Secondary Navigation 2004 Conference Conference Images Conference Online Materials Campus Images Contributors Grant Overview Historic Preservation Plan Landscape Inventory WCSA Historic District National Register Lowell Rasmussen is the Principal Investigator for UMM's Getty grant, which largely funded the conference. Dennis Gimmestad of the Minnesota Historical Society was one of the key organizers of the conference. The Minnesota Historical Society was a co-sponsor of the conference. Mary Hughes of the University of Virginia was the keynote speaker. Gary Johnson, featured speaker, gave a entertaining and informative talk on landscape preservation. Preservation case studies were presented June 23 by Richard Strong (Carleton), Mary Hughes (University of Virginia), Brenda Williams and Arnold Alanen (University of Wisconsin, Madison) UMN Morris's preservation plan - a work in progress - was presented. Walking tours highlighting the history of the campus were part of the conference Walking tours highlighting the history of the campus were part of the conference Our picnic was moved indoors due to volatile weather. Lunch was another opportunity for conference participants to talk preservation. Ice cream was a cool treat.