CONVENTION SCHEDULE

All Cancellations for the 2018 National Convention must be made by June 28, 2018.

TUESDAY JULY 17, 2018
NAWCC Headquarters
514 Poplar St. Columbia, PA 17512-2130
F101 Workshop Dave Gorrell instructor – Starts July 17—July 20.

If you would like to rent show cases or a safe for the duration of the convention, please contact Isaac Hannosh or Mark Laino (show director) at www.wwtshows.com or call Mark at 215-429-9407.

WEDNESDAY JULY 18, 2018
NAWCC Headquarters
514 Poplar St. Columbia, PA 17512-2130
BOD Board meeting
F101 Workshop Dave Gorrell instructor – Starts July 17—July 20.
UTZ Arena, York, PA - World Wide Traders "WWT" Check with WWT for their schedule

THURSDAY JULY 19, 2018
NAWCC Headquarters, Museum, Library: NOTE, MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM 10 A.M. UNTIL 5 P.M.
514 Poplar St. Columbia, PA 17512-2130 .24 minutes from the York Expo Center to Headquarters. (14 mi via US-30 E)
BOD Board meeting
F101 Workshop-Dave Gorrell instructor July 17-20
F600 Workshop, Mike Dempsey instructor starts Thursday July 19 -
UTZ Arena, York, PA - World Wide Traders

     THURSDAY ALL-DAY-EVENT: Everyone is invited! No charge for members and families to visit the Museum & Library!
     Pre-registration packet pick up from 1:00-4:00 at Headquarters (no on-site registration available)
     Everyone invited to the Museum, participate in Tours, Lectures, and visit the NAWCC Gift shop open to all!

     Gala Tour, Programs, Lecture Schedule Thursday July 19, 2018
     10:00-10:45
     Museum Tour Including Stu Gottdenker Collection
     Library Archives "Behind the Scene Tour" with Kate Van Riper (Limited to 10 - sign up in Library)
     11:00-11:45
     Museum Tour with Emphasis on Early American Horology
     Neo-Renaissance Modern Day Clockmaking Lecture by Richard Ketchen
     12:00-12:45
     Lecture: "The Art & Beauty of Carriage Clocks" by Doug Minty
     1:00-1:45
     Museum Tour with Emphasis on Carriage Clock Exhibit
     Library Archives "Behind the Scene Tour" with Kate Van Riper (Limited to 10 - sign up in Library)
     2:00-2:45
     Identifying and Collecting American Banjo Clocks Lecture by Steve Petrucelli
     Museum Tour with Emphasis on Vintage Wrist Chronograph Exhibit
     Museum Tour of Tower and Street Clocks
     3:00-3:45
     Lecture/Panel: "Chronographs as Tool Watches" by Carlo Stepanians, Jeff Stein, & John Cote
     Museum Tour with Emphasis on British Horology
     4:00-4:45
     Museum Tour with Emphasis on Vintage Wrist Chronograph Exhibit
     Museum Tour with Emphasis on American Wooden Works Clocks
     4:30-4:45
     Program: Presentation by Brigadier General James C. Price, USA, Retired
     4:45-6:00
     Food & Refreshments served to pre-paid/Registered Members
     6:00-6:15
     Introduction of Stu Gottdenker Collection Donation by Jay T. Dutton, DVM, CPA and Jerry Maltz
     6:30-8:00
     Fortunat Mueller-Maerki Library Research Center naming, Masters of Ceremonies: Robert Cheney, Philip Poniz, and Jim Cipra; welcome and picture unveiling by Sara Butler-Tongate
          A Big thank you goes out to All who have donated to make this event possible!


FRIDAY JULY 20 at NAWCC Headquarters
F101 Workshop-Dave Gorrell instructor Last day of workshop
F600 Workshop, Mike Dempsey instructor Last day of workshop

