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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 the region and overseas, including Dr. Richard A. Pegg, Director and Curator of Asian Art, MacLean Collection, Chicago, Dr. Mario Cams from the University of Macau, and Dr. Gordian Gaeta from Dubai.

A special map and chart exhibition, specially curated by Mr. K.L. Tam (Board member, Hong Kong Maritime Museum) is presented.

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 (Full Package)
HK $2,200
(US $280)
2. Welcome drinks and Dinner only
HK $980
(US $125)
3. Special rate for Friends of HKMM (Full Package)
US $ 220
(HK $1,730)
4. 1-Day Participation on 19th October 2018, including materials and papers of the Symposium, entrance fees for the Museum, coffee breaks, café lunch, and 1-Day Symposium HK $350
 

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
 
 

How To Register?

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 (Full Package)
HK $2,200
(US $280)
2. Welcome drinks and Dinner only
HK $980
(US $125)
3. Special rate for Friends of HKMM (Full Package)
US $ 220
(HK $1,730)
4. 1-Day Participation on 19th October 2018, including materials and papers of the Symposium, entrance fees for the Museum, coffee breaks, café lunch, and 1-Day Symposium
HK $350
 
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 (Full Package): 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-full-package.html
 
 
 
4.      1-Day Participation on 19th October 2018, including materials and papers of the Symposium, entrance fees for the Museum, coffee breaks, café lunch, and 1-Day Symposium: http://www.hkmaritimemuseum.org/eng/visit/gift-shop/online-store/70/110/146/imcos-2018-hong-kong-1-day-participation-on-19th-october-2018-including-materials-and-papers-of-the-symposium-entrance-fees-for-the-museum-coffee-breaks-caf%C3%A9-lunch-and-1-day-symposium.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”
 

Time

Programme

Venue

18th October 2018 (Thursday)

6:00 – 7:30pm

Registration, Welcome Drinks and Preview of Map Exhibition at HKMM

Long Gallery, HKMM

19th October 2018 (Friday)

8:40 – 9:00am

Registration (if applicable)

Special Exhibitions Gallery, HKMM

9:00 – 9:20am

Opening addresses by:            

  • Richard Wesley, Museum Director, HKMM; and
  • Hans D. Kok, IMCoS Chairman

Section I: Maps of Asia and Beyond

9:20 – 9:55am

Foreign Influence in Chinese Shipping and Evolution of Chinese Sea Charts in the 17th Century

K.L. Tam, Managing Director, Kingstar Shipping Limited & Director;Board Director of HKMMLtd.

9:55 – 10:30am

Maps, the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean and Science

Professor Fung Kam Wing, University of Hong Kong

10:30 – 10:45am

***Morning coffee break***

10:50 – 11:25am

The First Encounter of European and East Asian Cartographies

Prof. Mario Cams, Assistant Professor, University of Macau Department of History

11:25 – 12:00pm

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

12:00 –12: 15pm

Panel Discussion: Q & A
Moderator: Dr. Libby Chan, HKMM

 

12:15 – 1:30pm

***Lunch***

 

1:30 – 2:15 pm

Map exhibition Tour
led by K.L. Tam and Fung Kam Wing

 

Long Gallery and B Deck Galleries

Section II:Case Studies and Beyond

 

2:15 – 2: 50 pm

Charting the Life of Captain Daniel Ross of the Bombay Marine

Dr. Stephen Davies, Honorary Professor, University of Hong Kong

Special Exhibitions Gallery, HKMM

2:50 – 3:25 pm

Jansson’s Xuntien alias Quinzay - City map or Chimera?

Dr. Marco Caboara, Digital Scholarship and Archives Manager, Lee Shau Kee Library, HKUST

3:25 – 4:00 pm

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

 

4:00 – 4:15 pm

*** Afternoon tea break***

 

4:15 – 4: 45 pm

Panel Discussion: Challenges for Maps Collecting

Speakers:
Richard Pegg, Jonathan Wattis, K.L. Tam, Fung Kam Wing, Gordian Gaeta

 

Moderators:

Mr. Richard Wesley, Museum Director, HKMM; and Dr. Libby Chan, Assistant Director (Curatorial and Collections), HKMM

4:45 – 5:30 pm

*** Guided Tour of HKMM ***

   East Meets West exhibition

Permanent Galleries and KM Koo Ship Bridge Simulator, HKMM

7:00 – 9:00pm

Symposium Dinner

 

20th October 2018 (Saturday) (Excursion)

9:30am

Bus tour from Hong Kong Maritime Museum to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 

10:15 – 10:45am

Inspection of Map Gallery

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

10:45 – 11:00 am

Morning tea

11:00 – 12:00noon

Presentation by Dr. Marco Caboara concerning the past, present and future of HKUST map collection

12:00 – 1:00pm

Sandwich Lunch

1:15pm

Bus departs from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to Central

 

2:15 – 2:45 pm

Inspection of exhibitionA History of Hong Kong in 50 Maps: A selection of unusual maps, charts and plan 1775 – 1979

Jonathan Wattis,
Wattis Fine Art Gallery

Wattis Fine Art Gallery, Hollywood Road, Central

2:45pm

Farewell reception