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16th Annual Historic Preservation Symposium 2015

The Alamo: Structure of History

February 20 - February 21, 2015

College Station, TX

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Registration Deadline is Wednesday, February 18, at 5 pm. Visit the Texas A&M College of Architecture Center for Heritage Conservation for more information and for registration.


Friday 20 February 2015

The Alamo: Structure of History

The Alamo: Structure of History

Scoates Lecture Room (208), College of Architecture, Texas A&M University


5:15 PM        REGISTRATION at (TBA)

5:45 PM        Welcome and Introductions

6:00 PM        Charles Porter

Professor, St. Edwards University

7:30 PM        RECEPTION- SEAD Gallery, Downtown Bryan


SATURDAY 21 February 2015

Geren Auditorium, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University


8:00 AM          REGISTRATION at Geren Auditorium / Breakfast


8:45 AM          Welcome and Introductions


9:00 AM          Bruce Winders

Alamo Historian


9:40 AM          Pam Rosser

Alamo Conservator- Historical Investigations


10:15 AM        BREAK


10:40 AM        Patrick Sparks, P.E.

Sparks Engineering- Mortar Analysis as a tool for Historical Timeline


11:20 AM       Michelle Bushey

Professor of Chemistry at Trinity University- Paint and Color Analysis


12:05 AM        Poster Session


12:50 PM        LUNCH


1:50 PM          APT Texas Meeting


2:35 PM          Ivan Myjer

Building and Monument Conservator- West Façade Stone Analysis


3:15 PM          Robert Warden

Director, CHC- West Façade Erosion Study


3:55 PM          Unmil Karadkar

University of Texas, Computer Science- Alamo Database


4:35 PM          Concluding Remarks


4:45 PM          Adjourn

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College of Architecture
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX United States
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