2017 CFMS-AFMS Gem Show & Convention
hosted by the Ventura Gem & Mineral Society

Ventura Rocks
the Nation!

Fri - Sun, June 9-11, 2017

Ventura County Fairgrounds • Ventura, CA

GEMS • MINERALS • FOSSILS • JEWELRY • DEALERS • EXHIBITS • SPEAKERS • DEMONSTRATIONS • RAFFLE • SILENT AUCTION • KIDS ACTIVITIES & MORE!

SCHEDULE

Subject to change as the show nears. Updated 11/6/2016.

Wednesday, June 7
Noon AFMS Check in / Registration Off Site - Clock Tower Inn
7 PM AFMS Uniform Rules Committee Off Site - Clock Tower Inn
Thursday, June 8
9:00 AM AFMS Director's and Board Meeting Director's Room, Derby Club
following above AFMS Scholarship Foundation Director's Room, Derby Club
11 AM - 9 PM Dealer Setup San Miguel/Anacapa Halls
Noon AFMS Lunch ($20) open to all Director's Room, Derby Club
Noon - 9 PM Exhibitor Setup San Miguel/Anacapa Halls
Friday, June 9
8 AM Judge's Breakfast Break room in Exhibit hall
10 AM - 5 PM SHOW OPEN to PUBLIC
10:30 AM Bob Jones, "Yale Peabody Mineral Museum & Tucson Mineral Museum" Callahan Building
Noon Mike Hunerlach, ALAA, "BLM, the Desert, Monuments, & Rockhounding" Callahan Building
2 PM ALAA Business Meeting McBride Hall
2:15 PM Ken Rogers, "Gemstones & Gem Beads - 'New Finds, Fakes, Created, Dyed & Enhanced' - and the Changing Industries" Callahan Building
3:45 PM Pat McMahon, "Agates" Callahan Building
4 PM CFMS Executive Committee Meeting Director's Room, Derby Club
7 PM Cracker Barrel McBride Hall
Saturday, June 10
8 AM Registration Begins for CFMS Director's Meeting McBride Hall
9 AM - Noon
(or conclusion)
CFMS Director's Meeting McBride Hall
10 AM - 5 PM SHOW OPEN to PUBLIC
10:30 AM Bob Jones, "Around the World in 80 Years" Callahan Building
12:15 PM Richard Wade, "The Last Days of the Dinosaurs" Callahan Building
2 PM Mike Havstad, "An Introduction to Meteorites" Callahan Building
3:30 PM Walt Wright, "The Beauty of Petrified Wood" Callahan Building
6 PM Happy Hour for Awards Banquet Poinsettia Pavilion (offsite)
7 PM Dinner Served for Awards Banquet Poinsettia Pavilion (offsite)
Sunday, June 11
8:30 AM Editor's Breakfast Island View, Derby Club
10 AM - 4 PM SHOW OPEN to PUBLIC
10:30 AM Melissa Baffa, "The Adventure of a Lifetime: Exploring the Ocean Aboard the E/V Nautilus" Callahan Building
Noon Alan Rubin, UCLA, "Meteorites & Asteroids" Callahan Building
1:45 PM Lisa Toehill, "Shark Tooth Hill" Callahan Building

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