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Preserve America is a national initiative in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, and Transportation; U.S. General Services Administration; National Endowment for the Humanities; President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities; Institute of Museum and Library Services; and the President's Council on Environmental Quality.

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2006 Schedule

Wednesday, October 18—Travel and Arrival Day
1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration Opens (New Orleans Marriott)
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Issue Area Co-Chair & Staff Orientation
(New Orleans Marriott)
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Youth Summit Briefing & Dinner (New Orleans Marriott)
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception (Historic New Orleans Collection)
   
Thursday, October 19—Preserve America Summit Day 1
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast (U.S. Custom House)
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Opening Plenary Session (U.S. Custom House)

Speakers:

  • Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu, State of Louisiana
  • Chairman John L. Nau III, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
  • Mrs. Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States
  • Deputy Secretary Lynn Scarlett, U.S. Department of the Interior
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Youth Summit (U.S. Custom House)
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. First Issue Area Session (New Orleans Marriott Preservation Hall)
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (New Orleans Marriott)

Speaker:

  • Richard Moe, President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Second Issue Area Sessions
(New Orleans Marriott Preservation Hall)
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Third Issue Area Session (Mariott Preservation Hall)
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fourth Issue Area Session (Marriott Preservation Hall)
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Reception (Old Ursuline's Convent)
 
Friday, October 20—Preserve America Summit Day 2
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast (U.S. Custom House)
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Closing Plenary Session (U.S. Custom House)

Speakers:

  • Chairman John L. Nau III, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
  • Administrator Lurita A. Doan, General Services Administration
  • Deputy Secretary David A. Sampson, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Ms. Anna Maria Farias, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs Community Planning and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Deputy Secretary Lynn Scarlett, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • U.S. Congressman Michael R. Turner, Ohio Third District
  • Regional Director Bob Young, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Student Kaitlin Guerin, Lusher High School and Jerry Reese, Marist High School
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Closing Lunch (U.S. Custom House)

Speaker:

  • Federal Coordinator Donald E. Powell, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Gulf Coast Rebuilding, U.S. Department of Homeland Security