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Section 106: An Introduction

National Preservation Institute

April 4 - April 6, 2018

Washington DC, DC

| $700

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Section 106: An Introduction

Section 106: An Introduction

Seminar Overview

RegisterLearn the basics of project review under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. This seminar emphasizes practicalities-how to avoid pitfalls and victimization by myths. Discuss recent changes in regulations and procedures, with an emphasis on coordination with the National Environmental Policy Act and other laws.


Allyson Brooks, Ph.D., Washington State Historic Preservation Officer; formerly worked for Minnesota DOT, the South Dakota Preservation Office, and the U.S. Forest Service; specializing in transportation, tribal consultation, large cultural landscapes/TCPs, Section 106, historical archaeology, and GIS


Ethel R. Eaton, Ph.D., senior policy analyst, Office of Review and Compliance, Virginia Department of Historic Resources; previously with the Maryland Historical Trust, with past excavation, teaching, and research positions at universities and museums


Claudia Nissley, president, Nissley Environmental Consultants; a nationally recognized expert in cultural heritage laws and practices; author, educator, and consultant; former executive manager with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and governor-appointed Wyoming State Historic Preservation Officer


Cultural resource and environmental consultants; federal, state, local, and tribal officials and planners; curators and collections managers.

Continuing Education Credits

Self-reporting may be an option for members of professional organizations that require continuing education credits.

Locations and Dates?

  • Washington, DC
    April 4-6, 2018
    in cooperation with the
    District of Columbia State Historic Preservation Office,
    Office of Planning
  • Norman, OK
    May 1-3, 2018
    in cooperation with The Chickasaw Nation
  • San Diego, CA
    October 9-11, 2018
    in cooperation with ICF
  • Indianapolis, IN
    November 6-8, 2018
    in cooperation with the
    Indiana Department of Natural Resources,
    Division of HIstoric Preservation and Archaeology
    and Indiana Landmarks
  • Seattle, WA
    December 4-6, 2018
    in cooperation with the
    Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture,
    University of Washington,
    the General Services Administration, and
    the National Park Service, Pacific West Region

Seminar Location, Hours, and Hotels

Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.

Cost (see Register for more information)

$650 (6-week advance registration); $700 (regular registration)

National NAGPRA Program scholarships may be available through NPI for this seminar for participants from federally recognized tribes, Alaska Native villages, and Native Hawaiian organizations. Read more.

Customized/On-Site Training

NPI also offers this seminar as customized on-site training to meet specific organizational needs. Seminars can be tailored to create single- or multiple-day workshops at a location and time convenient to the sponsor. Contact NPI at 703.765.0100 or info@npi.org for further information.

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April 4 @ 9:00 AM
April 6 @ 5:00 PM
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Washington DC, DC United States
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