Heritage BC

How to Use the Standards & Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada
June 10, 2016 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

This webinar provides participants with valuable insights and straightforward instructions on how to use the Standards & 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 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 & Guidelines.

Instructor: Shirin Shad, Instructor, ITD Canada  /  This webinar will be hosted by Dr. Eng. Shirin Shad. Dr. Eng. Shad is an instructor at ITD Canada. She is experienced in research, documentation, assessment and conservation planning of cultural heritage buildings. She got her Ph.D. in Conservation of Heritage Buildings from Technische Universität Dresden, Germany; she holds a M.Sc. in architectural preservation, and a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering as well. For 10 years, she worked for Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, for providing conservation plan of 12 Palace-Museums in Tehran, Iran. She joined to one of the most famous projects with World Heritage Centre and the Comprehensive Management Plan of Bam and its Cultural Landscape was one of the most valuable results of her contribution as a part of a professional team with Bam Recovery Project. She is a member of International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). She is very interested in heritage challenges, which goes into both making solutions and updating the preservation regulations and technical codes for heritage buildings and sites.

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. The cost for webinars is $25.00 for current Heritage BC Members, and $35.00 for non-members.

Register today: http://heritagebc.ca/education/webinars/register