2008 National Conference » Activities

Thursday, July 3

Minoru Yasui: Civil Rights Icon Exhibit
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: University of Colorado Denver's Auraria Library
Topic: General Activity

Walking Tour of US Navy Japanese Language School/University of Colorado, 1942-1946
Robert Bruns
David Hays, Archivist, University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries
Donald Sigurdson Willis, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: University of Colorado at Boulder - Reception Desk, University Memorial Center
Topic: General Activity

Workshop and Research Opportunities in the National Archives Relating to the Japanese American Incarceration Experience
Eric Bittner, Certified Archivist, National Archives - Rocky Mountain Region
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: National Archives - Rocky Mountain Region, Denver
Topic: Passing It Forward

Community Marketplace
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Youth Expo
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol Ballroom Foyer, 4th Floor
Topic: Youth-Friendly

Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients Display
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Conference Registration
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: 3rd Floor at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center
Topic: General Activity

JANM Booth
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

University of Denver Museum of Anthropology Dessert Reception and Open House
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: University of Denver Museum of Anthropology
Topic: General Activity

Friday, July 4

Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients Display
Time:
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Conference Registration
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: 3rd Floor at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center
Topic: General Activity

Gathering of Amacheans and Friends
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Mineral Hall A, 3rd Floor
Topic: Passing It Forward

Community Marketplace
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Youth Expo
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol Ballroom Foyer, 4th Floor
Topic: Youth-Friendly

Meet JANM
Akemi Kikumura Yano, President & CEO, Japanese American National Museum
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Level
Topic: General Activity

Correcting the Past: The Memory of Historical Injury and the Hope for Remedy
Patricia Limerick, Faculty Director and Chair of the Board of the Center of the American West, University of Colorado Boulder
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol 2 & 3, 4th Floor
Topic: General Activity
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Welcome Program and Special Veterans Panel
Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 555, Centennial, Colorado; Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 21, Arvada, Colorado, Honorary Color Guard Escorts
Jennie Chin Hansen, President-Elect, AARP
Kenny Endo, Taiko Artist, Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble
Edward Ichiyama, 442nd Regimental Combat Team
Akemi Kikumura Yano, President & CEO, Japanese American National Museum
Mitchell Maki, Dean, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura, Medal of Honor Recipient
Mustang Cadet Squadron, Colorado Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, Centennial, Colorado, Presentation of Colors
National Anthem, Elaine and Emily Kazutomi
George Sakato, Medal of Honor Recipient
Kaoru Watanabe, Fue Artist
Time: 12:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

JANM Booth
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Saturday, July 5

Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients Display
Time:
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Conference Registration
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: 3rd Floor at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center
Topic: General Activity

Continental Breakfast
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Community Marketplace
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Youth Expo
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol Ballroom Foyer, 4th Floor
Topic: Youth-Friendly

JANM Booth
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Minoru Yasui: Civil Rights Icon Exhibit
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: University of Colorado Denver's Auraria Library
Topic: General Activity

Sunday, July 6

Beyond the Call of Duty: Honoring the 24 Japanese American Medal of Honor Recipients Display
Time: - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Community Marketplace
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity

Youth Expo
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol Ballroom Foyer, 4th Floor
Topic: Youth-Friendly

JANM Booth
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Centennial Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Floor
Topic: General Activity