2018 Convention Schedule

Brewster Kaleidoscope Society

2018 Annual Convention

The Peabody Hotel – Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Thursday May 10 – Sunday May 13, 2018

Registration fee includes all scheduled meals, events and talks.  Ticketed classes extra.

Scheduled updated Mar. 20.  Times and Events may change. Please check back for more details to be added.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM  Registration sign-in (Ballroom Foyer) 参加登録

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM  Artist showroom set-up (Salons A and B)  アーティスト搬入

Ticketed Classes

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Marc Tickle Demonstration “Floating Spheres”

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Steve Kittelson  “Polarized Scope”

4:00 PM Light Dinner

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Retailer / Artist Session (Salons A and B)

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM  Collector Event (Club Bar/Hollander)

                    -Hosted by Michael and Joanne Barndt

Friday, May 11, 2018 

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM – Opening Meeting (Salon C)

9:20 AM – 12:00 N – Unveiling (Salon C)  新作発表

12:00 NOON – LUNCH BUFFET

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Showroom Open to Brewster Society Members (Salons A-B)

Ticketed Classes (Salons D,E,F):

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Marc Tickle “BKS Hourglass Grande”

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Sue Rioux “Lil P” 

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Judith Paul “Dichroic Daze”

Talks:

1:30 – 2:30 PM Dr. Michael Lewitt – “Staying Healthy, Dying Young Late in Life” (Salon C)

3:00 – 4:30 PM Mary Theresa Boll – “Planning Future BKS Conventions” (Session 1) This workshop will cover the tools you will need to propose future convention sites for the BKS, how to develop a convention committee, how to find a site and many other convention planning details.  There will be homework and a 2nd working session on Sunday.  The BKS is looking for proposals for sites for 2020, 2021, 2022 and beyond.

Friday Evening Event: Kaleidoscope Stadium (Salons D, E, F)

Saturday, May 12, 2018 

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Showroom open to public (Salons A-B)

Ticketed Classes: (Salons D,E,F)

9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Sue Rioux “Lil P”

9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Marc Tickle Demonstration “Floating Spheres”

9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon David Kalish “Little Lighthouse”

Talks

9:00 – 10:15 AM Koji Yamami – “Raising Public Interest in Kaleidoscopes” (Salon C)

10:30 – 11:45 AM Mary Wills – “30 Years and Going Strong” (Salon C)

Ticketed Classes: (Salon D, E, F)

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Steve Kittelson “Polarized Scope”

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Scott Cole “Blue Suede Scope”

Talks  

1:00 PM – Michael Barndt and Koji Yamami

“Breakthrough Scopes: From the 1980’s Renaissance through the blossoming in Japan”

(Salon C)

2:00 PM Panel Discussion “Evolving Images in Kaleidoscopes” (Salon C)

Panelists include Sherry Moser (Moderator), Leif Colson, Marc Tickle, David Sugich 

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Banquet – The King’s Music (Skylight Ballroom)

Singin” with the King Elvis Presley

Saturday Night Convention Gala

Join us on Saturday night, May 12, at the convention in Memphis for an evening of fun and music with Elvis, the king of rock n’ roll. Themed music, food, party favors and decorations will put you in the mood to sing and dance.

Come dressed as one of Elvis’s songs (Teddy Bear, Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, Blue Hawaii, and dozens more ) or as Elvis himself. There will be a costume contest!

Cocktails at 6, Dinner at 7

Sunday, May 13, 2018 

 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM –  Annual Meeting/People’s choice Awards

Opens at conclusion of Annual Meeting – 4:00 PM – Showroom open to all! (Salons A-B)

 Ticketed Classes (Salons D, E)

12:00 Noon – 3:30 PM Koji Yamami “Metallic Body Scope”

Talks

1:30 – 2:30 Mary Theresa Boll “Planning Future BKS Conventions”  (Session 2)  Bring your homework, proposal, committee and questions to this working session to develop your BKS convention proposal.

Showroom clean-up and pack-up 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Registration Fee:

Regular Registration includes all scheduled meals, events and talks.  Ticketed classes extra.

BKS Convention Cancellation Policies:

Registration, Class, Table, Banquet, Flyer and all other Fees connected with registration: Full Refund less $50 cancellation fee per registration if canceled by April 15, 2018. No refunds for cancellations after April 15, 2018 or for no-shows. Processing fees will not be refunded.  No refunds on membership fees. Special circumstances may be considered by registrar upon written request at the time of cancellation if after the deadline. Refunds will be paid following the close of the convention by June 30, 2018. To cancel a registration please send an email to convention@brewstersociety.com .

BKSコンベンション キャンセル規定:  

参加登録費、教室料金、テーブルフィー、バンケットチケット、フライヤー配布、その他登録の際にかかわる料金のキャンセル規定は次の通りです。2018415日までにキャンセルをする場合は、登録1名につき、全額からキャンセル料金50ドルを引いた額を返金します。2018415日より後にキャンセルをする場合、またキャンセルの申し出なくコンベンションに参加しなかった場合は、返金はいたしません。手数料の返金もありません。また年会費の返金もありません。締め切り後、やむを得ない事情のためキャンセルせざるを得ない時は、登録担当者あてに書面による申し出があれば、状況を考慮したうえで対応します。返金はコンベンションの終了後、2018630日までにいたします。 
登録キャンセルの申し出は、
convention@brewstersociety.com までメールでお願いします。

 

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