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Historic Preservation forum welcomes all

By Staff | Jan 22, 2016

The 7th annual Nationa Forum on Historic Preservation: A critical examination of the next 650 years, will be held Mar. 18-19 at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.

Sponsors for the event include The Master of Arts in Historic Preservation Program, Goucher College, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers and the National Park Service. Co-Sponsors are the U.S. General Services Administration, Baltimore Heritage, Maryland Historical Trust, National Alliance of Preservation Commissions, National Council for Preservation Education, Society for Historical Archaeology, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Preservation Maryland and U.S. Department of Defense.And the graduate historic preservation programs of Boston Architectural Center, Clemson University & College of Charleston, California State Polytechnic University, George Washington University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Maryland, University of Oregon and University of Southern California.

The forum will explore how five significant drivers: Demographics, Economics, Environment, Technology, and Education, will shape our nation’s future and thus the future of historic preservation over the next half century.

Among the 15 speakers are Frances Bronet, Ph. D, Provost Illinois Institute of Technology; Vincent L. Michael, Ph.D, Global Heritage Fund; Kennedy Smith,President, CLUE Group; John H. Sprinkle, Jr. PhD, Bureau Historian, National Park Service; Compton J Tucker, PhD, Senior Scientist, Goddard Space Flight Center.

John Englander, president, Rising Seas Group will deliver the keynote address. Ample time will be devoted to discussions sessions.

Please direct all questions to: Katie Aman, Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, Goucher College, at 410-337-6200 or via email: Katie.Aman@goucher.edu.