2016 Conference Schedule

The 2016 APH conference included two intensive, pre-conference seminars, twenty-five workshops presented in five sessions, three key-note speakers, networking lunches, a panel discussion, opportunities for participants to share and talk about their work, one-on-one speed coaching sessions with experienced personal historians, a conference store, vendor expo, a public event featuring oral history storytellers, reception and dinner. See the full schedule below.


 Sunday, October 23

  • Two pre-conference seminars, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • "Starting and Succeeding with Your Personal History Business," Stephanie Kadel Taras
    • "From Transcript to Terrific: Bringing Experiences to Life," Patricia Charpentier
  • Registration, 3:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Orientation session, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Welcome reception, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Monday, October 24

  • Conference store open, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Keynote address, "Only a Few Bones: Assembling Sources to Reconstruct Events," John Philip Colletta, PhD, 8:30 - 10:00 am
  • Five concurrent workshops, 10:30 am - noon
  • Networking luncheon, 12:15 - 1:15 pm
  • Five concurrent workshops, 1:45 - 3:15 pm
  • Video Share, 8:00 - 10:00 pm

Tuesday, October 25

  • Conference store open, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Keynote address, "Reaching Across the Color Line: Civil Rights in Black and Brown," Max Krochmal, PhD, 8:30 - 10:00 am
  • Five concurrent workshops, 10:30 am - noon
  • Business meeting luncheon, 12:15 - 1:45 pm
  • Panel discussion, "It's Complicated: Handling Tricky Project Relationships," 2:15 - 3:45 pm
  • Oral Fixation performance, public event, 6:30 - 10:00 pm

Wednesday, October 26

  • Conference store open, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Five concurrent workshops, 8:30 - 10:00 am
  • Five concurrent workshops, 10:30 am - noon
  • Community Circle, 1:45 - 6:00 pm
    • Speed Coaching, 1:45 - 3:00 pm
    • Vendor Expo, 2:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Print Show & Tell, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
    • Marketing Show & Tell, 4:30 - 6:00 pm
  • Boots and Barbecue Dinner at Billy Bob's Honky Tonk, 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Thursday, October 27

  • Conference store open, 8:00 am - noon
  • Keynote address, "Lights! Camera! Music! A Brief History of the Role of Music in Film," John Centrone, 8:30 - 10:00 am
  • Tales from the Heart, 10:30 am - noon
  • Passing the Torch and conference close, noon - 12:15 pm