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1. Digital Workflows for Heritage Conservation
2. Toronto Society of Architects Tours

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1. Digital Workflows for Heritage Conservation
CIPA Conference


Carleton University, Ottawa


August 28-September 1



We are pleased to invite you to participate in CIPA2017, the 26th biennial symposium, being held from August 28 to September 1, 2017, in Ottawa, Canada. CIPA2017 will focus on Digital Workflows for Conservation.

The rapid rise in new digital technologies has revolutionized the practice of recording heritage places. Digital tools and media offer a myriad of new opportunities for collecting, analyzing and disseminating information about heritage sites. With new opportunities, there are also conflicts, and an intense effort to incorporate digital media into the education of conservation professionals. Issues regarding the proper, innovative and research-focused uses of digital media in heritage conservation are urgent topics in the global heritage conservation field, and CIPA and its partners have played a leading role in this area of cross-disciplinary research and practice. The symposium will offer a unique opportunity for educators, professionals, heritage institutions, and managers of heritage places to share, exchange, and explore new approaches, best practices, and research results in the area of these workflows.


2. Toronto Society of Architects Tours
2017 Season - Tickets on Sale!



Toronto boasts a world class mix of both heritage and modern architecture designed by local and internationally acclaimed architects like Mies Van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Will Alsop, Diamond & Schmitt and KPMB to name a few. Join the Toronto Society of Architects’ guided outdoor walking tours for a 2 hour journey past some of Toronto’s most iconic architecture.

Our professionally trained volunteer guides will share the design context, details, and unusual features that make these buildings notable and demonstrate why architecture is such a powerful communications tool for businesses, organizations, and the city.

The 2017 Season starts on Saturday May 6th with regularly scheduled tours running every weekend until October 1st. Online registration is now open! Tickets are available to purchase online until the evening before the tour. After that you must email the tour coordinator to arrange tickets.

TSA Members Only ticket offer: TSA Members are invited to bring one free guest to any tour they attend! Simply use the promo code TSAMEM2017 when registering for your own ticket. The promo code will grant you access to a special ticket offer of 1 free ticket with the purchase of your own member ticket.

The following tours will be held every weekend throughout the season:
Art & Performance Tour - featuring iconic buildings which contribute to Toronto's reputation as a world leader in the arts. 

  • Culture & Campus Tour - featuring some of Toronto's most cutting edge museums and centres for research and higher learning
  • Towers Tour - featuring the most significant high-rise towers which make up Toronto's distinctive skyline

DATES | Saturdays and Sundays, May 6 - October 1, 2016
REGISTER | To register for a tour visit the TSA's online box office
TSA MEMBERS PROMOTION | Enter "TSAMEM2017" into the Promo Code field to access a free ticket for a guest with the purchase of one member ticket!