On October 18-19, 2012, Marion Werkheiser of Cultural Heritage Partners PLLC –  SHA’s government affairs consultant – is co-chairing a conference on cultural resources, Section 106, and historic preservation.  The conference is sponsored by the American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA). Topics to be covered include:

  • Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and NEPA
  • Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program
  • Pipelines & Preservation
  • Using Alternative Dispute Resolution Tools in Cultural Resource Disputes
  • Traditional Cultural Properties
  • Federal Historic Tax Credits

… and other need-to-know topics.  Participants can earn up to 12 continuing legal education credits or up to 12 engineering credits.

Attorney James Goold of Covington & Burling will give the keynote presentation, “Shipwrecks and Underwater Cultural Heritage: Spanish Victory in Repatriation of Looted Treasure.”

Go to http://www.cle.com/acra to view the full schedule and to register. Members of SHA receive a $100 tuition discount by calling 800-873-7130.


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