2017 IATC Convention & Annual Meeting

June 15th through 18th

2017 IATC Convention and Annual Meeting: June 15th – 18th

June 15th
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Radisson – Lower Level

9 AM – 5 PM

IATC Board Meeting

Lunch at noon

9 AM - 2:30 PM

"Why Kalamazoo?"

Tom Dietz, Curator Emeritus Kalamazoo Valley Museum

3:00 PM

Opening Session/Welcome

Welcome from Mayor Bobby Hopewell

4:00 PM

Opening Reception  

(cash bar)

Entertainment: Crawlspace Eviction Improv Group

Radisson – Lower Level

5:00 PM

After Glow Party

The Park Club

7:30 PM

June 16th
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Radisson – Lower Level

9 AM – 5 PM

“The Bronson Healthy Living Campus"

Dr. Dean McCurdy,

Associate Vice President for Instruction, Kalamazoo Valley Community College

9 – 9:45 AM

"The Kalamazoo Promise"

Von Washington, Jr.,

Executive Director of Community Relations, Kalamazoo Promise

10 – 10:45 AM

“Foundation for Excellence” 

Bobby Hopewell,

Kalamazoo City Mayor

11:00 – 

11:45 AM

Business Meeting I

Proposed Budget, Nominating Committee Report, Bylaws Change Proposal

11:45 AM 

Boxed Lunch Pick Up

Tour Buses Load/Depart

Air Zoo

Gilmore Car Museum

12:15 PM

12:30 PM

Cocktail Reception (cash bar)

The Tom Knific Quartet 

Cityscape Center

5:30 PM

Awards Dinner 

Gold, Silver, Outstanding Clubs

Cityscape Center

 6:30 PM

June 17th
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Torch Foundation Annual Membership/Torch Foundation Board of Trustees Meetings

8  – 9:30 AM


Radisson – Lower Level

9 AM – 5 PM

"Inside Torch Magazine"

Dr. Scott Stanfield – Editor

"The Torch" Magazine

9 9:30 AM

"What Does a Conductor Do?"

Dr. Barry Ross – Former Assistant Conductor Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra 


10:30 AM

"A Million Guitars and 
Still Pickin'"
Rendall Wall – Heritage Guitars

10:45 – 

11:30 AM

Business Meeting II

2017-2018 Budget

Election of Officers

Approve Bylaws Change(s)

11:45 AM

Buffet Luncheon

Radisson – Lower Level

12:15 PM

Walking Tour

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Glass Art Kalamazoo

(transportation available)

1:30 PM

Cocktail Reception (cash bar)

Radisson – Lower Level

5:00 PM

Paxton Banquet

2017 Paxton Award

Winning Paper Presentation

Radisson – Lower Level

6:00 PM

June 18th

Closing Remarks 

IATC Board Meeting

  9:00 AM

Schedule subject to change.