The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) announces its Seventh Annual Conference on Friday, March 25, 2016 at Fordham University School of Law in New York City. LCCHP is proudly co-sponsoring the event with the Fordham Art Law Society.
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Opening Keynote Address
Lawrence Kaye, Partner and Co-Chair of Herrick, Feinstein's International Art Law Group
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Panel 1: The Parthenon/ Elgin Marbles: New Perspectives on a Centuries-Old Dispute
Moderator: Leila Amineddoleh, Partner at Galluzzo & Amineddoleh LLP; Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law and St. John's University School of Law
James Cuno, President, Getty Foundation
Professor Clemente Marconi from the History of Greek Art and Archaeology at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts
Kevin P. Ray, Of Counsel in the Chicago office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Irini A. Stamatoudi, Greek Ministry of Culture
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel 2: Developments in Nazi Art Looting and Other Recent Restitution Cases: Can Disputes be Minimized or Avoided?
Moderator: Elizabeth Varner, Staff Curator, U.S. Department of the Interior, Interior Museum Program; Adjunct Professor, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; Board Member, Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation
Matthew Bogdanos, Assistant District Attorney, Manhattan, Colonel, United States Marine Corps Reserve, and author "Thieves of Baghdad"
Pierre Ciric, Founder of the Ciric Law Firm, PLLC specializing in commercial litigation and immigration services for businesses and individuals
Howard N. Spiegler, Partner and Co-Chair of Herrick, Feinstein's International Art Law Group
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch and Interview
Susan DeMenil, Documentary filmmaker; President & Director, Byzantine Fresco Foundation
Deborah Lehr, Director, The Antiquities Coalition
Boguslaw Winid, Ambassador of Poland to the United Nations
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Panel 3: Conflict-Related Looting and Destruction of Cultural Property. Any Solutions in Sight?
Moderator: Channah Norman, George Washington University, Museum Studies Program
Sandra Cobden, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Christie's
Brian I. Daniels, Ph.D., Director of Research and Programs and lecturer in the Anthropology Department at the University of Pennsylvania
Kate Fitz Gibbon, providing services in the areas of art, museum law, cultural heritage law, and estate planning, Santa Fe , New Mexico
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Panel 4: What is Digital Cultural Heritage and What Can it Do?
Moderator: Thomas R. Kline, Of Counsel, Andrews Kurth LLP; Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University Museum Studies Program; Interim President for the Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation
Professor Dieter Fritsch, Institute for Photogrammetry at the Universitaet Stuttgart
Marinos Ioannides, Ph.D., Cyprus Technical University and Project Manager, Initial Training Network - Digital Cultural Heritage or other representative of ITN-DCH and Project Mosul.
Professor Roko Žarnić, University of Ljubljana and co-coordinator of ECTP Focus Area Cultural Heritage (FACH)
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Reception
Professional (Member): $150 SAVE $50!
Professional (Non-Member*): $200
Student (Member): $35 SAVE $30!
Student (Non-member*): $65
*Not a member? Join LCCHP and save on registration while helping us to preserve cultural heritage. Memberships are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
*This program has been approved for up to 7 credit hours in NYC. Find out about CLE credit in other jurisdictions by contacting Sarah Dean Tompkins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $75.00 cash or check made payable to LCCHP.