OCTOBER 2, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.
(THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM, 945 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130
(6.5 hours of CLE credit approved)
* registration fees include curator-guided tour and a catered lunch
Join lawyers and experts in the following fields for a fascinating and informative program on:
• The Plunder and Destruction of Cultural Heritage in the Pacific Theater
• Preserving the War’s Historic Sites
• Preventing the Desecration of Sunken WWII Heritage Sites
• The Environmental Time Bombs of Sunken Battleships
OUR EXPERT PANELISTS:
William Cook, J.D., Associate General Counsel, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Tess Davis, J.D., Archeologist, Lawyer and Affiliate Researcher, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Ricardo J. Elia, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Archeology, Boston University
Laura Gongaware, J.D., Bland & Partners, PLLC
Larry Murphy, former Lead Marine Archaeologist for the National Park Service; expert witness in underwater cultural heritage cases.
John Stubbs, Director of Preservation Studies, Tulane University School of Architecture
Mark J. Spalding, President, The Ocean Foundation
Ole Varmer, Attorney-Advisor, International Section, Office of the General Counsel, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Elizabeth Varner, J.D., Executive Director of the National Art Museum of Sport
The attendance fee for this Second Annual Cultural Heritage Seminar includes a curator-guided tour and a catered lunch. The seminar is hosted in partnership with The National WWII Museum and The American Society of International Law.