2017 Maritime History Council Annual Conference

November
3
Fri

Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/03
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Location
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education

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Outer Banks and North Carolina Maritime History

November 2-4, 2017


CONFERENCE AGENDA

Thursday, November 2

Whalehead Club, Corolla

4:30–6pm
Registration and Opening Reception

6–7pm
Opening Presentation: “Life in Currituck”
Wilson Snowden


Friday, November 3

Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Preservation, Corolla

8–8:50am
Registration & Crew’s Breakfast

8:50–9am
Welcome

9–10:30am
Morning Sessions

“W. O. Saunders and the Outer Banks: An Abundance of Vision”
Brian Edwards

“History of the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal”
Barbara Snowden

“Architectural History of the Outer Banks”
Penne Sandbeck

10:30–10:45am
Break

10:45–12pm
Mid-morning Sessions

“North Carolina’s First World War Naval Battlescape: A Geospatial and Statistical Analysis”
Janie R. Knutson

“Nearing 100 Year Anniversary: U-140’s Attack on North Carolina’s Coast”
William Sassorossi

“A Foul Act of War at Diamond Shoals”
George Converse

12–1:30pm
Box Lunch

1:30–3pm
Early Afternoon Sessions

“Imaging the Battle of the Atlantic 2008-2017”
John McCord

“New Approaches to the Presentation of Historical Watercraft and Museum Ships – A Global Comparison”
Ingo Heidbrink

“What’s Your Endgame?: Determining Appropriate Uses for Multiple Photogrammetry Software Packages.”
William Fleming

3–3:15pm
Break

3:15–4:45pm
Late Afternoon Sessions

“Currituck Boats”
Paul Fontenoy

“Of Blood, Salt, and Oil: An Archaeological, Geographical, and Historical Study of North Carolina’s Dolphin Fishery”
George Huss

Currituck Club, Corolla

5:30–6:30pm
Reception

6:30–8pm
Dinner

8–9pm
Keynote Presentation
“What’s Old and What’s New About Proprietary North Carolina”
Lindley Butler, Emeritus Professor of History, Rockingham Community College


Saturday, November 4

Corolla Light Sports Center, Corolla

8:00–8:50am
Registration & Crew’s Breakfast

8:50–9am
Welcome

9–10:30am
Morning Sessions

“Buried but Not Forgotten: Beached Shipwrecks along the Outer Banks”
Jennifer Jones

“Hidden History: The Wreck of the Andrew Johnson and History of the USS State of Georgia”
Marc Corbett

“The Pappy’s Lane Wreck at Rodanthe: Initial Results from ECU/CSI’s Fall 2017 Outer Banks Field School”
Nathan Richards

10:30–10:45am
Break

10:45–12pm
Mid-Morning Sessions

Conference Hotel

Hampton Inn & Suites Outer Banks — Corolla

333 Audubon Drive, Corolla, NC 27927
252-453-6565
Nightly room rate: $114 plus taxes

Conference Registration

$110 for full conference registration
$65 for full-time student or teacher (K-12 only)