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  • Wednesday / 15th September

    Place: Saltworks Castle in Wieliczka, ul. Zamkowa 8, 32-020 Wieliczka

    NOTE: The session will not be broadcast!

    17.00 – 18:00  
    Registration of participants at the conference reception in Southern Building
    Refreshments in the “Gothic Hall”

    18.00 – 18.30
    Participants are welcome by conference organizers
    A presentation of the Saltworks Castle
    – Jan Godłowski, Director of Cracow Saltworks Museum in Wieliczka

    18.30 – 19.00
    Visiting an exhibition at the Castle

    19.00 – 19.15
    Drive by coaches to a restaurant in Wieliczka

    19:15 – 21:15 
    Welcome Dinner in the “Karczma pod Wielką Solą” restaurant
    Return to hotels by coach

  • Thursday / 16th September

    Venue: Wieliczka Salt Mine

    NOTE: The session will be broadcast between 9.20 and 14:10 (CEST, UTC/GMT+2)

    8.15 – 9:00  
    Lift down of participants to the mine – the “Regis” Shaft, Plac Kościuszki 9
    Walk to the “Długosz Chamber” in the Cracow Saltworks Museum,
    Level 3, depth: 135 m.

    9.20 – 9.50  

    Anette Hansen – Chairperson of the ICOM ICMS Executive Board
    Jarosław Czuba - General Director of the Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport
    Jerzy Halbersztadt – Vicepresident of the ICOM POLAND National Committee
    Jan Godłowski – Director of the Cracow Saltworks Museum in Wieliczka
    Paweł Nowak – President of the Board of"Wieliczka" Salt Mine  state joint-stock Company

    – a post-industrial centre of mass tourism
    Moderator: Paulina Florjanowicz, ICMS ICOM

    9.50 – 10.10   
    Presentation no. 1: Jan Godłowski, Director of the Cracow Saltworks Museum
    “History, preservation and presentation of the historical Wieliczka salt mine complex”

    10:10 – 10:20  
    Paweł Nowak, President of the Board of"Wieliczka" Salt Mine  
    “Types of hazards in a mine as an industrial and tourist area - an introduction”

    10:20 – 10:35
    Presentation no. 2: Paweł Ulmaniec, Technical Director, Wieliczka” Salt Mine
    “Mining hazards and methods used to ensure safety in a mine”

    10:35 – 10:50
    Presentation no. 3: Tomasz Broniowski, Board Office Director, “Wieliczka” Salt Mine
    “Today’s civil hazards and tourist traffic organization vs. ensuring safety of people and assets in “Wieliczka” Salt Mine”

    10:50 – 11:05
    Presentation no. 4: Paweł Wojdyła, Cybersecurity Expert, “Wieliczka” Salt Mine
    "Cybersecurity in “Wieliczka” Salt Mine"

    11.05 – 11.20
    Presentation no. 5: Zbigniew Jawień, Deputy Director for Administration and Mining, Cracow Saltworks Museum in Wieliczka
    “Protection of the museum exhibits in Underground Exposition”

    11.20 – 11.40

    11.40 – 11.55   
    Coffee break and refreshment

    SESSION no. 2:
    Moderator: Paulina Florjanowicz, ICMS ICOM

    11:55 – 12.15
    Presentation no. 6: Krzysztof Osiewicz, National Institute for Museums and Public Collections, Poland
    “Requirements of museum protection in post-industrial sites”

    12:15 – 13:15
    Presentation no. 7: Bob Combs, Director of Security and Visitor Services,
    J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, USA
    “The Year in Review”

    13:15 – 13:35  
    Presentation no. 8: Wan Jie, Party Secretary of Henan Museum, China
     “An analysis on major safety risks and response measures of museums in  more developed areas in China"

    13:35 – 13:55
    Presentation no. 9: Pavel Jirásek, ICOM Czechia
    “ICOM General Conference Prague 2022 and ICMS”

    13:55 – 14:10
    Discussion and closing of the session

    14:10 – 14:20
    A group photograph taken in the “Saurau” Chamber

    14:20 – 15:20
    Study visit no. 1 – The underground exhibition of the Cracow Saltworks Museum

    15:20 – 15:30
    A technical break – walk to another section of the mine

    15:30 – 16:30
    Dinner in the “Haluszki I” Chamber, Level 3, Wieliczka Salt Mine

    16:30 – 17:00
    A technical break – lift up to the Daniłowicz Shaft

    17:00 – 19:00 
    Study visit no. 2: the Tourist Route in Wieliczka Salt Mine
    Levels 0-1-2-3

    19:00 – 19:30 
    Lift up from the mine

    19:30 – 20:30 
    Free time at hotels

    20:30 – 22:30     
    Supper for participants in the “Warzelnia Smaku” restaurant
    Return to hotels on foot.

  • Friday / 17th September

    Venue: Wawel Royal Castle, Cracow

    NOTE: The session will be broadcast between 9:30 and 10:10 and then between 14:20 and 14:50 (CEST, UTC/GMT +2)

    8.45 – 9.30
    A trip by coaches from Wieliczka to the Wawel Hill
    Walk to the conference “Sigismund Hall” in the Royal Castle

    SESSION no. 3:
    THE WAWEL ROYAL CASTLE – safety of mass tourist traffic.
    Moderator: Pavel Jirásek, ICOM Czechia

    9:30 – 9.40
    Welcome - Dr hab. Andrzej Betlej, Director of the Wawel Royal Castle

    9.40 - 10.10
    A presentation: Krzysztof Strelau, Chief Security, Wawel Royal Castle
    “Topography, tourist traffic and guard organization of the Wawel Royal Castle”

    10:10 – 13.00
    Wawel Royal Castle – a study visit in groups: State Rooms,
    A temporary exhibition: "All the King's Tapestries: Homecomings 2021–1961–1921”,
    Treasury and Armoury, “The Lost Wawel” Permanent Exhibition

    13:10 – 14:10
    Lunch at the Exhibition and Conference Centre

    14:10 – 14:20
    Return to the “Sigismund Hall”

    14:20 – 14:30
    Discussion after the study visit to the Royal Castle

    14:30 – 14:40    
    Discussion after the study visit to “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

    14.40 – 14.50
    Summary and closing of the conference

    14.50 – 15.00 
    A technical break

    15:00 – 17:30    
    Workshop organized by the National Institute for Museums and Public Collections
    Host: Krzysztof Osiewicz, National Institute for Museums and Public Collections

    17:30 – 18:00
    Departure from the Castle via Smocza Jama (Dragon’s Den) to Vistulan Boulevards

    18:15 – 20:15    
    Farewell dinner for conference participants
    “Legenda” ship - voyage along Cracow to Bielany combined with barbecue

    20:30 – 21:00   
    Return by coach to hotels in Wieliczka



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