Welcome to the 2021 History and Historic Preservation Conference!
It’s going to be an exciting three-day virtual event!
The NJ History and Historic Preservation conference is the annual state-wide educational opportunity for history and historic preservation professionals and volunteers in the fields of architecture, planning, heritage site and museum management, public history, archaeology, municipal preservation commissions, county heritage offices, developers, students, and more. This year will focus on three crucial themes: Advocacy and Preservation, Underrepresented Histories, and Climate Change and Sustainability.
Entertainment for each day will be provided by the Rutgers University Voorhees Choir.
Day One – June 3: Advocacy and Preservation
Welcoming remarks by Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver
Keynote speaker Paul Edmondson, President and CEO of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Day Two – June 10: Underrepresented Histories
Keynote panelists Melanie Adams, Director of the Anacostia Community Museum and Andrea Roberts, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and an Associate Director of the Center for Housing & Urban Development at Texas A&M University
Day Three – June 17: Climate Change and Sustainability
Keynote speaker Jeanne Herb, Co-Director and Anthony J. Broccoli, Distinguished Professor, the New Jersey Climate Change Resource Center at Rutgers University
Find more information on sessions and speakers by viewing the Agenda!
You may register for individual days or all three. Registration is now open!
Thank you to our sponsors, who ensure the success of the conference. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a sponsor.
We look forward to seeing you in June!