Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Asia Pacific

“The Application of Cultural Diplomacy in Fostering Relations within the Asia Pacific”

(Berlin; June 5th - 7th, 2013)
  Wednesday,
June 5th, 2013
Thursday,
June 6th, 2013
Friday,
June 7th, 2013
Saturday,
June 8th, 2013
Sunday,
June 9th, 2013
09:30   Tea, Coffee & Refreshments Tea, Coffee & Refreshments    
10:00   Introduction to Cultural Diplomacy
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Mark C. Donfried
(Director & Founder, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy)

Location:
ICD House
Media Facade Development and Application in Urban City in Asia
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Tac Lion
(Director, AHL Media Façade)

Location:
ICD House
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments

 
Tea, Coffee & Refreshments
11:00   Tea, Coffee & Refreshments Development of Sustainable Cities in Asia
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Eckhart Hertzsch
(Managing Director Central Office ‘National Platform Future City, ‘ Head of Business Unit ‘Morgenstadt,’ Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP)

Location:
ICD House
Sustainable Approaches to Locality - Approaching Cross-Cultural Projects Between Asia and Europe
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Peter Ruge
(Architect, Peter Ruge Architekten; Professor, Sustainiblw Design, Dessau Institute of Architecture)

Location:
ICD House
“Cultural Diplomacy in Practice - Case Studies: China in Focus ”
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Mark C. Donfried

Location:
ICD House
11:30 Introduction to the Program

Speaker:
Mark C. Donfried
(Director & Founder, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy)

Location:
ICD
EU & ASEAN:  The Perspective of Regional Governance in Europe and Asia”
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Brückner
(Jean Monet Professor of European Studies, Stanford University; Professor, ICD Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies)

Location:
ICD House
Green Cities and Energy Conservation Buildings in Japan
Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Prof. Dr. Tatsuaki Tanaka
(Professor Energy-Efficient Architecture, Ochanomizu University, Japan)

Location:
ICD House
Sustainable Development: Jammed Accessibility and the Way Out for South-East Asia
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Hans Ulrich Fuhrke
(Principal Advisor, GIZ-SUTIP Sustainable Urban Transport Improvement Project, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH)

Location:
ICD House
“Cultural Diplomacy in Practice - Case Studies: Japan in Focus ”
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Mark C. Donfried

Location:
ICD House
13:00 Travel time  Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Farewell Lunch & Conclusion
14:00 “Cities of the future - The future of cities”
(Panel discussion)

Moderator:
Dr. Ares Kalandides

Speakers:
Eckhart Hertzsch
Cornelia Horsch Center Berlin
Prof.  Barbara Lenz
Rainer Becker
Francisco S. Tatad


Location:
Europasaal, German Foreign Office
Travel Time Travel Time “Nation Branding in Asia”
(Lecture & Discussion)

Speaker:
Amb. Karl-Erik Norrman
(Secretary General, European Cultural Parliament; Professor, Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies)

Location:
ICD House
Optional Excursion

"Smart City: The Next Generation, Focus Southeast Asia "
(Exhibition)

Location:
Aedes East
15.00

 

 

 

 

 
“Opening Ceremony of the Asia-Pacific Weeks Berlin ”
(Keynote Speech)

Speakers:
Dr. Guido Westerwelle
(German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs)
Vice President Jejomar C. Binay
(Vice President of the Philippines; Former Mayor of Makati)
Minister Dr. Surapond Tovichackchaikul
(Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand)
Cornelia Yzer
(Berlin Senator for Economics, Technology and Research)

Location:
Weltsaal, German Foreign Office
“Smart and Creative Cities - Chances for International Cooperation ”
(Workshop)

Moderator:
Johannes Kleske
Igor Schwarzmann


Speakers:
Cornelia Horsch
Robert Kleinfeld
Susa Pop
Prof. Ulrich Weinberg
Jehan Chu


Location:
German Foreign Office
“Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Berlin ”
(Interactive Discussion)

Location:
German Foreign Office
Non-Governmental Approaches to Improve Social and Environmental Challenges in Asia Pacific
(Participant Paper)

Speaker:
Elisabeth Schwerdfege
 (15:30) Indonesia-Malaysia Relations Before and after 1965; Impact on Bilateral and Regional Stability
(Participant Paper)

Speaker:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd. Noor Mat Yazid

Location:
ICD House
 
16:30 “Senate reception”

Location:
Weltsaal, German Foreign Office
  (17:30) Connect Phnom Penh: Rescue Archeology - Contemporary Art and Urban Change in Cambodia
(Exhibition)

Location:
ifa-Galerie Berlin
(16:00) Regaining missed opportunities in tourism? - Myanmar's case
(Participant Paper)

Speaker:
Hazel Han

Location:
ICD House
 
18.00

 
Welcome Group Dinner Free Program Social Activity

 
Embassy Reception - The Tajik Embassy
(Film Screening in German, Reception, Concert)
 
19:00       Evening Activities

(19:00)Japanese Cultural Evening
(Exhibition, Presentation, Concert & Reception)


Location
:
Japanese-German Center
(22:00) Neue Medien im Alten China

Location
:
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz