Ornamental Turners International Symposium
The 14th annual symposium is scheduled for September 22nd – 25th, 2016 at the Doubletree by Hilton Denver, Denver-Stapleton North, 4040 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80216. The speaker/presenter schedule reads like a who’s who in the ornamental turning world with such internationally acclaimed experts as Jean Claude Charpignon from France and David Wood-Heath from England. There will be vendors and an instant gallery. More information on symposium registration and hotel reservations can be found on the OTI Symposium webpage.
Mid Atlantic Woodturning Symposium
This symposium is being held at the Lancaster Marriott Convention Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and will feature eight nationally renowned demonstrators including Mike Mahoney, Al Stirt, Binh Pho, Kurt Hertzog, Cindy Drozda, Mark Sfirri and SPSW’s Eric Lofstrom. There will also be an instant gallery, trade show, silent auction and awards banquet. Get more info on the MAWT Symposium website.
Segmented Woodturners Symposium
Hard to believe, but this is the fifth bi-annual symposium put on by the Segmented Woodturners virtual chapter. The symposium is being held at the Boston Marriot Quincy in Quincy, Massachusetts on October 27th – 30th. Demonstrators include John Beaver, Bob Benke, Andy Chen, Robin Costelle, Ray Feltz, Wayne Miller, Al Miotke, Jim Rodgers, and Malcolm Tibbetts. There will also be a turning swap, vendor area, instant gallery and banquet. There will also be activities for non-turning spouses. Get more info on the Segmented Woodturners homepage.
Virginia Woodturning Symposium
This symposium represents 10 chapters and is sponsored by the Virginia Woodturners. The symposium will be held at Expoland in Waynesboro, Virginia on November 5th and 6th. The featured demonstrators are: Jimmy Clewes, Trent Bosch, Bob Rosand, Frank Penta, John Jordan, Johannes Michelsen, Lyle Jamieson, and Barry Gross. There will be an instant gallery and vendor area. More info on the Virginia Woodturning Symposium website.