New Perspectives on the Past: 2015 New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference, scheduled for June 3-4, 2015 at the Hotel ML in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. The annual conference offers more than 20 educational sessions and field workshops over two days. Featured speakers include Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI’s National Art Crime Team, Ruth Abram, founder of the Tenement Museum, and Elizabeth Silkes from the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience.
Featured this year:
· Walking tour of historic Collingswood and discussion of tools for downtown revitalization
· Sessions on preservation planning, disaster response, and combatting demolition by neglect
· Historic wood window restoration hands-on workshop
Select sessions will be eligible for AIA, AICP, and ASLA continuing education credits. Networking opportunities will center around the Marketplace exhibit area and during the closing reception at the ML Hotel’s Coco Key Water Resort.
For more information and to register, visit the conference website at www.njpreservationconference.org