2019 Annual Meeting and Symposium Registration

 

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE OVERVIEW
****SUBJECT TO CHANGE****

THURSDAY, MAY 16

8:00 AM—NOON: REGISTRATION, BOOK STORE, AND EXHIBITS OPEN

8:00—9:00 AM: COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

9:00—10:30 AM: OPENING PLENARY SESSION PART ONE

  • Welcome from Emily Lisska and Ben Brotemarkle
  • Presentation of Presidential Citation to Former U.S. Senator Bill Nelson
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Glen Doran, Principal Archaeologist of the Windover Dig
    “Windover and Beyond: 35 Years of Archaeology on the Space Coast”

10:30—10:45 AM: BREAK

10:45—11:45 AM: OPENING PLENARY SESSION PART TWO

  • Panel Discussion featuring space program historian Dr. Lori Walters
    “A Conversation with Apollo-Era Space Workers”

NOON—1:15 PM: ANNUAL SOCIETY AWARDS LUNCHEON

1:30 PM: BOARD SHUTTLES FOR KENNEDY CENTER VISITORS COMPLEX TOUR

6:00 PM: BOARD SHUTTLES FROM KSC TO LIBRARY OF FLORIDA HISTORY

6:30—8:30 PM: RECEPTION AT THE LIBRARY OF FLORIDA HISTORY/STATE HEADQUARTERS OF THE FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

  • Dedication of the facility as a National Historic Landmark with small group tours, food and drink, and live music

 

FRIDAY, MAY 17

8:00 AM—NOON: REGISTRATION, BOOK STORE, AND EXHIBITS OPEN

8:00—9:00 AM: COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

8:00—9:15 AM: CONCURRENT PRESENTATION SESSIONS

  • Race and Relations
  • Murder Mysteries as Meaningful Literature
  • Cultural Interpretations of Nineteenth-Century Florida

9:15—9:30 AM: COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

9:30—10:45 AM: CONCURRENT PRESENTATION SESSIONS

  • New Directions in History: Archives and Digital History
  • Florida History on Film Part I: The Soul of the People
  • Florida Journalism

11:00 AM—12:15 PM: CONCURRENT PRESENTATION SESSIONS

  • Environment and Agriculture
  • Florida History on Film Part II: Marching Forward
  • Florida on the International Stage

12:15—1:15: LUNCH ON YOUR OWN (Food available on site)

1:30: BOARD SHUTTLE FOR AFTERNOON TOURS

2:00—3:00: HARRY T. AND HARRIETTE V. MOORE CULTURAL COMPLEX

3:00: BOARD SHUTTLES

3:30—5:00: BREVARD MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND NATURAL SCIENCE

5:00: BOARD SHUTTLES FOR HOTEL (BACK BY 5:15)

6:00—7:00 PM: RECEPTION

7:00—10:00: FHS BANQUET

Keynote Speaker Former Astronaut Winston Scott

  • “From the Cape into Space: The Adventures of a NASA Astronaut”

 

SATURDAY, MAY 18

8:00 AM—NOON: REGISTRATION, BOOK STORE, AND EXHIBITS OPEN

8:00—9:00 AM: COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

9:00—10:15 AM: CONCURRENT PRESENTATION SESSIONS

  • Reigniting the Past to Professionalize the Future: How the Veterans Legacy Program Illuminates the Sacrifices Made in the Great War for a New Generation of Florida Students
  • The Stories We Tell: Critical Approaches to Black Public History
  • The Golden Years of Surfing in Brevard County

10:15—10:30 AM: COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

10:30—11:45 AM: The Future of History: Student Presentations from Florida History Day

11:45 AM—12:00 PM: COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

12:00—1:30 PM: CLOSING PLENARY SESSION

  • Includes a Soup and Sandwich Lunch Buffet!!

12:00—12:45: FHS Member Meeting: Emily Lisska and Ben Brotemarkle

12:45—1:30: Featured Speaker Charlie Venuto

  • Director Environmental, Health and Safety, Delaware North at KSC
    “The History of the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge: A Partnership of Rockets and Wildlife”