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Conference on Sustainable Tourism and Cultural Heritage on 12th Nov – Chennai

The School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University Chennai India (SAP-AU) and AARDE Foundation with the support of the
Embassy of The Netherlands, New Delhi will be organising a conference “Sustainable Tourism and Cultural Heritage” on the 12 th November-2010 at Museum Theatre, Egmore,Chennai, India

The Sustainable Tourism and Cultural Heritage conference is a platform to bring in all stake holders to share their experience and knowledge.

Conference Registration*:

Staff & Students of Architecture College: Free

Govt Dept & NGOs: INR 500/-

Architects & Academia: INR 800/-

Public: INR 1000/-

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*Inclusive of Service Tax

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1. Architecture Students Design Competition
2. Photography Competition
3. Short Film Competition

Pre-Conference Events

08.30 – 09.00 Registration

09.00 – 10.00 Inauguration

Dr. P Mannar Jawahar, VC, Anna University Chennai

Dr. Monsingh D Devadoss, Dean, SAP-AU

Head, Embassy of The Netherlands, New Delhi

10.00 – 11.00 Session-1: Urban Planning

Ar. Gurmeet Rai, CRCI, New Delhi


11.00 – 12.00 Session-2: Government Policies

Archaelogical Survey of India – ASI

Dept. of Tourism, Tamilnadu

12.00 – 13.00 Session-3: Public Participation

Ar. Ajit Koujalgi, INTACH, Pondicherry

Ar. Debashish Nayak, Heritage Cell, Ahmedabad

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

13.55 – 14.00 Short Film on “Pulicat & Sadras”

14.00 – 15.00 Session-4: Arts & Crafts

Craf Council of India CCI, Chennai

Mr. R Sandesh, Asst Prof, IDC IIT-Bombay, Mumbai

15.00 – 16.00 Session-5: Environment

Mr. Asad R Rahmani, Director, BNHS Mumbai

Mr. Manoj K Pradhan, Exec Director CPSW Orissa

16.00 – 17.00 Session-6: Case Studies

Ar. Channa Daswatte, MICD A, Srilanka

Ar. Anne Feenstra, arch i platform, New Delhi

17.00 – 17.30 Students Short Film Presentation

17.30 – 18.00 Prize Distribution

Post-Conference Events


Forenoon Session: Dr. Srivatsan

Afternoon Session: Dr. Ranee Vedamuthu, Chairman of Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Anna University Chennai

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