2010 Saint John RCNA Convention Program of Events

PROGRAM OF EVENTS

SUBJECT TO REVISION

Last revised June 23, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2010 Education Symposium [Spencer II room—Convention Centre]

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration Table open (for sign-up and pick-up of registration kits). [Lobby—Convention Centre]

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Bourse & Display Set-up (Only Convention bourse dealers and exhibitors and registered assistants may enter Bourse/Exhibit Room for set-up during this period.)

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

RCNA Executive Meeting (All RCNA members are invited to attend as observers.) [Prince William room—Hilton]

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

2010 Saint John RCNA Convention Auction : Session 1 Geoffrey Bell Auctions. [Montagu rooms I & II—Convention Centre]

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

RCNA President & Saint John Coin Club's Welcome Reception (for Registrants and bourse dealers/assistants/spouses only - entry by registration and bourse badge only) - Full complimentary bar and hors d'oeuvres. [Royal Suite—12th Floor (#1201)—Hilton]

 

 

Thursday, July 15, 2010

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Meet the Trends Editor” - Michael Findlay. [Kings County room—Hilton]

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

RCNA Judges' Breakfast (By invitation only.) [Belleisle rooms I & II—Hilton]

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Bourse set-up (open only to convention dealers and their registered assistants for set-up).

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Bourse & Exhibits Preview (Attendance by registrants only.)

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Exhibitor set-up (exhibits must be set up by 9:00 a.m.).

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration Desk open. [Lobby—Convention Centre]

8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Tour #1 to the village of St. Martins and the Fundy Trail.  Lunch included at a local eatery. Bus leaves Hotel at 8:00 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

Competitive Exhibit Judging begins

10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.

Opening Ceremonies.

10:10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Bourse & Exhibits open to public. [Great Hall—Convention Centre]

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

CPMS Executive Meeting. [Kings County room—Hilton]

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hospitality Suite open (for all registrants and bourse dealers with assistants/spouses only–registration or bourse badge required for admittance) - complimentary coffee, soft drinks & snacks. [Royal Suite—12th Floor (#1201)—Hilton]

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Coin Kids Table open. [Foyer—Convention Centre]

12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.

Numismatic Book Fair. [Foyer—Convention Centre]

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Royal Canadian Mint Reception - subject to revision (Open to registrants and bourse Dealers/spouses admittance by registration or bourse badge only.) [New Brunswick Museum – Whale Gallery]

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

2010 Saint John RCNA Convention Auction : Session 2 Geoffrey Bell Auctions. [Montagu rooms I & II—Convention Centre]

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

RCNA Past Presidents' Dinner (By invitation only.) [Kings County room—Hilton]

 

 

Friday, July 16, 2010

7:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

Tour #2 – Whale Watching or Kingsbrae Gardens at St. Andrews by the Sea – Bus leaves hotel at 7:45 a.m.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

RCNA Club Delegates Breakfast meeting (Pre-purchased tickets required.) [Prince William room—Hilton]

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Bourse Set-up (Only Convention bourse dealers and exhibitors and registered assistants may enter Bourse/Exhibit Room for set-up during this period.)

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration Desk open. [Lobby—Convention Centre]

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Bourse & Exhibit Preview (Attendance by registrants only.) [Great Hall—Convention Centre]

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Bourse & Exhibits open to public. [Great Hall—Convention Centre]

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

J. Douglas Ferguson Foundation Executive Meeting (By invitation only.) [Belleisle rooms I & II—Hilton]

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hospitality Suite open (for all registrants and bourse dealers with assistants/spouses only–registration or bourse badge required for admittance) - complimentary coffee, soft drinks & snacks. [Royal Suite—12th Floor (#1201)—Hilton]

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Coin Kids Table open [Foyer—Convention Centre]

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.

