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37th Annual California Preservation Conference

The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) will host its 37th Annual California Preservation Conference – Old Roots, New Growth: Cultivating Communities – May 3-6, 2012, at the Oakland Marriott City Center hotel.

On the front lines of preservation, members of AIA help steer their clients toward the proper stewardship of historic properties.  At the Old Roots, New Growth: Cultivating Communities conference, they have an opportunity to learn current and best preservation practices from leading industry professionals.  Conference programs, workshops and study tours qualify for AIA continuing education credits.  Highlights include:

SPECIAL SESSION:

  • Design Roundtable: Tending the Crop; Friday, May 3, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

WORKSHOPS:

  • Is Newer Better? Using Substitute Materials in Historic Preservation Projects; Thursday, May 3, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Successful Rehabilitation Tax Credit Applications: Advice and Examples; Thursday, May 3, 1:30 – 5:00 PM
  • Snapshot in Time: Designation and Documentation Programs in the Digital Era; Thursday, May 3, 1:30 – 5:00 PM

SESSIONS:

  • UC Berkeley Campus: Development Through Time; Friday, May 4, 2:00 – 5:15 PM
  • Mixed Uses Fabricated from Industrial Sites; Saturday, May 5, 2:00 – 3:30 PM
  • Grafted Stock: Evaluating Contemporary Additions; Saturday, May 5, 3:45  – 5:15 PM
  • Fire and Life Safety Upgrades of Historic Buildings; Friday, May 4, 2:00 – 3:30 PM
  • Pruning a Hospital to Grow Apartments at the Presidio, San Francisco; Friday, May 4, 3:45 – 5:15 PM
  • Water and Wood as Frienemies: Repairing Wood Windows and Testing for Performance; Saturday, May 5, 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM
  • Get me to the Greek: Three Buildings, Three Seismic Retrofit Solutions at UC Berkeley; Saturday, May 5, 3:45 – 5:15 PM
  • Old Facades, New Investigative Tools; Saturday, May 5, 2:00 – 3:30 PM
  • By Land, Air, and Sea: Transforming Big Industrial Buildings for 21st Century Uses; Friday, May 4, 3:45 – 5:15 PM
  • Transforming Spaces from Industry to Art; Saturday, May 5, 9:00 – 10:30 AM

STUDY TOURS:

  • From the Fox to Pflueger – Golden Age of Theaters in California; Thursday, May 3, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

In addition to educational opportunities, ticketed conference events like the Opening Reception, Emerging Professionals Reception, Three Minute Success Stories, CPF Annual Membership Meeting, and Closing Fiesta serve as great venues for networking with allied professionals and community members.

For complete workshop, session, and study tour descriptions; sponsorship, exhibition, or advertising details; and registration information for the 2012 California Preservation Conference, please visit our website at www.californiapreservation.org or (415) 495-0349.

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