Wednesday, August 11, 2010

HRC Fall Heritage Planning Workshop

Offered by the School of Planning and the Heritage Resources Centre at the University of Waterloo

Hamilton, Ontario

October 23 -24, 2010


November 6 -7, 2010

Hamilton Steam and Technology Museum

900 Woodward Ave., Hamilton

Tour of museum included


  • To create a greater awareness and understanding of heritage among professionals and citizens
  • To provide needed information
  • To provide needed skills
  • To empower both professionals and citizens by encouraging engagement, co-operation and team work

Who Might Benefit

Those who will gain from this workshop include:

  • Students
  • Planners and other professionals
  • Citizens concerned with and involved in heritage work
  • Educators
  • Members of heritage and related organizations

We are planning for a maximum of 20 registrants consisting of students, professionals and other citizens concerned about and involved in heritage work. Enrollment for the workshop will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.


A number of themes will be covered including:

  • Examining the Concept of Heritage
  • The International Context
  • Heritage Legislation
  • The Full Range of Planning Tools
  • Writing Statements of Significance
  • The Heritage Property Business
  • The Heritage Consulting Business
  • Decision Making

Each of the four days of the workshop will run from 10:00am to 4:00pm with a break for lunch.


Fees for practicing planners and other concerned citizens will be $350 or $300 for students (HST included*) to attend the workshop series. People with limited resources can contact us to see if a workable alternative can be reached. Participants will receive a Verification of Attendance Certificate. *HST# R119260685

To register or for more information contact:
Heritage Resources Centre

Environmental Studies Bldg. 1

Room 351

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

Tel: (519) 888-4567
ext. 36921

Fax: (519) 746-2031


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