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Schedule (2015)

APH 20th Anniversary Conference · Cultivate & Thrive

Pre-Conference Seminars Schedule (Optional)   Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Time Event Presenter
8:30 am - 4:00 pm  Starting and Succeeding
with Your Personal History Business
Stephanie Kadel Taras
8:30 am - 4:00 pm  The Write Way to Professional Success Dawn Thurston
8:30 am - 4:00 pm  Video Storytelling
Creating a Story Out of Basic Media
Cassandra Herrman
Note: Seminar attendees will have coffee service from 8:00 – 8:30 am & 10:00 – 10:30 am, compliments of APH, and will break for lunch on their own from noon to 1:00 pm.

Conference Schedule

Wednesday, October 21, 2015   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
3:00 - 7:00 pm  Registration
Stop by the APH Registration Desk in the hotel lobby to register and pick up your conference materials.
 
5:00 - 6:00 pm  Conference Orientation
Get tips on the conference and how to get the most out of your membership—something for new and veteran members alike.
Gloria Nussbaum
7:00 - 9:00 pm Welcome Reception
Catch up with old friends and make new ones.
Light hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and soft drinks served.
Liz Abess

Thursday, October 22, 2015   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 - 8:30 am  Coffee/Tea Service  
8:00 am - 5:30 pm  APH Store
Offering APH educational materials plus books and other products from speakers, presenters, and attendees.
 
8:30 - 10:00 am A Trail of Records
Wells Fargo Executive Vice President and Chief Historian
Andy Anderson, Ph.D
10:30 - noon Concurrent Workshops - Session 1  
  Workshop Session 1A
Video Production Workflow
Dan Darling
  Workshop Session 1B
Audio Recording Basics
Oral History Production and Presentation
Jamie Yuenger
  Workshop Session 1C
Electronic Editing
Patricia Charpentier
  Workshop Session 1D
Marketing: What You Must Know & Do
The Engine Needed to Thrive - I
Ann Ranson
  Workshop Session 1E
Strategies for Pricing
Pat McNees
12:15 - 1:15 pm  Networking Luncheon  
1:45 - 3:15 pm Concurrent Workshops - Session 2  
  Workshop Session 2A
Video Production & Online Sharing
Joe Kirsch
  Workshop Session 2B
Craft Page-turning Personal Histories
Susan Luccini
  Workshop Session 2C
Be a Speaking Sensation
Patricia Charpentier
  Workshop Session 2D
Marketing: What You Must Know & Do
The Engine Needed to Thrive - II
Ann Ranson
  Workshop Session 2E
Writing Organizational Histories
Managing Complex Projects
Pat McNees
3:15 - 3:45 pm  Coffee/Tea Service  
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Honoring Our Chinese Heritage
Costumed as a Chinese railroad worker, historian/storyteller Charlie Chin will provide an entertaining history lesson. Free public event.
Charlie Chin
7:00 - 9:00 pm Salon Sessions  

Friday, October 23, 2015   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 - 8:30 am  Coffee/Tea Service  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm  APH Store
Offering APH educational materials plus books and other products from speakers, presenters, and attendees.
 
8:30 - 10:00 am Documenting Social Injustice
Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker
Satsuki Ina, Ph.D.
10:00 - 10:30 am  Coffee/Tea Service  
10:30 - noon Concurrent Workshops - Session 3  
  Workshop Session 3A
Better Audio for Better Videos
Sound Editing to Bring Videos to Life
Rob Cooper
  Workshop Session 3B
Listen Up!
Interviewing for Print
Paula Stahel
  Workshop Session 3C
Meet Your Friends-Scrivener & Evernote
Dawn Thurston
  Workshop Session 3D
Mastering Your Community
Become the Recognized "Go-To" Expert
Annie Payne
  Workshop Session 3E
What You Don't Know
Techniques for Video Interviewing
Jamie Yuenger
12:30 - 1:45 pm  APH Business Meeting Luncheon APH Board of Directors
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm Pearls of Wisdom, Wonders & Blunders
Seasoned personal historians spill the beans about what has worked, what hasn't, and why.
Laura Blumenthal
7:00 - 9:00 pm Salon Sessions  
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Special Interest Meeting
Cultivate an Active Local APH Chapter
Emily Garcia, Aura Lee Loveland
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Special Interest Meeting
Personal Historians as Immigrant Allies
Gabriela Flora, James Walsh
8:00 - 10:00 pm Video Share
Video biographers show clips of their favorite personal histories.
April Bell

Saturday, October 24, 2015   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 - 8:30 am  Coffee/Tea Service  
8:00 am - 2:00 pm  APH Store
Offering APH educational materials plus books and other products from speakers, presenters, and attendees.
 
8:30 - 10:00 am Concurrent Workshops - Session 4  
  Workshop Session 4A
How to Print Books Online
Using CreateSpace and Amazon
Patricia Hamilton
  Workshop Session 4B
The Writing Partner Business Model
Sarah White
Mike Oke
  Workshop Session 4C
The Missing Piece
Compelling Stories to Reach Clients
Karen Scarpulla
  Workshop Session 4D
Historical Research 101
Linda Coffin
8:30 am - noon A Gathering of APH Veterans
Old Friends, New Directions
An intensive session for veteran personal historians
who joined APH prior to 2009
Trena Cleland
Linda Blachman
10:00 - 10:30 am  Coffee/Tea Service  
10:30 - noon Concurrent Workshops - Session 5  
  Workshop Session 5A
Social Media Marketing
Eight Ways to Get Started Today
Danee Brady
  Workshop Session 5B
Share Your Knowledge
Teach Online
Dan Darling
Linda Coffin
  Workshop Session 5C
Raising the Dead
Patricia Charpentier
  Workshop Session 5D
Guided Autobiography
Life Stories from the Inside Out
Cheryl Svensson
Patricia Hamilton
Joyce Krieg
noon - 1:30 pm  Lunch on your own  
1:45 - 6:00 pm Community Circle
Come learn & share at the Community Circle with Speed Coaching, Vendor Expo, both Print and Marketing Show & Tell.
 
1:45 - 3:00 pm Speed Coaching
Ten-minute one-on-one coaching from APH's most successful professionals.
Rhonda Kalkwarf, Jessie Campbell
2:00 - 6:00 pm Vendor Expo
Explore new technologies and equipment and talk with product providers.
 
3:00 - 4:30 pm Print Show & Tell
Meet with members working in print or other non-video media to talk about projects and see samples of a variety of works.
Mary Beth Lagerborg
4:30 - 6:00 pm Marketing Show and Tell
See samples and learn about marketing programs that worked—or didn't.
Judith McDowell
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
Farm-to-fork dinner, wine tasting, and presentation on the human connection to storytelling as it relates to the history and work of APH.
James Walsh

Sunday, October 25, 2015   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 - 8:30 am  Coffee/Tea Service  
8:00 am - noon  APH Store
Offering APH educational materials plus books and other products from speakers, presenters, and attendees.
 
8:30 - 10:00 am The History & Mythology
of the American West

Chris Enns, Scriptwriter, Comedienne, New York Times Bestselling author
Chris Enns
10:30 - noon Tales from the Heart
with a Guided Autobiography Twist
A treasured tradition. Personal historians will share their stories and you will hear about Guided Autobiography storytelling.
 
noon  Passing the Torch
& Conference Close
Liz Abess

 

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