17:05-17:10 UNESCO and its action towards museums with a focus on Asia-Pacific                       (Ms. Sunna Altnoder, Chief of Unit, Movable Heritage and Museums, UNESCO)

17:10-18:10 Report of Activities and COVID-19 in ASPAC NCs (each 5 minutes)
_________– Japan ( Mr.Yuji Kurihara, vice Chair of ICOM-JAPAN)
_________– India (Ambika PATEL, Chair of India)
_________– Cambodia (Kérya Chau Sun, Chair of ICOM Cambodia)
_________– Azerbaijan (Amina Melikova, Director of Icherisheher Museum Center)
_________– China (Grace AI, Deputy Secretary General of ICOM China)
_________– New Zealand (Jane Legget, Chair of New Zealand)
_________– Bangladesh (Prof. Dr. Sufi Mostafizur Rahman, Chair of Bangladesh)
_________– Mongolia (Bumaa D., Chair of Mongolia)
_________– Thailand (Jarunee INCHERDCHAI, Chair of Thailand)                                                              – Sri lanka (Dr. Manori Goonatilake, Secretary of Sri Lanka)                                                        – Pakistan (Muhammad Akhter Javed, Ex-President ICOM Pakistan)                                       – Malaysia (Datuk Kamarul Baharin bin A. Kasim, Chair of ICOM Malaysia)                                             

 18:10-18:20 26th General Conference-2022 ICOM Prague
_________– ICOM Czech Republic
18:20-18:30 Discussion
_________– Theme of ICOM ASPAC Meeting in Prague
18:30-18:40 Other matters
18:40-            Closing Remarks
_________– Kidong Bae (Chair of ICOM-ASPAC)


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