The Advanced Section 106 Seminar



Thursday, August 25, 2016
9 a.m. - 5 a.m. EDT

Washington, DC, United States

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The Advanced Section 106 Seminar is a one day course that focuses on the effective management of complex or controversial undertakings that require compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Taught in a smaller, interactive setting, this course encourages group discussion and problem solving. The seminar is designed for experienced Section 106 users who are already familiar with the regulations. The curriculum focuses on the challenges of seeking consensus and resolving adverse effects to historic properties.

What will you learn in the Advanced Section 106 Seminar?

  • How to effectively achieve win-win outcomes and resolve disputes
  • How to identify creative ways to address conflicts between development plans and preservation values
  • How to negotiate and prepare agreement documents under Section 106

Who should attend?


The seminar is designed for environmental and cultural resources personnel who have previously attended the ACHP's Section 106 Essentials Course or have received similar introductory training for Section 106, and/or who have experience handling Section 106 issues.

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Tom McCulloch

Dr. Tom McCulloch is Assistant Director in the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s Office of Federal Agency Programs. He has worked for the ACHP for over 25 year, and coordinates the ACHP’s efforts to address issues relating to archaeology. He is the staff liaison with the ACHP’s ... Read More