AGM 2013 Programme and conference

Programe of the annual general meeting AGM and Conference 2013 in Amsterdam with title: "Gardens, forests, cities. European cemeteries as a cultural landscape.". AGM and Conference will take place at Crown Plaza hotel in Amsterdam.

Thursday, September 19th
08:30 | 09:00
09:00 | 10:45
Henry Keizer, President & CEO ‘the Facultatieve Group’

Lidija Pliberšek, president of ASCE
Members of Steering Committee of ASCE
Annual General Meeting

10:45 | 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 | 13:00
dr. F. Javier Rodríguez Barberán, University of Sevilla
Understanding and Managing the Complexity. Cemeteries as a Cultural Landscape

Karel Werdler, Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam
Dutch cemeteries and landscape in relationship to dark tourism

Muriel Ghys, Les Amis du Musèe Funèraire National
Evolution of cemeteries in France over the last century

Wim van Midwoud, Dutch National Association of Cemeteries
Harmony between burial and cremation

13:00 | 13:30
Lunch break
13:45 | 19:30
Visit of Westerveld cemetery
(transport arranged)
Buffet dinner at Westerveld

Friday, September 20th
09:00 | 11:00
dr. Julie Rugg, Senior Research Fellow, Cemetery Research Group, University of York, United Kingdom
The changing landscape of death

dr. F. Javier Rodríguez Barberán, University of Sevilla
Coauthor Martin Ernerth, Stiftung Historische Kirchhofe und Friedhofe in
Trees and stones. A brief introduction to the relation between cemeteries and nature

Olaf Ihlefeldt, South Western Cemetery Stahnsdorf
South Western Cemetery Stahnsdorf

11:00 | 11:15
Coffee break
11:15 | 12:00
New ASCE members
Presentations of new members

Jordi Valmana, Cemeteries of Barcelona
AGM host 2014: Barcelona

12:15 | 13:15
Lunch break

13:15 | 19:00
Visit of Moscowa cemetery
(transport arranged)

Gala dinner at the hotel Crowne Plaza Amsterdam - south

Saturday, September 21st
09:15 | 09:30
Gathering at hotel lobby
09:30 | Departure to Amsterdam centre
10:00 | 12:00
Canal boat tour
Departure to hotel