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
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