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2016
Monday, June 13th
8:30 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Networking

Massachusetts History Conference

Lobby, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

9:00 AM

Mass History Commons — A place to exchange ideas and conversation, and to showcase your organization, projects, and products

Massachusetts History Conference

Room 328, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

9:30 AM

Welcome

Pleun Bouricius, Mass Humanities

Ballroom, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Keynote Address

Steve Bromage, Maine Historical Society

Ballroom, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Break

Massachusetts History Conference

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Roundtable: Putting History on the Map in Massachusetts

Robert Forrant, Moderator, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Steve Bromage, Maine Historical Society
Jayne Gordon, Future of the MA History Conference Committee
Annie C. Harris, Essex National Heritage Area
Cliff McCarthy, Pioneer Valley History Network
Matt Wilson, MASSCreative

Ballroom, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

WORKSHOP — Creating Tours to Enhance Community Engagement

Holly Ewald, Brown University

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

WORKSHOP — From Google Drive to Wikispaces: Technology to Support Collaboration

Tom Scheinfeldt, University of Connecticut - Storrs

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

12:15 PM

Lunch Buffet

Massachusetts History Conference

Ballroom, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

12:45 PM

Bay State Legacy Award

Massachusetts History Conference

Ballroom, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Massachusetts History Commendation

Massachusetts History Conference

Ballroom, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

1:30 PM

DROP IN SESSIONS — Caring for History Structures

Cindy Brockway, Trustees
Sally Zimmerman, Historic New England

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

DROP IN SESSIONS — Digital Tools for Sharing Your Collections

Marta Crilly, Boston City Archives
Jenny Gotwals, Schlesing Library, Harvard University
Nicholas Houlahan, Simmons College
James McGrath, Brown University
Michelle Montalbano, Simmons College
Anna Newman, Simmons College
Greta Suiter, Institute Archives and Special Collections at MIT Libraries
Mark Vassar, Schlesinger Library, Harvard University
Jessica Venlet, Institute Archives and Special Collections at MIT Libraries

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

DROP IN SESSIONS — Find the Money!

Mass Humanities
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Massachusetts State Historic Records Advisory Board

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

DROP IN SESSIONS — Internships

Jane Becker, University of Massachusetts Boston
Monika Bernotas, ConsultEcon, Inc.
David Glassberg, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Marla Miller, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Alli Rico, Harvard Museum of Natural History

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

DROP IN SESSIONS — Preservation Quick Fix

Eva Grizzard, Northeast Document Conservation Center
Stephanie Hebert, American Textile History Museum
Karen Herbaugh, American Textile History Museum
Lorraine James, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

Break

Massachusetts History Conference

Room 328, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Exhibit Design – Working with Designers: Building Partnerships with Lasting Value

Pam Fox, Weston Historical Society
Mary Orr, Orr Studio
Will Twombly, Spokeshave Design

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

History for and with Kids and Schools

Bruce Reinholdt, Connecticut History Day
Olivia Searcy, Royall House & Slave Quarters
Elizabeth Vizza, Making History on the Common

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Invitation to Collaborate

Tom Blake, Boston Public Library / Digital Commonwealth
Rob Cox, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Carolyn M. Goldstein, Mass Memories Road Show / University of Massachusetts Boston
Desiree Hamelin, Freedom’s Way Trail Initiative
Elizabeth Thomsen, Digital Commonwealth

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Setting Up an Archives

Jeannette A. Bastian, Simmons College
Michelle Chiles, Rhode Island Historical Society
Rachel Onuf, Roving Archivist

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Take the Right StEPS!

Scott Wands, Connecticut Humanities
Nina Zannieri, Paul Revere Memorial Association

Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM