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APH 2011 Annual Conference — E x p a n d i n g   H o r i z o n s

Pre-Conference Seminars Schedule (Optional Activities)   Sunday, October 16, 2011

Time Event Presenter
8:30 am - 4:00 pm  Raising the Stakes
Playing at the Big Tables
Pat McNees
8:30 am - 4:00 pm  Your Marketing Materials Matter Paula Stahel
8:30 am - 4:00 pm  Writing Alchemy
Reach New Horizons in Your Writing
Kendra Bonnett
Matilda Butler
Note: Seminar attendees will enjoy beverage service at 8:00 – 8:30 am & 10:00 – 10:30 am, compliments of APH, and will break for lunch on their own from noon to 1:30 pm.

Conference Schedule    Sunday, October 16 — Thursday, October 20, 2011

Sunday, October 16, 2011   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
3:00 - 8:00 pm  Registration
Pick up your conference materials at the APH Registration Desk in the conference area on the second floor of the hotel.
Joy Miller
5:00 - 6:00 pm  Newcomers Orientation
New members and those new to our conferences are invited to attend an orientation session. Our host will share details about the conference that awaits us all and will offer tips on how to get the most out of your membership.
Gloria Nussbaum
7:30 - 9:30 pm  Welcome Reception
Light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar
Catch up with old APH friends and meet new ones.
Barbara Tabach

Monday, October 17, 2011   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 - 8:30 am  Morning Coffee/Tea Service  
8:00 am - 6:00 pm  APH Registration/Store Joy Miller, Steve & Sue McNees
8:30 - 10 am  The Power of Personal Stories Nikki Silva of NPR's Kitchen Sisters
10:00 - 10:30 am  Beverage Break  
10:30 am - 12 noon Concurrent Workshops - Session 1  
  Workshop Session 1A
The Get Serious Formula
How to Make More Than Just a Living
Barbara Tabach
Barry Baines
  Workshop Session 1B
Boot Camp for Life-Writing Teachers
What to Teach and How to Teach It
Dawn Thurston
  Workshop Session 1C
Audio - An Affordable Option
Add to Your Portfolio
Gloria Nussbaum
  Workshop Session 1D
Book Design Tips and Tricks
Navigating Text and Cover Layout
Kathleen Shaputis
  Workshop Session 1E
Video Production A to Z
Getting Started
Jane Shafron
12:15 - 1:15 pm  Networking Luncheon  
  Workshop Session 2B
Organizing Social Media
Action Steps to Streamline Your Time
Brenda Prinzavalli
  Workshop Session 2C
Innovative Ideas for Audio Software
Organizing and Managing Data
Doug Lambert
  Workshop Session 2D
Internet Research Techniques
It's All in the Details
Kathleen Shaputis
  Workshop Session 2E
Event Videography A to Z
Candid, Simple and Fun Projects
Jane Shafron
3:45 - 5:15 pm  Circle of Sages Sarah White
7:00 - 9:00 pm  Salon Sessions
8:00 - 10:00 pm  Video Share Vikky Dauciunas

Tuesday, October 18, 2011   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 - 8:30 am  Morning Coffee/Tea Service  
8:00 am - 4:00 pm  APH Store Joy Miller, Steve & Sue McNees
8:30 - 10 am  The Families Who Built Las Vegas Michael Green
10:00 - 10:30 am  Beverage Break  
  Workshop Session 3B
Make a Scene
Bring Your Personal Histories to Life
Dawn Thurston
  Workshop Session 3C
Advance Your Interview Skills
Paula Stahel
  Workshop Session 3D
Basic Audio Editing
Preparing Files for Clients
Dave Morrison
  Workshop Session 3E
Expanding Horizons for Your Book-1
Promotion Ideas Every Author Needs
Kendra Bonnett
Matilda Butler
12:30 - 1:45 pm  APH Business Meeting Luncheon  
2:15 - 3:45 pm Concurrent Workshops - Session 4  
  Workshop Session 4A
Elder Wellness
Through Personal History Writing
Claudia Collins
Heidi Petermeier
Jean Norman
  Workshop Session 4B
Ethical Wills for Personal Historians
Past, Present, and Future
Barry Baines
  Workshop Session 4C
Organized Crime Vegas Style
Where It's a Crime NOT to be Organized
Brenda Prinzavalli
  Workshop Session 4D
Working with Combat Veterans
A Former Special Forces Member’s Guide
Lee Barnes
  Workshop Session 4E
Expanding Horizons for Your Book-2
From a Publishers Point Of View
Kendra Bonnett
Matilda Butler
3:45 - 7:00 pm  Free Afternoon  
7:00 - 9:00 pm  Salon Sessions
7:00 - 9:00 pm  Seasoned Members Conversation Café Linda Coffin & Marianne Waller

Wednesday, October 19, 2011   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 - 8:30 am  Morning Coffee/Tea Service  
8:00 am-1:30 pm  APH Store Joy Miller, Steve & Sue McNees
8:30 - 10 am  American Gypsy: A Journey Home Oksana Marafioti
10:00 - 10:30 am  Beverage Break  
10:30 am - 12 noon Concurrent Workshops - Session 5  
  Workshop Session 5A
What's Your Story?
Narrative Details that Work
Oksana Marafioti
  Workshop Session 5B
The Future of Publishing
Are Books Obsolete?
Carolyn Hayes Uber
  Workshop Session 5C
Managing a Book Project
Start to Finish
Nancy Barnes
Biff Barnes
  Workshop Session 5D
Kick-Start Your PH Business
A Practical How-to Guide
Jennifer Campbell
Linda Coffin
  Workshop Session 5E
The Storytelling Power of Video
Limited to 30 participants. No equipment or experience required.
Ben Patton
12 noon - 1:00 pm  Lunch on Your Own  
12 noon - 1:00 pm Setup for Community Circle  
1:00 - 5:00 pm Community Circle  
1:00 - 2:30 pm Speed Coaching Laura Blumenthal & Marcia Orland
2:00 - 3:30 pm Print Show & Tell Sharon Waldman
3:30 - 5:00 pm Marketing Show & Tell Marianne Waller
7:00 - 11:00 pm  APH Dinner & Special Entertainment
Dinner and entertainment. A chance to relax with newfound and old friends on the last night of the conference.

Thursday, October 20, 2011   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:30 am - 9:00 am  Morning Coffee/Tea Service  
9:00 - 10:30 am  Video Biographies with a Message Ben Patton
10:30 - 11:00 am  Passing the Torch
Introduction of 2012 Conference Program Chair
Barbara Tabach
11:00 am - 12:30 pm  Tales from the Heart  
12:30 pm  Conference Close  


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