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5th International Scientific and Practical Conference

‘Issues of Study and Preservation of Maritime Heritage’

 

October 5-8, 2021
Museum of the World Ocean
Kaliningrad, Russia

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

 

Organizers:

  • Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
  • Maritime Board under the Government of the Russian Federation
  • “Maritime Heritage” Association

 

Media partners

  • P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
  • Atlantic Branch of the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
  • Atlantic Branch of the VNIRO
  • JSC “United Shipbuilding Corporation”
  • I. Kant Baltic Federal University
  • Kaliningrad State Technical University
  • North-Western Basin Branch of the FSUE “Rosmorport”
  • Curonian Spit National Park
  • Marine Hydrophysical Institute, RAS
  • OOO “Fertoing”

 

Objectives of the conference:

Sharing experience and best practices between specialists dealing with study, preservation and promotion of maritime heritage; enhancing cooperation between museums and research institutions; presentation of scientific results in museum work; finding topical issues within preservation of maritime heritage and their solution.

 

Topics of the conference:

  • museums (maritime, natural history, technology, etc.), archives, libraries;
  • collections of historical, cultural and natural maritime heritage;
  • historic and traditional shipbuilding and seafaring;
  • maritime memorials, fortifications, historic towns and settlements;
  • underwater heritage, conservation and restoration of underwater heritage objects;
  • techniques for preservation, study and display of maritime heritage;
  • maritime education.

 

SESSION “Maritime cultural heritage at museums, libraries and archives”

  • advantages and problems of network projects, examples of network project implementation;
  • specifics of displaying maritime cultural heritage at various institutions;
  • attribution: intuition, experience, documents, labels;
  • topical issues of integration of international scientific knowledge into permanent exhibitions.

 

SESSION II “Natural maritime heritage”

  • preservation of natural maritime heritage;
  • methods for presenting natural maritime heritage;
  • art-design and consumption of cultural products;
  • impression industry: theory and practice.

 

SESSION III “Underwater maritime heritage”

  • conditions and perspectives of diving development in Russia and the CIS;
  • key issues of undersea heritage branch development;
  • presentation of innovative projects and solutions for diving and underwater technical works;
  • laws and regulations regarding preservation and museumfication of underwater heritage objects.

 

SESSION IV “Global and regional strategies for cultural industry development: a museum as a key factor for sustainable development”

  • museums’ role in shaping a national/regional public image;
  • national/regional cultural branding;
  • museums as centres for international cooperation;
  • museums as city-forming institutions.

 

SESSION V “Digital museums: techniques for preservation, study and display of maritime heritage”

  • technology trends: big data analytics, VR, AR and MR, video analytics, AI, virtual assistants, etc. Their application in research and museum work;
  • digital interaction between a museum and its visitors;
  • advanced digital and IC technologies;
  • documentary and graphic stories at museums.

 

SESSION VI “Maritime education”

  • maritime education;
  • promotion of oceanography: opportunities and difficulties;
  • development of modern competences by implementing supplementary educational programmes;
  • ‘The Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030)’ by UNESCO: updating scientific knowledge to support the ocean we need.

 

Workshop I “Organizing remote museum work and using online services during self-isolation”

  • digital technologies for museum’s basic tasks;
  • automation of employee’s workspace;
  • museum information systems;
  • working with the Russian State Catalogue;
  • exhibition activity and its quality (issues of displaying original exhibits);
  • security, video surveillance, temperature and humidity conditions, etc.

 

Workshop II “Preservation and maintenance of museum vessels”



It is planned to publish conference proceedings.

FORMATTING RULES FOR PUBLICATION

FORMATTING RULES FOR PUBLICATION

IMPORTANT DATES

Dear colleagues, we would like to inform you that dates of the conference have been extended due to a large number of attendance forms. The 5th International Scientific and Practical Conference ‘Issues of Study and Preservation of Maritime Heritage’ on October 5-9, 2021

July 21, 2021

opening of registration

August 31, 2021

final on-line registration form submission. Paper abstracts should meet the formatting requirements

September 15, 2021

final conference fee payment. Detailed information on payment procedure will be announced later

September 20, 2021

programme of the conference

October 5–9, 2021

conference

November 5, 2021

final paper submission

February, 2022

publication of conference proceedings

THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chairperson of the organizing committee:

Mikhail Flint – Corresponding Member of the RAS, D.Sc. (Biology), Academic Director of Ecology of the Seas and Oceans Branch at the P.P. Institute of Oceanology (RAS), Head of the Institute Laboratory (Moscow)

 

Deputy Chairpersons:

Sergey Dobrolyubov – Member of the Academic Council Panel of the RGS, Head of Department of Oceanology at the M. Lomonosov MSU, D.Sc. (Geography), Corresponding Member of the RAS (Moscow)

Svetlana Sivkova – Director General of the Museum of the World Ocean (Kaliningrad)

 

Members of the Organizing Committee:

Anzhela Khokhlova – Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Kaliningrad Region, D.A. (Kaliningrad)

Alexey Sokov – Director of the P.P. Institute of Oceanology (RAS), D.Sc. (Geography), Academician of the RAS (Moscow)

Sergey Shapovalov – Head of the Research and Coordination Oceanographic Centre at the P.P. Institute of Oceanology (RAS), Member of the International Executive Planning Group for the IOC-UNESCO Ocean Decade, Head of the Working Group of the Interdepartmental National Oceanographic Committee of the RF, Cand. Sc. in Physics and Mathematics (Moscow)

Alexander Okorokov – D.Sc. (History), Deputy Director of the D. Likhachev Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage (Moscow)

Yulia Kupina – Director of the Russian Museum of Ethnography, Cand. Sc. in History (Saint Petersburg)

Pavel Filin – Executive Secretary of the Interdepartmental Committee for Maritime Heritage of the Maritime Board under the Government of the Russian Federation, Deputy Director of the Arctic Museum and Exhibition Centre, Cand. Sc. in History (Saint Petersburg)

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Chairperson:

Larisa Zubina – Deputy Director General for Science of the Museum of the World Ocean, Cand. Sc. in Biology (Kaliningrad)

 

Members of the Programme Committee:

Vadim Sivkov – Director of the Atlantic Branch of the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology (RAS), Cand. Sc. in Geology and Mineralogy (Kaliningrad) 

Maria Gavrilo – Leader of the Expedition by the Open Ocean Project, Cand. Sc. in Biology (Saint Petersburg) 

Irina Kochergina – Editor-In-Chief of Neptun (Moscow)

Viktor Ionov – Head of the Department for Oceanology at the Saint Petersburg University, Cand. Sc. in Geography, Chairperson of the Oceanographic Committee of the RGS (Saint Petersburg)

Larisa Emelyanova – Senior Research Officer of the Museum of the World Ocean, Cand. Sc. in Geography (Kaliningrad)

Anna Belova – Deputy Head of the Department for the Organization of Scientific Research of the I. Kant Baltic Federal University, Cand. Sc. in Geography (Kaliningrad)

Alexey Spitsyn – Lead Specialist for IT of the Museum of the World Ocean (Kaliningrad)

SECRETARIAT

Chairperson:

Vasilina Medvedeva – Head of the Department for Nature of the Museum of the World Ocean (Kaliningrad)

 

Members of the Secretariat

Yulia Stepanchuk – Head of the Department for History of the Museum of the World Ocean, Cand. Sc. in Geography (Kaliningrad)

Irina Baykova – Senior Research Officer of the Museum of the World Ocean (Kaliningrad)

Zhanna Moroz – Assistant of the Director General of the Museum of the World Ocean (Kaliningrad)

CONFERENCE FEE PAYMENT

Dear participants of the conference, we would like to inform you that participant’s fee payment for the 5th International Scientific and Practical Conference ‘Issues of Study and Preservation’ starts on September 17, 2021.

Two payment options are available:

  • via online form on the webpage of the conference http://special.museum-ocean.ru/conf, payment is made for the account of a participant.
  • payment of an invoice issued by the Museum of the World Ocean. If you choose this option, please, send banking details of the payer-organization to the Secretariat via email conf2021@world-ocean.ru.

Categories of the conference fee:

  • participants with an offline presentation – 2,000 Russian roubles
  • participants with an online presentation – 500 Russian roubles
  • “young scientists” (under 35 y.o.) with an offline presentation – 500 Russian roubles
  • offline participants who are not going to acquire the proceedings – 1,000 Russian roubles

N.B. Please, take your payment confirmation (printed or electronic) when registering for the conference.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

5-8 October, 2021

Museum of the World Ocean Kaliningrad, Russia

October 5

10.00 – 18.00 – registration of participants at the main building of the Museum of the World Ocean (Kaliningrad)
14.00 – transfer to the Maritime Exhibition Centre of the Museum of the World Ocean (Svetlogorsk)
15.00 – 16.00 – tour at the exhibition ‘People of the Sea’
16.00 – 16.30 – opening of the exhibition ‘Oceania, Far and Near’
16.30 – 17.10 – original author’s song concert by Professor A. Sagalevich, Head of the Laboratory for Deep-Sea Research at the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology (RAS), Hero of the Russian Federation
17.30 – 20.00 – food festival
20.00 – 21.30 – arrival to Kaliningrad (main museum building of the Museum of the World Ocean)

