Sunday 18 March 2018, Bonnefantenmuseum

- Possibility to visit TEFAF
12.30 Registration with Coffee
13.00 Welcome and Introduction to the Conference
Official Opening - Stijn Huijts, Director Bonnefantenmuseum
Introduction to the Conference - Hildegard Schneider, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University
13.30 Peter van den Brink - Keynote
Director of the Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Aachen
Looted Art and the edges of morality  
14.00 Andrzej Jakubowski - Keynote
Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
Global Governance of Cultural Heritage: the Role of the UN Security Council
14.30 Discussion
15.00 Coffee Break
15.30 Panel I: Illicit Trade ǀ Moderator: Hildegard Schneider
  Olivier Nieuwenhuijse, LDE Center for Global Heritage and Development (Leiden, Leiden University); Institut für Vorderasiatische Archäologie (Berlin, Freie Universität)
At the Source of Illicit Trade in Iraq and Syria
Marja van Heese, Cultural Heritage Inspectorate
The role of the enforcement bodies in preventing illicit trade 
Mahmut Kobal, Maastricht University
Combating illicit trade in art and cultural goods and the challenges for the customs authorities
17.00 Visit
OR Stichting Restauratie Atelier Limburg (limited places)
18.00 Conference Dinner (Ipanema)
20.00 Dinner Speech "Made2Measure - the economic impact of the creative industries in Maastricht" by Rachel Pownall (Maastricht University) & Response by Yelena Kharitonova (Founder / Creative Director Caravan Cultura)
Results Survey Cultural Participation by Joop de Jong (Maastricht University)

Monday 19 March 2018, Van Eyck Academie

09.00 Registration with Coffee
09.30 Panel II: Collaboration ǀ Moderator: Vivian van Saaze
  Kristin Hausler, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Cultural Heritage after Brexit: Measure for Measure
Marina Lostal, The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Illicit traffic of cultural property and the Islamic State: an insight into the modus operandi of the organization and the gaps of cultural heritage law
Alessandro Chechi, Université de Genève
ArThemis and RAM: Tools for enhancing cooperation in the art world
Bart Zwegers, Maastricht University
Collaboration and collision. On (the lack of) collaboration in the heritage field
11.00 Coffee Break
11.30 Panel III: Restitution ǀ Moderator: Hildegard Schneider
  Sophie Vigneron, University of Kent
The return of illicitly exported cultural objects - The implementation of the 2014/60 Directive in France and the UK
James Ratcliffe, Art Loss Register
What drives restitution, law or reputation?
Lars van Vliet, Maastricht University
The Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act: the first practical applications
13.00 Lunch Break ǀ Webinar on contemporary relevance of genocide and (European) identity; Resistance and (European) identity (optional)
14.30 Panel IV: Returning Cultural Objects ǀ Moderator: Hildegard Schneider
  Nanette Snoep, Director of the State Ethnographic Collections of Saxony 
Jos van Beurden, affiliated researcher Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Deaccessioning  colonial collections – The case of Museum Nusantara
Vanessa Tünsmeyer, Maastricht University
Repatriation as a human rights concern – a familiar refrain of a much-needed song
16.00 Coffee Break
16.30 Panel V: Art & Technology ǀ Moderator: Rachel Pownall
  Sally Wyatt, Maastricht University
Linda Rodrigues-Neves, Maastricht University
17.30 Wrap-up and Closure