Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Heritage Canada Foundation National Heritage Summit

Heritage Canada Foundation will be hosting its 39th annual national conference 
Heritage Conservation in Canada:  What’s Working? And What Needs to Change?

The Summit is In cooperation with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP|ACECP), Canadian Forum for Public Research on Heritage, and the Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage. Contributing organizations: Héritage Montreal; Fédération Histoire Québec; ICOMOS Canada.

The Summit takes place in Montreal, Quebec, at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel from October 11-13, 2012.  

Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Mark Kingwell - renowned Canadian writer and thinker on our culture of disposability, the political dimensions of “heritage,” and what it will take for heritage conservation to hit the mainstream.

Don’t miss a high-powered panel on new directions for the heritage movement in the era of “small government” – Dinu Bumbaru (Héritage Montréal), Julian Smith (Willowbank School of Restoration Arts), and Stephen Hazell (former Executive Director, Sierra Club of Canada).

Make your voice heard at facilitated sessions to develop a National Action Plan for the Canadian heritage conservation sector.

Participate in dynamic Pecha Kucha-style sessions with leading-edge thinkers exploring the future of the heritage movement in Canada.

Earn Professional Learning Credits from the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP)

Meet and network with heritage advocates and architects, municipal planners, developers, public policy makers, elected officials and property owners from across Canada.

Questions? Email conference@heritagecanada.org, or call 1-866-964-1066 ext. 227
For program details or to register, visit www.heritagecanada.org

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