The Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology regularly hosts or co-hosts educational workshops, seminars and conferences. These help people who are involved or interested in preservation, or just want to learn, keep up-to-date with the latest findings, hot topics, state processes and forms, databases, and office programs.
Preserving Historic Places: Indiana’s Statewide Preservation Conference
Every year the DHPA partners with Indiana University and Indiana Landmarks to host Preserving Historic Places: Indiana's Statewide Preservation Conference.This statewide conference is the official forum for preservation issues in Indiana. Session topics are chosen based on the host community. Speakers include both nationally known and local experts. The conference features plenary and concurrent sessions, keynote speakers, and tours of the host community’s preservation highlights.
Certified continuing education credits are available for these professions:
- Architects, sponsored and certified by the Indiana AIA
- Librarians, Library Education Units (LEUs
- Planners, CEUs
- Realtors, certified by the Indiana Real Estate Commission, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Section 106 and Section 18 Training
The DHPA hosts one-day workshops on Section 106 and Section 18 — how they work, how to submit a good application, finding historic resources, determining if a property is in the National Register of Historic Places, and other topics. The purpose is to help consultants submit the information that staff members need to review projects under State and Federal Compliance Review.
The training is free and open to anyone who has an interest or role in the review process. Advanced registration is required. Dates will be announced on our calendar and Facebook.