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2022

Speakers

Francesco Bandarin

Architect and Urban Planner

Francesco Bandarin is an architect and urban planner, specializing in urban conservation. He holds degrees in architecture (University of Venice) and city and regional planning (University of California, Berkeley) and was professor of urban planning and urban conservation at the University of Venice from 1980 to 2016. 

From 2000 to 2010, he was Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Secretary of the World Heritage Convention. From 2010 to 2018, he served as Assistant Director-General of UNESCO for Culture.  

 He is a special advisor of the Director-General of the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property. He is a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites and the International Council of Museums, senior advisor to the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, and member of the Advisory. He was a Getty Scholar in 2020.   

He is part of the Council of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.  

His recent publications include: “The Historic Urban Landscape: Managing Heritage in an Urban Century” and “Reconnecting the City: The Historic Urban Landscape Approach and the Future of Urban Heritage,” both co-authored with Ron van Oers and published by Wiley-Blackwell. A comprehensive book on the historic urban landscape experience, “Re-shaping Urban Conservation,” co-edited with Ana Pereira Roders, was published by Springer in 2019. 

EVENTS

11 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

Welcome Ron Cortez

11 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

Welcome Mark Wallace

11:05 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Introduction by Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian Lonnie G. Bunch III

11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

The Museum: A Short History of Crisis and Resilience Samuel J. Redman

11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

The Fire at Notre Dame: A Chronicle of the Restoration Process Francesco Bandarin

12:25 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.

Preparedness and Response in Collections Emergencies (PRICE): The Smithsonian’s First Central Collections Emergency Response Team Melissa Miller Sam Snell

12:25 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.

Crime Deterrence and Forensic Traceable Liquids: Impacting Illicit Antiquities Trade Alesia Koush

1:10 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.

Vulnerability Assessment Results and Risk Management Resources Daniel (Dan) Genua Michael Stewart

1:25 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

Locked Up With Art. How to Keep Your Visitors, Staff, and Collection Safe During a Lockdown Kim Covent Wesley De Smet

2:10 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Lightning Round: Innovative Physical Security and Staffing Techniques Kim Beck Yasmine Vatere Ana Muñoz Sonya Barron Kim Hoffman Dan Bailey

2:10 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.

Working With a Barrier Model in Our Fight Against Art Crime Ibrahim Bulut Wesley De Smet

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Conservation and Exhibit of Stolen Willem de Kooning’s “Woman-Ochre” Olivia Miller Ulrich Birkmaier

3:10 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

Art of the Guardians: Curator Discussion and Employee Panel Maureen Catbagan Lambert Fernando Ervin Hargett Sgt. Rosalind Hubbard Louisa Lam Emilie Lemakis Sgt. Will Palenscar Jevijoe Vitug

3:45 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Case Study: The MoMA Incident and Staff Wellness and Safety Michelle Reugebrink Amanda Jones Tunji Adeniji Danny Platt

4:25 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Year in Review Robert (Bob) Combs

5:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Closing Mark Wallace

5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Virtual Networking

5:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Closing Mark Wallace

5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Virtual Networking

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