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2019 Conference Recap


Looking Back On Our 2019 Conference

Thanks very much for those who joined us for the Foundation's 20th Anniversary Gathering!

The IFCPP conference team is very proud to have successfully executed its 20th Annual Conference, Seminar & Exhibits!  Our 20th Anniversary event was held in our home state of Colorado, October 19-25 at the newly remodeled Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Denver, just blocks from Denver’s Cultural Center Complex, and Vail’s Sebastian award-winning resort hotel, located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies.

This 3-part conference began with pre-conference networking activities in Denver on Oct 19-20, including excursions to the History Colorado Museum, Denver Zoo, and the newly expanded Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art. The main conference kicked off the evening of Oct 20 with our traditional Welcome Reception at the Crowne Plaza in the heart of downtown Denver, followed by 2 days of educational sessions and group activities, Oct 21-22. As customary, the educational track featured out-of-the-classroom activities, including an afternoon excursion to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and nightly group networking dinners. We then transported conference participants to the magical Rocky Mountain village of Vail for 2 more days of conference sessions, leadership workshops, networking activities, and local museum excursions, Oct 22-24

20th Anniversary Conference Visual Recap

We hope that you can join us for this year's conference - you won’t believe what we already have in store!

2019 SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

saturday, October 19

Free Time for Attendees & Companions 

Afternoon Excursion to History Colorado Museum (Special Tour)

sunday, October 20

Morning Excursion to the Denver Zoo (Special Tours & Technology Briefing)

Afternoon Excursion to Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art (Special Tour)

Evening Welcome Reception, On-Site Registration, Exhibits & Networking (5:00 – 8:00p)

monday, October 21

Breakfast 

Conference Welcome

General Sessions

Group Lunch

Breakout Sessions

Industry Exhibits

Optional Group Networking Dinner - Lockwood Kitchen & Bar

tuesday, october 22

Breakfast 

General Sessions

Group Lunch

Breakout Sessions

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Avenir Collections Center Tour

Optional Group Networking Dinner - Maggiano's Little Italy

wednesday, october 23

Breakfast & Hotel Check-Out

Group Travel to Vail

Group Lunch

Breakout Sessions

Optional Group Networking Dinner - Leonora

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

Group Breakfast 

Breakout Sessions

Group Lunch

Networking Activities

Colorado Snowsports Museum Hall of Fame Tour

Optional Group Networking Happy Hour - Root & Flower


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

Group Breakfast & Hotel Check-Out

Return to Denver 

 SESSION TOPICS 

Construction Considerations & Construction Security
Critical Practices for Leading a Team
Current Trends in Electronic Systems & Technology
Disaster Recovery: A Case Study
Emergency Management: Preparing for the First 5 Minutes
Guest Services Experience & Recovery
Incident Command: Coordinating Emergency Ops w/ First Responders
Insurance Considerations: Pre-Employment Background Checks
Library Protection Breakouts, including "Protecting our Libraries from Theft and Vandalism"
The Monuments Men: How the Art Community Became World War II Cultural Heroes
Notre Dame Cathedral Fire - Lessons Learned So Far
Personnel Management: From Welcome Wagon to Outsourcing
Protecting Collections on Exhibit, in Storage & in Transit
Risks & Resources for Emergency Response
Situational Leadership
Special Events Considerations
To Arm or Not to Arm
Transitioning Technology


  
 

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