Wednesday, January 25, 2006

 

International Log Boat Symposium

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International Log Boat Symposium
April 6 - 8, 2006
Registration and reception Thursday, sessions and activities Fri. and Sat.

The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, North Carolina, is hosting the first International Log Boat Symposium, April 6-8, 2006. Attendees will hear papers discussing logboats, their construction, and their cultural contexts around the world, explore a working boatshop and carefully preserved eighteenth century buildings, and enjoy sailing traditional watercraft, including several logboats, all within the context of a seaport whose downtown is on the National Register.
They invite you to participate by presenting a paper at the symposium.
Please submit an abstract including name, affiliation, location, telephone, fax, and email address, title of the paper, and a brief description of its content not to exceed 200 words. Submissions must be received no later than February 17, 2006.

Registration Form
Financial Assistance Registration Form
Please send abstracts to:
Paul Fontenoy
North Carolina Maritime Museum
315 Front Street
Beaufort NC 28516
USA

SCHEDULE
April 6 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration
NCMM Lobby6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception
NCMM Auditorium

April 7 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM First Session
NCMM Auditorium

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Second Session
NCMM Auditorium

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch on your own
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Third Session
NCMM Auditorium

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Sailing Opportunities
NCMM Watercraft Center

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tour & Reception
Beaufort Historical Association Grounds

April 8 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Fourth Session
NCMM Auditorium

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
NCMM Auditorium Fifth Session

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch on your own

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Sixth Session
NCMM Auditorium

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Sailing Opportunities
NCMM Watercraft Center

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Symposium Banquet
NCMM Auditorium

Registration (includes all activities and events): $95.00

Note: Limited financial assistance may be available for presenters whose participation may involve substantial personal expense. Should this apply, please submit a separate statement of projected expense and support requested, so that the aid committee may arrive at its decisions.

Paul Fontenoy
E-mail: paul.fontenoy@ncmail.net


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