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The ICNT 2017 will take place in Bali, an island in Indonesia with particularly strong cultural roots.. Religious rules and rituals are embedded in family life, social interactions of all types, arts, occupations, and practical skills. Its rich tradition is also expressed in the integration of culture and the environment.

The five-day conference will be held at Gianyar, one of nine regencies in Bali. The venues include The Republic of Indonesia Palace of Tampaksiring, the Royal Palace of Gianyar, Galleries and Art Space to the old traditional village of Samuan Tiga.

  • To the top of the hill Queen Elizabeth II has a representative in Bermuda, the Governor John Rankin. As Patron of the Bermuda National Trust Governor Rankin will officially open the ICNT – with real fanfare. He’s also inviting everyone back to his house for drinks! Photo credit: The Bermuda Society But this is not just any house. Government House is the official ...
  • Stay a while ~ EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS DECEMBER 15 Bermuda is a tiny and isolated archipelago in the north Atlantic Ocean – and there’s so much to do there! It’s always a surprise to visitors how much there is to see and do on just 21 square miles. A number of conference delegates are planning to arrive early and/or stay after the conference and our ...
  • Nonsuch Island. Monday 25 March This is a chance to see the second rarest seabird on the planet and Bermuda’s single most important nature reserve. Bermuda’s Conservation Officer, Jeremy Madeiros, will show visitors around Nonsuch Island where the critically endangered Bermuda Petrel or “Cahow” is being nurtured – having been rediscovered after 300+ years of being considered to be “extinct”. ...
  • More than 400 years of conservation Conservation legislation came early to Bermuda – in 1620 to be exact. Approximately a decade earlier, when the island was first inhabited, sea turtles were abundant and a culinary favourite of early settlers. Unfortunately this led to a dramatic decline in the turtle population. The response was what is believed to be the earliest written ...
  • Helping the community to care A major issue for organisations wanting to engage with their communities is education – in all its forms. The Bermuda National Trust (BNT) takes its educational mission seriously, in the knowledge that if people don’t know about or understand what the Trust does then it cannot hope to gain buy-in from the community. In addition, sustainability ...
  • Gibraltar of the West. Tuesday, March 26 and Sunday, March 31 Come along to hear a story of great intrigue where 91 forts were constructed around the islands of Bermuda for two very different reasons! On our adventure will take us to 3 fortresses of great importance since the country was first established in 1612. You’ll visit Fort Scaur, built as a significant first-line of defence, ...
  • Getting to know the capital. Tuesday, March 26 and Sunday, March 31 Enjoy a walking tour of Bermuda’s capital with the knowledgeable award-winning Hamilton Town Crier Ed Christopher. This two-hour tour of the City of Hamilton is a not-to-be-missed cultural experience with commentary that’s guaranteed to be as colourful as the Town Crier’s wardrobe. This walk through Hamilton that will provide insights into the city’s past, present ...
  • An overview of our locations If you’d like to have a better idea of where your days in Bermuda will be spent in March, have a look at the interactive map of Bermuda!
  • An agenda for all: ICNT Bermuda The latest version of the conference programme has been circulated to all registrants. Conference sessions will cover the whole of Bermuda, east to west, providing delegates with a rich all-island experience. Day 1 (Wednesday 27 March) we go east to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of St George’s, Bermuda’s capital until 1815. Delegates will be greeted ...