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  • Wednesday, July 01, 2020 10:00 AM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    The Association for Preservation Technology, Washington DC Chapter is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2020 Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program (EPSP)

    As part of its mission, APT DC supports emerging professionals who have completed an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or other certified training program within the past five years in historic preservation or one of its affiliated fields such as architecture, architectural or materials conservation, architectural history and research, construction, engineering, interiors, landscape architecture, and planning.

    This year a stipend is being provided for APT DC members who are recent graduates to attend...

    The Association for Preservation Technology International Conference
    Hindsight 2020: Conservation, Disruption, and the Future of Heritage
    October 3-7, 2020

    For the first time ever, the conference sessions will be offered virtually.

    Award: Due to the unique circumstances surrounding this year’s conference, APT DC plans to award as many sponsorships as possible for attending the APTI Conference virtually. Awarded applicants will receive full registration for the virtual programs.

    For full information including eligibility and submission requirements, and to apply, please visit our website. Applications are due at 11:59pm on August 1, 2020 with selections to be made by September 1.

  • Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:14 AM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    We are excited to announce that we are now accepting presentation proposals for our annual symposium! This year's theme is The Game of Risk: Win the Game and Preserve the World in which we'll address strategies to evaluate and mitigate risk for damage and destruction from natural or man-made disasters.

    Proposals for presentations ranging from 20-40 minutes will be accepted. We are also excited to announce that we will be hosting a student poster session, giving students and recent graduates an opportunity to share work related to this year's theme. The submission deadline is May 8, 2020

    Find more information on our Symposium page!

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:54 AM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    August 19, 2019

    For immediate release:

    APT Washington Chapter


    The Board of the Washington Chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology (APT DC) is pleased to announce the 2019 winners of the Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program (EPSP). Each year two emerging professionals are selected to receive stipends to attend either the International Preservation Trades Network (IPTN) Workshop or the Association for Preservation Technology (APTI) conference. This year’s APT DC Emerging Professionals are Elizabeth Reynolds and Salvatore DiPietro.

    Elizabeth Reynolds graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2018 with a Masters in Historic Preservation, concentrating in Architectural Conservation. As a student, her honors included the Gonick Architectural Conservation Travel Fellowship and the Charles E. Peterson Award for distinguished specialized study of historic building technology. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maine and currently works as part of the Historic Preservation Group of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) in Fairfax, Virginia. Ms. Reynolds will be attending IPTN Workshop in Stirling, Scotland, UK, September 5-7.

    Salvatore DiPietro is a Structural Designer at Springpoint Structural in Charlottesville, Virginia. He graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology in December 2016 with a Masters in Architectural Engineering. Prior to that, he attended Syracuse University where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering. Mr. DiPietro will be attending the APTI conference, November 19-23 in Miami, Florida.

    APT DC is a not-for-profit educational association serving preservation professionals in the greater National Capitol Region. Headquartered in the District of Columbia, our region covers DC as well as Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Sussex County, Delaware. The chapter promotes the exchange of ideas and knowledge concerning the conservation of historic resources through tours, lectures, workshops, and symposia. The Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program is paid for through membership fees, money raised from the annual Silent Auction, fees paid for AIA continuing education credits and member donations. Donations can be made using the Donate tab on the APT DC website and are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

    For more information on the Emerging Professionals Sponsorship Program including past recipients and eligibility criteria, or to learn more about APT DC, please visit our website at www.aptdc.org. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @aptdcchapter to stay up to date with chapter events. 

  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:23 AM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    APT DC is looking for speakers and poster presenters for our 2019 Symposium, The Preservationist's Toolkit: Exploring Diverse Approaches to Historic Preservation. Please submit all abstracts by MAY 6, 2019!

    Find more information on our Symposium page!

  • Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:19 AM | APT Admin (Administrator)

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Emerging Professional Sponsorship Program (EPSP)! This year, APT DC will provide stipends for one applicant to attend the APTI Gateway to the Hemisphere conference in Miami, FL and one applicant to attend the IPTN Workshop in Stirling, Scotland! The deadline to apply in June 30, 2019.

    Find more information and a link to the application on our Emerging Professionals page!

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:39 PM | Dana Litowitz

    Help select the new APT DC tagline! We plan to update our chapter description on our “About Us” page to be more inclusive of the practioners and preservation advocates across our chapter’s geography. Please take our 30 second survey to select your favorite or write your own!

    If you have problems viewing the survey below, please click here: https://tinyurl.com/APTDCtagline. 

  • Monday, April 02, 2018 11:39 AM | Dana Litowitz

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Emerging Professional Sponsorship Program (EPSP)! This year, APT DC will provide stipends for one applicant to attend the APTI Points of Departure conference in Buffalo, NY and two applicants to attend the IPTN Workshop Go Big or Go Home! in Frederick, MD! The deadline to apply in June 15, 2018.

    Find more information and a link to the application on our Emerging Professionals page!

  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 7:06 PM | Ellen O'Brien (Administrator)

    I'd like to belatedly introduce our 2018 APT DC Officers, Board and Committee Members.  Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or comments you have!

    Board of Directors

    President: Katie Hummelt

    Vice President: Bryan Fisher

    Treasurer: Bill Marzella

    Secretary: Ellen O'Brien

    Board Member (2017 Past President): Caitlin Smith

    Board Member (2016 Past President): Cindy Zork

    Board Member (2017-2018): Bob Hotes

    Board Member (2017-2018): Susan Pommerer

    Board Member (2018-2019): Eric Bottaro

    Board Member (2018-2019): Tom Vitanza

    Committee Members

    Events: Naomi Doddington, Lindsay McCook, & Moira Nadal

    Marketing: Kim Daileader & Kara Johnston

    Communications: Ronda Bernstein & Dana Litowitz

    EPSP: Bob Hotes

  • Sunday, February 11, 2018 3:51 PM | Dana Litowitz

    Our 2018 symposium will be a masonry cleaning workshop on Friday and Saturday April 20-21. Keep an eye on the Symposium Page for announcements and a link to registration beginning on February 20th!

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 11:33 AM | Ronda Bernstein (Administrator)

    It's that time of year when we ask you, our wonderful members, to consider being part of the APT DC leadership team. The leadership team plans and implements all of the events that the chapter hosts each year. No matter your position, everyone works together to ensure the success of the chapter. 

    Officers: Vice-president (2019 President); Secretary; Treasurer Apprentice (2019 & 2020 Treasurer) 

    Two Board Positions, Term: 2018 & 2019

    Committees: Events, Marketing, Communications

    If you are interested in joining us, please send an email expressing interest or with questions to info@aptdc.org. 

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