Annual Preservation Conference

The Kansas Preservation Alliance hosts an annual preservation conference that brings current issues and topics in preservation to architects, historians, preservationists and any history enthusiast. These conferences count as AIA continuing ed credits.

The 2016 Kansas Preservation Conference

The Preservation Trail, September 28th and 29th in Abilene, KS

2016 Conf1The two-day conference will provide tours of Abilene and presentations. Keynote speakers Donovan Rypkema, preservation economist, will speak about The Preservation Trail.  Educational sessions will cover a range of topics from experts in the field.

Sessions will include:
-Updates on Historic Preservation Issues in Kansas
-Historic Structure Reports
-Historic Surveys
-Opera Houses of Kansas
-The Preservation Trail
-Interactive Q&A Session

Conference program can be found here

Sessions and starts times information can be found here: 2016-kansas-preservation-conf

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Registration for the 2016 Preservation Conference

More information on accomdations in Abilene can he found here

Past Conferences:

2012 in Leavenworth, Kansas
2013 in Salina, Kansas
2014 in Emporia, Kansas