The Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage

Hong Kong Maritime Museum agreed with hosting the 3rd Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage in 2017
Dr. Bill Jeffery was appointed as a Chair for the 2017 APCONF by the Organizing Committee
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and University of Hawaii host the 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage in Honolulu, Hawaii in May 2014

Online registration is now available here. Please check the conference registration information page before registering for the Conference.

This conference aims to:

  • address management and protection strategies of underwater cultural heritage in Asia and the countries of the Indian and Pacific Oceans in the 21st Century
  • facilitate regional cooperation through the development of academic and governmental networks  in the Asia-Pacific region
  • provide a forum for discussion of technical and ethical issues related to underwater cultural heritage and underwater archaeology

A wide range of people involved with underwater cultural heritage are encourage to attend including those from universities, government agencies, museums, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector and the community

This conference follows the Inaugural Asian Academy for Heritage Management (AAHM) Asia-Pacific Regional Conference hosted by the National Museum of the Philippines, held on November 8-12, 2011.  

 Download: Conference Announcement

Dr. Hans Van Tilburg
on behalf of the APCONF 2014 Organizing Committee
Conference Organizing Committee Chair
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This Conference is sponsored by: