Keynote Speakers

 

Ms Duong Bich Hanh

Ms Duong Bich Hanh
Chief of Culture Unit,
UNESCO Bangkok Office

Mr Gi Hyung Keum

Mr Keum Gi Hyung
Director-General,
International Information and Networking Centre for
Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (ICHCAP)

 

Moderator

 

Yeo Kirk Siang

Mr Yeo Kirk Siang
Director, Heritage Research and Assessment,
National Heritage Board, Singapore

 


Track 1 - ICH and Multiculturalism: Issues and Challenges

Speakers

LQ Track1 Albert

Dr Albert van der Zeijden
ICH Specialist and Researcher,
Dutch Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Netherlands

LQ Track1 LaiAhEng

Dr Lai Ah Eng
Adjunct Senior Fellow,
University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore

LQ Track1 Vivienne

Dr Vivienne Wee
Anthropologist and Director of
Ethnographica Private Limited, Singapore

 

 

Moderator

Professor Brenda Yeoh

Professor Brenda Yeoh
Raffles Professor of Social Sciences, National University of Singapore;
Research Leader of the Asian Migration Cluster, Asia Research Institute, Singapore

 

   

Track 2 - Safeguarding ICH in Multicultural Societies

Speakers

Mr David Brown

Mr David Brown
Director, Policy & Research, National Cultural & Creative Industries Council (NCCIC),
Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport, Jamaica

Mr Loïc Bienassis

Mr Loïc Bienassis
Researcher & Project Manager, European Institute for the History and Cultures of Food (IEHCA), France

Ms Suhaili Osman

Ms Suhaili Osman
Curator,
Malay Heritage Centre, Singapore

 

 

Moderator

 

Mr John Teo

Mr John Teo
Deputy Director, Heritage Research and Assessment,
National Heritage Board, Singapore

 

Track 3 - ICH and Sustainable Development

Speakers

Mr Leonce Ki

Mr Léonce Ki
Executive Secretary, Association for the Protection of Masks (ASAMA),
Burkina Faso

Professor Pornrat Damrhung

Professor Pornrat Damrhung
Professor, Dramatic Arts Department,
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Mr Kelvin Ang

Mr Kelvin Ang
Director, Conservation Management, 
Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore

 

 

Moderator

 

Ms Suzanne Ogge

Ms Suzanne Ogge
Heritage Consultant

 


Track 4 - Cultural Policies and Frameworks on ICH

Speakers

Pier Luigi

Professor Pier Luigi Petrillo
Professor, Comparative Public Law,
University of Rome Unitelma Sapienza, Italy

LQ Track4 Timothy

Mr Timothy Chin
Senior Director (Arts & Heritage),
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Singapore

 

Moderator

 

Professor Kwok Kian Woon

Professor Kwok Kian Woon
Professor of Sociology, School of Social Sciences,
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore