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APH Annual Conference 2016 · Kick It Up

Pre-Conference Seminars Schedule (Optional)   Sunday, October 23, 2016

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  From Transcript to Terrific
Bringing Experiences to Life
Patricia Charpentier
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    Sunday, October 23 — Thursday, October 27, 2016

Sunday, October 23, 2016   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
3:00 - 7:00 pm  Registration
Stop by the APH Registration Desk in the ballroom 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.
Martha Humphries

Monday, October 24, 2016   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 am - 4:30 pm  APH Store
Offering APH educational materials plus books and other products from speakers, presenters, and attendees.
 
8:30 - 10:00 am Only a Few Bones
Assembling Sources to Reconstruct Events
John Philip Colletta, Ph.D.
10:30 - noon Concurrent Workshops - Session 1  
  Workshop Session 1A
Show & Tell
A Kick-it-up Tool
Martie McNabb
  Workshop Session 1B
Money Matters
Calculating a Profitable Hourly Rate
cj Madigan
  Workshop Session 1C
If Ken Burns Can Do It
Video Storytelling Techniques
Steve Pender
  Workshop Session 1D
Narrative as Catharsis
A History of Healing Through Story
James Walsh
  Workshop Session 1E
Print Production Decisions
Katie Murphy
12:15 - 1:15 pm  Networking Luncheon  
1:45 - 3:15 pm Concurrent Workshops - Session 2  
  Workshop Session 2A
Writing a Narrative Family History
The Snares and Pitfalls
John Philip Colletta
  Workshop Session 2B
Branding Your Personal History Company
Logos, Language and Brand Promise
Alli Joseph
  Workshop Session 2C
Let’s Talk Business
Better Product, Better Income
Stacy Derby
  Workshop Session 2D
Labor History 101
History as Experienced by the Workers
Walsh James
  Workshop Session 2E
Copyrights, Rights, and Permissions
What Personal Historians Need to Know
Pat McNees
7:00 - 9:00 pm Salon Sessions  
8:00 - 10:00 pm Video Share
Video biographers show clips of their favorite personal histories.
Bob Karstens

Tuesday, October 25, 2016   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
8:00 am - 4:30 pm  APH Store
Offering APH educational materials plus books and other products from speakers, presenters, and attendees.
 
8:30 - 10:00 am Reaching Across the Color Line
Civil Rights in Black & Brown
Max Krochmal, Ph.D.
10:30 - noon Concurrent Workshops - Session 3  
  Workshop Session 3A
Crafting a Commercial Personal History
I Never Promised You a Best-Seller
Mary Beth Lagerborg
  Workshop Session 3B
Make MS Word Work for You
Patricia Charpentier
  Workshop Session 3D
Print Production Workflow
Key to a Smooth, Profitable Book Project
cj Madigan
  Workshop Session 3E
Today’s Speaker Is...
Public Speaking for Video Biographers
Steve Pender
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm  APH Business Meeting Luncheon APH Board of Directors
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm  It’s Complicated
Handling Tricky Project Relationships
A panel of experienced personal historians will discuss tricky projects—complex personalities and confusing relationship issues that could bring a project to a grinding halt—and how they successfully handled the problems.
 
6:30 - 10:00 pm Oral Fixation Public Event  

Wednesday, October 26, 2016   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
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
Pricing for Profit
A Framework Based on Costs and Markets
Sarah White
  Workshop Session 4B
Video Production from Soup to Nuts 1
Part 1—Elements of Production
Dan Darling
  Workshop Session 4C
How To Stay Alive in Business
Lessons from 30 Years of Self-Employment
Linda Coffin
  Workshop Session 4D
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
Working with Traumatic Memories
Jo Eckler
  Workshop Session 4E
Teaching Life Writing
Crafting Workshops and Seminars
Dee Dees
10:30 - noon Concurrent Workshops - Session 5  
  Workshop Session 5A
Video Production from Soup to Nuts 2
Part 2—Post Production
Dan Darling
  Workshop Session 5B
Marketing Lightning Rounds
Answers to Pressing Marketing Issues
Lauren Midgley
  Workshop Session 5D
Spiritual Memoir
Patricia Charpentier
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
2:00 - 6:00 pm Vendor Expo
Explore new technologies and equipment and talk with product providers. Contact [email protected] for more information on taking part.
Linda Coffin
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 - 10:00 pm  Boots & Barbecue Dinner  

Thursday, October 27, 2016   

Time Event Presenter / Facilitator
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 Lights! Camera! Music!
Brief History of Role of Music in Film
John Centrone
10:30 - noon Tales from the Heart
A treasured tradition. Members share their stories and and those of favorite clients.
 
noon - 12:15 pm  Passing the Torch
& Conference Close
Martha Humphries

 

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