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  • PastForward Preservation Conference–Livestreaming Nov 13-16

    Posted on October 29, 2018

    Virtually Attend the PastForward Preservation Conference for Free

    PastForward is the premier educational and networking event for those who are passionate about saving places, and if you can’t be there in person in San Francisco, join virtually November 13-16. Select conference programming including the Welcome Address and the Closing Luncheon will be livestreamed. In addition, the three TrustLives covering this year’s main conference themes, the culture-nature connection, intangible heritage, and resilience, will be livestreamed for free. Sign up to receive details on how you can be a virtually attendee at PastForward 2018!

    All you need to do is sign up as a virtual attendee.

    We also encourage you to host a “viewing party” with your colleagues and peers to start your own discussions around our key conference themes (intangible heritage, the culture-nature connection, and resilience). This is especially useful when some of you are attending and others are not – we’re hosting one here at our HQ in DC for our colleagues who won’t be joining. See attached details on how to do this: Viewing Party Kit

    PastForward Free Virtual Program

    The following programs will be livestreamed for free at PastForward 2018. All conference programming takes place PT.

    • TrustLive: Resilience—Wed., Nov. 14, 11:00 a.m.-Noon (PT) / 2:00-3:00 p.m. (ET)

    Featuring Victoria Herrmann, president and managing director, The Arctic Institute as keynote, this TrustLive will explore the broad implications of climate change on historic resources and identify concrete approaches.

    • PastForward Welcome Address—Wed., Nov. 14 at 5:00 p.m. (PT) / 8:00 p.m. (ET)
      The welcome address from National Trust president and CEO Stephanie Meeks will be followed by the presentation of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Awards.
    • TrustLive: Historic Landscapes: the Culture-Nature Connection—Thurs., Nov. 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m. (PT) / 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ET)

    Featuring author and conservationist Terry Tempest Williams as keynote, this TrustLive will present national and international perspectives on protecting and stewarding the cultural and natural resources present in historic landscapes

    • TrustLive: Intangible Heritage—Fri., Nov. 16, 9:15-10:15 a.m. (PT) / 12:15-1:15 p.m. (ET)

    Featuring Milton Chen, senior fellow and executive director, emeritus, The George Lucas Educational Foundation, this TrustLive will propose new and inclusive approaches for safeguarding the places and practices associated with cultural heritage

    • Closing Luncheon—Fri., Nov. 16, Noon-1:30 p.m. (PT) / 3:00-4:30 p.m. (ET)

    The American Express Aspire Award and Crowninshield Award will be presented during this luncheon


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