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Conference Schedule

2015 National Underground Railroad Conference Schedule

Into the light: Striving for Freedom and 'an equal chance in the Battle of Life'

Hilton Head Island Marriot

1 Hotel Circle

Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

 

Tuesday, June 16

6:30-8:30 pm Hilton Head Island Community Event

 

Wednesday, June 17

7:30-8:00 am Conference tour registration and check-in

8:00-5:00 pm Underground Railroad tour of Charleston

2:00-5:30 pm Conference registration and Exhibit Hall set-up

6:30-8:30 pm Opening reception, Marriot

 

Thursday, June 18

8:00-5:30 pm Conference registration

8:00-6:30 pm Exhibit Hall

8:00-9:00 am Continental breakfast

9:00-10:15 am Opening Convocation and Keynote Address

10:30 am -12:00 noon Concurrent Session 1

                                  Concurrent Session 2

12:15 pm -1:15 pm Luncheon

1:30 pm -3:00 pm Four Corners: An Opportunity for Informal Networking Conversations

·        Organizational Empowerment and Funding Strategies

·        Preservation: Bricks and Mortars

·        Interpretation: Programs and Exhibits

·        Heritage Tourism

3:15 –4:45 pm Concurrent Session 3

                       Concurrent Session 4

6:30 - 8:30 pm Banquet

 

Friday, June 19

8:00 am Conference registration

7:30 am –4:30 pm Exhibit Hall

8:00 –9:00 am Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30 am Concurrent Session 5

                          Concurrent Session 6

10:45 –11:45 am Keynote Address

12:00 –1:00 pmLuncheon

1:15 –2:45 pm Concurrent Session 7

                       Concurrent Session 8

3:00 –4:30 pm Concurrent Session 9

                       Concurrent Session 10

6:00 pm –8:30 pm Explore Old Town Bluffton

 

Saturday, June 20

7:30 -8:00 am Conference tour registration and check-in

8:00 am –5:00 pm Conference tour 2 –"Legacy Tour", Hilton Head Island, Beaufort, Savannah