October 6

09.00 – 10.00 – registration of participants at the main building of the Museum of the World Ocean (Kaliningrad)
10.00 – 10.40 – opening ceremony
10.40 – 11.20 – presentations (max. 20 min)
11.20 – 11.40 – solemn stamp and envelope cancellation with the conference stamp
11.40 – 12.00 – coffee break
12.00 – 13.40 – presentations (max. 20 min)
13.40 – 15.00 – lunch
15.00 – 17.00 – section ‘Maritime cultural heritage at museums, libraries and archives’
17.00 – 17.30 – coffee break
17.30 – 20.00 – section ‘Maritime cultural heritage at museums, libraries and archives’

October 7

09.00 – 11.00 – section ‘Maritime cultural heritage at museums, libraries and archives’
11.00 – 11.30 – coffee break
11.30 – 13.45 – section ‘Maritime cultural heritage at museums, libraries and archives’
13.45 – 15.00 – lunch

15.00–17.00 – section ‘Maritime education’

15.00 – 17.00 Workshop ‘Preservation and maintenance of museum vessels’

15.00 – 17.00 – section ‘Maritime education’
17.00 – 17.30 – coffee break
17.30 – 19.30 – section ‘Maritime education’

October 8

09.00 – 11.00 – section ‘Underwater maritime heritage’
11.00 – 11.30 – coffee break
11.30 – 13.00 – section ‘Digital museums: techniques for preservation, study and display of maritime heritage’
13.00 – 14.30 – lunch
14.30 – 16.15 – section ‘Natural maritime heritage’
16.15 – 16.45 – coffee break
16.45 – 18.30 – section ‘Natural maritime heritage’
18.30 – 20.00 – resolution of the conference

October 9

10.00 – 11.00 – ‘The Way to the Lighthouse’ tour (Kaliningrad-Zalivino Settlement)
12.30 – 14.30 – Fish soup (Russian ukha soup)
14.30 – 16.00 – arrival to Kaliningrad (main museum building of the Museum of the World Ocean)

USEFUL INFORMATION

Measures preventing the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19)

In order to prevent from spreading a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19), when organizing congresses and conferences, it is necessary to comply with the measures provided for by MR 3.1 / 2.1.0198-20 Guidelines, approved by the head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing issued on June 26, 2020.

According to the order of the head of Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing in the Kaliningrad Region, participants are allowed to the meeting if they have been vaccinated against a new coronavirus infection or if their laboratory test for a new coronavirus infection by the polymerase chain is negative and received no earlier than 72 hours before the start of the event. At the museum objects, conference participants must wear a hygienic mask (respirator).

HOSTELS

Dear participants, these are the hotels nearest to the meeting venue:

IBIS Hotel, Kaliningrad Centre
52 Moskovsky Avenue, Kaliningrad
Tel: +7 (4012) 596-430
Fax: +7 (4012) 596-454
e-mail: h7258-fo1@accor.com
www.ibis-kaliningrad-center-hotel.nochi.com/

Holiday Inn Kaliningrad
1 Hugo St, Kaliningrad
Tel: +7 (4012) 313-417
www.hi-kaliningrad.com/nomera
Dear participants of the conference, Enter promo code “Maritime Heritage” when booking your room at the «Holiday Inn Kaliningrad Hotel» via e-mail reservations@hi-kaliningrad.com or phone +7 (4012) 313-413 and get a 25% discount.

Kaliningrad Hotel
81 Leninsky Avenue, Kaliningrad
Tel: +7 (4012) 350-531
Fax: +7 (4012) 536-021
e-mail: rezerv@hotel.kaliningrad.ru
hotel.kaliningrad.ru

Europe: hotel and apartments
30 Teatralnaya St, Kaliningrad
Tel: +7 (4012) 310-495, +7 (4012) 310-495
e-mail: info@hoteleuropa.ru
https://www.hoteleuropa.ru/rooms/

Moscow Hotel
19 Mira Avenue, Kaliningrad
Tel: +7(4012) 352-300, +7(4012) 352-333
Fax: +7(4012) 357-771
e-mail: welcomemsk@hotel.kaliningrad.ru
hotelmoskva.info

Payment for travel and accommodation at the expense of the sending organization.

