40th Annual NAPBIRT Conference
April 8-11, 2016


 


SCHEDULE
(subject to change)
Updated: February 12, 2016


Thursday - April 7
1:00pm - 5:00pm ............ NAPBIRT Office Open


Friday - April 8
7:30am - 5:45pm ............ NAPBIRT Office Open
12:00pm - 5:30pm .......... Exhibits Open
6:00pm ........................... Cash Bar
6:30pm ........................... Dinner
After Dinner - 10:00pm .... NAPBIRT Office Open
After Dinner - 10:00pm .... Exhibits Open
After Dinner ..................... First Timers Meeting


Saturday - April 9
7:30am - 12:00pm .......... NAPBIRT Office Open
8:00am - 9:30am ............ Break-Out Clinics
  1. Pemberton - The Rules
  2. Ganska / Bocim - First Year in the Field
  3. Hirschmann - Setting Up Stringed Instruments
  4. Sorlie - Trombone Slides, Black Art?
  5. Emery & Webb - Business Insurance - Home vs. Store
9:30am - 12:00pm .......... Exhibits Open
9:30am - 10:15am .......... Coffee Break
10:15am - 11:45am ........ Break-Out Clinics
  1. Hickman - Clean & Quick Soldering
  2. Kraus / Tanabe / Mandeville - Modern Materials
  3. Hirschmann - Setting Up Stringed Instruments
  4. Sorlie - Trombone Slides, Black Art?
  5. Emery & Webb - Business Insurance - Home vs. Store
12:00pm ........................ Lunch (Sponsored by Allied / Getzen)
12:30pm - 1:00pm .......... Allied / Getzen General Session
1:30pm - 2:20pm ............ Annual Meeting
2:30pm - 5:30pm ............ Exhibits Open
2:30pm - 5:30pm ............ NAPBIRT Office Open
3:30pm - 5:00pm ............ Break-Out Clinics
  1. Hickman - Clean & Quick Soldering
  2. Kraus / Tanabe / Mandeville - Modern Materials
  3. Smith - 60 Tips & Tricks - Part 1
  4. Blythe - Shop Management
  5. Caswell - Brass Mentor Session
6:00pm ........................... Evening Open


Sunday - April 10
7:00am - 8:00am ........... Non-Denominational Service
8:00am - 9:00am ........... Breakfast
9:00am - 10:30am ......... Panel Discussion
10:30am - 5:00pm ......... NAPBIRT Office Open
10:30am - 3:30pm ......... Exhibits Open
12:00pm - 1:00pm ......... Coffee Break (Sponsored by Ultrasonic Power Corp)
1:00pm - 2:30pm ........... Break-Out Clinics
  1. Jurgenson - A Day in the P.C. Shop
  2. Nye and Friends - Show Me The Money
  3. Smith - 60 Tips & Tricks - Part 2
  4. Blythe - Shop Management
  5. Douglass - Brass Mentor Session
3:30pm - 5:00pm ........... Break-Out Clinics
  1. Jurgenson - A Day in the P.C. Shop
  2. Nye and Friends - Show Me The Money
  3. Butkevicius - Flute: Sanding, Filing, Scraping, Buffing
  4. Owen - Bassoon Mentor Session
  5. Mandeville - Clean and Safe Precision Cleaning
6:00pm - 11:00pm ......... Music & Arts Tour (registration required)


Monday - April 11
8:30am - 9:30am ........... Breakfast
9:00am - 3:00pm ........... NAPBIRT Office Open
9:45am - 11:15am ......... Break-Out Clinics
  1. Wanne - Mouthpiece Refacing
  2. King - MacGyver's Guide to Instrument Repair
  3. Butkevicius - Flute: Sanding, Filing, Scraping, Buffing
  4. Cook - New Business Technology
  5. Mandeville - Clean and Safe Precision Cleaning

11:15am - 12:15pm ....... Coffee Break
12:15pm - 1:45pm ......... Break-Out Clinics
  1. Wanne - Mouthpiece Refacing
  2. King - MacGyver's Guide to Instrument Repair
  3. Pemberton - The Rules
  4. Cook - New Business Technology
  5. DeCastro - Clarinet Mentor Session

2:15pm - 3:45pm ........... Ultra Clinic - Hosted By: Mike Nye - The Repair Guy

6:00pm .......................... Cash Bar
6:30pm .......................... Dinner