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APT DC Chapter 2013 Symposium

April 25 - April 26, 2013

Arlington, VA

| $150

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The APT DC 2013 symposium will be discussing Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery for Cultural Resources. We are looking forward to featuring eleven papers and more than twenty speakers for a full-day of presentations and ample time for discussion, debate, and collaboration.

Anticipated schedule of speakers and titles (abstracts & bios will be posted soon):

Session 1 – Planning, Implementation, and Practice
Paper 1: John Fidler, RESURGAM: Lessons from Cultural Heritage Disasters in the United Kingdom
Paper 2: Jen Wellock & Jenifer Eggleston, Preservation Preparedness: Integrating Historic Preservation with Disaster Planning
Paper 3: Jon Tung & Matt Farmer,  Engineering Response and Recovery for Cultural Resources after the Mineral, VA Earthquake

Session 2 – Fire
Paper 4: Chris Marrion,  Protecting Cultural Heritage from Fire & Disasters: The Need to Promote Prevention Over Recovery
Paper 5: Thomas Jester & Tina Roach,  The Fire at Eastern Market – Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Session 3 – Technology
Paper 6: Yvonne Zhang, Greg Rutledge & Mike Taylor,  BIM Software Offers Superior Historic Resource and Archival Documentation
Paper 7: Aliya Turner,  Preparing Historic Properties for Natural Disasters Through the Use of Advanced Engineering Software: The Role of Finite Element Analysis
Paper 8:  Michael Raphael & Joseph Nicoli, 3D Laser Scanning and Cultural Resource Management

Session 4 – Earthquakes
Paper 9:  Matt Daw, Jon Tung & Craig Swift, A Case Study of Post-Earthquake Structural Engineering in Haiti
Paper 10: Carrie Barton, David Brooks, James Thompson & Craig Swift,  Earthquake Response and Recovery for a National Historic Landmark: Sherman Building, Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington
Paper 11: Bryan Fisher & Sharon Park,  Case Study: Homestead House Seismic Remediation 

APT DC Member ($125)
Non-Member Registration ($150) – includes registration and APT DC membership for 2013
Student/Intern Registration ($50) – includes registration and APT DC membership for 2013

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April 25, 2013 @ 8:00 AM
April 26, 2013 @ 5:00 PM
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Association for Preservation Technology – Washington DC Chapter


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