LDCSummit Speakers: Portuguese Heritage with Maria da Conceição Amaral – With panel sessions that will discuss the world of Luxury design, brought by the excellency of fine craftsmanship, the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship Summit is gathering only the best speakers to debate the future of this wonderful and colourful world of Design. And today we will talk about Maria da Conceição Amaral, considered a reference lecturer invited to various seminars and meetings in Portugal and abroad, Maria is a reference in Portugal’s history and heritage!
Maria da Conceição Amaral, is since May 2016 the CEO of the Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva Foundation as well as maintains the management positions of the Portuguese Decorative Arts Museum (FRESS) and FRESS Training Manager. She is also the current Vice-President of the MultiCulti association – Cultures of the Mediterranean.
She holds a degree in Art History from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Coimbra and holds a post-graduate degree in Cultural Management in the Cities by INDEG / ISCTE in Lisbon. She started her professional career as a conservator of the Portugal Pavilion at Expo.92 Seville. The following year, until 2002, she assumed the position of advisor to the National Commission for the Commemorations of the Portuguese Discoveries, where she was responsible for general coordination, executive commission and management of about 60 exhibitions held in Portugal and abroad and coordination and logistics of roaming in several countries.
Conceição Amaral has a vast and full career, being Director of the Museum of Archeology of Silves where, in addition to all the inheritance of the position, coordinated the General Inventory of Museum Archeology, produced and commissioned several exhibitions and catalogs.
Conceição Amaral will be one of the amazing set o speaker present at the Summit, keep with us to find out, who are the next speakers, the masters and techniques that builds unique design, and a lot more of what is going to happen in the 2nd edition of the Luxury Design & Craftsmanship summit. So if you want to keep up to date with everything follow us at Covet Group, our News Page and our social media on Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram and Pinterest!