Conference in Kaunas - 20-23 March, 2007 Print E-mail



   

Baltic Culture and Tourism Route Fortresses (BFR
an INTERREG-III-B - project of the European Union

International Scientific Conference
"Research, protection, reconstruction and rehabilitation of fortresses"

20 - 23 March, 2007 - KAUNAS, Lithuania

Registration Form  (in DOC format)

Information about organization 

Scientific committee:

  • chairman: Dr.-eng. Hans-Rudolf Neumann, architect, Berlin
  • PD Dr. hab. Frank Riesbeck, Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Dr. Valdas Rakutis, Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas
  • assoc. prof. dr. Kestutis Zaleckis, University of Technology, Kaunas
  • mgr. Estela Gruzdiene, Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas
  • M.A. Ramona Simone Dornbusch,Europa-Universitat Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

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Organizing committee:  

                              

                              

                              

Kaunas City Municipality
Vytautas Magnus University
KUT Institute of Architecture
and Construction


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Information for the speakers:

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Information to the participants:

You are asked to fill the registration form and identify the time and place of your arrival till 24th of February, 2007.

Information about hotels:

Hotel “Metropolis”

S. Daukanto g. 21
LT-44249, KAUNAS
Tel. +370 37 205992

the prices:

  • Single room – 90 Lt (25 Eu)
  • 2 bed room – 120 Lt (35Eu)
  • Apartments – 172 Lt (50 Eu)

 

The conference is organized by:

Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas Municipality, Institut of Architecture and Construction of Kaunas University of Technology,

On behave of the EU project INTERREG III B

"Baltic Fortress Route" partners

Conference fee: 30 EUR (the fee covers: information and materials of the conference).  

 

 

PROGRAMME

  Tuesday, 20 March 2007

   

Arrival of participants
13.00
 Lunch (restaurant "Rambynas", Vasario 16-oslos str. 2 - only with invitations)
14.30 - 18.30  BFRNetwork meeting for all BFR-partners
(Kaunas City Municipality, Laisves al. 96)

