|Organization: International Council Of Monuments And Sites (ICOMOS)|
Panel discussion with presentations of case studies illustrating projects, tools, instruments, and guidelines for action. “The Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe Project and Historic Cities" by Dr.-Ing. Claus-Peter Echter, Secretary General ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Historic Cities and Villages; Vice-President, EUROPA NOSTRA Germany. “A Clear Connection: Heritage and Creative Industries,” by Mr. Donovan Rypkema, Heritage Strategies International; Expert Member, ICOMOS International committee on Economics of Conservation; Washington, DC. “Participatory heritage management for sustainable tourism in Turkey: some recent case studies,” by Dr. A. Ege Yildirim, Heritage Planner, ICOMOS Turkey; Istanbul, Turkey. “Vernacular heritage as a driver for sustainable development of rural creative entrepreneurship: case study Kikinda Dray Mill in Serbia” by Ms. Hristina Mikic, Creative Economy Group Foundation Serbia.
“Ciudad del Saber: Gestión del Paisaje Histórico Urbano en la Ciudad de México” by Dra. Graciela Mota, Presidenta Consejo Directivo, ICOMOS Mexicano. “El Corazon de San Antonio: Uniting a World Heritage City through Participatory Engagement “ by Shanon Miller, Director and Historic Preservation Officer, City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation & Colleen Swain, World Heritage Director, City of San Antonio; Claudia Guerra, Cultural Historian, City of San Antonio, Texas, USA. "Intermediary Cities: Culture as the resource for local economic development in the territory-The example of Cehfchaouen” by Mohamed Sefiani, Mayor of the City of Chefchaouen, Morocco. “Preventive conservation of heritage as a stimulus for the cohesion of society in both cities and towns: The case of southern Ecuador” by Professors Fausto Cardoso Martínez and Veronica Heras Barro, Faculty of Architecture, University of Cuenca.
“Expanding the Socio-economic Potential of Cultural Heritage inCaribbean Cities and Towns” by Ms. Celia Toppin, Project Manager
(Cultural Heritage), Organization of American States (OAS).