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2008 Meeting agenda

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Saturday, April 12 – Arrivals and dinner on own

Sunday, April 13
9:00-12:00 Mapping cultural resources
Jon Corbett, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of British Columbia, Okanagan
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-4:00 Workshop on interpretation
Chuck Lennox, Principal, Cascade Interpretive Consulting, Seattle
4:00-4:15 Break
4:15-5:00 Interpretation and folklorists
Pat Wells, Folklife Program Director, Nevada Arts Council
Dinner on own

Monday, April 14
9:00-9:30 Housekeeping, brief introductions
9:30-10:30 Agricultural and culinary tourism I
Katherine Baril, WSU Jefferson County Extension Director
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 Agricultural and culinary tourism II
Mark Preiss, Reserve Manager, Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, Whidbey Island, Washington
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Evergreen College Longhouse presentation
Laura Grabhorn, Assistant Director, Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at the Evergreen State College;
2:30-3:30 Changes at NEA—
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-4:15 National Heritage Fellowships and other ways of recognizing western artists
Georgia Wier
4:15-5:00 Bea Roeder Award committee – Ross Fuqua
AWSF Dinner
Before or after dinner: Sharing technology—recording and photography—bring your gear and share experiences with others

Tuesday, April 15
9:00-9:15 Housekeeping
9:15-11:15 Digital archiving
John Fenn, University of Oregon;
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:00 WFC Regional Programs: 25th Anniversary of the NCPG, Upcoming Regional Tour, Food/Sense of Place Project – Meg Glaser, Christina Barr, Tamara Kubacki;
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 AWSF website discussion – Darcy Minter and Ross Fuqua
2:00-3:30 Miscellaneous short topics – Regional food and culture programs – Christina Barr, Willie Smyth
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-4:45 Planning next year’s meeting – Elaine Thatcher
Dinner on own
Evening Sharing video/audio products

Wednesday, April 16

Thursday, April 17
Travel home