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Section 106: Agreement Documents


Detailed Seminar Agenda

Seminar Overview

This advanced seminar focuses on memoranda of agreement and programmatic agreements under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Learn how to survive and thrive during the agreement process through careful analysis, clear writing, and good negotiation. Review the available tools, guidelines, alternatives-and non-alternatives-to reach a favorable conclusion to the process.

Faculty

Claudia Nissley, president, Nissley Environmental Consultants; former director, Western Office, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and Wyoming State Historic Preservation Officer; specialist in preservation issues relating to NHPA, NEPA, CERCLA, ARPA, and NAGPRA

or

Ethel R. Eaton, Ph.D., senior policy analyst, Office of Review and Compliance, Virginia Department of Historic Resources; previously with the Maryland Historical Trust, with past excavation, teaching, and research positions at universities and museums

Evaluation Comments

"[The seminar] was really helpful; clearly presented with plenty of interesting examples to illustrate the ideas and rules."

"[I learned] the appropriate use of an MOA; what language is appropriate and necessary, and what is not."

"[The seminar] was very practical and hands-on, with many relevant examples provided by the instructor and class participants that really helped to understand how to apply the things I learned in class."

Participants

Experienced practitioners of Section 106 review and/or veterans of an introductory seminar who need help in developing agreements.

Continuing Education Credits

This seminar meets the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) and participants will receive 6 PDH HSW each day.
 
Self-reporting often is an option for members of other professional organizations that require continuing education credits.

Locations and Dates

  • Honolulu, HI
    February 24-26, 2014
    offered in conjunction with
    Consultation and Protection of Native American Sacred Lands
    in cooperation with the
    Hawaii State Historic Preservation Division and
    Historic Preservation Program, University of Hawaii
     
  • Atlanta, GA
    March 24-26, 2014
    offered in conjunction with
    Identification and Management of Traditional Cultural Places
    in cooperation with the
    Georgia Department of Natural Resources,
    Historic Preservation Division, and
    the Georgia Department of Transportation
     
  • Los Angeles, CA
    May 14-16, 2014
    offered in conjunction with
    NEPA Compliance and Cultural Resources 
    in cooperation with ICF International and
    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     
  • Mount Vernon, VA
    November 17-19, 2014
    in cooperation with
    George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens

Seminar Location, Hours, and Hotels

Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.

Cost (see Register for more information)

$600 (6-week advance registration); $650 (regular registration)

Rate for 5 days including either
Consultation and Protection of Native American Sacred Lands
or
Identification and Management of Traditional Cultural Places
or
NEPA Compliance and Cultural Resources:
$900 (6-week advance registration); $950 (regular registration)

Customized/On-Site Training

NPI also offers this seminar as customized, on-site training to meet specific organizational needs. Seminars can be tailored to create single- or multiple-day workshops at a location and time convenient to the sponsor. Contact NPI at 703.765.0100 or info@npi.org for further information.

Detailed Seminar Agenda

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