PastForward 2022 Session Proposals


The National Trust for Historic Preservation is looking for your proposals for the annual PastForward conference, happening from November 1-4, 2022. Organizers are looking for ideas for conference content under the following themes:  Historic Preservation is Climate Action; Encouraging Inclusion and Diversity Through Preservation; and Understanding Preservation’s Role in Real Estate Development. The conference encourages participation of new and diverse voices as session presenters. Organizers are particularly interested in featuring content and narratives of underrepresented groups of people. Underrepresented groups include, but are not limited to, women, immigrants, Asian Americans, Black Americans, Latinx Americans, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and LGBTQ communities. PastForward Online 2022 will offer a variety of formats to complement the cutting-edge content presented by dynamic speakers.

Submit your proposal by 17 March 2022.

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