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12th Annual Fire Museum Seminar
Dallas, Texas • August 25-27, 2000



Preliminary Schedule for the 2000 Fire Museum Seminar

Friday - August 25th

Saturday - August 26th

Sunday - August 27th

Morning

Arrive Dallas...

8:45 am

Announcments and new business

9:00 am

Announcments and new business

12:30

Opening remarks and Welcome

9:00 am

"Focus on Fire Service History"
Chris Coombs, President, Cairns Air, Newcastle, DE

9:15 am

"Museum profile" - presented by one of our member museums
(presenting museum to be announced)

1:00 pm

"Responding to Current Events"
A presentation by Jeff West, Director, Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas

10:30 am

"Creating exciting and educational programs"
Rebecca Woodland, Dir. of Continuing Educ., Lamar Univ., Beaumont

9:45 am

"Museum profile" - presented by one of our member museums
(presenting museum to be announced)

2:15 pm

"Museum profile" - presented by one of our member museums
(presenting museum to be announced)

1:30 pm

Fire Museum Network Annual Membership Meeting

10:15 am

First Annual Fred Conway Award & other presentations

3:00 pm

"The Museum as a Research Headquarters"
David Lintz, Registrar, Strecker Museum, Baylor Univ., Waco

3:00 pm

"Museum profile" - presented by one of our member museums
(presenting museum to be announced)

11:15 am

Close of the Fire Museum Seminar
Leave town, view the exhibit hall (open untill 2pm), or take a bus to the Fire Muster at Dallas Training Academy.

5:15 pm

Visit to the Dallas Firefighters Museum"
Bus trip to Dallas Firefighters Museum for Reception/Tour

3:30 pm

Fire Museum Lawyer"
James O. Page, Publisher, JEMS, Carlsbad, CA

11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Fire Muster at DFD Training Complex
5000 Dolphin Rd.

7:00 pm

Return to hotel or a Dutch-treat Mexican Dinner as a group

6:00 pm

Evening on your own. Dutch-treat dinner at the West End Market (one stop away on Dallas Rapid Train)

6:00 pm -

Barbecue
Held after the muster at the DFD Training Complex (FREE to all Fire Museum Seminar attendees)


If you'd like more information about our organization,
E-mail:
David Lewis, dlewisarfm@aol.com