Risk Assessment and Resiliency Planning for Cultural Resources


Examine the increasing threats and challenges that cultural resources face from environmental changes. Learn how to use the risk assessment process to evaluate, prioritize, and plan for continued sustainability. Discuss management goals, redundancy systems, and mitigation strategies. Consider ways to build strategic partnerships to help integrate cultural resources into local and regional planning. Explore the resiliency-planning process through case studies and during group exercises.

Detailed Agenda




Project managers at federal, state, and local agencies, tribes, SHPOs, DOTs, and nonprofits working with cultural resources and consultants to these organizations

Related Trainings

ArcGIS for Cultural Resources: An Introduction
ArcGIS for Cultural Resources: Advanced Techniques
Cultural and Natural Resources: An Integrated Management Strategy
Cultural Landscapes: An Introduction
Cultural Landscapes: Advanced Tools for Managing Change
Emerging Technologies for Cultural Resources
Historic Property Management
HSRs and Maintenance Plans: Tools for Preservation
Preservation Planning for Campuses, Complexes, and Installations
Preservation Planning and Policy Development for Historic Roads
The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards: An Overview

Locations and Dates

  • In-person seminars will resume in 2021; please check back for updatesClick here or go to About NPI for an update on training during COVID-19.
  • Wheaton, MD
    November 17-18, 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19
    in cooperation with the
    Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Montgomery County
    This project is in part funded by the Historic Preservation Education Foundation

Location, Hours, and Hotels

Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.

Cost (see Register for more information)

$550 (6-week advance registration); $600 (regular registration)

Customized/On-Site Training

NPI also offers this seminar as customized on-site training to meet specific organizational needs. Seminars can be tailored to create single- or multiple-day workshops at a location and time convenient to the sponsor. Contact NPI at 703.765.0100 or info@npi.org for further information.