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Deadline Reminder for Maritime Heritage Conference Session Proposals

MHCFor those wanting to submit session proposals for the upcoming Maritime Heritage Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 14 – 17, 2018, the deadline has been extended to December 1st.

For topics relating to lighthouses, contact Mike Vogel . For all other proposals see the 11th Maritime Heritage Conference Call for Presenters & Guidelines page, which includes details on conference topics as well as information on focus sessions, maritime heritage papers, the application process, deadlines and the selection process, and presenter policies. Individual paper and session proposals should include a one-page abstract and a one-page biographical statement about each presenter emailed to Dr. David Winkler and Jonathan Kabak at: proposalsmhc@gmail.com.

The conference hotel is the New Orleans Marriott – French Quarter, at a discounted rate of $164/night. The discount cannot apply before Feb. 14 (Mardi Gras is Feb. 13) but can be used for a few days after the conference. Hotel reservations may be made online by using the conference passkey.

Activities will include a tour/visit of the World War II Museum. The keynote speaker is historian and author Nathaniel Philbrick (In the Heart of the Sea and several others).

Click here for more information (NMHS) or here (Tall Ships America).

Submitted by Mike Vogel and Candace Clifford, October 26, 2017

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