Heritage Forward! is pleased to announce the first in a series of public events designed to raise awareness of built heritage issues in the city of Edmonton. The first event is a panel discussion highlighting misconceptions surrounding the preservation of built heritage, and will create an open discussion about the ongoing threats and factors involved in heritage preservation. The event is free to attend, and open to all interested citizens. To register, please click here.
The event takes place on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 6:30-8pm in the Jefferson Room at the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre, 10440 – 108th Avenue. The panelists include Chris Dulaba (founder, Callidus Development), Shirley Lowe (built heritage advocate), David Percy (Old Glenora Conservation Society), and Mike Swick (Director, Hanscomb Limited). The event will be hosted by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail, Edmonton’s Historian Laureate.
Christopher Dulaba is a professional planner with over a decade of planning and development management experience. He is the owner of Callidus Development Management, a development consulting company, and Placemaker with Beljan Development, a boutique development company that focuses on infill and mixed use projects.
Shirley Lowe has partnered with Lori Yanish and Lawrence Herzog to co-author two history books and edit another, is involved with a number of historical organizations, and was Edmonton’s Historian Laureate from 2012-14. www.shirleylowecommunications.ca
Mike Swick is a Professional Quantity Surveyor registered with the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) and a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. He is also on the Board of Directors for the CIQS – Prairies/NWT affiliate in the capacity of Advocacy Director; and the Director and local Manager for Hanscomb Limited, where amongst other projects, he heads the team tracking and monitoring project costs for the new Royal Alberta Museum.
David R. Percy, Q.C. holds the Borden Ladner Gervais Chair of Energy Law and Policy at the University of Alberta. His teaching and research interests lie primarily in the fields of Natural Resources Law and Water Law. In his spare time, he chairs the Old Glenora Conservation Association.
About Heritage Forward!
Heritage Forward! is a community driven group created to raise awareness and implement actions to ensure that Edmonton’s heritage buildings are valued and preserved in our community. Heritage Forward! strives to broaden conversations about the state of historical resources and urban heritage character in our evolving city by bringing together diverse interests and voices.
For more information, please contact:
Dan Rose firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathryn Ivany 780-903-7993