IHBC sponsors COTAC Conference: ‘Developing the skills, training, and expertise for the challenges ahead’ – 23/24 November

logoThe IHBC is delighted to support as sponsor the forthcoming COTAC conference on ‘Developing the skills, training, and expertise…’, to take place over two half-days on 23 and 24 November.

… Climate change and the built heritage…

COTAC writes:

COTAC – the Council on Training in Architectural Conservation – was formed in 1959, the Council’s objectives are to advance the education and training of all those involved in the protection and preservation of the historic environment that is of cultural, architectural or historical value, and to provide knowledge in support of training and education in the arts and skills required to protect and preserve it.

The conference will take place over two days, 23 and 24 November, from 10.00 to 13.00 on each day.

Tuesday 23rd November: Protecting our world: Climate change and the built heritage

  • Key-note speaker
  • Presentations on the expected impact of climate change on the built heritage, and the potential impact of climate change mitigation on the built heritage
  • Round table Q&A discussion

Wednesday 24th November: Protecting our built heritage: Training, skills, and expertise

  • Key-note speaker
  • Presentations on ways to support the development of the training, skills, and expertise needed to protect the built heritage and reduce emission of greenhouse gases
  • The benefits of online training – post Covid-19
  • Round table Q&A discussion
  • Next steps for COTAC and how you can help

Who should attend:   Architects, Surveyors, Planners, Engineers, Conservators, Conservation officers, Contractors, Craftspeople, other heritage professionals (archaeologists),  Educationalists running conservation courses, students in secondary and tertiary education, and those seeking training for accreditation and CPD.

See more details and booking links

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