2011 Gatlinburg Conference Program update

River Terrace Resort and Convention Center
240 River Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Saturday, Oct 1, 2011 – Arrival Day for Workshop
6 pm to 7 pm: Workshop Registration       

Sunday, Oct 2, 2011 — Arrival Day for Convention
>8:30 am to 9:00 am: Workshop Registration
10 am to 5 pm: HDR Panoramic Photography
Workshop leaders: Dawn Snow, Bryan Snow and Glenn Cope
6:30 pm to 8 pm: Convention Registration & Print Submission

Monday, Oct 3, 2011
8 am to 9:30 am: Convention Registration
9:30 am to 10 am: Welcome & Introductions, President David Orbock
10 am to 11:15 am: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Brad Free, Park Ranger
11:15 am to 11:30 am: Break 
11:30 am to 12:30 am: IR Photography,  Gary Pierpoint
12:30 am to 1:45 pm: Lunch on your own
1:45 pm to 2:30 pm: Heilicon Focus – What it is & How it can help your panoramics, Bryan Snow
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm: Presenting spherical images as an Art Form, Jeffrey Orbock
3:30 pm to 3:45 pm: Break
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm: HDR panoramic photography in rural Missouri, Kent Durk
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm: My vision for IAPP, Glenn Cope, President Elect
5:30 pm to 7 pm: Dinner on your own
7 pm to ????: Social Hour & Safari Orientation

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011
6:30 am to 9:30 am: Photo Safari in the Great Smoky Mountains – Laurel Falls and/or “Bud” Ogle Farm: Team Leaders: David Orbock and Mark Segal
9:45 am to 10:45 am: Keynote Speaker, Denis Tremblay
10:45 am to 11 am: Break
11 am to 12 pm: Panoramic Photography in Cuba, Ben Porter
12 pm to 1:30 pm: Lunch on your own  
 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm: Marketing opportunities for Panoramic photographers, Doug Segal
 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm: Getting the most out of your digital pans, Brian Miller
 3:15 pm to 3:30 pm: Break
 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm: Pros and Cons of GigaPan Panoramas, Bryan Snow
 4:15 pm to 5 pm: Panoramas – Big and Small, John McCarthy
 5 pm to 6 pm: Publishing your first panoramic photography book, Jeff Rogers
6 pm to 7:30 pm: Dinner on your own
7:30 pm to 9 pm: Social Hour & Contest Voting

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2011
6:30 am to 9:30 am: Photo Safari in the Great Smoky Mountains – Elkmont Nature Trail and Settlement and/or Roaring Fork Nature Trail
Team Leaders: David Orbock and Mark Segal
9:45 am to 10:45 am: Photographing in Turkey and Southwest Asia, David Nicholas
10:45 am to 11:00 am: Break    
11:00 am to 11:45 am: Building a successful group photography business, George Pearl
11:45 am to 12:30 pm: Getting started in VR Photography, Jook Leung
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm: Lunch on your own 
2:00 pm to 2:45 pm: Ways You Never Imagined to prepare your images for the Fine Art Market, David Orbock
2:45 pm to 3:45 pm: Colorization of B&W and IR images, Fran Stetina
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm: IAPP Business Meeting
4:30 pm to 6 pm: Prepare for Banquet
6 pm to 8:30 pm: Awards Banquet
8:30 pm to 10 pm: Social hour & Good Byes

Thursday, Oct. 6 — Departure

Spend some extra time in the Smoky Mountains. They are beautiful any time, but especially in the Fall.
Also, visit Cherokee and/or the Biltmore Estate which claims the largest house in the USA (Asheville, NC)