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| Last Updated: 07/05/2019

Upcoming Event

Past Event

IHCN's (Indian Heritage Cities Network Foundation) 5th International Biennial Conference









Date:        2nd to 4th February 2018


Venue:    MP Hall, Infosys Campus, Infocity, Bhubaneshwar


Theme:   ‘Role of Culture and Heritage in Urban Sustainability’




The conference is being jointly organized by the Government of Odisha, Indian Heritage Cities Network Foundation (IHCNF) and UNESCO New Delhi. 



The event is being organised in association with Bhubaneswar Development Authority, Odisha Tourism, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Culture, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and KIIT University. 



With the influence of urban development on the heritage and meaningful planning complementing each other with sustainable co-habitation, this conference is of immense importance as planners, artists, international heritage conservation experts, performers and people from various walks of life are going to take part in the three-day conference. There will be a special Heritage Dialogue Series comprising Round Table discussion with focus on Odisha. The delegates are also scheduled to take part in a special Ekamra Walks covering the rich Kalingan temple architecture in Old City area. 



The conference will explore themes relevant to current trends and concerns addressing heritage in India’s urban scenario as well as around the world such as: Smart City & Heritage, Urban Sustainability and Climate Change, Resilience of Historic cities, Sustaining Traditional Communities and Livelihood and World Heritage and Cities. 



To register write to  ihcnfconference@gmail.comLimited number of accommodation available