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RIBA Conservation Register: Pitfalls and guidance for the applica

21 February 13:00 - 16:00
Organized by: RIBA
75 Cowcross Street

Are you looking to submit your Conservation Register application in 2018?

Do you need essential guidance for the application process?

Are you unsure which level to apply for?


This seminar will provide you with all the details required in making your application, covering the following topics:


Session 1: Criteria for application to the Conservation Register

Understanding conservation: Do I have enough experience? What courses are appropriate? ICOMOS Guidelines What dossiers would be appropriate? Skills matrix Background reading

Session 2: Application documents

Writing the detailed CV Writing the dossiers: Hints and tips The assessment process

Session 3:  Interactive Q&A

Delegates are encouraged to bring a print of their draft application if they have already begun it, but don’t worry if you have not yet taken the plunge! Some may be discussed at the interactive Q&A session and specific queries may be addressed.


Speaker: Janie Price, Kennedy O’Callaghan Architects

Janie is one of the course tutors on the 4-day RIBA Conservation Course and the 2-day Advanced Conservation Course. She has been an assessor for the RIBA Conservation Register since 2010 and is also an assessor for CARE (Conservation Accredited Engineers). She has been accredited with AABC since 2007 and as RIBA SCA since its inception in 2010. She is a partner at Kennedy O’Callaghan Architects where her roles include conservation architect for Bletchley Park and the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust.  Her work includes gazetteers, heritage statements, conservation management plans, impact assessments, heritage design guidance and full architectural service. Her projects range from medieval farmhouses to palaces and entire conservation areas.


Alex Bulford, RIBA Conservation Registrar

Alex is the RIBA’s Conservation Registrar. She has been closely involved with the register ever since it was conceived. Alex will be your point of contact if you want to apply for the register and she will check the eligibility of the application before it is passed to the assessors. Alex will be available to answer any questions related to eligibility and the application process, during the Q&A session.