Schedule at a Glance

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

9:00-11:00 a.m. Pre-Conference Training: Navigating Uncharted Seas: Disaster Planning for Historic Properties. Sponsored by the National Park Service and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. Location: Masonic Lodge, Albany

1:00-4:00 p.m. Certified Local Government Training. Location: Masonic Lodge, Albany

3:00 p.m. Albany Walking Tour: Capitol Restoration. Location: Departs from the State St. entrance to the Capitol.

4:00 p.m. Albany Walking Tour: The Empire State Plaza at 50. Location: Departs from The Egg.

5:30 p.m. Cocktail Hour Meet & Greet  Location: Renaissance Albany Hotel

6:30 p.m. Film
The Neighborhood That Disappeared
A documentary by Mary Paley
Included with Conference registration (tickets $10 to general public)
Location: Renaissance Albany Hotel

8:00 p.m. Gather at the Renaissance Albany Hotel bar, Wellington’s, for informal drinks and snacks.

Friday, May 6, 2016

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Complimentary shuttles to Troy will begin departing the Renaissance Albany Hotel at 7:30 AM. The last shuttle will depart at approximately 8:15 AM.

8:00- 8:30 a.m. Registration (Location: Takk House)

8:30-9:00 a.m. Welcome  (Location: Takk House)

9:00-9:30 a.m. Networking  (Location: Takk House)

9:30-10:30 a.m. Session Block 1 (various locations in downtown Troy, see map)

10:45- 11:45 a.m. Session Block 2 (various locations in downtown Troy, see map)

Noon-1:00 p.m. Lunch (Included with Conference registration). (Location: Takk House)

1:15-2:45 p.m. Session Block 3 (various locations in downtown Troy, see map)

3:00-4:00 p.m. Session Block 4 (various locations in downtown Troy, see map)

Buses begin departing for return trip to Albany hotel.

6:00-7:00 p.m. Keynote Speakers (Location: NYS Museum, Albany)
Congressman Paul D. Tonko
Erik Hein | Executive Director, National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers

 7:30 p.m. Preservation Partners Party (Location: NYS Museum, Albany)
(Free with Conference registration.)

Saturday, May 7, 2016:

Location: Masonic Lodge, Albany

9:00-10:30 a.m. If You Build It, Will They Come? Strategies and Tactical Steps to Creating a Heritage Tourism Plan

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Crowd-Sourcing Your Community panel discussion

12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks


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