The 2011 African Diaspora Heritage Trail Conference (ADHT) is all set to take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia on September 22-24. It is still time to register to attend. The ADHT annual conference creates a unique and inspiring learning environment for all committed to the development of African Diaspora heritage destinations. From all parts of the globe, visitors and locals gather to explore trends, experience cultural expressions, participate in professional development sessions, examine model heritage trail programmes and enjoy establishing viable international networks.
The ADHT conference in Nova Scotia will focus on preserving, promoting and protecting the culture and heritage influences of people of African descent around the globe. Featured presenters will include renown African studies scholar Dr. Molefi Kete Asante, Smithsonian Institute director John W. Franklin, Louisianana’s World Studies Institute founder Charles Larrogue, renown author Lawrence Hill, UNESCO program specialist Edmond Moukala, travel consultant and operator Dr. Gaynelle Henderson, award-winning documentary filmmaker Sylvia Hamilton and a host of other experts in the culture and heritage fields.