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

Faculty

Ellen Rebecca Hartman, research landscape architect, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, working in cultural resource management, conducting NHPA resource surveys, and specializing in the integration of human and environmental systems in the built environment

and/or

Paul Loechl, landscape architect, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, working in natural resource management and specializing in landscape master plans for historic landscapes, buildings and structures, with an emphasis on climate change and resiliency planning

and/or

Adam Smith, architectural historian and project manager in cultural resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, conducting NRHP resource surveys, maintenance and repair manuals of historic buildings, historic landscape surveys, and integrated cultural resources planning

Participants

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

Locations and Dates

  • San Francisco, CA
    March 17-18, 2020
    in cooperation with the
    National Park Service, Pacific West Region
    and The Presidio Trust

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.