PastForward Keynote Speakers

September 21, 2022

Get to know your 2022 PastForward keynote speakers! These dynamic and inspiring speakers will be discussing the conference themes: Historic Preservation is Climate Action, Encouraging Inclusion and Diversity Through Preservation, and Understanding Preservation’s Role in Real Estate Development.

The following confirmed participants will be presenting during November 1-4 scheduled virtual programming, while more than 30 on-demand sessions will be available in early October for viewing at your personal convenience.

Tuesday, November 1

  • Opening Plenary
    • Daniella Levine Cava, mayor, Miami Dade County
  • Envisioning a Better Future with American Institute of Architects
    • William J. Bates, FAIA, NOMA, former American Institute of Architect president, National Trust for Historic Preservation board member
    • Lakisha Ann Woods, CAE, chief executive officer, American Institute of Architects

Wednesday, November 2

  • Latinos in Heritage Conservation
    • Sehila Mota Casper, executive director, Latinos in Heritage Conservation
  • A Conversation About Saving Chinatowns and Cultural Preservation
    • Di Gao, Senior Director of Research & Development, National Trust for Historic Preservation
    • Grace Young, award-winning cookbook author, culinary historian, and Chinatown activist

Thursday, November 3

  • A Presidential Conversation: Preserving the Legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • Logan Hampton, president, Lane College
    • Robert G. Stanton, former director, National Park Service
    • Cynthia Warrick, president, Stillman College
    • David K. Wilson, president, Morgan State University
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Join us online November 1-4, 2022, to network, learn, and be inspired. Plus, get access to On-Demand Videos and Pre-Conference Workshops.

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