Continuing Education: Past Workshops

Repairing and Restoring Historic Bridges (included a demonstration of riveting), Indianapolis (1998).

Foundry Workshop at Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham Fall Tour (1999).

Digital Recording Strategies for Historic Structures: What Works and What Doesn’t, Brooklyn (2002)

Digital Recording Strategies for Historic Structures offered a look at state-of-the-art use of digital technologies, from cameras to CAD modeling. The session drew about 40 registrants, many of them members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), who received continuing-education credit.

GIS for IA: An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, Providence (2004)

About ten individuals (limited by the size of the computer lab) took part in a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for IA hands-on workshop at Brown University organized by Lynn Carlson, Paul White, and Pat and Lyn Malone as a pre-conference event on Thursday.

Bridge Types Common in North America, from the stone arch to construction of the interstate highway system, Milwaukee (2005)

Patrick Harshbarger and Mary McCahon [both SIA] of Lichtenstein Consulting Engineers led an all-day, continuing-education seminar on historic bridges.

Photography Workshop, Colorado Springs (2010)

At the 2010 Annual Conference in Colorado Springs, Co., the Education Committee organized a Photography Workshop. The half-day workshop, taught by Dr. James C. Owens  (Senior Fellow at Torrey Pines Research and the Past President and Fellow for the Society for Imaging Science and Technology), Jet Lowe (long-time HAER staff photographer), and Richard K. Anderson, Jr. (Cultural Resource Documentation Services), focused on photography technologies and techniques.