2014 IHBC Annual School

The Art of Conservation

Edinburgh, Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th June

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IHBC Day School: 6 June


‘Conservation competence for anyone’



Up to 9 hours CPD plus extensive networking opportunities for anyone working with the built and historic environment – from occasional practitioners to conservation specialists


• Culture, heritage and art in politics: national and international

• Insights and reviews: new learning & innovative practice

• UK planning policy review: art and aesthetics

• New design: delivering conservation outcomes

• Project development: design strategies and art opportunities

• Modernism & nature: Cardross and its semi-ancient woodland

• Conservation philosophies for interiors: artist’s studios

• Dundee: Masterplanning a city (with the help of art)

• Spotlights: Critical insights into current and future trends: ‘intangibility’; digitisation and more!

• Optional Annual Dinner & Annual Gus Astley Student Awards

• Business profiles: commercial displays and delegate information




IHBC Full School: 5-7 June


‘Underpinning your career and learning’


• 3 intensive days (and, for some, much more) of lectures, tours, talks, networking and practical learning for anyone working with the built and historic environment – from occasional practitioners to conservation specialists

• Up to 18 hours CPD plus extensive networking opportunities

• Up to 15 targeted exercises and events to choose from, in addition to the Day School

• Learn across diverse conservation perspectives and specialisms: engineering; World Heritage; materials conservation; master planning; interiors; art programmes; project management; community engagement and much more

• Network with delegates, speakers, business and Annual Dinner guests

• Discover new research and learning at the Student Award Presentations (Annual Dinner)

• Uncover Scotland - Edinburgh, Lothians and the Scottish Borders - and discover what they can mean for your work and career

• Extend the School into a ‘once-in-a lifetime’ experience: ‘Opportunity Orkney’ – a unique opportunity to get a taste of Orkney in a stand-alone programme hosted by Orkney Islands Council.  Tours and events on Orkney are free but additional costs for travel to Orkney and accommodation apply. Separate booking is required. (Full School delegates only)

• And pack in the IHBC's Day School too!

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