2016 Annual Convention

 

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Our 2015 Convention in the Heart of America was a huge success!

Now it is time to get ready for 2016

 

Plan now for the 2016 Convention in Chicago, IL

September 29 – October 1, 2016

 

We have expanded this year’s convention. It will include:

14 Hours of Continuing Education

Breakfast, Lunch, and Awards Banquet included in registration price

Networking Opportunities, Vendors, and Manufacturers

 

Our venue:

 

 

2016 Schedule (Subject to Change) 

September 26-27

8AM – 5PM

Continuing Education

High-End Decoration & Refinishing (2 CEUs)

Mr. Korpela will travel from Switzerland where he is the instructor at the K&H Competence Center in LeLocle to attend the AWCI convention and give a two-day seminar on high-end horological decoration and finishing. The course, which takes place just ahead of the AWCI Annual Convention is limited to 12 students. Topics covered will include black polishing (specular polishing) screws, round polishing screws, and bluing steeled components. If time allows, additional topics may include applying straight grain finishes and sablage (a matte finish with characteristics similar to sandblasting).

Chicago, IL

Instructor: Henrik Korpela, K&H Watchmakign Competence Center in LeLocle Switzerland

Member Price $595

 

 September 28

8AM – 5PM

 Continuing Education  Chronometer Club Seminar

 September 28

7PM – 9PM

 Continuing Education  Micro Classes

 September 29

8AM

 Keynote  Keynote Address

 September 29

8AM – 5PM

 Business  Board of Directors Meeting, IAB Meeting, REC Meeting, Affiliate Chapters

 September 29

7PM – 9PM

 Continuing Education  Micro Clases

 September 30

8AM – 5PM

 Trade Show  Vendor Fair & American Showcase

 September 30

6PM

 Fundraiser  ELM Trust Fundraising Dinner

 October 1

8AM – 5PM

Continuing Education 

2-Hour Seminars

4-Hour Seminars

 October 1

6PM

 Event  President’s Reception

 October 1

7PM

 Event  Award’s Banquet

 October 2

10AM – 2PM

 Continuing Education  4-hour Educational Seminar

 Watch the 2015 Keynote Address below