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    Register now for the PPFA Convention and WCAF/The National Conference

    Registration for the PPFA 2018 Convention and 2018 West Coast Art & Frame Expo/National Conference is now live at www.wcafexpo.com!

    Also, a brochure and registration forms are in Picture Framing Magazine, and in the upcoming Winter Edition of the PPFA CONNECT newsletter.

    So whether online or in print, register soon to ensure a spot in your choice of classes and events! Be an early bird - prices rise after December 20.

    As always, you have various options including purchasing individual sessions, a PPFA Member Convention Pass, and/or National Conference Pass. All framers are welcome at PPFA sessions, PPFA members enjoy special member pricing.

    On the agenda page, use the Advanced Search option to narrow your searches. Here’s an at-a-glance summary of PPFA classes and special events:

    Saturday, January 20, 2018
    MCPF/CPF Recertification Course
    Start Time: 2:00 PM | End Time: 5:30 PM
    Speaker: Cliff Wilson, MCPF; Elli Wollangk, MCPF

    Sunday, January 21, 2018
    Integrated Collection Care
    Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM
    Speaker: Hugh Phibbs |

    Keynote Luncheon: Florine Stettheimer, An American Original
    Start Time: 11:30 AM | End Time: 1:00 PM | Speaker: Suzanne Smeaton

    Social Media 101
    Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 3:00 PM | Speaker: David Lantrip, MCPF, GCF

    Mounting Techniques for Framing Unusual Objects
    Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 5:30 PM | Speaker: Cliff Wilson, MCPF

    Adhesive-Free Support
    Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 5:30 PM | Speaker: Hugh Phibbs

    Welcome to Vegas Reception
    Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

    Monday, January 22, 2018

    The Framing Competition Experience
    Start Time: 7:00 AM | End Time: 8:45 AM

    Disasters: Before, During, and After
    Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM | Speaker: Hugh Phibbs

    Super Staff: Hiring and Training a Great Sales Design Team
    Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 3:30 PM | Speaker: Kirstie Bennett

    Framing Techniques for Needle Art and Other Textiles
    Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 3:00 PM | Speaker: Ellen Collins, MCPF

    Introduction to the CPF Exam
    Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM | Speaker: Elli Wollangk, MCPF

    Short and Long Term Enclosures for Display
    Start Time: 4:00 PM | End Time: 6:00 PM | Speaker: Hugh Phibbs

    Pastels & Friable Media
    Start Time: 4:00 PM | End Time: 6:00 PM | Speaker: Chris A. Paschke, CPF, GCF, CMG

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    Framer's Corner Live!
    Start Time: 7:00 AM | End Time: 8:45 AM | Moderator: Cliff Wilson, MCPF

    Annual Judges Meeting
    Start Time: 8:00 AM | End Time: 9:00 AM

    Classic and Contemporary Mat Decoration
    Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM | Speaker: Meghan MacMillan, MCPF


    Clear Film Mounting with Mylar/Melinex
    Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 3:00 PM | Speaker: James Miller , MCPF, GCF

    The Magic of Matboards: Acidity, Additives, and More
    Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 3:00 PM | Speaker: David Lantrip, MCPF, GCF

    Introduction to the PPFA Master Certified Picture Framer (MCPF) Exam
    Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM | Speaker: Elli Wollangk, MCPF

    Creating Consumer Confidence
    Start Time: 4:00 PM | End Time: 5:30 PM | Speaker: John Ranes II, CPF, GCF

    International Framing Competition Cocktail Reception
    Start Time: 6:30 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM |

    President's Dinner
    Start Time: 7:30 PM | End Time: 9:30 PM

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018

    Master Certified Picture Framer Exam
    Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM

    Certified Picture Framer Exam
    Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

    Photographing Framed Images for Advertising and Social Media
    Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM | Speaker: Mark Wallenfang, CPF

    Calligraphy for Framers
    Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM | Speaker: James Miller, MCPF, GCF

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    Re: Register now for the PPFA Convention and WCAF/The National Conference

    Thanks Sheila;

    Looks like some great topics.

    Will the PPFA Convention hotel be Bally's again this year? if so, will we be able to register through the website?

    thanks.

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    Re: Register now for the PPFA Convention and WCAF/The National Conference

    Hi Russ, PPFA will have a block of rooms at Ballys, I believe an e-blast will go out shortly with a link. Stay tuned!

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