Preferred format is via electronic submission in Microsoft Word to:
no later than the close of business December 9, 2002.
Submissions may be mailed to: The Preservation Education Institute at the above address no
later than December 9, 2002.
Abstracts should be no more than 500 words. Presentations at the conference will be
approximately one-half hour in length. If selected, presenters will be notified no later than
January 17, 2003.
Final papers must be submitted no later than close-of-business April 7, 2003.
Presenters will be asked to sign a release authorizing publication of their articles either in
print, electronically, or in alternate formats for people with disabilities. Papers will be published in
the conference proceedings. Some articles may be printed in other publications and/or may be
published on the Internet. Presenters will receive complimentary tuition to the conference,
conference events and a modest travel stipend.
The conference is presented as part of the National Historic Covered Bridge Program funded
under Section 1224(b) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in partnership with the National Park Service,
Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), is undertaking a project to document significant
covered bridges in the United States. The Preservation Education Institute is working in
partnership with the National Park Service (HAER in Washington, DC and the Historic
Preservation Training Center in Frederick, Maryland) and the University of Vermont Historic
Preservation Program to present this three-day conference.
For information, please contact Judy L. Hayward, Executive Director of the Preservation
Education Institute, email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-674-6752.
The conference web site, http://www.uvm.edu/coveredbridges will be updated with