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Valletta Symposium and General Meeting- 13th September - 15th September 2018

August 4, 2018

 

 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
It is my great pleasure to invite you to participate in the European Walled towns Symposium. The Symposium is an opportunity for us to share and discuss related issues of common interest, present insights in relation to the Authenticity and Valorisation of Walled Towns and the better governance of Walled Cities. 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Thursday 13th September 2018

Symposium Venue: Chamber of Commerce, Republic Street, Valletta.

 

 

8:30 Registration
9.00 Opening and Welcome
       Mr. Joseph Spiteri
       President, European Walled Towns

       Prof. Alexiei Dingli
       Mayor of Valletta

       Dr. Marie Avellino
       Director, Institute for Tourism Travel and Culture, University of Malta

       Hon. Dr. Therese Comodini Cachia LLD, MP
       Opposition Spokesperson for Culture and Media

       Hon. Dr. Deo Debattista, MD, MP
       Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Protection and Valletta 2018

10:00 Coffee break and networking

10:30 Dr. Marie Avellino,
        Director, Institute for Tourism Travel and Culture, University of Malta
        Inside and outside the Old Walls


Prof George Cassar,
Institute for Tourism Travel and Culture, University of Malta
Experiencing walled towns: a heritage interpreter’s gaze

Mr. Leslie Vella
Deputy CEO, Malta Tourism Authority
Malta’s fortified towns and their role in Malta’s tourism strategy

Perit Norbert Gatt
Director, Restoration Directorate
Giving new life to historic towns:
Rehabilation of Malta's walled towns - Mdina, a case study 


11.45 Discussion

12:15 Lunch break

13.30 Walk tour of Valletta

13.30 Management meeting of European Walled Towns (EWT Committee Members only)

16.00 Walk tour of Vittoriosa, Senglea and Cospicua
These are three historic fortified towns facing onto the Grand Harbour.

Free evening.

Friday 14th September 2018

Symposium Venue: Chamber of Commerce, Republic Street, Valletta.


9:00 Mr. Brian Smith,
       Secretary General, Heritage Europe
       The goos that lays the golden egg?

      Dr. John Ebejer,
      Institute for Tourism Travel and Culture, University of Malta
      The role of public spaces in historic towns
Questions and discussion


10:00 Coffee break and networking

10:30 Dr. Jane Lovell,
        Canterbury Christ Church University
        Spectacular heritage: Authenticity and light festivals in historic cities

        Ms. Anne Scicluna,
        Former Mayor of Chichester, UK
        Chichester's Walls Project

11.30 Panel debate.
       Reconciling modern day requirements with conservation objectives;
       A constant dilemma for walled towns

       Short interventions by a select panel followed by discussion and comments from the         symposium participants.

12:15 Lunch break

13.30 European Walled Towns General Meeting,
        Election of President, Vice-Presidents and Treasurer

18.30 Walk tour of Mdina

20.00 Conference Dinner in Rabat, following Mdina tour.

 

Saturday 15th September 2018

 

Full day cultural tour to Gozo

Visiting Victoria, Citadella and other places of interest,

During lunch the European Walled Town group will be meeting Dr. Samuel Azzopardi, Mayor of Victoria.
Details of the Gozo tour will be given during the symposium.

Click here for REGISTRATION 
Click here to download Symposium Programme

Click here for Sympsoium e-Flyer
Click
here for Speakers
 

 

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