Rome, Georgia
September 18-20, 2019

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, the Georgia Historic Preservation Division (HPD), and the Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions (GAPC) partner to present the Georgia Statewide Preservation Conference, a three-day conference that includes preservation presentations, tours, workshops, social events, and professional networking.

The statewide preservation conference brings together preservationists, non-profits, planners, architects, historians, architectural historians, archaeologists, city and county administrators, historic preservation commission members and students from across Georgia.

2019 Statewide Conference

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, the Georgia Historic Preservation Division, the Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions, and the City of Rome invite you to join us for the 2019 Statewide Historic Preservation Conference in Rome, GA from Wednesday, September 18 to Friday, September 20, 2019!

We look forward to kicking off the conference with our keynote speaker, Tom Mayes, vice president and senior counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The conference will also offer three simultaneous tracks with topics ranging from general preservation, archaeology, economic development, and tools for historic preservation communities, and it will include both educational and field sessions. All sessions will be open to all attendees. Workshops will take place Wednesday, September 18th. Paper sessions will take place Thursday and Friday, September 19th-20th, and tours will take place on the afternoon of Thursday, September 19th.

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See more on registration options and hotel accommodations below. For more information about Rome, visit the City of Rome website.

For further questions, contact Sarah Love with the Georgia Historic Preservation Division at 770-389-7856 or sarah.love@dnr.ga.gov.

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Registration

  • Full registration is $150 and includes all sessions, workshops, tours and receptions held Wednesday-Friday (unless otherwise noted).
  • Online registration will be open through Monday, September 2, 2019. Afterward, on-site registration will be $200.
  • Discounted registration rates are available for Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commission (GAPC) members as well as students.
  • Multiple scholarship opportunities are also available. See below for more details.
  • Tickets for guests of attendees to attend the reception on Thursday evening are available for $35.
  • With the exception of the Roman Holiday Excursion Boat History Tour, all other tours are included in the price of registration and will have a sign-up sheet available at check-in to sign-up on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the additional cost and limited capacity for the Roman Holiday Excursion Boat History Tour, interested participants need to register for this tour when registering for the conference. Click below to see all registration options.

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Scholarships

GAPC Scholarships: The Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions (GAPC), in partnership with the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (HPD), will award four (4) non-student scholarships to GAPC members. More.

Accommodations

Room blocks are available at the following hotels for September 18-19, 2019.

Hawthorn Suites
100-110 North 2nd Ave NW, Rome, GA 30161
(706) 378-4837
$129 or $149 per night plus taxes (depending on room type)
Available until August 18, 2019
Call for reservations. Indicate you are booking for the Statewide Historic Preservation Conference to receive the group rate.

Hampton Inn & Suites Rome
875 West 1st St, Rome, GA 30161
(706) 622-5631
$129 per night plus taxes
Available until August 22, 2019
Book using this link or call for reservations. Indicate you are booking for the Statewide Historic Preservation Conference to receive the group rate.

Courtyard by Marriott Rome
320 West 3rd Street, Rome, GA 30165
(706) 295-7006
$139 per night plus taxes
Available until August 18, 2019
Call for reservations. Indicate you are booking with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (Statewide Historic Preservation Conference) to receive the group rate.

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