Preservation Summer School

Conference Sessions

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Sessions are designed to enhance the knowledge of preservation professionals, as well as individuals actively involved in community preservation. If you have a particular passion, select a track and select sessions with the appropriate icon. Want an at-a-glance session schedule for reference? Click here to download and print. (When you register, you'll receive a confirmation with your schedule.)

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Current Issues in Federal Preservation Law

Attorneys from the National Trust for Historic Preservation will provide an introduction to the key Federal preservation laws and connect them to current trends. Developments in National Historic Preservation Act litigation, protections for National Historic Landmarks, attacks against the Antiquities Act of 1906 and recent efforts to weaken National Register listing authority will also be discussed. Litigation examples from around the country will be used to explain the changing legal landscape.
Sharee Williamson (Moderator), National Trust for Historic Preservation
Anne Nelson, National Trust for Historic Preservation