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Conference Program

Get your copy of the Conference program here (PDF) [.doc]

 

Presentation Schedule

 

Friday, June 25:

9:20 am

True Stories of Moana

Marianne “Mimi” George, Pacific Traditions Society and Holau Vaka Taumako Association

Heu’ionalani Wyleth, Pacific Traditions Society, Anahola, Hawaii

 

10:00

The Making of “Remains”

Joe Day and Jose Rodriguez, U.S. Army, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, Los Angeles, California

 

10:40

Native Agency and Cultural Heritage Media: Towards a Collaborative Model

Monty Dobson, Stratigraphic Productions LLC , Springfield, Missouri

 

11:20

AntiquityNOW and the Next Generation: Itty Bitty Antiquity Shows Preschoolers the Fun in Cultural Heritage

Shirley Gazsi, AntiquityNOW, Cranford, New Jersey

Brooke Todsen Whitlow, AntiquityNOW Executive Director, Cranford, New Jersey

 

2:00

Visual Archaeology in Museums of Pakistan

Abdul Rauf Kakepoto, Department of Archaeology, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Sindh

 

Symposium: The Search for Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan: Where We Stand and What Comes Next

2:40

The 2015, 17, & 19 Visits to Nikumaroro: An Overview

Thomas F. King, Silver Spring, Maryland

 

3:20

Dogs on Nikumaroro in 2017

Lynne Engelbert, Institute for Canine Forensics, Saratoga, California

 

4:00

Did Gerald Gallagher Unearth the Bones of a Norwich City Castaway? – Part 2

Kenton Spading, St. Paul, Minnesota

 

4:40

Why Is This Funny? Amelia Earhart as a Punchline

Marjorie Smith, 2015 and 2017 Betchart Nikumaroro Expeditioneer, Bozeman, Montana

 

Saturday, June 26:

Symposium: The Search for Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan: Where We Stand and What Comes Next (continued)

 

10:00 am

Trips to Tarawa

Jaime Bach, SEARCH, High Springs, Florida

 

10:40

Managing the Medical Risks During the 2019 Expedition

Aaron Arrants, National Geographic Expedition Medic, Jacksonville, Florida

 

11:20

Don’t Dispense with the Dispensary!

Joe Cerniglia, TIGHAR, Uncasville, Connecticut

 

2:00

Will Satellite Imagery Prove to Be the Key in Earhart Mystery?

Michael Ashmore, Roadtoamelia.org, Cowchilla, California

 

2:40

2019 Update on the Search for Amelia

Lynne Angeloro, Canine Forensics Foundation, Sequim, Washington

 

3:20

Reassessment of Acute Environmental Impacts on Earhart’s Final Flight - Part 2

Greg George, TIGHAR Technical Volunteer, Bloomington, Illinois

 

4:00

A Future Direction for Earhart-Noonan Research on Nikumaroro

Richard M. Pettigrew, Archaeological Legacy Institute, Eugene, Oregon

4:40

Round Table Discussion

 

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