An invitation to participate in the Sixth National Built Heritage Forum

From Deterioration to Prosperity - Investment in Built Heritage

An invitation to participate in the Sixth National Built Heritage Forum

The organizing committee of the Sixth National Built Heritage Forum (April 2017) in Riyadh - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invites all researchers and scholars interested in investment in the Saudi National Built Heritage to attend and participate in the forum and its accompanying events:

First: Work Shops



Workshops
A. SCTH strategies in promoting investment in built heritage sites:
1. Feasibility Studies
2. Investment Opportunities Classification
3. Joining Public and Private Sectors
B. The role of official organizations in facilitating investments in built heritage sites:
1. Facilitating and coordinating procedures
2. Providing infrastructure
3. Conducting organizational plans
C. The Role of Mosques in Urban and Economic Development:
1. Mosques are focal points and plays great roles in economic and commercial development
2. Investing in restoring and rehabilitating mosques, and the important of such actions in supporting local economies
3. Endowments and methodologies for operation in support of economic and investment promotion
D. Handicrafts and Traditional Industries:
1- Classifying built heritage crafts & industries
2- Developing built heritage crafts & industries
3- Investing in built heritage crafts & industries
E. Investing in Heritage: the UAE Practice: (Closed Session)
1- Al-Sadyat Island
2- Hamdan bin Mohammad Heritage Center
3- Heart of Sharjah Project
F. Joint Gulf States Investment in Built Heritage Sites:
1. Joint investment in built heritage sites
2. Built heritage sites in the perspective of the unified gulf states tourism destination


Second: Meetings of Businessmen and Investors:


Meetings with Businessmen: Investment Models:
(closed sessions)
Model 1: Operating sectors in built heritage sites: Accommodation - catering - activities - real-estate development - housing companies
Model 2: Development of Human Resources & Spreading Knowledge: Training and developing human resources - infrastructure - communication & information technologies - agriculture and sites coordination
Model 3: Restoration and construction sectors: Contractors & developers - construction companies - consultation offices - project monitoring & management
Model 4: Supporting services sectors for built heritage operators: Traditional construction materials industries - traditional Furniture - Restoration Technology


Third: Scientific Sessions:


The organizing committee of the Sixth National Built Heritage Forum (April 2017) in Riyadh - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invites all researchers and scholars interested in investment in the Saudi National Built Heritage to present their papers as per the following scientific sessions:

Scientific Sessions
A. Built Heritage Economics between Preservation and Alteration:
1- The economic concept of heritage resources
2- The development outcome of built heritage projects
3- Investment between development & restoration
4- Cultural identity and investment
B. Investment Obstacles in Built Heritage Sites:
1- Laws & regulations
2- Feasibility studies
3- Financing & incentives
4- Cooperation and companies
C. Investment Patterns in Built Heritage Sites:
1. Direct investment opportunities
2. Investing in infrastructure and basic services
3. Urban heritage between value and evaluation
D. D. Restoration & Development Sector for Built Heritage Sites:
1. Restoring and revitalizing buildings
2. Restoring the centers of heritage cities & towns
3. Building and restoration techniques


Timetable for Scientific Papers:

1 Sunday 28 August 2016 25 Thu el Qe’deh1437H Deadline for submitting research reviews
2 Thursday 25 Sep 2016 24 Tho El-Hijjah 1437H Deadline for issuing the reviews’ assessment results
3 Sunday 18 Dec 2016 18 Rabea Al-Awal 1438H Deadline for submitting complete researches
4 Sunday 15 Jan 2017 16 Rabea Al-Thani 1438H Deadline for issuing the referred researches’ results
5 Sunday 12 Feb 2017 15 Jamadi Al-Awal 1438H Deadline for submitting the researches after meeting the arbitrators’ notes


For Participation & Registration:
  1. Please visit the official website nbhf.org.sa
  2. Or email the Scientific Committee on: scicom@scta.gov.sa or scicom@nbhf.org.sa
  3. Or call directly the management of the Sixth National Built Heritage Forum

The Scientific committee of the Sixth national Built Heritage Forum