IMCoS PROGRAM

FRIDAY - Sept. 16th

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Map Fair Informal Dinner

SATURDAY - Sept. 17th

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

    Denver Public Library, B2 Conference Room

Evening free

SUNDAY - Sept. 18th

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Optional day trip with expert guide to Rocky Mountain National Park

    Depart from and return to Comfort Inn. 8-9 hours. Lunch, all fees included. $69 per person.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Map Fair

    The Denver Public Library, B2 Conference Room

Noon - 5:30 p.m. IMCoS Registration

    Comfort Inn

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

    The Denver Public Library, Vida Ellison Gallery, 7th Floor

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Official Opening of the 2005 IMCoS Symposium

Welcoming remarks and visits from distinguished guests

    The Denver Public Library, B2 Conference Room

Evening free

MONDAY - Sept. 19th

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Refreshments and registration

    Comfort Inn Promenade (2nd Floor)

9:00 - 12:00 a.m. Papers Presented

Session Leader: Paul Mathias

    Comfort Inn Conference Center

9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Indigenous peoples and the landscape of the inter-mountain west. Tammy Stone

9:45 - 10:30 a.m. The Role of Native American Maps in the Discovery and Exploration of North America. Dr. Louis De Vorsey

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Spanish Exploration of the Southwest Dr. John Hébert

11:45 - 12:00 a.m. Summation - Q & A

12:30 - 5:00 p.m. Denver Museum of Nature & Science Tour & Lunch (Included)

12:30 - 12:45 p.m. Bus to Museum of Nature & Science

12:45 - 1:30 p.m. Box lunch with American Indian music. Cash Bar.

    Schlessman Lobby (west side of museum)

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 3 Overlapping guided tours:

(Prehistoric Journey, Gems and Minerals, and North American Indian Culture) or IMAX (Lewis & Clark) (IMAX ticket price is not included.)

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Reception with open bar

    Sky Terrace (west side of museum)

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Buses depart DMNS every 15 minutes for the Comfort Inn

Evening free

5:30 p.m. International Representatives meeting

    Gold Room in the Brown Palace

TUESDAY - Sept. 20th

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. American West - Australian Outback: Discussion of History and Exploration with breakfast at Duffy's Coordinators: Robert Clancy & Dave Cole

Details and sign-up at IMCoS registration table.

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

    Comfort Inn Promenade (2nd Floor)

9:00 - 12:00 a.m. Papers Presented

Session Leader: Myron West

    Comfort Inn Conference Center

9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Expedition of Zebulon Pike. Dr. Dennis Reinhartz

9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Mountain Men and Mountain Mystery. Dr. John Allen

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Expeditions of John Charles Fremont. Ralph Ehrenberg

11:45 - 12:00 a.m. Summation and Q & A

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch (Included)

    Denver Public Library, Vida Ellison Gallery, 7th Floor

1:15 - 5:00 p.m. Three one-hour tours in rotation (Included)

    Colorado Historical Museum

        Guided tour including giant map of Colorado

    Denver Public Library

        Mapping the West - Guided by Phil Panum, Curator

    Denver Art Museum

        American Indian Art - Guided by Nancy Blomberg, Curator

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Phillips Society Reception

6:30 p.m. Official remarks

Evening free

WEDNESDAY - Sept. 21th

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

    Comfort Inn Promenade (2nd Floor)

9:00 - 12:00 a.m. Papers Presented

Session Leader - Don McGuirk

    Comfort Inn Conference Center

9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Mapping the 1859 Colorado Gold Rush. Wes Brown

9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Early Days in Denver. Dr. Steve Leonard

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Mapping the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell's Explorations and Cartography of the Greater Grand Canyon Region. Mr. Richard Quartaroli

11:45 - 12:00 a.m. Summation and Q & A

12:30 - 6:00 p.m. Georgetown / Narrow Gauge Railroad / Mine Tour & Lunch (INCLUDED in Symposium registration fee.)

Narrow gauge train ride over Georgetown loop to Silver Plume, mine tour, visit Victorian Georgetown. Board bus at Comfort Inn. Box lunch on buses.

7:00 p.m. IMCoS Symposium Gala Closing Banquet    Coats and ties preferred, please. (Western music) (Included)

    Brown Palace Hotel Ellyingtons room

THURSDAY - Sept. 22th

2005 IMCoS Symposium Optional Field Trips

     All tours depart from and return to Comfort Inn.

Four day trip - Tour the Heart of the Rockies

See the wonders of the Rockies including the rugged San Juan Range of the Rocky Mountains, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, a full day tour of Mesa Verde National Park ancient cliff dwellings, and ride the famous narrow gauge railroad from Durango to Silverton.

Depart Thursday 9/22. Return Sunday 9/25

NOTE: Participants may wish to reserve a hotel room for the night of September 25th at either the Comfort Inn or the La Quinta Inn and Suites DIA

3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner, 3 nights lodging, all fees included. $629 per person (double occupancy) $659 (single occupancy). (MORE DETAILS)