College of Fellows Keynote Speaker: Gustavo Araoz

Posted by: danaapti on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 12:00:00 am

Gustavo Araoz, AIA, will present Beyond Preservation Technology: Completing our Heritage Toolkit for the 21st Century at 6:00–7:00 p.m., Friday, October 8.

Mr. Araoz is president of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). Born in Cuba, he is a preservation architect by training. His career combines professional practice, academia, and institutional management. He has served as Executive Director of the United States Committee of ICOMOS since 1995. From 2002, he served as International Vice President of ICOMOS, spearheading organizational reforms and advocating greater engagement of ICOMOS members worldwide.

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