Minister Xingwana to speak at a heritage funding summit

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08 Jul 2009

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Lulu Xingwana will speak at the opening of the Heritage Funding Summit, which has been organised by the National Heritage Council.  

Delegates at the summit will discuss challenges of funding in the heritage sector.

The opening will take place as follows:

Date: 09 July 2009

Time: 9:30

Venue: Midrand, Gallagher Estate

Media enquiries: Mpho Matjele on 0722 18 5657

 

HERITAGE FUNDING SUMMIT

GALLAGHER ESTATE, MIDRAND, GAUTENG

 

 

 

DAY ONE: 9 JULY 2009

08:00-09:30

 

REGISTRATION OF DELEGATES

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR – Dr Eddy Maloka

 

09:30 – 09:45

  • Welcoming of All Delegates
  • Introduction of Process and Conference Objectives

 

09:45 – 10:15

Introduction to the National Heritage Council (NHC), Mr Danny Goulkan, Marketing Manager

10h15 – 10h45

Audience Survey

10:45 – 11:00

 

Strategic Overview by the NHC: Advocate Sonwabile Mancotywa, CEO of the National Heritage Council

11:00 – 11: 45

 

Introduction of the Minister of Arts & Culture : Advocate Sonwabile Mancotywa

Keynote Address: Minister of Arts & Culture: Ms Lulama Xingwana

11:45 – 12:00

Preliminary Results of the Survey commissioned by the NHC

 

11H45 – 12H45

 

 

 

Making a Commercial Case for Heritage Funding  : Mr Mike Freedman, Freedthinkers

Civil Society Funding and Challenges – Working Partnerships for Ordinary People-oriented Heritage Projects: Ms Erica Elk, CEO of Cape Craft design Institute(CCDI)

Development And Funding Challenges : Ms Lynette Chen, CEO, NEPAD BUSINESS FOUNDATION

 

AUDIENCE INTERACTION AND VOTING

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13:00-14:00

LUNCH BREAK

14h00 – 14h20

 

14h20 – 14h40

International Funding and Partnerships: Dr Webber Ndoro, Director,  African World Heritage Fund ( a UNESCO and African Union Initiative)

Impact of Developmental Funding both Nationally, Regionally and Internally, with special emphasis on how the gaps are breached: Mr George Abungu, World Heritage Committee Member and International Heritage Consultant

 

14:40-15:40

  • 1.        PANEL DISCUSSION - Panellists:

Ms Kate Rivett-Carnac from DBSA;

Mr Graeme Wilkinson, Tshikululu Heritage Funding ( representing De Beers Foundation and other) (TBC);

Ms Kele Molopyane, Tourism Specialist, SEDA

Dr George Abungu - CEO, Okello Abungu Heritage Consultants, Representative (Kenya),             UNESCO World Heritage Committee

 

 Consolidation by Program Director

 Audience POLL

15:50-16:15

Nomination of representatives to serve on the Funders Forum 

Closure

 

Delegates are encouraged to network over refreshments