Registration is now open for the 2014 National Preservation Conference, PastForward, Nov. 11-14, in Savannah, Ga. Registration and complete conference details are exclusively online at PastForward2014.org.
PastForward inaugurates a new era for the National Preservation Conference. It will debut TrustLive, a series of four live streamed marquee talks that explore preservation through new lenses. This year’s TrustLive presentations will focus on climate change, entrepreneurship, data mapping, and engaging new audiences. Companion educational sessions, our Learning Labs, will expand upon TrustLive themes and there will be ample time for lively discussion and debate with your peers.
A sampling of Learning Labs include Breathing Life into Legacy Cities, a look at how leaders in Newark, NJ are using the city’s past to shape its future; Changing Demographics: The Consequences for Historic Preservation, a study in how demographic shifts are affecting historic neighborhoods; and Ask the Experts: Revolving Fund Coaching, a chance for both veterans and novices to learn how to effectively employ and sustain historic properties redevelopment fund in their communities.... Read More →