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2019 NEMC SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

EDUCATION DAY BEGINS AT 9 AM
Dealer rooms and Displays are open to the general public until 4:00p. Educational stations shut down at 2:00p. For the remainder of the conference, these areas are for conference registrants only.

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

REGISTRATION is open
Between visiting dealers, seeing displays and checking in on what the kids are doing at Education Day, swing by the Conference area lobby and register for the full conference.

Also, please bring your AUCTION ITEMS to the Registration Desk area for cataloguing.

Registration is closed during the banquet.

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

CONFERENCE BANQUET
Jan Morrison, “Funny You Should Ask”

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

REGISTRATION OPEN

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

CONFERENCE OPENING SESSION

  • Bob Jones - "Collecting in Connecticut in the 1950's"
  • New England Mining & Museum Update – New England Miners

8:30 PM

DEALER’S WING is open late into the night
Throughout the conference, this is not just about buying; it is a great time to 'talk rocks.'

8:45 PM

HOSPITALITY ROOMS open in the dealer’s wing.
Light desserts and beverages.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

REGISTRATION OPEN
Auction Item Drop-Off Resumes until 9am. Conference area lobby

9:00 AM

WELCOME ADDRESS

9:10 AM - Noon

LECTURES

  • Frank Perham:-"Musings of a Maine Mining Legend"
  • Tom Mortimer- "The Micromounters of New England"
  • Skip Simmons – "Tribute to Raymond Sprague." one of the original organizers of NEMA
  • Mark Jacobson - "The Early History of the Himalaya Pegmatite Mine, San Diego County, California"

Noon - 2:00 PM

SILENT AUCTION BEGINS
Silent Auction to benefit the Conference. Please feel free to donate mineral items that we can auction. (Items should be brought to the Registration Desk by 9am Saturday so there is ample time to catalogue, price and display them on the tables.) Live Auction items available for viewing.
LUNCH
On your own.
(The Hospitality Rooms are not open to conference attendees during this time period.)
DEALER'S WING
Open to conference registrants.

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

LECTURES

  • Larry Bull - "Amethyst Almost in my Backyard"
  • Jeff Morrison – "Mining the Havey Quarry"
LIVE AUCTION
To benefit the Conference (about 10 minutes after afternoon lectures end)
END OF SILENT AUCTION
(about 5-10 minutes after live auction)
DEALERS EVENING SESSION
Begins after the silent auction and goes late into the night. Open to conference registrants.

6:30 PM

HOSPITALITY ROOMS
Open to conference registrants with light appetizers and beverages.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

FIELD TRIP
Mine Field Trip/s-to be announced at conference.

 

 

 

 


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