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2015 Halifax RCNA Convention Program of Events

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Reception Desk open [Hotel Foyer]

8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Tour 1: Peggy’s Cove, Citadel Hill and Halifax City (Bus leaves from front of Hotel.)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

RCNA Educational Symposium (Everyone’s invited.) [Lunenburg Room]

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Registration Desk open [Hotel Foyer]

2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

RCNA Outgoing Executive Meeting (All RCNA members are invited to attend as observers.) [Maritime Room]

2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Bourse and Exhibits setup (Access restricted to Bourse Dealers, and Exhibitors – badge required.) [Commonwealth Ballroom]

2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) Auction Lot Viewing [Atlantic Ballroom]

7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

RCNA President and Halifax Regional Coin Club’s Welcome Reception (Registrants and Bourse Dealers only – badge required.) [Vice Regal Suite 5th Floor]

7:00 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) Auction Session 1 [Atlantic Ballroom]

Thursday, July 23, 2015

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Bourse and Exhibits setup (Access restricted to Bourse Dealers, and Exhibitors – badge required.) [Commonwealth Ballroom]

7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

RCNA Judges Breakfast (By invitation only.) [Fundy Room]

7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Meet the “Trends” Editor – Sponsored by Canadian Coin News. [Boardroom]

9:00 a.m.

Competitive Judging Begins [Commonwealth Ballroom]

9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Bourse and Exhibits preview (Registrants and Bourse Dealers only – badge required.) [Commonwealth Ballroom]

9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Registration Desk open [Commonwealth Foyer]

9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Spouses Mingle [Maritime Room]

10:00 a.m.–10:10 a.m.

Opening Ceremonies [Commonwealth Ballroom entrance]

10:10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Bourse and Exhibits open to Public [Commonwealth Ballroom]

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

CPMS Executive Meeting (All CPMS members are invited to attend as observers.) [Fundy Room]

10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Tour 2: Tour of the Nova Scotia South Shore – Lunenburg and Mahone Bay (Bus leaves from front of Hotel.)

10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Hospitality Room open (Registrants and Bourse Dealers only – badge required. Complimentary coffee, soft drinks and snacks.) [Vice Regal Suite 5th Floor]

10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Coin Kids Table open [Commonwealth Foyer]

12:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) Auction Lot Viewing. [Atlantic Ballroom]

2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Canadian Errors and Varieties Numismatic Association (CEVNA) Meeting (Everyone’s invited.) [Lunenburg]

4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Society of Bearded Numismatists (SOB) Meeting (Bearded numismatists invited.) [Roy's Lounge]

6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Royal Canadian Mint Reception (Registrants and Bourse Dealers only – badge required.) [Pier 21 – outside the Hotel across the road.]

7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) Auction Session 2[Atlantic Ballroom]

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Past Presidents Dinner (By invitation only.) [Maritime Room]

Friday, July 24, 2015

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Bourse open (Access restricted to Bourse dealers – badge required.) [Commonwealth Ballroom]

8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

RCNA Club Delegates Breakfast Meeting (Pre-purchased tickets required.) [Lunenburg Room]

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Spousal Breakfast (Registered spouses only – badge required.) [Harbour B Room]

9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Bourse and Exhibits preview (Registrants and Bourse Dealers only – badge required.) [Commonwealth Ballroom]

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Registration Desk open [Commonwealth Foyer]

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Coin Kids Table open. [Commonwealth Foyer]

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) Auction Lot Viewing [Atlantic Ballroom]

10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Bourse and Exhibits open to Public [Commonwealth Ballroom]

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

J. Douglas Ferguson Foundation Executive Meeting (By invitation only.) [Maritime Room]

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Spousal Craft Session (Registered spouses only – badge required.) [Harbour B Room]

10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Hospitality Room open (Registrants and Bourse Dealers only – badge required. Complimentary coffee, soft drinks and snacks.) [Vice Regal Suite 5th Floor]

12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Canadian Paper Money Society (CPMS) Luncheon and Annual Meeting (Pre-purchased tickets required.) [Lunenburg Room]

2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Tour 3: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic (Meet in Hotel lobby.)

2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Newfoundland Numismatic Enthusiasts (NNE) Meeting (Everyone’s invited.) [Maritime Room]

5:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) Auction Session 3 [Atlantic Ballroom]

6:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

Tour 4: Taste of Nova Scotia Dinner Cruise (Meet in Hotel lobby.)

Saturday, July 25, 2015

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Bourse open (Access restricted to Bourse dealers – badge required.) [Commonwealth Ballroom]

8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Canadian Association of Wooden Money Collectors (CAWMC) Breakfast (Pre-purchased tickets required.) [Maritime Room]

8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Canadian Numismatic Research Society (CNRS) Meeting (By invitation only. Pre-purchased tickets required.) [Seaport Room]

9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Bourse and Exhibits preview (Registrants and Bourse Dealers only – badge required.) [Commonwealth Ballroom]

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Registration Desk open [Commonwealth Foyer]

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

The Canadian Numismatic Company (TCNC) Auction Lot Pick-up [Atlantic Ballroom]

10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Bourse and Exhibits open to Public [Commonwealth Ballroom]

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

RCNA Annual General Meeting (All RCNA members are encouraged to attend. President’s report, annual financial report, etc.) [Lunenburg Room]

10:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Coin Kids Table open [Commonwealth Foyer]

10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Hospitality Room open (Registrants and Bourse Dealers only – badge required. Complimentary coffee, soft drinks and snacks.) [Vice Regal Suite 5th Floor]

12:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

RCNA Awards Presentation (All RCNA members are encouraged to attend.) [Lunenburg Room]

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Canadian Association of Token Collectors (CATC) Meeting (Everyone’s invited.) [Maritime Room]

2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Coin Kids Junior Auction (Young collectors invited. Parents or guardians are encouraged to attend as observers.) [Lunenburg Room]

3:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club (CTCCC) Meeting (Everyone’s invited.) [Maritime Room]

3:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Canadian Centennial Collectors Club meeting (Everyone’s invited.) [Seaport Room]

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Pre Banquet Reception (With cash bar. Banquet ticket holders only.) [Atlantic Mezzanine]

7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

RCNA Banquet (Presentation of major numismatic awards and keynote speaker. Pre-purchased tickets required. Note: Reserve seating positions at the Convention Registration Desk starting Friday, July 24.) [Atlantic Ballroom]

10:00 p.m.–11:30 p.m.

Post Banquet Reception (Pre-purchased tickets required.) [Vice Regal Suite 5th Floor]

Sunday, July 26, 2015

8:30 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

RCNA Incoming Executive Meeting (All RCNA members are invited to attend as observers.) [Lunenburg Room]

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Canadian Association for Numismatic Education (CAFNE) Board Meeting (By invitation only.) [Lunenburg Room]

All inquiries should go to RCNA Executive Secretary Paul Johnson at info@rcna.ca Telephone 1-647-401-4014.

Mailing Address

For more information:
2015 RCNA Convention,
P.O. Box 6001,
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada B2Y 0C3

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