FRIDAY JULY 20, 2018 York Expo Center, UTZ Arena 334 Carlisle Avenue, York, PA 17404
7:00-8:15 International Members and Chapters breakfast with Executive Director Tom Wilcox - RSVP to twilcox@nawcc.org (RSVP Required)
8:30-10:00 Chapter Representatives to meet and discuss issues with Chapter Relations, Membership and Convention Committees
9:00-4:00 Craft Contest drop off and Set up
9:45-10:45 Lecture on "Dilemmas Acquiring the Most Expensive Wristwatches" by Philip Poniz
10:00-4:00 Pre-Registration Packet Pick up and On-Site Registration
10:00 Accepting Auction items in lobby
11:00-12:15 Lecture on "The Most Complicated Clock Constructed in our Lifetime" by Mark Frank
12:00 Dealer & Vendor set up 9 Tables or more (maximum of two members registered on all 9 + Tables)
12:30-2:00 Horological Arts Chapter 120 - Lecture "The Good, the Bad and the Very Most Ugly of Horological Ephemera" by Joe Abrams
1:00 Dealer set up with 4 to 8 Tables or more (maximum of two members on all 4 to 8 tables)
2:00 Table holders with 1 to 3 tables set up. Early Bird Starts & Specialty Chapter set up 2 members admitted to Mart Room per chapter at one time.
2:00-3:00 Travel Chapter 179 - "Leonardo the First Scientist" by Nick Lerescu
3:00-4:30 Cog Counters Chapter 194 Lecture "Timothy Barns, Pioneer Clock Maker of Connecticut and New York" by Russ Oechsle & Fred Ringer
4:00 MART ROOM CLOSES
4:00-5:00 Live Auction viewing and cash bar with concession open until 6:15
4:00 Cash Bar opens in lobby of UTZ Arena - Brickers will be serving food items until 6:15
5:00 Auction in lobby. Rick Robinson, Auctioneer. (Download Auction Submission Form HERE.)
6:30-8:00 Donor Reception (Invitation Only)

SATURDAY JULY 21, 2018 YORK EXPO CENTER, UTZ ARENA
7:30 Verandah Room. Annual Meeting. Continental breakfast. Everyone Welcome!
8:00 Registration opens - closes at 4:30
8:30 Mart room for Table holders opens
9:00 Mart opens and closes at 4:30
9:00 Craft Contest Viewing until 4:30. Judging is 12 Noon. Winners announced at banquet on Saturday and items will be on display Sunday.
9:45-11:30 Carriage Clock Chapter 195 Lecture - "Carriage Clocks: How They Were Made" by Doug Minty
11:30-1:00 Old Timers & Fellows Chapter 22 Luncheon
1:30-3:00 British Horology Chapter 159 Lecture "George Graham Mean Solar Clocks and Regulators" by Jim Cipra
3:00-4:00 AHS Chapter Lecture "Horology & Literature" by Richard Ketchen
4:00-5:30 Tower & Street Clocks Chapter 134 - "E. Howard Watch & Clock Co. No. 76 & 90" by Eric Ryback
6:00-7:30 Cash Bar – Banquet Social Hour
7:15- 9:30 Entertainment – Convention Banquet - Awards

SUNDAY JULY 22, 2018 YORK EXPO CENTER UTZ ARENA
8:30 Registration opens & Table holders can go in Mart Room
9:00 Mart
10:00-11:45 International 400 Day Chapter 168 Lecture: "Schlenker & Posner: SEPO Revealed" by John Hubby
11:00 Drawing for prizes
12:30 Cash Drawings for Table holders fully set up (no packed boxes)
2:00 Mart Room Closes and Security Ends.

Thanks to our Generous Chapters and Members for the many door prizes to be given out during the entire convention!

CONVENTION RULES AT UTZ ARENA

• The ONLY PERSONAL PERMITTED RIDING CONVEYANCIES ALLOWED IN THE MART ROOM are those necessitated by persons with mobility disabilities as described by their physicians.
• NO SMOKING PERMITTED ANYWHERE IN THE BUILDING, INCLUDING E-CIGARETTES
          SMOKING OUTSIDE IN DESIGNATED AREAS
• NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR GLASS ALLOWED IN ARENA
• NO PARKING or UNLOADING IN FRONT of the BUILDING
• NO DOLLIES/CARTS IN THROUGH THE LOBBY
• ONLY REGISTERED SERVICE DOGS ALLOWED IN MART ROOM

TABLEHOLDERS IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Before setting up – please check your table: · Are the table legs in the fully locked position? · Are there any problems with the condition of your table? If so, please see the Mart Chairman right away. Disclaimer: The 2018 National Convention, NAWCC, Inc., its officers, directors and members are not responsible or liable for any damage to merchandise resulting from a defective table. - Mart and General Chairs.

The NAWCC Board of Directors has made a change to the Regional Meeting Guide: Table holders will offer for sale items primarily of Horological interest and ensure that non-Horological items in the mart are appropriate for NAWCC events and of interest to the members, as determined by the respective event Regional Mart Chair or Regional Meeting Chair. Additionally, certain items, such as barometers and other weather-related gauges, have been permitted at Regional Meetings on the grounds that such devices have often been paired with timepieces throughout history. Music boxes and automata both have mechanisms similar to clocks and are also permitted. No weaponry is permitted. Thank you for your cooperation!

USE OF IMAGE NOTICE

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This page is current as of July 1, 2018.