BC Register of Historic Places – Arches Platform Engagement
This year, the BC Register of Historic Places will be migrating to a new database platform. The BC Heritage Branch has selected the Arches platform and is currently working on the customization and data migration required for the transition to a new platform.
Heritage Branch is hosting virtual engagement sessions to demonstrate the Arches platform, and seek feedback on new features, functionalities, and processes to manage register submissions.
Sessions and Registration:
Tuesday May 23 9:30-11 (REGISTER HERE
Wednesday June 7 1:30-3:00 (REGISTER HERE
1. Benefits of the Arches platform including new functionality and greatly improved public access.
2. Input on functions and types of information on historic sites that local governments and others would like to explore given a more powerful platform.
3. Coordination on systems and compatibility with local governments who host or manage their own platforms and heritage data.
4. Potential changes for staff including a potential new, streamlined procedure to add or manage register submissions and login credentials.