HERITAGE BC EDUCATION

Webinars:
Best Practices in Heritage Conservation 

Heritage BC is now offering a series of educational Webinars that explore best practices in heritage conservation. It's a great way to gather speakers and participants together from different locations across the province. Find opportunities below – and let us know if there are topics and issues important to your community or heritage group that you would like to see developed into Webinars.

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The Details:

  • Registration is $25 for current Heritage BC Members, and $35 for non members.
  • One registration allows multiple staff/board members at ONE location to participate in the webinar.
  • Access to the archived recording is included with the registration.
  • Members of the Planning Institute of BC (PIBC) and/or Architectural Institute of BC (AIBC) can receive Continuous Professional Learning Units for each webinar (see details below)

Webinar Topics


Heritage Conservation, Sustainability, and Climate Change

This webinar introduces the intersections between heritage conservation, sustainability, and climate change. Climate change may have potentially serious implications for the historic environment. Cultural heritage sites can be particularly sensitive to severe weather events and to changes in climate. How can we mitigate the adverse implications of climate change in heritage conservation, and integrate the best practices of sustainability into heritage conservation? This webinar will also examine some current programs being offered to assist with long-term sustainability in heritage conservation projects. 1.0 PIBC CPL LU, 1.0 Core AIBC CPL LU.

Upcoming Date: February 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM

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Heritage and Cultural Tourism

This webinar introduced the topic of heritage and cultural tourism, what is meant by heritage and cultural tourism, benefits of heritage and cultural tourism, and best practices for developing and delivering heritage and cultural tourism experiences. Using examples from British Columbia, this webinar will introduce case studies and several valuable resources.

Upcoming Date: March 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM

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How to use the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada

This one hour webinar will provide participants with valuable insights and straightforward instructions on how to use the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada. This document offers results oriented guidance for sound decision making when planning for, intervening on and using historic places, and is the benchmark for heritage conservation practices in Canada.

An understanding of how to use the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada is essential when planning for Heritage Conservation projects, and applicants to the Heritage Conservation Program for the Heritage Legacy Fund are required to demonstrate how their projects conform to the Standards and Guidelines1.0 PIBC CPL LU, 1.0 Core AIBC CPL LU. 

Upcoming Date: April 14, 2017 at 12:00 PM

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NEW! The Economic Impact of Heritage: Making Data Relevant

Upcoming Date: May 26, 2017 at 12:00 PM

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Heritage Legislation in British Columbia

This one hour webinar will introduce Part 27 of the Local Government Act which outlines the tools and activities that are available to municipalities concerning heritage conservation. Also discussed are the incentives municipalities can provide for heritage conservation. Lastly, this webinar will examine the provincial government's Heritage Conservation Act and its implications for local governments, including archaeological assessments. 1.0 PIBC CPL LU, 1.0 Core AIBC CPL LU.

 

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Heritage Conservation Areas in B.C.

A Heritage Conservation Area (HCA) is an increasingly popular tool for local governments to protect areas with heritage value or character, but what does it do and what are the implications of its use? This webinar explores the HCA by explaining what it is, its legal framework and how this tool interacts with other planning tools such as permits and incentives. This session is great for planners, elected officials, community heritage commissions, heritage property owners, business and tourism community members, and the general public. 1.0 PIBC CPL LU, 1.0 Core AIBC CPL LU. 

 

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Heritage Basics 

For individuals or groups new to heritage conservation or those that want to incorporate new legislative tools or values-based management into existing heritage programs, this is the webinar version of Heritage BC's popular workshop. Great for heritage society members, planners, elected officials, community heritage commissions, heritage property owners, the business and tourism community and the general public. This webinar introduces values centred heritage conservation and benefits (social, environmental, economic) to help identify heritage values and guide decision-making. 1.0 PIBC CPL LU, 1.0 Core AIBC CPL LU. 

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Writing Statements of Significance

This webinar helps participants develop the necessary documentation for identified sites on a Community Heritage Register. As an essential component of historic place record documentation, the SOS functions as a key planning tool to inform decision-making in the heritage conservation process. It provides guidance to property owners, architects, developers and others who are making an intervention to an historic place. Gain an understanding of what an SOS is, how it can be used and what elements to include in a well-written document. This webinar is especially useful for those who are applying to the Heritage Legacy Fund, as an SOS for the chosen site is a compulsory element to the Heritage Conservation Program application. 1.0 PIBC CPL LU, 1.0 Core AIBC CPL LU.

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Grant Writing 101

To coincide with the 2016 Heritage Legacy Fund application cycle, Heritage BC will be offering a one hour webinar on Grant Writing. This webinar helps participants prepare clear, realistic and comprehensive grant applications that secure the funding needed to make a project successful! Grant applications are an ideal platform to talk about your proposed project, and to demonstrate your organization's capacity to complete the work as proposed. Aspects of grant writing discussed in this webinar include organizational readiness, narrative, budgets, and letters of reference. This webinar is especially useful for those who are applying to the Heritage Legacy Fund.

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