Date Time Programs
14:00-14:10 Opening Ceremony Opening Speech Director of the NIHC
Welcoming Speech Director-General of UNESCO ICHCAP
Congratulatory Messages UNESCO, Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea, City of Jeonju, etc.
14:10-14:40 Keynote Presentations The Values and Significance of Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Knowledge as Intangible Cultural Heritage
Laurajane Smith Professor and Director of the Centre of Heritage and Museum Studies, Australian National University
The Role of Traditional Knowledge in Modern Society
Kyung-koo Han Secretary-General of Korean National Commission for UNESCO
14:40-15:40 Session 1: Safeguarding and Transmitting Traditional Knowledge as Intangible Cultural Heritage
Moderator: Sangmee Bak Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Presentation 1 Cultural Heritage, Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Rights: An Analysis of the Convention For the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Paul Kuruk Professor, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Presentation 2 Safeguarding and Transmitting Traditional Knowledge: a Grassroots Perspective on Kenya and the East African Region
Lucy Mulenkei Executive Director of the Indigenous Information Network
Presentation 3 Resource Conservation and Utilization through Indigenous Knowledge in a Tribal Community in Odisha, India
Deepak Kumar Behera Vice-Chancellor, Kalinga Institute of Social Science
Presentation 4 Protecting Traditional Knowledge: Current Approaches and Challenges towards a Sustainable Future
Peter Strasser Head of the Center for Cultural Property Protection, University for Continuing Education Krems
15:40-16:00 Panel Discussion
Date Time Programs
14:00-14:30 Special Lecture 1 Understanding Traditional Knowledge as Intangible Cultural Heritage
Hahn-Sok Wang Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University
14:30-15:30 Session 2: Traditional Knowledge and Sustainable Water Managemen
Moderator: Kyung-Taek Yim Professor, Dept. of Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology, Jeonbuk National University
Presentation 1 TBD
Yama Yoshiyuki Professor of Kwansei Gakuin University
Presentation 2 Implementation of Tri Hita Karana Philosophy for the Sustainability of the Subak Irrigation System in Bali, Indonesia
Wayan Windia Professor and Head of Subak Research Centre, Universitas Udayana
Presentation 3 The Performance of Water Governance as Cultural Heritage in Peru
Michelle Nicholson-Sanz Research Fellow, Leverhulme Trust
Presentation 4 Indigenous Knowledge of Farming Practices and Water Management in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka
K.W.G. Rekha Nianthi Professor, Department of Geography, University of Peradeniya
15:30-16:00 Panel Discussion
Date Time Programs
14:00-14:30 Special Lecture 2 Beyond Biomedicine: Traditional Medicine as Cultural Heritage
John Schofield Professor and Director of Studies in Cultural Heritage Management, University of York
14:30-15:30 Session 3: Understanding and Developing Traditional Medicine as Traditional Knowledge
Moderator: Taewoo Kim Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medical History, Kyung Hee University
Presentation 1 Restoring Faith in Native Healing: Guma Yo’amte
Zita Pangelinan Co-Founder, Håya Cultural and Heritage Preservation Foundation
Presentation 2 Traditional Healing Practice in India: Ayurveda as Intangible Cultural Heritage
Sanjeev Sharma Director of National Institute of Ayurveda
Presentation 3 Advances and Challenges in Safeguarding Traditional Medicine in Curacao
Richenel Ansano Facilitator for the 2003 UNESCO Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Presentation 4 Kallawaya: A Secret Language for Medicinal Knowledge
David Harrison Associate Professor of Swarthmore College
15:30-16:00 Panel Discussion and Closing Ceremony