The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation 9th Annual Conference

Conference Program

8:00 a.m. –9:00 a.m.       Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. –9:10 a.m.       Welcome Remarks

9:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.      Monumental Diplomacy: Public Spaces, Private Conversations, Hidden Agendas, and Cultural Heritage 

Presenter: Karen Isabel Guevara, Co-Founder, Equanimity International and Georgetown University alumna

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.    Claiming and Disclaiming Ownership: Russian, Ukrainian, both or neither?

Moderator: Irina Tarsis, Founding Director, Center for Art Law 

PanelistsPatricia Kennedy Grimsted, Senior Research Associate, Ukrainian Research Institute, Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University; Honorary Fellow, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam

Peter van den Brink, Director of the Aachen City Museums, Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum in Aachen, Germany

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.   Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Protecting Native American Cultural Heritage

Moderator: Shannon Keller O’Loughlin, Attorney and Executive Director of the Association on American Indian Affairs

Panelists: Greg Smith, Partner, Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP

Kurt Riley, Governor of the Pueblo of Acoma

12:45 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.       Lunch 

1:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     Confederate Monuments and Memorials

Presenter:  William Cook, Associate General Counsel at National Trust for Historic Preservation

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.        Should the Rights of Ethnic and Religious Minorities Be Considered in Repatriation Decisions?

Moderator: Peter K. Tompa, Executive Director, Global Heritage Alliance, of counsel to Bailey & Ehrenberg, LLP

Panelists: Marc Lubin, Principal with DLM Group

Kate Fitz Gibbon, Executive Director Committee for Cultural Policy, Ed. Cultural Property News, Fitz Gibbon Law, LLC.

Carole Basri, Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham University

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.           Break

3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.           Best Practices in Acquiring and Collecting Cultural Property

Moderator: Tom Kline, Partner, Cultural Heritage Partners, President of the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation;

Panelists: Jeff Kloha, Director of Collections Operations 

Michael McCullough, Pearlstein

Eric Meyers, Ph. D., Duke University

5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.         Closing remarks by Thomas R. Kline, LCCHP President and Georgetown Art Law Association

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.          Reception

Friday, April 13, 2018

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM     

Early Bird Rate: February 5-28 1, 2018

Early Bird Rate Professional (Member): $135 SAVE $65! 

Early Bird Rate Professional (Non-Member*): $185 SAVE $15! 

Early Bird Rate Student (Member): $30 SAVE $5! 

Early Bird Rate Student (Non-member*): $55 SAVE $15!  

Georgetown Law Students: ($25)

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