RI Historic Preservation Conference Touring the Cape Verdean Museum in East Providence at the 2019 Rhode Island Historic Preservation Conference The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) presents the Rhode Island Historic Preservation Conference in different communities around the state. The conference provides local preservationists to network, share ideas, present recent projects, and discuss new challenges. Learn about our most recent Conference, Come Back to the Future, and check out the programs from past events. Given uncertainties about convening an in-person event for 2022, RIHPHC has two projects underway in 2022: We are co-presenting Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Awareness and Preservation Weeks (aka Cemetery Weeks) with RI Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries in April - May 2022. Learn more about Cemetery Weeks. We have hired a preservation consultant to take stock of the Conference, review national/state/local preservation programming, and develop a roadmap for future events. Interested in sharing your opinions? Take our survey! Sign up for our email list to keep up with the latest conference planning.