Chair: Avril Belfon, National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago, and President, CARBICA
Following the challenges of the catastrophic 2017 hurricane season, CARBICA reached out to its members by offering their support . The members emerged stronger, having committed to the establishment of the Caribbean Heritage Emergency Network (CHEN) to support each other in the future. In this panel session CARBICA will present the objectives of CHEN and underline the importance of the collaboration of heritage institutions- and professionals in the region. Furthermore representatives of heritage institutions in Dominica, BVI and Sint Maarten will share the updates three years after Irma.
Holly Bynoe, Former Chief Curator of The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, “Sanctuary After the Storm”
Vernanda Raymond, Dominica Public Library. “Dominica After Irma and Maria, the Road to Recovery”
Christopher Varlack, Archives and Records Management Unit (BVI). “Virgin Islands Documentary Heritage: Recovery, Transformation and Enhanced Governance”
Max Scriwanek, CARBICA, “Preservation of the Caribbean Heritage through the Caribbean Heritage Emergency Network (CHEN)”
This session will be available by Zoom Meeting for remote registrants.