Archive of the
Institute of Historic Building Conservation
Annual Conference 2005

Thursday 7th July to Sunday 10th July 2005
Tempest Anderson Hall, Museum Gardens, York

A three day conference jointly organised by
the IHBC Yorkshire Region and the IHBC Technical Sub-committee

For the first time the papers presented to the Conference are available for viewing here on-line.

To view presentations click on the appropriate links in each day's programme.

(18 hours total of dedicated CPD entirely related to conservation. (ie over half the yearly Institute requirement in one go!)

Thursday 7 July - York – Managing change in an historic context

An introduction to the historic City of York  culminating in guided tours of the city  (3 hours CPD)

Reception at York's C14th Hospitium, hosted by the Lord Mayor of York - special guest English Heritage Commissioner Bill Bryson. Followed by tours of York's historic hostelries

Friday 8th July – Materials Matters
Organised by the IHBC Technical Sub-committee, the Annual Day School will focused on the sourcing, specification and use of materials for conservation. including stone, slate, lime and timber. Keynote speaker Bill Bryson, author and English Heritage Commissioner (6 hours CPD)

Annual Dinner in the Merchant Taylors Hall

Saturday 9th July – Preserving Places
A look at the wider context of the historic environment including conservation area appraisals, community involvement, Village Design Statements, characterisation techniques, English Heritage's Streets for All campaign, The Urban Design Alliance's Placecheck scheme, and area based grant schemes including the EH's Heritage Economic Regeneration scheme and the HLF's Townscape Heritage initiative. (6 hours CPD)

IHBC Annual General Meeting followed by reception

Sunday 10th July - A choice of visits to the North Yorkshire Market Towns of Ripon or Malton  or a Plenary session led by IHBC Chair John Yates. (3 hours CPD)