[conference] Call for papers

'the 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage'

Where: Honolulu, Hawaii
When: May 12-16, 2014

Important dates:

September 30, 2013: Paper and poster abstract submission deadline
November 30, 2013: Paper submission deadline

Conference aims:
- To address management and protection strategies of underwater cultural heritage in Asia and the countries of the Indian and Pacific Oceans in the 21st Century
- To facilitate regional cooperation through the development of academic and governmental networks  in the Asia-Pacific region
- To provide a forum for discussion of technical and ethical issues related to underwater cultural heritage and underwater archaeology

A wide range of people involved with underwater cultural heritage are encourage to attend including those from universities, government agencies, museums, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector and the community.

This conference follows the Inaugural Asian Academy for Heritage Management (AAHM) Asia-Pacific Regional Conference hosted by the National Museum of the Philippines, held on November 8-12, 2011.

Host Organisations: National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and University of Hawaii Marine Option Program

For further information, please visit the Conference website.