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8th Annual Conference
Cultural Resources Law
Consulting with Tribes on Energy Projects
October 19 - 20, 2015  •  Hilton  •  Minneapolis

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Credits Available

Earn Up to 12 Hours MCLE Credit Including 1 Hour of Ethics Credit
Conference Highlights

Dear Colleague:
We have assembled a world-class faculty of nationally renowned experts to lead
you through the complex legal, business and policy issues in historic preservation
compliance and Tribal consultation. You will hear perspectives from Tribal governments,
federal and state governments, industry professionals and consultants.
• Energy Development and Cultural Resource Protection
• Emerging Section 106 Issues
• Where NHPA and NEPA Intersect
• Federal Requirements for Tribal Consultation
• US Army Corps’ NHPA Compliance
• FERC’s Approach to Consulting with Tribal Nations
• Working Effectively With Tribes for Energy Development
• The Changing Role of States and SHPOs
• Tribal Government and Cultural Protocols
• Traditional Cultural Properties
• NAGPRA Compliance
• International Cultural Resource Repatriation
• Lessons from a Liaison Practitioner
• Tribal Law and Dispute Resolution
• Best Practices in Permitting Energy Projects
• Ethical Issues in Dealing with Tribes 
Attorneys, consultants, archaeologists, federal, state and local government
professionals, Tribal officials, planners, developers, real estate professionals, law
students, historians and anyone interested in the field of cultural resources — if you
are involved in historic preservation and Tribal consultation, this Conference is a
We look forward to seeing you in October.
Jon Berkin, PhD, Principal
Program Co-Chair
Natural Resource Group, Minneapolis, MN
Troy A. Eid, Esq., Principal Shareholder
Program Co-Chair
Greenberg Traurig, Denver, CO

“Attending the recently held Cultural Resources seminar at the Ritz-Carlton in Denver was
educational and enjoyable. A professionally organized two-day session with speakers
sharing their extensive experience working with Native peoples and their cultural and
natural resources. Wonderful to see Native participants.”
– Michael S. Burney, Archaeologist, Burney & Associates, Taos, NM
“Very Good!!! Originally did not know what to expect, but this has truly blown me away.
The THPO’s and the Tribal members were great. Very good presentations and presenters,
thank you.”
– Matt McCullor, RPA, Archaeologist, Omaha, NE
Conference Sponsored by Enbridge