Annual Mini-Conference and Soiree

 

The 2015 Beau Monde Mini-Conference

 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square
1535 Broadway
New York, New York 10036

Breakfast, Annual Meeting, Workshops and Soiree: 16th Floor Skyway Lobby

Keynote Speaker – Miranda Neville

Miranda Neville is the author of nine novels and several novellas set in Regency England. She tries not to let her fascination with research get in the way of her writing, but has nevertheless managed to draw on her love of rare books, Old Master paintings, architecture, food, French history, and politics in her stories. Her next book features a Regency prima donna, reflecting a lifelong passion for opera. She grew up in Wiltshire, England and now lives in Vermont, which would be perfect were it not for the endless winters.

Tentative Schedule (subject to change):

7:30 – 8:30a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Annual General Meeting (all members encouraged to attend)
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Keynote: Miranda Neville
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. 15 minute break
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. Servants and Slaves with Janet Mullany
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Drawing Rooms and More-A Look at Georgian Interiors with Cheryl Bolen
11:45 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break ( * * * Lunch will not be provided this year * * * )
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Celebrating Georgette Heyer with special guest Jennifer Kloester
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. The Material Culture of Childhood with Jackie Horne
2:30 – 2:45 a.m. 15 minute break
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Musical Education of a Regency Lady with Louisa Cornell
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Georgian Textiles with Isobel Carr
4:15 – 4:30 a.m. 15 minute break
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. Regency Dancing with special guest Susan De Guardiola
Break
7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Soiree / Silent Auction / Royal Ascot Announcement

Registration & Fees

Registration will be capped at 100 attendees. Please do not wait to register.
No full conference registrations will be accepted after July 15, 2015.

Full conference fee includes all workshops, breakfast, and the soiree.

Registration Fees as Follows:
Full Conference/*Early Bird Special – Member $180
Full Conference/*Early Bird Special – Non-Member $200

Full Conference – Member $200
Full Conference – Non-Member $220

Soiree Only – Member $35
Soiree Only – Non-Member $55

*Early Bird prices available until June 15, 2015
**We will accept onsite payment for the soiree–cash only–at the following prices:
Members $45
Non-members $65

Register through myRWA »

Questions? Please email our conference chair Jan Leyh.