2009 Section 106 Essentials Course

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The Advisory Council on Historical Preservation (ACHP) is pleased to announce the 2009 Section 106 Essentials Course schedule.

The Section 106 Essentials is a two-day course designed for those who are new to Section 106 review or those who want a refresher on its basic operation. This course explains the requirements of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, which applies any time a federal, federally assisted, or federally approved activity might affect a property listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.

February 10-11               Washington, DC – The Madison Hotel
March 12-13  Denver, CO – The Warwick Hotel
May 5-6  Indianapolis, IN – Columbia Club
June 23-24  Flagstaff, AZ – Radisson Woodlands
August 18-19  Anchorage, AK – Marriott Downtown
October 12-13  Nashville, TN – in conjunction with the National Trust’s Annual Conference

The Advanced Section 106 Seminar focuses on the effective management of complex or controversial undertakings that require compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Taught in a smaller, interactive setting, this seminar encourages group discussion and problem solving. Designed for experienced Section 106 users, the seminar focuses on the challenges of seeking consensus and solving adverse effects to historic properties.

February 24  Portland, OR – Vintage Plaza Hotel
March 24  Savannah, GA – Inn at Ellis Square
April 16  Newport, RI – Hotel Viking
June 4  Honolulu, HI – Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio
July 28  Washington, DC – Omni Shoreham Hotel
August 20  Anchorage, AK – Marriott Downtown
September 24  Santa Fe, NM – Hilton Santa Fe

Both courses are taught by highly knowledgeable ACHP staff who are engaged both on a daily basis and have practical hands-on experience with Section 106 issues. Attendees taking our courses receive an added benefit from the expertise that our instructors bring to the course.

Visit http://www.achp.gov/106select.html for registration and pricing. Special registration rates are offered for individuals and groups who register for the Essentials Course and pay prior to December 24, 2008. Seating is limited for these courses, so register early.

For further information, contact Region 10’s Linda Gehrke at (206) 220-4463 or email linda.gehrke@dot.gov.



R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator