ICOM-US Sessions and Events held at AAM 2019

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ICOM-US Board Meeting: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 12:00-5:00pm, held at the headquarters hotel Marriott New Orleans (Canal Street)- Invitation Only

ICOM-US Luncheon and Business Meeting: Monday, May 20, 2019, 12-1:20pm, held at the headquarters hotel Marriott New Orleans (Canal Street) Keynote speaker: Lonnie G. Bunch, III-Founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution and Co-Chair of ICOM-US. Purchase tickets on the AAM 2019 event website: $40. Find tickets HERE.

ICOM-US Private Collector’s Reception: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 (tentative time: 5:30-9:30pm CT) More information coming soon.

ICOM-US Sessions Schedule

Monday, May 20, 2019:
a. 9:00am-10:00am- Room 244 (Convention Center)- Managing Emergencies in Cultural Heritage: Sharing Experiences and Strengthening Networks in the Americas. Organized and Presented by: Deborah Ziska, David de la Torre, Beatriz Haspo and Samuel Franco.
b. 9:00am-10:00am- Room 333/334 (Convention Center)- How AAM & ICOM Networks Can Help Museums Address Environment & Climate. Organized and Presented by: Diana Pardue, Sara Sutton, Emlyn Koster and Stephanie Shapiro
c. 12:00-1:20pm: ICOM-US Luncheon and Business Meeting- Marriott New Orleans (Headquarter Hotel- Canal Street)
d. 2:00pm-3:00pm- Room 335/336 (Convention Center)- What Is a Museum in 2019? Organized and Presented by: Kathy Dwyer Southern and Rick West.
e. 3:00-4:00pm- International Lounge (Convention Center): International committees, how to grow your ICOM network. Moderators: John Wetenhall, Marta Lourenço and Alejandra Peña Gutierrez.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019:
a. 11:00am-12:00pm- International Lounge (Convention Center): ICOM Kyoto 2019. Moderators: Melissa Rhinne.
b. 1:00-2:00pm- International Lounge (Convention Center): International Hot Topics. Moderators: Kathy Dwyer Southern, Bill Eiland and Eric Dorfman.
c. 2:15-3:15pm- International Lounge (Convention Center):Cultural Diplomacy When a Nation Must Be “First”. Organized and Presented by: John Wetenhall and Bill Eiland (ICOM-US and AAM joint sponsored session).
d. 3:30pm-4:30pm- Room: 245 (Convention Center)- Franco’s Body: Whose Heritage is it? Organized and Presented by: Bill Eiland, Corine Wegener and France Desmarais.
e. 3:30pm-4:30pm- Room 352 (Convention Center)- Fostering Universal Ethics and Compassion: A Summit with the Dalai Lama. Organized and Presented by: Elif Gokcigdem, Karleen Gardner, Ruth Shelly and John Wetenhall.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019:
a. 3:30-4:30pm- International Lounge (Convention Center): Emerging professionals: international opportunities for going global. Moderators: Bill Eiland, Tom Loughman, Jose Ortiz and Kate Quinn