TALK Sydney | Learning to Manage World Heritage


Case Study: George Town World Heritage area in Penang, Malaysia

Talk No. 5 of the 2014 Sydney Talk Series, will consider some of challenges facing the George Town World Heritage area in Penang, Malaysia, and some of the measures that the local community has already implemented.  It will describe recent initiatives supported by AusHeritage to enhance local heritage expertise in managing future development at highly significant sites in George Town, and how these outcomes will influence the future development of George Town in the 21st century. Speaker: Peter Romey   Peter Romey is a Partner at Godden Mackay Logan.  He is also Deputy Chair and on the Board of AusHeritage, a network of cultural heritage management organisations, established by the Australian Government in 1996.  AusHeritage aims to facilitate the engagement of Australian heritage practitioners and organisations in Asia.  In 2011 and 2012, Peter undertook a number of AusHeritage workshops in George Town, Penang, in Malaysia, in cooperation with the George Town World Heritage office.  More recently, he was engaged in presenting a series of workshops to enhance the heritage management skills of local officials and practitioners in Taipei and Kinmen, Taiwan. Members of the public are welcome! 


Time & Date: Thursday 31st July 2014, 5.30pm for 6.00pm start.

Cost: Members $10, non-members $15 payable at the door.  Wine and nibbles will be provided.

Venue: G M L Heritage, 78 George Street, Redfern, NSW, 2016.

RSVP: Miss Jane Vernon or 02 9319 4811. RSVP is essential as places are limited. 


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