A Welcome Message from our State Historic Preservation Officer, Kathryn Leonard

A Welcome Message from our State Historic Preservation Officer, Kathryn Leonard

Dear Fellow Preservationist: On behalf of the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office, Arizona State Parks and Trails and the conference planning committee, I am delighted to invite you to join us at our Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference, which will be held at the iconic Valley Ho Resort in Scottsdale, June 6th-8th, 2018. For the past fifteen years, this conference has brought together preservationists from around the State to exchange ideas and success stories, to share perspectives and solutions to…

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Student Scholarships Available for 2018 Conference Registrations

Student Scholarships Available for 2018 Conference Registrations

Due to the generosity of some wonderful sponsors, organizations, and individuals, we have more than 10 scholarships to offer to undergraduate and graduate students in Arizona's universities and community college systems. This year we are also extending the opportunity to students who are studying on-line in college systems outside the state but are Arizona residents. Fields of study include but are not limited to archaeology, architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, public history, Tribal studies, historic preservation law, among many others.…

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New Keynote Speaker Announced

New Keynote Speaker Announced

Luncheon Keynote, Thursday, June 7, 2018 David J. Brown Executive Vice President and Chief Preservation Officer David J.Brown, with four decades of experience in saving historic places and supporting thriving communities, leads the National Trust's comprehensive preservation efforts as Executive Vice President and Chief Preservation Officer. He oversees the organization's National Treasure, Historic Sites, ReUrbanism, and Leadership Advocacy efforts, all with a focus on putting people at the center of preservation. David successfully led the organization's work on a Vision…

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Sponsorships – Are You On Board?

Sponsorships – Are You On Board?

JUNE 6-8, 2018 - HOTEL VALLEY HO - SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA A very special THANK YOU to all of our sponsors for showing such great historic preservation commitment to our attendees and their professional development throughout Arizona. Our current line-up of sponsors as of this email date include: State Historic Preservation Office National Park Service Arizona State Parks & Trails City of Scottsdale Adobe Technology Arizona Game and Fish Department Arizona Preservation Foundation ASU School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies…

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Reserve Your Room Today!

Reserve Your Room Today!

You may make your hotel accommodation reservations by clicking here: Arizona Historic Preservation Conference - Hotel Valley Ho. Or you may contact the hotel reservations department directly by phone: 480-376-2600.
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Sponsorships Now Available!

Sponsorships Now Available!

To become a sponsor: Call 602-568-6277 (Dave Ryder, Veer Consulting Conference Management) or email questions@azpreservation.com. Each year, sponsorships and financial partnerships become available as a means of off-setting basic operating expenses and management. The conference registration rates could not remain as low as they do without the generosity of our sponsors and financial partners. General sponsorships begin as low as $500.00 and include great benefits such as complimentary registrations to the conference, social media placement, frequent email updates to our…

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2018 Theme: “Design in the Desert”

What does our theme "Design in the Desert" mean to you? Is it Midcentury Modern? Is it combining the cultural landscape with a sense of place? Is it urban revitalization? Is it preserving the interior integrity along with exterior structures?Is it the careful planning of expansion or renewal in historic districts? As we launch our Call for Sessions, it's time to think how you and your organization can contribute to the content of the 2018 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference. Our…

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