PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

General Assembly (Plenary), Lectures (Breakouts) and associated hospitality events

Canadian Museum of Nature, 240 McLeod St, Ottawa

 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

12:00 – 14:00 Registration Open

Canadian Museum of Nature | Atrium, Main Floor (by Front Desk)

   
12:00 – 14:00 FIDEM Meeting of the Executive and Consultative Committees

Canadian Museum of Nature | Barrick Board Room, 4th Floor

   
Lunch Time Members on their own for lunch
   
14:00 – 14:30 Networking Coffee Break
   
14:30 – 16:30 FIDEM Delegates Meeting

Canadian Museum of Nature | Barrick Board Room, 4th Floor

   
17:00 – 19:00 Delegates Reception | Hosted by the US Delegation (TBC) | Location (TBD)

 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

08:00 Registration Open

Canadian Museum of Nature |  Atrium, Main Floor (by Front Desk)

   
09:00 – 10:00 Opening Ceremonies

Canadian Museum of Nature | Theatre, Lower Level

   
10:00 – 10:30 Plenary Session I

Canadian Museum of Nature | Theatre, Lower Level

Speaker | from the Royal Canadian Mint (TBC) | Topic: The Process for the Congress Medal

   
10:30 – 11:00 Networking Coffee Break
   
11:00 – 11:30 Plenary Session II

Canadian Museum of Nature | Theatre, Lower Level

Speaker | Paul Berry, Chief Curator, Bank of Canada Museum

   
11:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break

On your own – either in the Museum’s cafeteria, or on Elgin Street, close by

   
13:30 – 16:30 Teaching Sessions—20-minute talk  |  5-minute Q & A

Canadian Museum of Nature | A- Stream: Theatre, Lower Level  |  B-Stream: Rotunda, Main Floor

Theatre   13:30  Teaching Session 1A

Theatre   14:00  Teaching Session 2A

Theatre   14:30  Teaching Session 3A

Rotunda  13:30  Teaching Session 1B

Rotunda  14:00  Teaching Session 2B

Rotunda  14:30  Teaching Session 3B

   
15:00 – 15:30 Networking Coffee Break
   
15:30 – 16:30 Teaching Sessions—20-minute talk  |  5-minute Q & A

Canadian Museum of Nature | A- Stream: Theatre, Lower Level  |  B-Stream: Rotunda, Main Floor

Theatre   15:30  Teaching Session 4A

Theatre   16:00  Teaching Session 5A

Rotunda  15:30  Teaching Session 4B

Rotunda  16:00  Teaching Session 5B

   
16:30 – 19:00 Free Time
   
19:00 – 21:00 Opening Reception and Opening of the Exhibition

Canadian Museum of Nature |  Rotunda, Main Level—Exhibit on the Mezzanine

 

Thursday, May 31, 2018

08:00 Registration Open

Canadian Museum of Nature |  Atrium, Main Floor (by Front Desk)

   
09:00 – 10:30 Teaching Sessions—20-minute talk  |  5-minute Q & A

Canadian Museum of Nature | A- Stream: Theatre, Lower Level  |  B-Stream: Rotunda, Main Floor

Theatre   09:00  Teaching Session 6A

Theatre   09:30  Teaching Session 7A

Theatre   10:00  Teaching Session 8A

Rotunda  09:00  Teaching Session 6B

Rotunda  09:30  Teaching Session 7B

Rotunda  10:00  Teaching Session 8B

   
10:30 – 11:00 Networking Coffee Break
   
11:00 – 12:30 Teaching Sessions—20-minute talk  |  5-minute Q & A

Canadian Museum of Nature | A- Stream: Theatre, Lower Level  |  B-Stream: Rotunda, Main Floor

Theatre   11:00  Teaching Session 9A

Theatre   11:30  Teaching Session 10A

Theatre   12:00  Teaching Session 11A

Rotunda  11:00  Teaching Session 9B

Rotunda  11:30  Teaching Session 10B

Rotunda  12:00  Teaching Session 11B

   
12:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break

On your own – either in the Museum’s cafeteria, or on Elgin Street, close by

   
14:30 – 16:30 Teaching Sessions—20-minute talk  |  5-minute Q & A

Canadian Museum of Nature | A- Stream: Theatre  |  B-Stream: Rotunda, Main Floor

Theatre   14:30  Teaching Session 12A

Theatre   15:00  Teaching Session 13A

Theatre   15:30  Teaching Session 14A

Theatre   16:00  Teaching Session 15A

Rotunda  14:30  Teaching Session 12B

Rotunda  15:00  Teaching Session 13B

Rotunda  15:30  Teaching Session 14B

Rotunda  16:00  Teaching Session 15B

   
  OR
 
 

Workshop

Canadian Museum of Nature | Room: Workshop A, Lower Level | Room: Workshop B, Lower Level

Workshop A  14:30  Workshop A | Limit 20

Workshop B  14:30  Workshop B | Limit 20

   
17:30 – 19:30 Tour of the Bank of Canada Museum  |  Cocktail Reception

Bank of Canada Museum, 30 Bank Street

 

Friday, June 1, 2018

Optional Tours, or a Free Day  |   Tours require advance signup
 

10:00 – 15:00 Day Trip to Almonte and the R. Tait McKenzie Memorial Museum   

Lunch to be organized picnic style on the grounds  |  Walk through Almonte

   
10:00 – 13:00 Extensive Bus Tour of Ottawa/Gatineau

Last stop – the Byward Market  |  Lunch on your own  |  Afternoon to shop

   
10:00 – 16:00 Art Medals Exhibition  |  Reception hosted by MASC

Ottawa School of Art, 35 George Street, in the Byward Market

   

 

Saturday, June 2, 2018

08:00 Registration Open

Canadian Museum of Nature |  Atrium, Main Floor (by Front Desk)

   
10:00 – 13:00

Potential—Tours of the Royal Canadian Mint

Royal Canadian Mint  |  320 Sussex Drive

   
09:00 – 13:00 Medal Fair

Canadian Museum of Nature | Rotunda, Main Floor

   
Lunch Time Members are on their own for lunch
   
14:00 – 15:30 General Assembly

Canadian Museum of Nature | Theatre, Lower Level

   
19:00 – 22:00 Closing Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Canadian Museum of Nature | Barrick Salon, 3rd Floor

 

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Optional Tour  |   Tour requires advance signup  |  Maximum 50/Bus—Minimum 25/Bus
 

07:00 – 22:00

Thousand Islands – Kingston Tour

Includes: Upper Canada Village, Lunch in Rockport, Fort Henry, Etherington Art Gallery,     Downtown Kingston, Dinner at Chez Piggy