The Program*

9:00 - 9:30am | Registration/coffee

SESSION I 9:30 - 11:30 am

  • Eddie O'Hara, Chairman BCRPM (UK) | Chairman's Welcome and opening remarks.
  • Michael J. Reppas, II, Esq., Chairman ACRPS (USA) | A perspective from the ACRPS
  • Emanuel J. Comino AM, Chairman IOC-A-RPM (Australia) | Reflecting on Four Decades of Campaigning. A Perspective from the IOC-A-RPM
  • Eddie O'Hara, Chairman BCRPM (UK) | A perspective from the BCRPM
  • Andrew Dismore, London Assembly Member. Former MP for Hendon. Chair, Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights (UK) | A Legal Perspective.

11:30 - 11:50 | Coffee Break

SESSION II 11:50am - 13:20pm

  • Prof. Dimitrios Pandermalis, President, Acropolis Museum. Professor of Classical Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, (Greece) | Update on the new Acropolis Museum - the First Three Years
  • Dr. Elena Korka, Archaeologist (Greece) | Forging the Elgin Myth
  • Dr. Tom Flynn, Art Historian (UK) | The Concept of the Universal Museum
  • (Representative of British Museum TBC) | The Parthenon Sculptures in the BM. An update
  • Kostas Tsarouchas, Journalist – Publisher (Greece) | "The Acropolis of Athens" -  A new revealing publication
  • Prof. Dr. Judith Herrin, Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies (UK) | Tribute to Eleni Cubitt
  • Christina Borg, Literary Journalist (UK) | Christopher Hitchens. In Memoriam (1949 – 2011)

13:20pm - 14:20pm | Lunch

SESSION III 14:20 - 15:45pm


George Bizos, Human Rights Advocate - Author (South Africa) | Issues Relating to Litigation


  • Open Panel. Chair: Eddie O'Hara (UK)

Issues of Legislation and Litigation

15:45 - 16:05 | Tea

SESSION IV 16:05 - 17:30

  • Open Panel | Chair: Michael J. Reppas, II, Esq. (USA)

Panelists: Eddie O’Hara, Emanuel J. Comino AM, George Bizos

Topic: Taking stock

The Current State of the campaign | Options for the present and future | Planning a coherent campaign | How to coordinate IT to maximum and optimum effect.


  • Campaign Regional Updates:
    • UNITED KINGDOM: Marlen Godwin, BCRPM
    • AUSTRALIA: Dennis Tritaris, IOC-A-RPM, (Via Video Link)
    • USA: Konstantine Vaxevaneris, Creative Director, ACRPS



  • Arrangements for "Organised Attendance" at the British Museum and Colloquy Closing Remarks


17:30 Close

*Program may be subject to change