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WELCOME TO THE 36th IMCOS-SYMPOSIUM-HONG KONG 2018

Following the Manila programme (14th to 17th October), a Hong Kong Symposium will be held from 19th to 20th October, with 18th October as the travelling day.

The co-hosts, Hong Kong Maritime Museum and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library have organised a 2-day programme, supported by Jonathan Wattis, IMCOS Representative for Hong Kong and Director, Wattis Fine Art.

Themed Cultural Encounters in Maps of China, the organisers have assembled a group of speakers comprising distinguished academics and prominent collectors from Hong Kong and overseas, including Dr. Lin Jeng-yi from the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Dr. Mario Cams from the University of Macau, and Dr. Gordian Gaeta from Dubai.

A special mapand chart exhibition, specially curated by Mr. K.L. Tam (Board member, Hong Kong Maritime Museum) will bepresented from 18th October to 17th November 2018.

Prices per Participant:
1. Materials and papers of the Symposium, entrance fees for the Museum, welcome drinks, coffee breaks, café lunch, Symposium Dinner, 1-Day Symposium and Excursion       US $280 (HK $2200)
2. Early Bird Price (till 31 May 2018)    US $220 (HK $1730)
3. Welcome drinks and Dinner only      US$125 (HK $980)
 

For enquiries, please contact Marketing team at marketing@hkmaritimemuseum.org

International Map Collectors Society

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Wattis Fine Art

 

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library

 
The 36th International IMCOS Symposium 2018 in Manila
 
 

Hotel Recommendations

Hong Kong Island (Museum's side) 

iclub Sheung Wan Hotel (with special rate)
138 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
(30 minutes including MTR and walking)
 

How To Register?

Early Bird Registration by 31 May 2018
Deadline by 30 September 2018
 

Please register online at https://tinyurl.com/imcos-2018-hk-registration

 
Prices per Participant:
1. Materials and papers of the Symposium, entrance fees for the Museum, welcome drinks, coffee breaks, café lunch, Symposium Dinner, 1-Day Symposium and Excursion       US $280 (HK $2200)
2. Early Bird Price (till 31 May 2018)    US $220 (HK $1730)
3. Welcome drinks and Dinner only      US$125 (HK $980)
 
 
Payment Options:
 
1.     Cheque
Crossed cheque made payable to ‘Hong Kong Maritime Museum Limited’ can be mailed directly to Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central Pier No. 8.
 
2.     Direct Transfer
Bank Name:  The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
Account Name: Hong Kong Maritime Museum Limited
Account No: 502-411523-292
*All bank charges are to be borne by client
Please email bank-in slip/ online payment receipt to marketing@hkmaritimemuseum.org
 
3.     Online Payment (Paypal) *Only available on desktop version 
*All bank charges are to be borne by client
  1. Materials and papers of the Symposium, entrance fees for the Museum, welcome drinks, coffee breaks, café lunch, Symposium Dinner, 1-Day Symposium and Excursion: http://www.hkmaritimemuseum.org/chi/visit/gift-shop/online-store/70/110/139/imcos-2018-hong-kong-materials-and-papers-of-the-symposium-entrance-fees-for-the-museum-welcome-drinks-coffee-breaks-caf%C3%A9-lunch-symposium-dinner-1-day-symposium-and-excursion.html
  2. Early Bird Price (till 31 May 2018): http://www.hkmaritimemuseum.org/chi/visit/gift-shop/online-store/70/110/140/imcos-2018-hong-kong-materials-and-papers-of-the-symposium-entrance-fees-for-the-museum-welcome-drinks-coffee-breaks-caf%C3%A9-lunch-symposium-dinner-1-day-symposium-and-excursion-early-bird-price-till-31-may-2018.html
  3. Welcome drinks and Dinner only: http://www.hkmaritimemuseum.org/chi/visit/gift-shop/online-store/70/110/141/imcos-2018-hong-kong-welcome-drinks-and-dinner-only.html
4.     In Person
Pay in cash, by cheque or by Credit Card at the Museum (Central Pier No. 8) during opening hours (Monday-Friday 09:30-17:30, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 10:00-19:00).

Programme Rundown

IMCoS Symposium 2018 in Hong Kong: “Cultural Encounters in Maps of China”
 
Programme
18th October 2018 (Thursday)
Registration, Welcome Drinks and Preview of Exhibition at HKMM
19th October 2018 (Friday)
Registration (if applicable)
Opening addresses by:
·         Richard Wesley, Museum Director, HKMM; and
·         Hans D. Kok, IMCoS Chairman
Foreign Influence in Chinese Shipping and Evolution of Chinese Sea Charts in the  17th Century
K.L. Tam, Managing Director, Kingstar Shipping Limited & Director, HKMM
Maps, the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean and Science
Professor Fung Kam-Wing, University of Hong Kong
***Morning coffee break***
The First Encounter of European and East Asian Cartographies
Dr. Mario Cams,  Assistant Professor, University of Macau Department of History
Mapping Hong Kong – from Documenting Bandit Hideouts to a Global Destination
Dr. Gordian Gaeta, Collector of the long-term loan The Gordian Gaeta Collection at HKMM
*** Lunch ***
Charting the Life of Captain Daniel Ross of the Bombay Marine
Dr. Stephen Davies, Honorary Professor, University of Hong Kong
Cross-reference on Maps and Literature, and the Methodology of Researching China Maps
Dr. Lin Jeng-yi, Director, Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum, Taipei
*** Afternoon tea break***
Jansson’s Xuntien alias Quinzay - City map or Chimera?
Dr. Marco Caboara, Digital Scholarship and Archives Manager, Lee Shau Kee Library, HKUST
Maps and Ships: Maritime Trade in the China Seas from the 16th to 18th Centuries
Dr. Richard A. Pegg, Director and Curator of Asian Art, MacLean Collection, Chicago
Symposium Dinner [Venue: TBC]
20th October 2018 (Saturday)
Bus tour from Hong Kong Maritime Museum to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Inspection of Map Gallery
Morning tea
Presentation by Dr. Marco Caboara concerning the past, present and future of HKUST map collection
Sandwich Lunch
Return to Wattis Fine Art Gallery, Hollywood Road, Central  for inspection of exhibition
"Early maps and charts of Hong Kong and the Pearl River c1775 - 1975"
Farewell reception