Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is currently accepting proposals for its statewide historic preservation conference scheduled for 25-27 September 2014 in Huntington, WV. This year’s conference theme is “From the Ground Up: Archaeology, Brownfield Re-use, & Historic Preservation”. Conference proposals should relate to the theme of archaeology with an additional focus on how archaeology has been used in brownfield re-use and historic preservation projects. Proposals will also be accepted for conference tracks: preservation policy, heritage development, and preservation skills.
In order to have a successful conference we would like to ask those in the preservation field and the general public to propose speakers, facilitators, educators, and more for this year’s event. The conference tracks include: Preservation planning and policy; heritage development and tourism; and Preservation trade skills and methodology. We are looking for knowledgeable professionals willing to lead one or more of the following:
- Plenary Speaker
- Half- and Full-Day Workshops
- Short Educational Sessions
- Round-Table Discussions
- Panel Presentations
- Educational Walking or Driving Tours
- Student Poster Sessions
For more information on each of these positions, necessary qualifications, and applications, please see the guidelines below. PAWV will begin reviewing applications on28 March 2014 and will continue to accept application until all conference programming has been selected.
Submit proposals, preferably via email, to firstname.lastname@example.org and/or 3 hard copies to:
421 Davis Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241
For more information, please contact PAWV at email@example.com
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