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Sunday • February 4 Place Event
6:00 to 10:00 p.m.   Quinta Real Hotel Welcome Reception
and Hospitality Desk
Monday • February 5      
9:00 to 9:30 a.m.   Auditorium Juan Bautista Gutiérrez, Liberty Plaza, Universidad Francisco Marroquín Symposium Inauguration
Roger Baskes, Giancarlo Ibárgüen S., Hans Kok
9:45 to 10:30 a.m.   Speaker:
Sam Bonis
Topic:
Landscapes of Guatemala
10:30 to 11:15 a.m.   Speaker:
Héctor Monzón Despang
Topic:
The Guatemalan Volcanic Arc: A blue-green, fire-born land
11:15 to 11:30 a.m.   Q & A
Bonis and Monzón
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m   Liberty Plaza,
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Coffee break
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.   Auditorium Juan Bautista Gutiérrez, Liberty Plaza, Universidad Francisco Marroquín Speaker:
Richard D. Hansen
Topic:
Mapping the Mirador Basin: Exploration and new technology in the cradle of Maya civilization
Q & A
1:45 to 3:45 p.m.   National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Box lunch and guided tour
7:00 to 10:00 p.m.   Liberty Plaza
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Reception hosted by
Fundación UNO (special invitation)
Map Exhibit inauguration
Book presentation
Popol Vuh and Ixchel Museums tours
       
Tuesday • February 6   Place Event
9:00 to 10:00 a.m.   Auditorium Juan Bautista Gutiérrez, Liberty Plaza, Universidad Francisco Marroquín Speaker:
Richard Pflederer
Topic:
Portolan Charts of the Bay of Honduras
Q & A
10:15 to 11:15 a.m.   Speaker:
Florine Asselbergs
Topic:
Lienzo de Quauhquechollan: New perspectives of the conquest of Guatemala
Q & A
11:15 to 11:45 a.m.   Liberty Plaza,
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Coffee break
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.   Auditorium Juan Bautista Gutiérrez, Liberty Plaza, Universidad Francisco Marroquín Speaker:
Barbara Mundy
Topic:
Mapping the New World for the Spanish Kings: Indigenous artists and the creation of colonial cartography
Q & A
1:00 to 2:30 p.m.   UFM campus Lunch
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.   Auditorium Juan Bautista Gutiérrez, Liberty Plaza, Universidad Francisco Marroquín Speaker:
Armando de la Torre
Topic:
Guatemala in the Making
Q & A
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.   Bus Panoramic city tour
4:30 to 5:30 p.m.   Relief Map of Guatemala Guided tour
7:30 to 10:00 p.m.   Private homes Dinner (special invitation)
       
Wednesday • February 7   Place Event
9:00 to 10:00 a.m.   Auditorium Juan Bautista Gutiérrez, Liberty Plaza, Universidad Francisco Marroquín Speaker:
John Hébert
Topic:
The Search for Interoceanic Communications and the Panama Canal
Q & A
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.   Speaker:
Richard Kagan
Topic:
Perspectives on the Colonial City: Power, politics and people
Q & A
11:00 to 11:30 a.m.   Liberty Plaza, Universidad Francisco Marroquín Coffee break
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.   Auditorium Juan Bautista Gutiérrez, Liberty Plaza, Universidad Francisco Marroquín Speaker:
Giancarlo Ibárgüen S.
Topic:
Cartography and Property Rights
Q & A
1:30 to 2:45 p.m.   Guatemalan Coffee Association, ANACAFE Lunch and Conference
Speaker:

William Hempstead
Topic:
The Application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
in the World of Coffee
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.   Several locations Diverse activities
7:30 to 10:00 p.m.   Liberty Plaza,
Universidad Francisco Marroquín

Reception
Gala Dinner