Tentative Conference Schedule

RMOWP Conference 2018  —  Alamosa, Colorado
Sunday – Thursday, September 23 – 27

Meetings & Group Meals at Adams State University, room 309 in the SUB (Student Union Building), except as noted.
Blanks will be filled in as they are nailed down.

Sunday, September 23
2:00pm            Board of Directors Meeting (open to all members)
6:00pm            Registration, Opening Reception, Happy Hour and Light Buffet – Colorado Welcome Center, 610 State Ave. (the old train station), Alamosa (included in registration fee for registrants & guests)

Monday, September 24
8:30am            Welcome, handouts & last minute info – President Kent Taylor & friends
9:00am            General Membership Meeting
10:00am          Carpool to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
12:30pm          Lunch at group picnic area in park (included in registration fee)
1:30pm            Guided ranger walk
5:30pm            Dinner in the Dunes – BBQ ($$); if inclement weather in Rm 309 at ASU
6:30pm            Weather permitting: Dune sunset photography and Dunes by moonlight (sunset 6:57pm; full moon 8:54pm)

Tuesday, September 25
8:15am            Carpoot to Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (rough road)
9:00am            Guided walk with Wildlife Refuge Ranger
12:00pm          Lunch ($$)
12:45pm          Presentation of Photo & Video Contest Submissions
1:45pm            Break
2:00pm            Workshop
2:45pm            Break
3:00pm            Workshop
6:00pm            Dinner ($$)
7:00pm            Showcase of Selected Members Photography with Jack Olson & friends
8:00pm            Photo Critique with Fred Lord

Wednesday, September 26
6:30am           Sunrise Photo Shoot (sunrise 6:53am)
9:00am           Anne Sullivan Writers Forum with Kenita Gibbins & Virginia Staat
11:00am         Workshop
12:00pm         Lunch ($$)
12:45pm         Workshop
1:45pm            Break
2:00-5:00pm   Auction
6:30-9:30pm   Banquet ($$) and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, September 27
7:30am            Post-Conference ride on Cumbres and Toltec Narrow Gauge Steam Train – Carpool to Antonito train station ($90 adults, ask for price for children 16 & under)