2017 FAAHPN Biennial Conference

FAAHPN Biennial Conference May 17 – 20, 2017

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • Early Registration – $119 (Applies to tickets purchased by April 15, 2017)
    Includes admission to all events.
  • Full Conference Registration – $149 (Applies to tickets purchased after April 15, 2017)
    Includes admission to all events.
  • 1-Day Registration – $59 (Leon Educators and Friday Workshops)
  • 7th Annual U.S. Colored Troops Emancipation & Abolitionist Ball – $50 (May 19, 2017, 8pm-11pm)

Conference Documents

HOST HOTEL

Doubletree HotelDoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tallahassee
101 South Adams Street – Tallahassee, Florida 32301-7774
Phone Number: 850-224-5000

  • Conference Rate: $98.00 per night
  • Group Name: Florida Network

» CLICK HERE to Reserve Your Hotel Room

REGISTRATION PAYMENT OPTIONS

Online Registration:  CLICK HERE
(NOTE: You have the option to pay with your own PayPal account or continue as a guest and pay with a debit or credit card.)

Mail-in Registration:

» CLICK HERE to PRINT the Conference Registration Form

Please make all checks payable to: The Florida Network/FAAHPN 

Completed Conference Registration Form(s) should be mailed with payment enclosed to:
419 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301

SNAPSHOT OF EVENTS
WEDNESDAY –  MAY 17, 201712:00 Noon – 4:00 pm
FAAHPN and Cast the Net Directors Leadership Convening (By Invitation)THURSDAY –  MAY 18, 20178:00 am – 4:15 pm

  • Conference Opening Plenary Session: Partnerships Across the Globe (featuring John Franklin, National African American
    Museum of History & Culture)
  • Concurrent Conference Break-Out Sessions
  • Legacy Luncheon: Vitality and 21st Century Museums (featuring Paula Gangopadhy, Deputy Director for Museum Services, Washington, D.C.)
  • Concurrent Break-Out Sessions
  • Welcome Reception 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Musical Walk Down Memory Lane
    8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

FRIDAY – MAY 19, 2017

  • OST (Old Spanish Trail) Conference Lecture: “Texas to California-Builders and Highways” Leroy Collins Public Library
  • Landmarks & Legacy Tour
  • 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm (Options)
    USCT Abolitionist Ball – Ticketed Event and Shriners Club Open House

SATURDAY – MAY 20, 2017

  • Changing America-Annual Emancipation “Freedom Day in Florida” presented by the DOS Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida
    African American Heritage Preservation Network: USCT and Leon County Schools Old City Cemetary Commemorative Service; Official Reading of Proclamation; Picnic in the Park
  • Resource Cafe’ Individual Consultations: Technology, Social Media, Grant Availability – DoubleTree Hotel 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Academic Scholars
  • Anthropologists, Historians, & Archivists
  • Art Enthusiasts
  • Artisans & Authors
  • College & Graduate Museum Studies Program Reps
  • College & Graduate Students
  • Grant Writers & Development Officers
  • Heritage & Eco-tourism Professionals
  • Historic Preservationists/Genealogists
  • History Buffs
  • Museum Professionals (Founders, Directors, Educators
    and Administrators)
  • Primary & Secondary Educators (Social Studies/Civics)
  • Researchers/Fellows
  • Travel Writers & Bloggers
  • University Faculty

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