[ASC-list] Interpretation Australia National Symposium - Launceston, 10-12 November 2010

Regan Forrest regan at reganforrest.com
Wed Aug 25 06:48:39 UTC 2010



PEELING BACK THE LAYERS in natural and cultural heritage communication


Earlybird registration (to 15 September 2010)


You are invited to join us for PEELING BACK THE LAYERS. Get to the core of
what matters in heritage interpretation at Interpretation Australia's
National Symposium, 10-12 Nov 2010, Launceston, Tasmania.


Staged on the Apple Isle, we will probe a range of 'juicy' topics that
promise to reveal exciting and fresh new insights for professionals and new
comers alike! Peeling back the layers offers a dynamic and varied program.
Presentations, workshops, field trips and events at top natural and cultural
interpretive sites will truly indulge our senses and creative spirit. 


Our keynote speakers and program presenters will delve into the intricacies
of telling difficult stories and present the new and the excellent in
interpretation, with techniques to reach audiences of the new decade. 


*  Catherine McCarthy, USA, storyteller specialising in location-based
interpretive technology. 

*  Angelina Russo examines the value of social media in interpretive
practice through the keystones of participation, publication and

*  Lycia Trouton explores monumentality and the intimate art of memory and

*  Jody Steele looks at the layers of technique in communicating archaeology
to the public. *  *  Dillon Kombumerri brings insight into how cultural
protocol, when working with Indigenous communities, can fundamentally shape
design outcomes. 

*  Peter Grant uses Tasmania's iconic Overland Track to examining how
interpreters can reach the deepest layers within themselves to be true to
their subject.

*  Jane James explores how interpretation as a strategic priority can lead
to stunning visitor experiences that are good for the visitor and good for


Field trips and off-site social venues have each been chosen to extend our
experience of place and theme. 


More information, earlybird registration (to 15 September 2010) and
provisional program are available at www.interpretationaustralia.asn.au
<http://www.interpretationaustralia.asn.au/> . 


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