The annual Saving Places Conference is the second largest preservation conference in the Nation. Each year the Saving Places conference features workshops, educational sessions and special forums that address current and future trends in historic preservation as well as provide continuing education and networking opportunities.
The theme for the 2012 Saving Places Conference, The Power of Heritage and Place celebrates the newly established statewide preservation plan, The Power of Heritage and Place: A 2020 Action Plan to Advance Preservation in Colorado. The plan explores the fundamentals of historic preservation and what it means to identify, protect and interpret the places that collectively comprise our rich and diverse heritage through education, collaboration, and communication. The general and educational sessions presented at this year’s conference center around the key goals identified in the Plan.