Conference registration is required for participation. All times listed below are Central time and subject to change. Additional event details will be added to the schedule as they become available.

There is an additional cost for participation in most field studies, which will be added to your registration fee. Please note the price for each field study in the descriptions. 

Continuing education credits (CEUs) will be available from The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Planning Association (APA) for most educational sessions, field studies, and workshops.

Time Name Session Type Price
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMPilates with the PastGeneral$25.00
8:30 AM - 9:00 AMNetworking Continental BreakfastGeneral 
9:00 AM - 10:30 AMOpening Session and National Preservation AwardsGeneral 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMCoffee BreakGeneral 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMReclaiming as Resistance: Black Descendants Own More Than Just the NarrativeEducational 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMPreserving a Sustainable Future: The Role of Passive House Principals in Reclaiming Vintage StructuresEducational 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMEvaluating Integrity to Better Support a Representative Preservation MovementEducational 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMPrecious Work: Brainstorming with Legendary New Orleans Master CraftsmenEducational 
11:45 AM - 12:15 PMPreserving Route 66 for the 2026 Centennial Anniversary + the Next CenturyEducational 
11:45 AM - 12:15 PMMaking History Visible: The Sojourner Truth Legacy PlazaEducational 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch on Your Own  
1:30 PM - 2:00 PMBuilding Inclusive Outreach and Diverse Community Engagement in Preservation-based RevitalizationEducational 
1:30 PM - 2:00 PMClimate-Smart Land Management at Historic PropertiesEducational 
1:30 PM - 3:00 PMRadical Reconciliation: Disabled Rights Activism and the Classical CampusEducational 
1:30 PM - 3:00 PMAfrican American Preservation MeetingEducational 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMInto the Streets! An antiracist, feminist, queer French Quarter walking tourField Study$35.00
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMSettling St. Malo: Walking hiSTORY Tour of Filipino American Historic Places in New OrleansField Study$35.00
1:30 PM - 3:45 PMOverview Tour: Architecture, History, and Geography: The Development and Preservation of New OrleansField Study$50.00
1:30 PM - 3:45 PMHistoric French Quarter Building as Client: Discovery, Design and AudienceField Study$35.00
1:30 PM - 3:45 PMThe Rich History of Longue VueField Study$60.00
2:15 PM - 2:45 PMRadical Communication as Interpretive Practice: The Prison Reimagined ProjectEducational 
2:15 PM - 2:45 PMProject Examples: How The National Park Service is Approaching Representation in the Preservation MovementEducational 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMBreakGeneral 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PMRebirth and Resilience: The Power of Preservation, the Power of PlaceGeneral 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PMConference Welcome Reception and 75th Anniversary CelebrationGeneral 
Time Name Session Type Price
8:00 AM - 8:45 AMThe Hardest Part - Case Studies in Easement Enforcement (Breakfast)Educational 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AMIncentives for Historic Preservation Breakfast: Supporting Women who Lead the WayEducational 
8:00 AM - 8:45 AMPreservation Power Breakfast: Historic Site Executives Share Insights and InnovationsEducational 
9:00 AM - 10:15 AMPreservation, Politics, and Promise with Wendell PierceGeneral 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PMExploring New Orleans' Bayous as Cultural LandscapesField Study$120.00
10:00 AM - 1:00 PMTax Credits at Work in New Orleans – Revitalizing the O.C. Haley Boulevard CorridorField Study$60.00
10:00 AM - 4:00 PMConducting a Historical Building AssessmentField Study$120.00
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMCoffee BreakGeneral 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMExpanding the Circle: "Annunciating" a Community-Driven Preservation Platform with the Friends of the Tanner HouseEducational 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMTaking Historic Preservation to the Next Level of Energy EfficiencyEducational 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PMChinatown Was Here: Challenges and Opportunities for the Preservation of Chinatown Communities in the United StatesEducational 
10:30 AM - 12:00 PMDollars and 'Sense' of Historic Real Estate FinanceEducational 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AMWanted: Grant Applicants Seeking African American Historic Preservation FundingEducational 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AMHigh Water in the Holy City: Dutch Dialogues® and Climate Change Adaptation in Charleston, South CarolinaEducational 
12:00 PM - 1:30 PMLunch on Your Own  
12:00 PM - 3:45 PMSee on-the-ground impacts of the African American Cultural Heritage Action FundField Study$75.00
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMTradition, Culture, and the Trades that Built New Orleans’ St. Louis Cemetery No. 2Field Study$60.00
1:30 PM - 2:00 PMDeconstruction and Reuse Is PreservationEducational 
1:30 PM - 2:45 PMWays of Knowing: A Navajo Story of Healing from Environmental TraumaEducational 
1:30 PM - 2:45 PMWe See Value Here – Community Led Historic Tax Credit InvestingEducational 
1:30 PM - 2:45 PMLocal Preservation Dialogues: Climate ResilienceEducational 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMInto the Streets! An antiracist, Feminist, Queer French Quarter Walking TourField Study$35.00
1:30 PM - 3:45 PMOverview Tour: Architecture, History, and Geography: The Development and Preservation of New OrleansField Study$50.00
2:15 PM - 2:45 PMEmbracing Diversity and Inclusion: Insights from Atlanta’s LGBTQ+ Context StatementEducational 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PMCoffee BreakGeneral 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMCreative Partnerships as a Resiliency Planning Tool for PreservationEducational 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMConverting and Preserving to Address Housing ShortageEducational 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMDecoding Narratives: Historical Interpretation, Media Literacy, and Transformative EngagementEducational 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PMIt Takes a Garden: Lessons from North LawndaleEducational 
4:00 PM - 4:15 PMCoffee BreakGeneral 
4:15 PM - 5:00 PMHeritage in Harmony: Preserving Musical TraditionsGeneral 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PMNight at the French Quarter MuseumsGeneral 
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Check out additional meetings and activities offered by other preservation organizations during PastForward 2024.