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APTNE 2015 Annual Meeting and Symposium: Best Practices - What Works, What Doesn't

  • 06 Feb 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 325 Park Avenue, New York, NY
  • 77


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This rate is available for calendar year 2015 members. Opportunity will be given for membership ($35/individual) renewal or new membership during registration process.
  • Save $10 by becoming a Member and then signing up for the member rate!
  • Please bring your student ID with you. **Complimentary Student Guest registration available to 5 students from each school on a first come, first served basis. Email to receive complimentary registration code.
  • Please bring student ID with you. **Complimentary registration available to 5 students from each school on a first come, first served basis.
  • *** Requires Sponsor Registration Code***
    If your organization is a Marble, Granite or Limestone Sponsor of APTNE for 2015, you receive 8, 4 and 2 complimentary registrations respectively. (Sign up to be an Annual Sponsor at and receive complimentary tickets for your attendees. You will be given a registration code which you can use to register your complimentary attendees here).
  • Includes 30" x 60" display table and 2 complimentary registrations to the Symposium with lunch and reception.

    * If your organization is a MARBLE, GRANITE or BROWNSTONE Sponsor of APTNE for 2015, you receive a complimentary or discounted display table.
    When registering, Select "5. Annual Sponsor - Variable" to receive the no- or reduced fee table.

    (Sign up to be an Annual Sponsor at

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APTNE 2015
Annual Symposium

Best Practices

What Works, What Doesn't

St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church,
New York, NY

Friday, February 6, 2015


Annual Sponsors
Become an Annual Sponsor to be listed here!
(Sponsor Registration)

Nicholson & Galloway, Inc

Marshalls (Stancliffe) Stone

Freedom Cement, LLC

Consigli Construction Co., Inc.

Gladding, McBean & Interstate® Brick


Brisk Waterproofing Company / Western Facades


GB Geotechnics USA Inc.


Jablonski Building Conservation

Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Femenella & Associates, Inc.

Vertical Access LLC

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.

Robert Silman Associates

Gale Associates, Inc.

Deerpath Construction Corporation

Platt Byard Dovell White Architects

Roger Williams University - School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation

Thornton Tomasetti, Inc

Pike Stained Glass Studios, Inc.

Arteco & Design Restoration Corp.

Norfast Consulting Group, Inc.

Cole Company, Inc.

Quality Restoration Works, LLC

Integrated Conservation Resources, Inc.

Jan Hird Pokorny Associates

Integrated Conservation Resources, Inc.

International Masonry Institute

The Business Coach of New York

Kaese & Lynch Architecture and Engineering

Ayon Studio Architecture and Preservation

Landmark Facilities Group Inc.

Schedule of Events

8:30 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 - 9:45 Welcome by President of APTNE
Chris Dabek
9:45 - 10:15 Keynote Speaker
Ken Levien, Levien and Company
10:15 - 10:35 Re-Gilding The Sherman Monument…Try, Try Again 
Mark Rabinowitz
10:35 - 11:00 Coffee and Refreshment Break
11:00 - 11:20 Looking for Paint in all the Right Places
Mary Jablonski
11:20 - 11:40 The Historic New England Approach; Turning Challenges into Successful Practice
Ben Haavik
11:40 - 12:00 Wood for Thought: The Role of Wood in Preservation Projects 
Milan Vatovec & Nathaniel B. Smith
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 1:50
NSDAR Headquarters Library Lay Light Restoration : Challenges/Solutions
Arthur Femenella
1:50 - 2:10
“Flashings and Joints" - They may sound dull but their importance is fascinating
Charles Bransby-Zachary
2:10 - 2:30
Re-Roofing for Extreme Weather Conditions
Pamela Jerome, Carl Rothbart
2:30 - 3:00
Coffee and Refreshment Break
3:00 - 3:20
Abstract, The Renovation and Restoration of the Grand Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History
Richard Tobin
3:20 - 3:40
Philip Johnson's Painting Gallery- Case Study of a Modernist Earth Berm Roof Replacement & Restoration
Mary Kay Judy
3:40 - 4:10
4:10 - 4:25
Closing Remarks
Chris Dabek
4:25 - 4:45 Annual Meeting / Chapter Highlights
5:00 - 7:00 Reception, Carnegie Hall

  Saturday, February 7th:

   Behind the Scenes tour of the Restoration of St. Patrick's          Cathedral

9:00 - 10:00 Tour 1 -- FULL!
10:30 - 11:30 Tour 2 -- FULL!

Additional Information

- Coffee / refreshments provided.

- A boxed lunch can be purchased with your ticket for $25.

- A catered reception will be held after the Symposium at Carnegie Hall; entrance for which can be purchased for $30 with your ticket. The reception includes beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres. Other beverages will include assorted soft drinks and water.

- A "Behind the Scenes" tour of the restoration of St. Patrick's Cathedral can be purchased for $25, through the Symposium registration (above) or through the a la carte registration for non-Symposium attendees: St. Patricks Tour.  The tour will be lead by Deerpath Construction Corp, will include coffee and donuts and will be approximately 45-60 minutes long.  Space is limited.

- Member / Non-member rates are for calendar year 2015.  You will have an opportunity to join or renew your membership during the ticket sign-up process. An Individual Membership plus a membership level Registration to the event constitutes a $10 savings over the non-member registration.

- Networking with industry suppliers and organizations at their display tables.

 Details and Logistics

- If your company would like to receive complimentary registrations or benefit from Symposium recognition in publications and give-aways, please sign up for one of our Annual Sponsorships. We recently consolidated our bundled memberships and former Symposium Sponsorships into Annual Sponsorships, more info here.

- If your company would like to purchase a vendor table, please use the "Registration" button above. Vendor registration includes a 30"x60" table and 2 complimentary registrations with lunch and reception.  Display tables may also be acquired as an Annual Sponsor benefit, more info here.  

- Continuing Education: TBD. Please note your preference for reporting LU's during the registration process.  Confirmation of attendance will be required on the day of the Symposium.

- Transportation / Parking: TBC

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