QCWA

QCWA NATIONAL CONVENTION - 2006

CONVENTION DAY & EVENING PROGRAMS
(Strathmore Rooms 1 to 3 - On Lower Level)


We have given considerable thought to programming for our convention attendees. We have tried to provide a selection of topics for all to enjoy.We trust you will enjoy the topics and presentations as offered.

Note: Program topics and scheduling is subject to change.

THURSDAY
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Registration Open In Hotel Lobby (Across from Hotel Desk)
 
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM - Continental Breakfast
 (QCWA Board of Directors & Executive - Only)    (Yankee Beacon Room - 7th Flr) 
                

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - QCWA Board of Director's Meeting (Yankee Beacon Room - 7th Flr)

FRIDAY Programs will begin running at 8:30 AM on Friday - September 29, 2006. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Registration Open In Hotel Lobby (Across from Hotel Desk) 8:30 - 9:30 AM - QRP - Challenging Radio - (By Niels Kristjansson, VA6NJ) 9:30 - 10:30 AM - Astrolabe: Oldest Scientific Instrument - (By Arny Rivett, VE6CN) 10:30 - 11:00 AM - COFFEE BREAK - Hospitality Suite - Yankee Beacon Rm (7th Floor) 10:30 - 12:00 Noon - QCWW (Chapter 120 Meeting) - Yankee Beacon Room - (7th Floor) 11:00 - 12:00 Noon - Neuron Waves - Another Electric Wave - (By John Bley, VE6MAQ) 12:00 - 1:30 PM - LUNCH BREAK - (Restaurant, Lounge or Snack Bar in Hotel) 1:30 - 2:30 PM - Amateur Radio In The Classroom - (By Brian Jackson, VE6JBJ) 2:30 - 3:30 PM - Polarization of Radio and Optical Waves - (By David Conn, VE3KL) 3:30 - 4:00 PM - COFFEE BREAK - Hospitality Suite - Yankee Beacon Rm (7th Floor) 3:30 - 6:00 PM - (Time Out) - Relax and Prepare For 'Meet & Greet' 6:00 - 7:00 - 'Meet & Greet' Cocktail Hour - (Cash Bar) Strathmore Rms 1 - 3 7:00 - Western Style 'Beef on Bun' Buffet - More Info
SATURDAY

Programs will begin running at 8:30 AM on Saturday - September 30, 2006.
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM - Registration In Hotel Lobby

8:30 - 9:30 AM - QCWA Forum (Annual General Meeting Of the Members)

9:30 - 10:30 AM - "Getting Wired - The Other Way" - what everyone needs

to know about psychoactive drugs and abuse. - (By Dr. Bren Adams, VE6BYG) 10:30 - 11:00 AM - COFFEE BREAK - Hospitality Suite - Yankee Beacon Rm (7th Floor) 11:00 - 12:00 Noon - Amateur Radio Preparation for the World Radio

Conference (WRC) - 2007 - (By Dr. Larry Price, W4RA) (By Tim Ellam, VE6SH) 12:00 - 1:30 PM - LUNCH BREAK - (Restaurant, Lounge or Snack Bar in Hotel) 1:30 - 2:30 PM - Radio Astronomy - (By Jason Nishiyama) 2:30 - 3:30 PM - Amateur Radio On Model Rockets - (By Ian Stephens, VE6IMS) 3:30 - 4:00 PM - COFFEE BREAK - Hospitality Suite - Yankee Beacon Rm (7th Floor) 3:30 - 6:00 PM - (Time Out) - Relax and Prepare For Formal Banquet 6:00 - 7:00 PM - Banquet Cocktail Hour - (Cash Bar) Strathmore Rms 1 - 3 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Formal Banquet Dinner (Buffet) - More Info 8:30 - 9:00 PM - Presentations 9:00 - 10:00 PM - Keynote - Brian Jackson, VE6JBJ "Powering Up With QCWA!"

SUNDAY
9:00 AM - Sharp!  Meet in Hotel Lobby For Bus Tour To Stage West Theatre