 

CAFES AND RESTAURANTS

There are various cafes, restaurants and coffee houses in the vicinity of the Museum of the World Ocean

Restaurant "Lastadie"
st. Victor Hugo, 1
Opening hours: 11.00 – 23:00
Tel: 8 (401) 231-34-13

Cafe "Avenue"
Business center "Baltiyskiy",
Moskovskiy prospect, 40
Opening hours: 10.00 – 22:00
Tel: 8 (401) 269-58-00

Cafe "ButterBrot"
Business center "Baltiyskiy",
Moskovskiy prospect, 40
Opening hours: 10.00 – 19:00

Cafe "Chaikhana 3in1"
Business center "Baltiyskiy",
Moskovskiy prospect, 40
Opening hours: 10.00 – 23:00
Tel:  8 (963) 296-02-98

Bakery "Königsbäcker"
Business center "Baltiyskiy",
Moskovskiy prospect, 40
Opening hours: 10.00 – 20:00
Tel: 8 (401) 230-30-40

Coffee house "Koritsa"
Business center "Baltiyskiy",
Moskovskiy prospect, 40
Opening hours: 10.00 – 19:00

Espresso bar "Coffee365"
Moskovskiy prospect, 48a
Opening hours: 08.00 – 19:30
Tel: 8 (905) 246-83-37

Restaurant "Steindamm 99"
st. Zhitomirskaya, 22
Opening hours: 10.00 – 23:00
Tel: 8 (401) 238-84-70

Food court
Mall "Kaliningrad Plaza",
Leninsky prospect, 30
Opening hours: 10.00 – 21:00

Restaurant "Tetka Fisher" (Aunt Fisher)
st. Shevchenko, 11 A
Opening hours: 10.00 – 00:00
Tel: 8 (401) 238-74-47

Bakery "Königsbäcker"
st. Zhitomirskaya, 6
Opening hours: 08.00 – 21.00

Pan-Asian restaurant "Sushi & More"
Hotel "Kaliningrad", Leninsky prospect, 81
Opening hours: 11.00 – 23:00

Croissant Cafe
pr-t. Leninsky, 67
Opening hours: 08.00 – 21:00
Tel: 8 (401) 230-30-40

Cafe "Stolle"
st. Barnaulskaya, 2-B
Opening hours: 08.00 – 22:00

Quick service restaurant "Povaryoshka"
Leninsky prospect, 8
Opening hours: 09.00 – 22:00
Tel: 8 (401) 276-76-82

Food court
Mall "Europe", st. Teatralnaya, 30
Opening hours: 10.00 – 21:00

Koshernaya Stolovaya (Kosher Canteen)
st. Oktyabrskaya, 1A
Opening hours: 10.00 – 18:00

French restaurant "Madame Boucher"
st. Oktyabrskaya, 2a
Opening hours: 10.00 – 23:00
Tel: 8 (921) 619-25-95

Bar "Verf"
st. Oktyabrskaya, 4
Opening hours: 10.00 – 00:00
Tel: 8 (401) 230-71-30

Restaurant "Fish Club"
st. Oktyabrskaya, 4A
Opening hours: 12.00 – 00:00
Tel: 8 (4012) 30‒71‒40

Western food restaurant "Hofburg"
st. Oktyabrskaya, 6A
Opening hours: 12.00 – 21:00
Tel: 8 (401) 259-22-22

 

HOW TO GET THERE?

Dear participants, here are some directions and guides on how to get to the Museum of the World Ocean:

By bus (route 244-E, you should get off at “Hotel Kaliningrad” stop) – this is the simplest and cheapest way if you go to the Museum from the airport. An average journey time is 45 minutes. You can find detailed information about city-terminal service on the airport website (www.kgd.aero/transport/how/bus/).

By taxi - this is the most comfortable and fastest way. It is ssuitable for late arrival. We recommend to use official services for your safety. Dispatch counters for ordering a taxi are located on the ground floor of the terminal building.

If you stay at one of the hotels we have proposed, you can get to the Museum by the taxi, the contacts of which you find at the registration desk, or you can use the following public transport:

Trolley bus 2 and 7 or minibus 72 and 75 (you should get off at "SK Yunost" stop)

Bus 3 and 24 or minibus 63 (you should get off at "Hotel Kaliningrad" stop)

A morning autumn walk will be a pleasant start of the day if you stay at the hotel not far from the museum.

Have a safe journey!

CONTACTS

PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS:

Federal State Government-Financed Institution for Culture
“The Museum of the World Ocean”
1 Petra Velikogo Embankment, Kaliningrad, Russia
Phone: +7 (4012) 564-886, 53-89-15, fax 34-02-11

Larisa Zubina
Deputy Director General for Science
e-mail: zubina_larisa@mail.ru
Phone: +7(4012) 564-880 (ext. 137)

Vasilina Medvedeva
Head for Department of Nature
e-mail: v.stepancova@yandex.ru
Phone: +7(4012) 564-883, 564-880 (ext. 126)

Secretariat
conf2021@world-ocean.ru