Agenda of the General Assembly in Malbork Castle, Poland

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The Association of Castles and Museums Around the Baltic Sea

General Assembly

Malbork Castle, Poland, 17 – 20 September 2015

 

Agenda

 

 

Thursday, 17 September 2015

 

The guests’ arrivals in Gdansk airport

Transport from the Gdansk airport to Malbork – by a coach provided by the organizers. The coach will leave the airport at two or three specific hours arranged beforehand with guests.

 

Check in the Hotel(s) in Malbork (please see a separate info file on the hotels)

 

18.30 – 20.30 – The welcome dinner in Gothic Cafe at the Middle Castle

 

 

Friday, 18 September 2015

 

9.15 am – registration at Karwan Conference Centre at the Castle’s Outer Bailey

The Conference: “Restoration of the Holy Virgin Church Complex at Malbork Castle in the Context of Other Conservation Projects Run in the Baltic Region and in Norway”

Main language: English (cabin simultaneous interpreting: Polish, Russian and English)

 

9.30 – 09.45 – Welcome speech by Mariusz Mierzwiński, Director, Malbork

Castle Museum, Poland

 

09.45 – 13.00 – Presentations

 

Moderator: Bengt Kylsberg, Skokloster, Sweden

 

  1. 1. Prof. Marian Arszyński (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland)

Some Remarks on the Restoration Works in the Convent Church
at Malbork Castle – in the European Context

 

  1. Mirosław Jonakowski (Malbork Castle Museum, Poland)

The Basic Principles for the Conservation and Building Works
in the Holy Virgin Church Complex at Malbork Castle

 

  1. Marcin Kozarzewski (conservation specialist, Monument Service, Warsaw, Poland)

The Practice of the Conservation and Building Works
in the Holy Virgin Church Complex at Malbork Castle – Some Basic Issues

 

11.30 – 12.00  Coffee break

 

  1. Dr Jane Junger (Director, Sunnhordland Museum and the Halsnøy Monastery, Norway)

The Conservation Works Performed on the Site of Medieval Halsnøy Monastery in Norway

  1. Dr Vydas Dolinskas (Director, National Museum – Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania)

Reconstruction of Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius: Basic Issues and Questions

 

  1. Mattias Hallgren (conservation specialist, Slottstimmerman, Hantverksforskare, Sweden)

The Traditional Techniques and Materials Applied for the Ancient Church and Castle Roofs Renovation

 

Discussion

 

13.30 – 15.00 – Lunch in Gothic Cafe at the Middle Castle

 

15.00 – 17.00 – Study-tour on the site of the project “Conservation and Building Works in the Complex of the Holy Virgin Church at Malbork Castle Museum”.
The study-tour under the guidance of experts from Malbork Castle Museum
and companies performing the contract. 

 

17.00 – 18.00 – Sightseeing-tour at Malbork Castle Museum – new exhibitions

17.00 – 18.00 – The Board Meeting (Karwan Conference Centre, room no 110)

 

19.00 – Dinner in the Gothic Cafe at the Middle Castle

 

 

Saturday, 19 September 2015

 

08.30 am – Departure for Kwidzyn (a coach leaves from the hotel)

 

09.15 – 10.15 – Sightseeing-tour at the castle and a coffee break

10.15 – 11.00 – Sightseeing-tour at the cathedral

 

11.00 – 11.30 – The coach transfer to Gniew Castle

11.30 – 12.30 – Gniew Castle. The historic show on Polish hussars of the 17th century, performed by the local re-enactors (The Outer Bailey, a roofed stand for spectators)

 

12.30 – 13.15 – Lunch in Gniew Castle’s restaurant

 

13.15 – 14.15 – The coach transfer to Malbork

 

14.30 – 17.00 – Karwan Conference Centre

The Association of Castles and Museums around the Baltic Sea – the 25th Anniversary Session – “Reminiscences from the Past and Prospects for the Future” Presentations showing the activities of the Association over the past 25 years of time.

Main language: English.

Coffee break at 18.00

 

17.00 – 19.00 – Free time

 

19.00 – Farewell dinner in the Gothic Cafe at the Middle Castle

 

 

Sunday, 20 September 2015

 

Departures for the Gdansk airport

The number and time of trips by a coach and museum’s vans will depend on the flights schedule.

 

 

 

 

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