Conference Destination 2020

South Bend Hosts Statewide Conference

In 2020, Indiana’s preservation conference takes place in South Bend where we’ll explore creative adaptive reuse projects that preserve the city’s industrial and manufacturing legacy for the twenty-first century.

South Bend - Scottish Rite
South Bend - Scottish Rite

Conference Agenda

We’re planning an educational and entertaining mix of tours, education talks led by experts, field sessions, and plenary talks that will inspire and challenge. Full agenda available soon.


Aloft South Bend
111 North Main Street
South Bend, Indiana 46601
Conference Rate: $99 per night
Book online


Three primary partners—Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, Indiana Landmarks, and Indiana University—stage the annual Preserving Historic Places conference. Special thanks to the City of South Bend for their financial assistance. We’re grateful for the essential support the conference receives from generous sponsors.


If you have questions about registration, contact the conference registrar, Jessica Kramer, at 800-450-4534 or

If you have questions about sessions or tracks or conference events, contact Suzanne Stanis at Indiana Landmarks, 317-639-4534 or 800-450-4534,