Risk Assessment and Resiliency Planning for Cultural Resources

Seminar Overview

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 Seminar Agenda




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

Related Seminars

Cultural and Natural Resources: An Integrated Management Strategy
Emerging Technologies for Cultural Resources
GIS for Cultural Resources: An Introduction
GIS for Cultural Resources: Advanced Techniques
Historic Property Management
HSRs and Maintenance Plans: Tools for Preservation
Landscape Preservation: An Introduction
Landscape Preservation: Advanced Tools for Managing Change
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

  • San Francisco, CA
    March 17-18, 2020
    in cooperation with the
    National Park Service, Pacific West Region
    and The Presidio Trust
    This project is in part funded by the Historic Preservation Education Foundation
  • Wheaton, MD
    November 17-18, 2020
    in cooperation with the
    Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Montgomery County
    This project is in part funded by the Historic Preservation Education Foundation

Seminar 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.