Specialist panels structure the symposium. They are independent units individually designed by the speakers and offer the opportunity for intensive exchange, learning from each other and networking in three time slots spread throughout the conference. On Sunday, the panels will present their results in a plenary session.

Panel 1 Cultural Heritage Education and Communication in England, France and Germany – national goals, policy strategies and good practice examples.
Cultural Heritage Education is knowledge of the world - knowledge of cultural heritage is knowledge of the future! Under this motto, Panel 1 with speakers and representatives from the Working Group on Heritage Education of the German National Committee for Heritage Protection will look at the communication of archaeological and architectural cultural heritage in Germany and abroad as well as at current challenges and topics in the context of cultural and intercultural education, climate protection and crafts.

Speakers on Friday (in English)
Birgit Mandel, Professor for Cultural Mediation University Hildesheim  (Introduction  and moderation)
Sandra Stancliffe, Head of Education and Inclusion Historic England
Claire Lefort, Centre d'Interprétation de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine /Centre for Interpretation and Mediation of Architectural Heritage (15 Min.)
Irene Plein, Vermittlung und PR am Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Deutsches Nationalkomitee für Denkmalschutz (15 Min.)

Cultural Heritage Education as a Best Practice in Germany
Speakers on Saturday (in German)
Stephanie Reiterer (DNK, AG Denkmalvermittlung)
Prof. Barbara Welzel (Technische Universität Dortmund)
Kristina Sassenscheidt (Denkmalverein Hamburg)
● Michael Gromotka (Evangelisches Gymnasium zu Grauen Kloster)
Panel 2 Transformation and Sustainability
(in German)

In Panel 2, civil engineers, architects and urbanists will discuss how to deal with abandoned properties and grey energy through conversion and participation projects in urban spaces. On the basis of different case studies, the potentials and limits of co-responsibility and co-creation of existing empty buildings and how strategies of sustainable and resource-saving conversion can have an effect will be discussed.

● Volkmar Zabel (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
● Maria Frölich-Kulik, Jessica Christoph, Christine Dörner, Till Hoffmann (Verein Haus Bräutigam e.V. / Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
● Tanja Remke (Innenarchitektin AKNDS AKNW BDIA) 
● Fridtjof Florian Dossin (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

Panel 3 Making Cultural Heritage Visible 
(in English)

The question of the strategies of reappraisal, documentation and critical-discursive reflection of architecture after 1950 for a cultural history of architectural heritage is the focus of Panel 5, in which architects and urban planners from around the world will meet.

● Wassim EL NAGHI (Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology, Lebanese University, Beirut) 
● Emilia Kaleva / Aneta Vasileva (UACEG, Sofia)
● Aliaksandr Shuba (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
● Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad (Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran)

Panel 4 Creative Strategies 
(in English)

In Panel 4, artists and architects will meet to discuss (artistic) methods and strategies for participation in urban development processes using different approaches such as walking tours, photographic reproduction processes or spatial perception exercises in the context of artistic research in urban spaces.

● Miriam Hamel (Alanus University College for Art and Society)
● Martin Schmidt (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
● Kollektiv „Pop-Up Ma Parole"
Robert Ilgen (TAKTAK Architektur+Szenografie) / Janine Schlimpert (WAS•IS•DAS) 
● Marianne Ramsay-Sonneck (Club Real)
● Sarah Wenzinger (Berliner Kulturagenten)                         
● Samia Gallouzi/ Mona Fakhfakh / Vanessa Lacaille / Mounir Ayoub (Ouled Yeneg, the telling of hands) 

Panel 5 Social Appropriation and Participation
(in German)

In Panel 5, architects, urban psychologists and cultural scientists will discuss the strategies of participation by lay architects in development processes shaped by building culture and offer space for exchange on intended and unintended forms of appropriation due to the heterogeneity of residents and users.

● Gitta Heil / Wieland Kögel (Verein zur Erhaltung der Geraer Höhler e.V.)
● Angie Müller-Puch (Behnisch Architekten Atelier Weimar)
and Andrea Jelic (Integra Filder e.V.)
● Ursula Thielemann (Hochschule Bochum) 
● Cornelia Ehmayer-Rosinak (STADTpsychologie Wien) / Yvonne Graefe (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar) 

Panel 6 Participation and Appropriation in Education and Mediation
(in German)

In Panel 6, teachers and facilitators will discuss possibilities of participation in building culture education processes, which include the individual and collective appropriation of urban and rural spaces as well as the consideration of the lifeworlds and cultural horizons of the learners.

● Thari Jungen (Graduiertenkolleg Performing Citizenship Hamburg) / Nanna Lüth (Universität der Künste Berlin)
● Johanna Tewes (University of Hamburg/ Walddörfer Gymnasium Hamburg) 
● Christian Nille (Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz/Helene-Lange-School Wiesbaden)
● Barbara von Campe KULTURERBEN | Culture Heirs e.V.

Panel 7 Cultural Heritage Network
(in English)

In Panel 7, network strategies for making architectural heritage visible will be presented and discussed in a potential-oriented manner, and joint development opportunities and potentials for cooperative collaboration will be worked out in a joint exchange.

● Dorota Wantuch-Matla (Pedagogical University of Kraków, Poland)
● Christina Krafczyk / Ulrich Knufink / Tobias Wulf (Lower Saxony State Office for the Preservation of Monuments) 
● Oana Davidescu / Irina Tulbure-Moldovan (German Embassy Bucharest)
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