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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  
12:15 - 1:15 pm  Networking Luncheon  
1:45 - 3:15 pm Concurrent Workshops - Session 2  
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  
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  
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  
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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