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2013 Oregon Heritage Conference

Connect Through Stewardship 

The abundance of opportunities for stewarding Oregon heritage will be the center of workshops, speakers, and panels at this year's conference. Whether you are documenting and preserving an important collection or building, preparing for a disaster, advocating for support, or creating a new appreciation for Oregon heritage in its many forms, you will want to attend. The Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards presentations, an affecting keynote talk, special tours, cutting-edge research expositions, and meeting colleagues from across the state are important bonuses.

Attendees will include community leaders, staff and volunteers from archives, records repositories, historical societies, museums, historic cemeteries, ethnic organizations, schools, historic preservation commissions, humanities groups, Main Street programs, the tourism
industry, economic development, history buffs and professional historians, youth, and local, tribal, state and federal governments.

Conference Highlights

• Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards Banquet
• Luncheon Keynote Speaker Alice Norris, "Is Everyone at the Table?"
• OC2C Collections Care Workshop
• OC2C Disaster Preparedness Workshop
• Survey is Just a Start: Promoting Tourism, Community Pride and Preservation Planning Using Historic Resource Surveys
• Use It, Or Lose It: Thinking Local About Adaptive Reuse
• Everyone a Steward: Heritage Advocacy
• 60s is the new 30s - Building Appreciation for Modern Historic Properties
• Managing Mid-century Modern: Tools for Local Governments
• Preaching Beyond the Choir: Leveraging Preservation and Heritage to Build New Relationships
• If You Tell Them They Will Care: Case Studies for Engaging Your Community
• Oregon Heritage Fellows
• East Portland/Grand Ave Neighborhood Tour by AHC

2013 Oregon Heritage Conference Registration Form