Annual Historic Preservation Symposium

Since 2000, the CHC has sponsored an annual symposium on historic preservation that attracts faculty, students, and historic preservation professionals from around Texas and beyond.

24th Annual Historic Preservation Symposium

CHC Symposium History

2000     Careers in Presentation: The Present and the Future

Nancy McCoy, Jack Pyburn, Bill Barlow

2001     Presentation and Conservation in Practice

Bruce Judd, FAIA Architectural Resources Group, San Francisco, Preservation and Planning

Michael Dixon, FAIA, The Durrant group, Restoration and Rehabilitation

Karl Stumpf, AIA, RTKL Washington, DC Green Preservation

Arthur Jones, AIA Bower Lewis Thrower Architects, Philadelphia, Present the Recent Past

Dinner at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Park with Ray Bailey, FAIA as Speaker

2002     Recording Cultural Heritage: 25 Years of HABS at Texas A&M University and the Future of Documentation

Ronald Brunskill, PhD, Leicester University, England

Robert Warden, Photogrammetry and Laser Theodolite (Montezuma Castle, AZ)

Exhibition in the MSC Stark Gallery (Funded by HABS)

2003     Culture, Landscape, and Buildings

John Wyer, Landscape Architect: Bowles and Wyer, London

2004     Innovation Conservation: Technology in Practice

[No Speakers identified]

2005     Investigation and Evaluation in Historic Preservation

Gregor Kalas, Carolyn Peterson,  FAIA, Nerenda Gosain, Kent Diebolt (Vertical Access)

2006     Preparation for Preservation Practice: A Comprehensive Perspective

[No Speakers identified]

2007     Conserving Texas WWII History

Held at the Base Chapel, Riverside Campus (WWII Bryan Army Air Base, Now RELLIS Campus]

2008     Preserving the Modern

[No Speakers identified]

2009     Building on Green: Preservation and Sustainability

Carl Elefante, FAIA, Quinn Evans Washington DC

2010     Technology Preserves

[No Speakers identified]

2011     Adaptive Reuse: Architecture as a Found Object

[No Speakers identified]

2012     Disaster, Hazard Recovery, and Prevention for Historic Structures

[No Speakers identified]

2013     Texas Preservation Programs and Research

[No Speakers identified]

2014     Houston: Building Stories

[No Speakers identified]

2015     The Alamo: Structure of History

[No Speakers identified]

2016     Campus Heritage

Sylvia Kendra, Smithsonian Facilities

David Woodcock, Texas A&M University, Heritage of TAML A Personal Perspective, 1962-2012

Lilia Gonzales, Texas A&M University, Heritage Buildings and Spaces: Informing Development and Implementation

Larry Irsik and Stan Graves, Evolving Presentation Approaches: Cases Studies from UT-Austin

Paul Sanders, Broaddus, Rice University: An Architectural Legacy

2017     Heritage, Conservation, and Archeology

[No Speakers identified]

2018     African American Heritage

[No Speakers identified]

2019     Preservation in Texas: Contemporary and Future Challenges

[No Speakers identified]

2020     Preservation in Practice

Barbara Campagna, FAIA, FAPT, Buffalo, NY

2021     Difficult Campus Heritage (Virtual)

Nick Shepard, Aarhus University, Denmark

Tara Innis, University of the West Indies

Louis Nelson, University of Virginia

Rhondda Thomas, Clemson University

Tara Dudley, University of Texas at Austin

Diana Loren and Patricia Capone, Harvard University

Jody Lynn Allen, College of William and Mary

Adam Rothman, Georgetown University

Rebecca Hankins, Texas A&M university

2022     Women in Preservation (Virtual)

Nancy T. McCoy, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP, McCoy Collaborative, Dallas, TX

Sharon Park, FAIA, FAPT, Preservation Office, Smithsonian, Washington, DC

Constance Lai, FAIA, NCARB, Preservation Services Manager, Grunley, Washington DC

Taryn Williams, PE, SE Senior Project Manager, SGH, Washington DC (APT President)

Deborah Slaton, FAPT, Principal, Wiss Janney Elster, Chicago, IL

Carolyn Kiernat, AIA, Principal, Page and Turnball, San Francisco, CA

2023     Saving Social Spaces

Adam Shalleck, FAIA, The Shalleck Collaborative, San Francisco, CA

Patrick Sparks, Sparks Engineering, San Antonio, TX

Derek O’Hara, Elysian Park Planning, Los Angeles, CA

Mike Record, AIA, The Arkitex Studio, Bryan, TX

Eva Read Warden, AIA, The Arkitex Studio, Bryan, TX

David Preziosi, FAICP, Texas Historical Foundation, Dallas, TX

Other Events

The CHC sponsors the “Heritage Matters Talks” lecture series and co-sponsors a number of other lectures and events throughout the year.