MAKING A DIFFERENCE – Heritage Champions National Conference 2010 programme

Date: 15 November 2010
Location: The Foundling Museum


Reception and Refreshments

Session 1: Setting the scene

10:30 Welcome and Introduction
Chairman, Duncan McCallum, Director of National Advice, English Heritage

10:35 Key Note Speech 1 – Working together to secure a future for our past
Baroness Andrews OBE, Chair of English Heritage

Baroness Hanham CBE, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government

11:20 Question and answer session

11:30 Tea and coffee

Session 2: What can a Heritage Champion do?

12:00 What I have achieved as a Heritage Champion - 1
Cllr Jacqueline Lane and Roger Platt, Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

12:15 What I have achieved as a Heritage Champion - 2
Cllr Neil Roberts, Lichfield District Council

12:30 Question and answer session
Panel will include:

  • Cllr Jaqueline Lane;
  • Cllr Neill Roberts;
  • Steve Bee, Director of Planning and Development, English Heritage; and
  • Bill Martin, Conservation Director, English Heritage

13:15 Lunch

Session 3: Maximising our potential

14:00 Introduction to afternoon session
Chairman, Duncan McCallum

Divide into 2 groups into Picture Gallery and Court Room (room allocations on name badges).

14:10 Picture Gallery
What more could we be doing
Owain Lloyd-James, Senior Local Government Adviser, English Heritage

Court Room
Tackling Heritage crime
Mark Harrison, policing adviser, Heritage Crime Initiative

15:00 Tea and coffee

15:20 Picture Gallery
Tackling Heritage crime

Court Room
What more could we be doing

16:10 Feedback from break out sessions

16:30 Conclusions of the day and follow up work/evaluation
Chairman, Duncan McCallum

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