Join us for our 2019 Symposium:

Complex Preservation: Lessons from the Nebraska State Capitol

Symposium will feature lectures on materials, methods and means of preserving the monumental and occupied Nebraska State Capitol.  

WHEN: April 12-13, 2019

LECTURES: Friday, April 12th from 10:00 am- 5:00 pm, reception to follow
TOURS: Saturday, April 13th, 2019 8:00 am-12:30 pm 


LECTURES & TOURS (meeting place): Ferguson House, 700 S 16th St. Lincoln, NE 68508

RECEPTION: Lazlo's, Hickory Room, 210 N 7th St. Lincoln, NE 68508


Click here to register today!

Full Symposium: $150 member/ $200 non-member

Keynote & Reception only: $35 member/ $75 non-member

*5 CE credits will be available pending AIA approval*


Friday April 12, 2019:

Ferguson House

9:00-9:30 am          Registration

10:00-10:30 am       Welcome

10:30-11:30 am       “Preserving, using, and maintaining the Nebraska State Capitol,” Bob Ripley, Office of the Capitol Commission

11:30 am-12:30 pm   LUNCH

12:30-1:15 pm        "Letting the Building Speak; Innovations for Planning, Programming and Documentation for Preservation and Rehabilitation,” Dan Worth FAIA, FAPT and Zach Soflin, BVH Architecture

1:15-2:00 pm          "Replacing a 50+ Year Old System in an Ornate, Elaborate, and High-rise State Capitol: An Engineers' View," Steve T. Alvine, P.E. and Paul A. Bauman, P.E., Alvine Engineering

2:00-2:30 pm          BREAK

2:30-3:15 pm          (Title TBD) HVAC Project, Julie Cawby, BVH Architecture

3:15-3:45 pm          Q&A Round Table Discussion, All Speakers

3:45-5:00 pm          Keynote Speaker: "Guastavino Tile 101," Kent Diebolt, Vertical Access

5:00-5:30 pm          Closing Comments

Move Venue to Lazlo's

6:00-9:00 pm          Reception in Hickory Room

Saturday April 13, 2019:

8:00-8:30 am         Welcome Back, Ferguson House (PPE distributed)

8:45-10:15 am       Tours

10:15-10:30 am      Break

10:30-12:00 pm      Tours

12:00-12:30 pm      Closing Comments @ Ferguson House


The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel 
333 South 13th Street Lincoln, NE 68508
APT CP Room Block: April 11-13, 2019
Last day to book is March 21, 2019
: $104/night + tax (parking is available for $15-20/night)

Book your room 

Sponsorship opportunities closed on March 15, 2019.  Thank you to our wonderful sponsors, without this type of generous financial contribution, we would not be able to put on this program:



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