Schedule At-a-Glance

Friday, October 13
8 – 11 a.m. Registration Check-In | Ochre Court Great Hall

8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Session I | Ochre Court Library
“Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Face of Gentrification” Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine, Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Break | Ochre Court Great Hall

10:15 – 12:30 p.m. Session II | Ochre Court Library
“Gentrification Saved New York” Jeffrey Kroessler, John Jay College/CUNY
“Preservation’s Role in Anti-Gentrification” L. Naomi Doddington
“Preservation-Fueled Gentrification and Displacement” Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock, Iowa State University
“A New Kind of Hospital Room,” Alan Waxman, Alan Waxman Ecosocial Design

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch | Ochre Court State Dining Room

1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Tours
Bellevue Avenue Gentrification
God’s Little Acre African and African American Colonial Cemetery
African American History Tour
Newport Museum of Irish History Tour

4:30 – 6 p.m. Meet and Greet Reception | Ochre Court Great Hall

6 – 7 p.m. Opening Dinner | Ochre Court State Dining Room

Saturday, October 14
8:30 – 9 a.m. Registration Check-In | Ochre Court Great Hall

9 – 10 a.m. Keynote: Dr. Lance Freeman | Ochre Court

10 – 10:30 a.m. Break | Ochre Court Great Hall

10:30 – Noon Session III | Ochre Court Library
“From Blight to Historic District: College Hill” Lauren Drapala, LIVED Preservation Consulting
“From Segregation to Gentrification” Victoria Hensley, Middle Tennessee State University
“‘Ten Fathom of Wampum & One Broadcloth Coate’: Gentrification & 17th Century Native American Displacement in Narragansett Bay” Michael J. Simpson, Becker College

Noon – 1 p.m. Boxed Lunch | (leave for) Newport Art Museum

1 – 2:15 p.m. Session IV | Newport Art Museum
“Redefining Preservation in Changing Neighborhoods: Towards Equitable Outcomes” Caroline Cheong, University of Central Florida
“Development without Displacement: Analyzing Indicators of Historic Neighborhoods Threatened by Gentrification” Cassie Cline, Clemson University/College of Charleston
“From Values to Rights: Critical Heritage and the Right to the City” Leandro Peredo, Universite Pantheon Sorbonne and Columbia University

2:30 – 4 p.m. The Stories We Tell: Community Preservation Panel Discussion and Reception | Newport Art Museum
Moderated by Tyler French, Public Humanist and Creative Facilitator

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