Presentation of TDICF, Introduction of TIS to Scientific Public
19.00  Opening of the conference with BFR - partners and Guests (Restaurant "Rambynas", Vasario 16-osios str. 2) 
  Welcome Cocktail 
  Wednesday 21 March, 2007 
  (Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), S.Daukanto str. 28 "Small hall") 
08.00 - 09.00  Registration (VMU, S.Daukanto str. 28 foyer) 
09.00 - 10.30  Opening Session: Words of Welcome and Introduction 
  prof. habil. dr. Juozas Augutis: Vice Rector for Research, Vytautas Magnus University of Kaunas
  Arvydas Garbaravicius: Mayor of Kaunas 
  dr. Egidijus Blazevicius: Director, Institute of Architecture and Construction, Kaunas 
  dr. Andrzej Kunt: Mayor of Kostrzyn, Leadpartner BFR 
  dipl.-vw. Hartmut Roder: GKU Berlin, Management Coordinator BFR 
  dr.-eng. Hans-Rudolf Neumann: Architect, Scientific Coordinator BFR 
21-22 of March, 2007  Personal photo exhibition by Gintaras Cesonis (Vytautas Magnus University, S.Donelaicio str. 52, foyer). 
  Wednesday 21 March, 2007 
  (VMU, S.Daukanto str. 28, "Small hall") 
10.30 - 11.30  1 st Plenary Session Topic 1: History and architecture of fortresses
Chairman: assoc. prof. dr. Kestutis Zaleckis 
10.30 - 11.00  dr. Rudi Rolf: Progress and tradition in fortification 
11.00 - 11.30  Andrea Theissen: Nature and monument - a general problem of fortresses 
11.30 - 12.00  Coffee break 
12.00 - 12.45  Parallel Session (Work Group 1) (VMU, M.Romer Law Reading Room, S.Donelaicio str. 28 - 205 a.) Coastal fortresses of Latvia, Chairman: Jurijs Melkonovs 
12.00 - 12.20  mgr. Sylvia Bryla: Development of modern fortifications In Gdansk 
12.20 - 12.45  Avenir P. Avsianov: Fortress Koenigsberg 
12.00 - 12.45  Parallel Session (Work Group 2) (VMU, "Small hall")
Restoration and Nature Management
Chairman: PD dr. hab. Frank Riesbeck 
12.00 - 12.20  Michal Czasnojc: Restoration of the Berlin gate at Kostrzyn Fortress 
12.20 - 12.45  arch. Kestutis Linkus: Restoration of the IX-th fort of Kaunas fortress
12.45 - 14.00  Lunch (Restaurant "Rambynas", Vasario 16-osios str. 2 - only with invitations) 
  VMU, S.Daukanto str. 28, "Small hall"
14.00 - 16.00  2nd Plenary Session
Topic 2: Restoration and nature management in the fortresses
Chairman: dr.-eng. Hans-Rudolf Neumann 
14.00 - 14.30  PD dr. hab. Frank Riesbeck: Relationship between Monument and Nature
14.30 - 15.00  arch. Carlos Scheltema: Restoration of Naarden fortification 
15.00 - 15.30  prof. dr.-eng. Harald Garrecht: Monitoring of earth covered casemates in fortresses 
15.30 - 15.50  Coffee break 
15.50 - 17.20  Parallel Session (Work Group 3) (VMU, S.Donelaicio str. 28 - 205 a.)
Fortress utiiization (l)
Chairman: mgr. Estela Gruzdiene 
15.50 - 16.10  dipl.-eng. Andreas Werk: Fort Gorgast as a successful example of fort utilization 
16.10 - 16.30  mgr.-eng. Piotr Twardochleb: Perspectives of Kostrzyn fortress 
16.30 - 16.50  Anna Prejzner: Good use of Swinoujscie fortifications: recreational offers and future visions
16.50 - 17.20  mgr. Zdzislaw Balewski: Perspective of development of Yistula Mouth Fort in Gdansk
15.50 - 17.20  Parallel Session (Work Group 2) (VMU, S.Daukanto str. 28, "Small hall")
Restoration and Nature Management
Chairman: PD dr. hab. Frank Riesbeck 
15.50 - 16.10  prof. dr. Neringa Pauziene: Bats in Kaunas fortress
16.10 - 16.30  dipl.-eng. dr. Frank Knorr: Bastion restoration and nature management in Peitz
16.30 - 16.50  mgr.-eng. Lukasz Pardela: Restoration of Fortress Srebrna Góra, Poland
16.50 - 17.20  mgr. Gunar Issbruecker: Nature in the 5th fort of Kaunas and Kaliningrad forts
  Thursday, 22 March, 2007 
  (VMU, S.Daukanto str. 28, "Small hall") 
08.30 - 10.30
3rd Plenary Session
Topic 3: Utilization concepts of fortresses
Chairman: dr.-eng. Hans-Rudolf Neumann
08.30 - 09.00 
dr. phil. Angelika Taube: The utilization concept of Koenigstein fortress in Saxony
09.00 - 09.30 Peter Ros: The re-use of the fortresses in the New Dutch Waterline, examples of different forms of ownership
09.30 - 10.00
Coffee break
10.30 - 11.00
Julia E. lvanova: Usage of Kronstadt Fortress
11.30 - 12.00  Joanne Cable: Embedding Heritage Regeneration within Physical Urban Development
11.30 - 13.10  Parallel Session (Work Group 1) (VMU, M.Romer Law Reading Room, S.Donelaicio str. 28 - 205 a.)
Research on History and Architecture of fortresses
Chairman: dr. Valdas Rakutis
11.30 - 11.50  arch. Nijole Steponaityte / assoc. prof. dr. Kestutis Zaleckis: Kaunas fortress: architecture and history
11.50 - 12.10  mgr. Lukasz Bielewski: Fortress Boyen
12.10 - 12.30  mgr. Ingrida Veliute, dr. Valdas Rakutis: Former fortresses of Russian Empire
12.30 - 12.50  mgr.-eng. Marzena Wojda: Modlin Fortress
12.50 - 13.10  mgr. Estela Gruzdiene: Kaunas fortress aviation history
11.30 - 13.10  Parallel Session (Work Group 3) (VMU, S.Daukanto str. 28, "Small hall")
Fortress utilization (II)
Chairman: assoc. prof. dr. Kestutis Zaleckis
11.30 - 11.50  dr. Halina Kropinova: Utilization offers in Kaliningrad forts
11.50 - 12.10  Alexander Panfilov: Utilization of the 1 st fort of Kaliningrad
12.10 - 12.30  mgr. -eng. Karolina Bilska: Fortification of Kolobrzeg as useful elements of tourism infrastructure
12.30 - 13.10  assoc. prof. dr. Kestutis Zaleckis: Ideas for tomorrow: student works of the University of Technology Kaunas
13.15 - 14.45
Lunch (Restaurant "Rambynas", Vasario 16-osios str. 2 - only with invitations) 
14.45 - 15.45
Closing session and Press conference
- dr. Valdas Rakutis: Presentation of results Work Group 1
- PD dr. hab. Frank Riesbeck: Presentation of results Work Group 2
- assoc. prof. dr. Kestutis Zaleckis: Presentation of results Work Group 3
- Resolution of „Kaunas Declaration"

Discussion
15.45 - 16.15
coffee break
16.30 - 18.00
Meeting of present and future Fort-Pool partners (VMU, S.Daukanto str. 28, "Small hall")
16.30 - 18.00
Meeting of present and future Brain-Pool partners (VMU, M.Romer Law Reading Room, S.Donelaicio str. 28 - 205 a.)
18.00 - 19.00
Common meeting of present and future Fort-Pool and Brain-Pool partners (VMU, S.Daukanto str. 28, "Small hall")
  Friday, 23 March, 2007
09.00 - 15.00
Excursion: Kaunas Fortress (special programme) Farewell snack and discussion (Kaunas IX Fort Museum)
  Departure of last participants

 

 

 
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