Conference: Keeping History Above Water - Annapolis

October 29 - November 1, 2017
Annapolis Waterfront Hotel
80 Compromise St, Annapolis, MD
 

This is a non-Hopkins event.

Keeping History Above Water: Annapolis is an international gathering hosted by the City of Annapolis with support from the Newport Restoration Foundation. Conference discussions will examine the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built environments and traditional ways of life.

Given the city’s leadership on sea level rise planning with its Weather It Together: Protecting Our Historic Seaport Initiative, Annapolis will take this opportunity to share the city’s planning priorities for sea level rise adaptation with residents, cultural resource professionals, government leaders and other community resiliency practitioners. Leaders in the fields of historic preservation, business, culture, tourism, economics, urban planning, environment, sustainability, design, engineering and public policy will participate in lectures, workshops, roundtables and tours that focus on practical solutions and community engagement.

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To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them.
— Theodore Roosevelt