Conference, Workshop And Seminars
With regards to strengthening the institutional framework, the Indian Heritage Cities Network organizes meetings every two-years to discuss subjects relating to city management and the inclusion of heritage in the development of historic cities. Since its inception in 2006, four IHCNF Biennial a conference has taken place collaboration with city members and national and international partners.
- First International Conference, Jaipur, 25-27 September 2006 Theme: Indian Cities of Living Heritage IHCN Second Biennial Conference, Hyderabad, 18 – 20 December 2008 Theme: ‘Integrating heritage in urban planning initiatives in India’
- IHCN Third Biennial Conference, Mysore, 14 – 17 May 2011 Theme: ‘Urban Mobility in Heritage Cities’ and ‘Initiatives for Heritage-based Development’
- IHCN Fourth Biennial Conference, Pune, 20-22 November 2013 Theme: Economics of Living Heritage Cities
As part of the Heritage Conservation activities in Rajasthan, IHCNF in association with UNESCO, MMCF, UMC, UIT, with the active support of DRONAH, conducted a 15-day Eco Mobility Workshop in Udaipur. In this successful event, as many as 18 delegates from the French city of Strasbourg apart from several Indian delegates, participated and exchanged ideas and best practices. Consequent to the field visits by experts from IHCNF, several recommendations on the Heritage-based Action Plan of Udaipur city have come up. Based on the outcome of this workshop, an action plan for Udaipur has been finalized.
The seminar held on 30 September & 1 October 2015 in Kolkata, West Bengal, was organized by UNESCO-Indian Heritage Cities Network Foundation and the Department of Information and Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal. The seminar was an attempt to bring together govt authorities, urban planners, heritage experts, and development sector workers to review the existing/planned work in Hooghly riverfront, examine the successful international case studies of waterfront/port revitalization; review heritage asset of Hooghly Riverfront and make a first step towards an integrated development plan of Hooghly Riverfront where cultural heritage will find its place.
B. 2-4 May 2007 International Workshop on Management of Historic Urban Landscapes of the 20th Century, Chandigarh, 18-21 December 2007
C. Asian World Heritage Cities, Ahmedabad, 18 – 20 April 2010.
D.Conference on ‘Heritage -based Sustainable Urban Development,’
E.New Delhi, 9 – 10 September 2010 Training Workshop on planning tools for Urban Heritage Conservation and development of Mysore – Devraja Market, 21-25 November 2011
F. Workshop on Integrating Heritage Resources in Master Plan of Udaipur, 19-23 March 2012
IHCNF got registered as a Trust on 27th March 2009 establishing it as an independent Indian organization. Its secretariat was initially set up in Mysore, Karnataka with the support of Government of Karnataka.
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