Marine Archaeology in Latin America: Connecting Communities, Building Capacity

Fabio Esteban Amador

 

Date: 2018-05-11
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Atkinson Hall - Calit2 Auditorium, UC San Diego

Guest Speaker: Fabio Esteban Amador
Ph.D.


DESCRIPTION/ABSTRACT:

Since 2014, the Organización Latinoamericana de Arqueología Subacuática (OLAS) has been building capacity, empowering stewardship, and fostering pride across underwater cultural heritage communities in Latin America. Dr. Fabio Amador will share his experience working with colleagues to create training and knowledge-sharing opportunities in Mexico, Cuba, El Salvador, Panama, Colombia, Peru, and Uruguay.


SPEAKER BIO:

Fabio Esteban Amador, Ph.D., is an archaeologist, photographer, and certified Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) instructor. He is founder and president of Fundación OLAS and is currently teaching workshops in underwater survey methods and photogrammetry in Latin America.