Schedule

Sunday, August 29

Ramada Plaza

  • 9 a.m.-9 p.m. – Registration check-in, Lobby
  • 2:00-4:00 p.m. – American Canal Society board meeting, Chesapeake Room
  • 5:00-7:00 p.m. – Inland Waterways International Annual General Meeting, Pen Mar Room
  • 7:00-9:00 p.m. – Welcome reception, Cumberland Room
Auditorium

Monday, August 30

Morning program, Maryland Theatre

  • 7:30-8:30 a.m. – Registration check-in
  • 8:00-8:30 a.m. – Coffee service, Lobby
  • 8:30-10:00 a.m. – Opening plenary, Auditorium
  • 10:00-10:30 a.m. – Coffee break, Lobby
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Concurrent presentations
    #1 – Auditorium
    #2 – Ballroom

12:00-6:00 p.m., Study Tour

  • Buses depart from theater. Pick up box lunch in lobby.
  • Paw Paw Tunnel
  • Fort Frederick
  • Return to Ramada Plaza, Maryland Theatre

Cookout at Western Maryland Sportsmen’s Club

  • Continuous shuttle bus will run between  Ramada Plaza and WMSC until 10 p.m.

Tuesday, August 31

Morning program, Maryland Theatre

  • 8:00-8:30 a.m. – Coffee service, Lobby
  • 8:30-10:00 a.m. – Concurrent presentations
    #1 – Ballroom
    #2 – “The View” Studio
  • 10:00-10:30 a.m. – Coffee break, Lobby
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Concurrent presentations
    #1 – Ballroom
    #2 – “The View” Studio
Monocacy Aqueduct

12:00-6:00 p.m., Study Tour

  • Buses depart from theater.
  • Lunch stop
  • Monocacy Aqueduct
  • Great Falls, various activities including Olmsted Island overlook and canal boat ride
  • Return to Maryland Theatre, Ramada Plaza

Free evening

Wednesday, September 1

Morning program, Maryland Theatre

  • 8:00-8:30 a.m. – Coffee service, Lobby
  • 8:30-10:00 a.m. – Concurrent presentations
    #1 – Ballroom
    #2 – “The View” Studio
  • 10:00-10:30 a.m. – Coffee break, Lobby
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Concurrent presentations
    #1 – Ballroom
    #2 – “The View” Studio

12:00-6:00 p.m., Study Tour

  • Buses depart from theater. Pick up box lunch in lobby.
  • Antietam battlefield
  • Cushwa Basin, Williamsport
  • Return to Ramada Plaza, Maryland Theatre

Banquet at Springfield Barn, Williamsport

  • Continuous shuttle bus will run between Ramada Plaza and Springfield Barn until 10 p.m. (Parking is available.)
Maryland Theatre entrance

Thursday, September 2

Morning program, Maryland Theatre

  • 8:00-8:30 a.m. – Coffee service, Lobby
  • 8:30-10:00 a.m. – Concurrent presentations
    #1 – Auditorium
    #2 – Ballroom
  • 10:00-10:30 a.m. – Coffee break, Lobby
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Closing plenary, Auditorium
Charles F. Mercer canal boat

August 30 – September 2, 2021
Hagerstown, Maryland USA