The international University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is offering a new online professional development workshop: Historic Preservation and the Cities of Tomorrow, by Stephanie Meeks, President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (Washington, DC), starting March 3. This workshop can be taken individually for professional development, or applied to the UBC Certificate in Cultural Planning – an international professional learning program delivered 100% online.
Three scheduled online sessions. Thu March 3, 10 & 17 from 10am-12noon Pacific Time
With the aid of ground-breaking research by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and lessons drawn from historic preservation and downtown revitalization projects, this workshop examines the critical role historic preservation is playing in driving urban revival and spurring economic growth. Topics include: new tools and technologies for managing heritage resources; the role of older and smaller buildings in supporting economic vitality; and, how building preservation contributes to environmental goals.
INSTUCTOR: Stephanie Meeks is President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, DC. Under her leadership, the National Trust has worked to bring a more diverse group of Americans into the preservation movement. It has also launched an effort to highlight the critical connection between older buildings and vibrant cities, and spearheaded research reflecting the benefits of historic preservation in today’s urban areas.
Other online professional development courses and workshops on offer include:
Intangible Cultural Heritage (Mar 22-Apr 5);
Building Community-Based Resilience through Innovations in Community Engagement and Innovation Networks (Mar 9-30),
Leveraging Cultural Tourism for Community Development (Mar 15-29), and more.
About the UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development
A legacy of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralymic Winter Games, the UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development is an international centre dedicated to the creation and strengthening of a global community of professionals advancing cultural development as a vital component of successful communities and sustainable growth. Our online professional development courses and workshops are taught by international leaders in the fields, and designed to meet the needs and interests of professionals working in all levels of government, the heritage sector, arts and cultural organizations, and cultural industries.
For more information about the program and to register, visit https://cstudies.ubc.ca/study-topic/cultural-planning-development We welcome you to share this information with those who you think may find this program or workshops of interest.
Kerri Arthurs PhD (candidate)
Program Leader | Continuing Studies | Centre for Cultural Planning and Development
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
410 – 5950 University Boulevard | Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3
Phone 604 822 1459