National Council for Preservation Education Conference

Saturday October 12, 2019

At the conclusion of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, the NCPE General Membership Meeting will be held on October 11th, at the History Colorado Center.  The following day, Saturday October 12, 2019, the National Council for Preservation Education and History Colorado will hold a one-day event on preservation education.  The History Colorado Center is located in Denver’s Golden Triangle Historic District at 1200 Broadway.

NCPE has over sixty member institutions located across the United States. These academic programs in historic preservation and allied NCPE members have educated thousands of students, many of whom have developed professional careers as professional historic preservation leaders working for local, state, federal government agencies, non-governmental organizations and in the private sector in the US and elsewhere in the world.

Please join the NCPE Executive Committee, preservation educators, and students to explore topics of shared interest. The program begins with a General Membership meeting on Friday, October 11 at History Colorado from 2-5 pm.

The full-day conference proceedings on October 12th will include paper presentations, a panel, and poster discussions over lunch which include faculty, students and recent graduates of NCPE member programs.  The evening will conclude with a reception at the Colorado Governor’s Mansion Carriage House where the winner of the 2019 James Marston Fitch Award will be recognized.

Presentation Sessions

8:00 – 9:20 am           Session 1 Vernacular Environment

9:30 – 10:50 am          Session 2 Climate Change and Resiliency

11:00 am – 12:20 pm Session 3 Equity and Diversity

12:30 – 2:00 pm           Lunch & Posters

2:00- 4:30                     The Pedagogy of Fieldwork

The Preliminary Conference Schedule can be downloaded here.

Registration & Conference Fee

In an effort to make this as accessible to as many participants as possible, there is a $40.00 registration fee for NCPE Members to attend the conference to cover the cost of expenses and lunch during the course of the conference. The NCPE Board is hosting the Fitch Award Reception. Nonmember registration is $100. Registration will close on October 1, 2019.

Please sign up as early as possible. If you need to withdraw from an event, you must inform us in writing via email to Cancellations more than 30 days prior to an event will be fully refunded less a $10 administrative fee. No refunds will be available for cancellations within 30 days of the event, so please take this into account when you sign up for the conference.

Please complete registration form and return to this page to complete payment.


Conference Registration