Annual Heritage Forum

The Annual Heritage Forum is an annual one-day symposium sponsored by the NSERC CREATE Heritage Engineering Program. It brings together the program participants – research professors, industry collaborators and students – to discuss gaps and issues in the practice of heritage conservation. The purpose of the Heritage Forum is to assist students in selecting their research topics and developing their theses.

2015 Heritage Forum

October 2015 at Carleton University

The first Heritage Forum was held on October 15, 2015 at the Discovery Centre at Carleton University, with more than 40 people participating. Panelists were organized into four panels according to the three research tracks of the program. Introductory speakers included: Nimal Rajapakse, Carleton’s new Vice-President (Research and International); Rafik Goubran, the Dean of Engineering and Design; and Christophe Rivet, the new President of ICOMOS Canada.

The first panel on Building Rehabilitation was moderated by Mario Santana and included presentations by Mark Thompson Brandt (MTBA Associates Inc.), Tom  Morrison (Heritage Standing Inc.), John G. Cooke (J.G.Cooke Engineering), and Doug Stephenson (Heritage Conservation Directorate, PWGSC).

More information on the event is available here