This interest group focuses on expanding the curricula of heritage education at the primary and secondary levels, in university courses, and in professional training programs to teach a wide range of heritage skills.
This interest group will focus on the following questions: What should effective heritage legislation include? What fiscal incentives should be offered for the protection of privately-owned heritage?
No country can effectively manage its heritage without a comprehensive inventory. This interest group will discuss inventory techniques, digital applications, and the role of national registers.
Documenting the impacts of heritage on society, fundraising, promotion of public private partnerships, and professional capacity sharing will be the subject of this Interest Group's discussions and activities.
This interest group seeks to increase the participation of cultural practitioners and heritage‐based firms by offering better access to the tourism market for products that meet locally-‐approved standards of authenticity and sustainability.
This interest group is focused on the creation of networks across the region to support the work of artisans who are engaged in the practice of rare or lost crafts and other traditional cultural expressions.