2013 Sacred Places Symposium – Program Schedule

Main PageSpeaker BiosTrack 1 SessionsTrack 2 Sessions

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Registration
9:30 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
Murray F. Gould, President, PACNY
The Honorable Stephanie A. Miner, Mayor, City of Syracuse
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM Key Note Address: The Economic Halo Effect of Sacred Places: Vulnerability, Public Value and New Approaches

A. Robert Jaeger, President, Partners for Sacred Places
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break


10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Session 1

Track 1: If Only We Knew! Assessing Your Religious Property

Track 2: Culture, Community & Economics: Why These Places Must Be Re-used



12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch

Sacred Places Photo-Montage



1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Session 2

Track 1: What Do We Do Now? Tools for Your Active Religious Property

Track 2: What Do We Do Now? Facing the Challenge



2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Break


2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Session 3

Track 1: How They Make It Work: Successful Religious Properties

Track 2: How They Made It Work: Successful Re-Use Projects



4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Closing Remarks: Civic Skyline, Civic Soul, and What’s at Risk

Sean Kirst, Columnist, The Syracuse Post Standard
4:15 PM Adjourn

Mission Restaurant, Columbus Circle