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Programme of International Symposium

"Tree avenues - from War to Peace"

12 & 13 November - Liffol-le-Grand (France)

Bilingual Symposium (English and French). Simultaneous translation will be provided throughout the symposium

 

MONDAY 12 November

Bus transfers from Chaumont / Neufchâteau railway stations

9.15

Registration and welcome coffee

10.15

  Opening

  Eric MUTSCHLER - Chair of ALLÉES-AVENUES / avenues of the future / (FR)

10.40

  The Council of Europe and the European Landscape Convention: from war to peace

  Maguelonne DÉJEANT-PONS - Executive secretary of the European Landscape Convention. Council of Europe

10.55

  Road infrastructures: tree avenues in the landscape

 Chantal PRADINES - Managing directof of ALLÉES-AVENUES / avenues of the future / (FR)

11.10

Break

Tree avenues and 1st World War

11.30

  From formal avenue to shattered splinters

  Paul GOUGH - Professor, RMIT University (AU)

11.50

  Trees and their symbolic weight

  Georges FETERMAN - Chair of A.R.B.R.E.S (FR)

12.10

  Arboreal Eloquence: First World War memorial avenues

 Jo-anne MORGAN - PhD (Geography), University of Canterbury (NZ)

12.40

  FEEDBACK and Q & A session

  Isabelle MASSON-LOODTS - Journalist, author, filmmaker  (BE)

12.50

Lunch

Memorial avenues in different countries

14.20

  Australia’s Avenues of Honour – Living memorials

  Stuart READ - Landscape architect, horticulturist, expert member of ICOMOS-IFLA international scientific committee on cultural landscapes (AU)

14.40

  War Memorial Avenues in the UK

  David LAMBERT - Director, The Parks Agency (GB)

15.00

  Canada’s Memorial Avenues of Trees: Roads of Remembrance

  Gordon FULTON - Former National director of historical research, Parks Canada Agency (CA)

15.20

  FEEDBACK and Q & A session

  Stéphanie de COURTOIS - Assistant professor ENSA-Versailles, in charge of the Master's programme Historical gardens, heritage, landscape, member of ICOMOS IFLA international scientific committee on cultural landscapes (FR)

15.35

Break

16.05

  Routes of Memory in the United States: Symbolism, Design and the Landscape

  Dan MARRIOTT - Principal of Paul Daniel Marriott + Associates (USA)

16.25

  Viali della Rimembranza - Italian roads of remembrance

  Marco DEVECCHI - Professor, chair of Osservatorio del paesaggio per il Monferrato e l'Astigiano (IT)

16.45

  New Zealand Avenues of Honour

  Stuart READ - Landscape architect, horticulturist, expert member of ICOMOS-IFLA international scientific committee on cultural landscapes (AU)

17.00

  France, Belgium and Germany, conspicuous by their absence ?

 Chantal PRADINES - Managing director of ALLÉES-AVENUES / avenues of the future / (FR)

17.15

  FEEDBACK and Q & A session

  Linda DICAIRE - Landscape architect, member of ICOMOS IFLA international scientific committee on cultural landscapes

17.30

Interlude

18.45

Concert Arbrassons - Angeli Primitivi

19.10

Gala dinner

22.00

Transfer to accommodation

 

TUESDAY 13 November

8.30

Transfer from accommodation

9.15

  Welcome

  Eric MUTSCHLER - Chair of ALLÉES-AVENUES / avenues of the future / (FR)

Making avenues great again

9.20

  The dynamics for a heritage issue

  Chantal PRADINES - Managing director of ALLÉES-AVENUES / avenues of the future / (FR)

9.30

  Power to the Peaceful, 3 years of community action to save our street trees

  Chris RUST - Co-chair, STAG - Sheffield Tree Action Groups (GB)

9.50

  The example of Montafia d'Asti, tourning point for raising collective awareness

 Angelo PORTA - Counsellor of Legambiente (IT)

 Maria-Vittoria GATTI - Chair of  "I nostri figli. Montafia" (IT)

10.10

  The Avenues of Honour Project Down Under - A trail of discovery

 Glenn WILLIAMS - Director, TREENET (AU)

10.30

  "Avenues, not borders": the idea behind the Polish-German trans-border avenue and how it was done

 Katharina DUJESIEFKEN - Agricultural engineer, Coordinator Trees and tree avenues, BUND-Friends of the Earth Germany (DE)

 Piotr TYSZKO-CHMIELOWIEC - Roads for Nature Programme leader, Foundation for Sustainable Development (PL)

10.50

  FEEDBACK and Q & A session

  Maguelonne DÉJEANT-PONS - Executive secretary of the European Landscape Convention. Council of Europe

  Marina CERVERA - Architect, landscape architect, resident under the Villa Le Nôtre Residencies for Landscape architects programme, 2016 (ES)

11.10

Break

Making avenues great again (continued)

11.30

 Award of Sites & Monuments "Avenue Prize"

 Jérôme FERCHAUD - Board member of Sites & Monuments (FR), Jean-Pierre THIBAULT - Inspector general, Conseil général de l’environnement et du développement durable) (pending)

 Winners: Town of Heining-lès-Bouzonville, "Autour du canal de Bourgogne” (NGO) , "Gien, sauvons les platanes” (action group), Mr. & Mrs. Eppinger, château de Sermange

12.50

Lunch

"Avenues - Horizon 2030"

14.00

  ROUND TABLE- Writing the history of peace for tomorrow. Developing cultural and touristic routes around tree avenues?

 Chantal PRADINES - Managing director of ALLÉES-AVENUES / allées d'avenir / (FR)

 Marina CERVERA - Architect, landscape architect, resident under the Villa Le Nôtre International Residencies for Landscape architects programme, 2016 (ES)

 Erick CONSTENSOU - Head of the Road environment and technical service. Haute-Garonne county council, winner of the 2016 "Avenues Prize" (FR)

 Marie-Madeleine DAMIEN - Chair of Paysages et Sites de mémoire de la Grande Guerre (FR)

 Erwin PFEIFFER - Board member, Deutsche Alleenstraße e.V., deputy head of Tourism, ADAC (DE)

 Barthélémy LEMAL - Mayor of Heining-lès-Bouzonville, winner of 2018 "Avenues Prize" (FR)

 David LAWRY - OAM, Founder TREENET Avenues of Honour Project (AU)

 William TROMP - Board member, Société Française d’Arboriculture (FR)

 Béatrice SAUREL - Artist, landscape architect, tree surgeon,  chromatotherapist (FR)

15.25

 Conclusion

 Eric MUTSCHLER - Chair of ALLÉES-AVENUES / avenues of the future / (FR)

 Simon LECLERC - Vice-chair of Vosges county council (FR)

16.00

Transfer towards Neufchâteau and Chaumont railway stations