Canadian Paper Money Society (CPMS) Luncheon & General Meeting (pre-purchased tickets required) - luncheon; annual meeting. [Spencer rooms II & III—Convention Centre]

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Canadian Errors & Varieties Numismatic Association (CEVNA) Meeting (Everyone interested in error coins is invited to attend.) [Montagu III room—Convention Centre]

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Newfoundland Numismatic Enthusiasts (NNE) Meeting (Everyone interested in Newfoundland numismatics is invited to attend.) [Kennebecasis I room—Hilton]

6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday Special Social Night with a tour of the Saint John River aboard the M.V. Voyageur II. Lobster or Steak dinner included. Bus leaves the Hilton at 6:30  pm. Sharp

 

 

Saturday, July 17, 2010

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Canadian Numismatic Research Society (CNRS) Breakfast Meeting (Admittance restricted to CNRS members with pre-purchased tickets.) [Prince William—Hilton]

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Canadian Association of Wooden Money Collectors (CAWMC) Breakfast (Pre-purchased tickets required.)[Spencer III—Convention Centre]

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Bourse Dealer Set-up (Only Convention bourse dealers and registered assistants may enter.)

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Spousal Continental Breakfast for registered spouses only (i.e., spouse must be a Registrant to attend). [Belleisle rooms I & II—Hilton]

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Bourse & Exhibits Preview (Attendance by registrants only.) [Great Hall—Convention Centre]

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm

Registration Desk open [Lobby—Convention Centre]

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Bourse & Exhibits open to public [Great Hall—Convention Centre]

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

RCNA Annual General Meeting (All RCNA members are encouraged to attend.) President's report, annual financial report, etc. [Kennebecasis rooms I & II—Hilton]

10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hospitality Suite open (for all registrants and bourse dealers/ assistants/spouses only–registration or bourse badge required for admittance) - complimentary coffee, soft drinks & snacks. [Royal Suite—12th Floor (#1201)—Hilton]

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Coin Kids Table open [Foyer—Convention Centre]

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

RCNA Award Presentations (All RCNA members are encouraged to attend.) [Kennebecasis I room—Hilton]

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Canadian Association of Token Collectors (CATC) Meeting (Everyone invited to attend.) [Montagu III room—Convention Centre]

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

RCNA Coin Kids Forum & Junior Auction (All young collectors are invited to attend.) door prizes, special presentations, and junior auction. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend as observers. [Spencer rooms II & III—Convention Centre]

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Spouse Craft Session Includes card making from which you will take home a finished Birthday, Thank-you or Congratulations card as well as a Bookmark. At the same time as the above, a very talented instructor will teach Tatting, an old-time art. Wool and needles for knitting, and an instructor will be provided. Advance registration by June 15th is required. [Kennebecasis rooms I & II—Hilton]

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club (CTCCC) Meeting (Everyone invited.) [Prince William room—Hilton]

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Pre-Banquet Reception with cash bar (banquet ticket holders only). [Montagu rooms I, II & III—Convention Centre]

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

60th Anniversary RCNA Banquet (Pre-purchased tickets required.) presentation of major numismatic awards; David Goss, Keynote Speaker.

 

Post Banquet to follow for Banquet registrants only. [Royal Suite—12th Floor (#1201)—Hilton]

 

 

Sunday, July 18, 2010

No Events Scheduled

SUBJECT TO REVISION

Last revised June 23, 2010

Come East for the hospitality!

General Chairman: Tom Craig

RCNA 2010 
c/o TOM CRAIG 
P.O. # 21001 
Quispamsis NB 
E2E 4Z4

CONVENTION LOCATION AND OFFICIAL HOTEL

Trade and Convention Center / Hilton Saint John Hotel
1 Market Square
Saint John NB Canada E2L 4Z6 

Toll-Free: >1-800-561-8282
Book your room online click here 
Group Code: NUMA10

OFFICIAL AUCTIONEER

Geoffrey Bell Auctions

84 King Street 
Saint John NB Canada E2L 1G4

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