Date / Heure
Date(s) - 25 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
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“Cultural Heritage as an Engine for Creativity, Innovation and Socioeconomic Development of Mountain areas”
Vatra Dornei, Romania | 25 – 26 – 27 September 2018
XI European Mountain Convention
A valuable inheritance from the past, a strategic resource for the future
The XI European Mountain Convention will be organized on 25-27 September 2018 in Vatra Dornei, Romania, by Euromontana in collaboration with the Agency for Mountain Areas (AZM, Romania).
It will focus on the tangible and intangible cultural heritage in mountain areas and on how this strategic resource, inherited from the past, can be a key asset for developing sustainable and attractive mountain areas in the future.
It will enhance the role of European mountain areas, their communities and their cultural heritage in addressing the challenges of the future, disclosing larger perspectives and creating new opportunities.
During this European Mountain Convention, mountain actors, being, researchers, policy-makers, officers of development agencies, farmers, tourism actors, practitioners will:
v Have an overview of strategies to better valorize cultural heritage in mountain areas particularly in the context of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage;
v Explore responses/actions of mountain actors to enhance cultural heritage in mountain areas and benefit from opportunities, and facilitate exchange of ideas between mountain stakeholders so that they can compare, improve and transfer good practices at regional and local levels;
v Develop a cultural heritage strategy for Euromontana with a lobbying strategy and an action plan to implement in the coming years at EU, national, regional and local levels.
The XI European Mountain Convention will take place at the Cultural House Platon Pardău in Vatra Dornei, Suceava County, Romania. Located in the northern part of Călimani Mountain, Vatra Dornei is a health resort of national interest, known for its natural mineral water resources and rich evergreen and deciduous forests.
The location of the event is served by different bus and train connections from the main international airports in the surrounding regions.
Euromontana General Assembly will be held at the Center of Mountain Economy (Centrul de Economie Montană) in Vatra Dornei.
For all practical information regarding how to reach Vatra Dornei, where to sleep, the bus shuttle time schedule, have a look at our practical information guide available here !
Four study visits will be organised on Tuesday 25 September 2018 from 08.00 to 18.00
For more information about the study visits, have a look at this document
- Registrations are now open! Click here to register
- For further information, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Registration before end of June: 80€ for Euromontana members | 100€ for non members
- Registration after June: 100€ for Euromontana members | 120€ for non members
Euromontana thanks its members and supporters who actively participate in the organisation of this XI European Mountain Convention