Conference Schedule

RMOWP Conference 2019  —  Estes Park, Colorado
Monday – Thursday, September 9 – 12

Meetings, Workshops and Meals take place in the 800 Moraine Avenue Event Center at Trout Haven Resorts, Except as noted.
(Schedule updated 31 March 2019)

Monday, September 9

9:00am-2pm    Pre-Conference Workshop: “The Glint of Light on Broken Glass: Building Imagery in Your Writing”with Mary Taylor Young ($80 including box lunch; limited to the first 15 to register)

2:30pm      Board of Directors Meeting (open to all members)
6:00pm      Registration, Opening Reception, Happy Hour and Light Buffet
7:30pm      Presentation of Contest Submissions

Tuesday, September 10

8:30am      Welcome, Handouts & Announcements – President Kent Taylor & Friends
9:00am      Shooting Rocky Mountain National Park – photography workshop with Fred Lord
10:00am    Finding a Narrative Thread – writing workshop with Mary Taylor Young
11:30am    Lunch (BBQ Chicken & Pork, $20), with presentation & book signing, “Rocky Mountain National Park, the First 100 Years,” by Mary Taylor Young
1:30pm      Guided Tours of Rocky Mountain National Park with Rocky Mountain Conservancy ($85 per person including box supper, 7.5 hours): Choice of High Elevation (12,300 ft.) Tour with Sunset Views or Not-Quite-So-High Elevation (9,450 ft.) Tour with Elk and Lakes

Wednesday, September 11

9:00am      General Membership Meeting & Planning For Future Conferences
10:00am    Break
10:15am    Gadgets, Gizmos, and Gew Gaw: Gear to Make You a Better Writer or Photographer – workshop with Bill Horton
12:00pm    Lunch (Fajita Bar, $20)
1:00pm      Get Found and Noticed – website workshop with Kit Horton
2:00pm      Free Time to Explore Area Attractions or Head Back Into the National Park (sunset 7:17pm)
Dinner on Your Own

Thursday, September 12

5:30am Sunrise Photo Shoot with Fred Lord or On Your Own (sunrise 6:41am)
9:00am     Anne Sullivan Writers Forumwith Kenita Gibbins
11:00am   Photo Critique with Fred Lord and Dan Bernskoetter
12:00pm   Lunch (Gyro Bar, $20)
12:45pm   Showcase of Selected Members Photography with Jack Olson & Friends
1:45pm     Break
2:00-5:00pm   Auction
6:30-9:30pm   Banquet (Steak & Chicken, $35) and Awards Ceremony