Central States Numismatic Society

75th Anniversary Convention

Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center

1551 North Thoreau Drive - Schaumburg, IL 60173

April 21-26, 2014



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Schedule of Events


(Current as of 5/17/14 - Please consult the website, www.centralstates.info, or the printed convention program booklet issued on site for potential changes. For potential changes to the auction schedules, please consult the printed Heritage auction catalogs on site, or visit the Heritage website, a href="http://www.ha.com">www.ha.com)




Note: Auction lot viewing will take place in Nirvana Ballrooms A-B of the Convention Center, located on the second level of the center to the left of the entrance from the main hotel lobby. Coin auction sessions will take place in Utopia Ballrooms A-B, while currency auction sessions will take place in Utopia Ballrooms C-D, both located on the second level of the convention center to the right of the entrance from the main hotel lobby. For additional information about Heritage and its auction presentations, both at the Central States Numismatic Society and other conventions, visit its website, www.ha.com.


The convention bourse will be held in Discovery Hall, located on the first ground floor level of the convention center. Both booth holder and public registration will take place outside the main Discovery Hall entrance

Convention meetings, programs and the security room are located on the second floor meeting room level of the convention center.

Convention Schedule

   


Tuesday    Wednesday    Thursday    Friday    Saturday    Sunday

Monday, April 20

  1:00 PM Security Room Opens Convention Center
Utopia A-B
11:00 PM Security Room Closes for Evening Convention Center
Utopia A-B

Tuesday, April 21

8:00 AM Security Room Opens Convention Center
Utopia A-B
10:00 AM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing Opens Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
1:00 PM CSNS Booth Holder Registration Opens
Professional Preview Registration Opens
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
7:00 PM CSNS Booth Holder Registration Closes
Professional Preview Registration Closes
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
7:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing Closes Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
12 Midnight Security Room Closes for Night Convention Center
Utopia A-B
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Wednesday, April 22

7:00 AM Security Room Opens Convention Center
Utopia A-B
8:00 AM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing Opens Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AM CSNS Booth Holder Registration Opens Discovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AM Booth Holder Setup (Closed) Discovery Hall
9:00 AM Educational Exhibitors may set up non-commercial displays between 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Convention Center
Discovery Hall
11:00 AM Professional Preview Registration Opens Discovery Hall Entrance
12 Noon Early Bird/Professional Preview Opens
($75 Registration Fee)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
12 Noon Session I - Heritage Coin Auction Convention Center
Utopia D
1:00 PM Security Room Closes
(All Merchandise Must be Removed Security Room reopens at 4PM, Saturday, April 26)
Convention Center
Utopia A-B
6:00 PM CSNS Booth Holder Registration Closes
Professional Preview Registration Closes
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
6:00 PM Bourse Area Closes  
6:00 PM Session II - Heritage Coin Auction Convention Center
Utopia D
6:00 PM Session I - Heritage U.S. Currency Auction Convention Center
Utopia C
7:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing Closes Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
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Thursday, April 23

8:00 AM Professional Preview Registration Opens Discovery Hall Entrance
8:00 AM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing Opens Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AM Meeting: Women in Numismatics Board Meeting Serenity Room
9:00 AM Meeting: Women in Numismatics: Program   Alan Mincho Serenity Room
9:00 AM Public Registration Opens Discovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AM Bourse Area Opens for Booth Holder Convention Center
Discovery Hall
9:00 AM Bourse Area Opens for Early Bird
Professional Preview ($75 Registration Fee Applies - $75
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
9 AM-12 Noon Educational Exhibitors May Set Up Convention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AM Heritage Auction Lot Pickup Opens Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
10:00 AM Session I - Heritage World Currency Auction Convention Center
Utopia D
10:00 AM Bourse Opens to Public Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
11:00 AM Program: Mitch Ernst - "Keys to Successful Educational Exhibiting" Convention Center Nirvana C
12:00 Noon Session III - Heritage Coin Auction Convention Center
Rooms 45-47
1:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Pickup Closes Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
5:00 PM Session IV - Heritage Coin Auction Convention Center Utopia D
6:00 PM Session II - Heritage U.S. Currency Auction Convention Center
Utopia C
6:30 PM One Way Traffic in Bourse Area - (Booth Holder or Professional Preview Badge Required for Reentry) Convention Center Discovery Hall
6:30 PM Session V - Heritage Coin Auction Platinum Night Convention Center Utopia D
7:00 PM Bourse Area Closes for Evening  
7:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing Closes Convention Center Nirvana A-B

Friday, April 25

7:30 AM Meeting Fellowship of Christian Numismatists TBA
8:00 AM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing Opens Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AM Booth Holder Registration Opens Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AM Public Registration Opens Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AM Meeting: Liberty Seated Collectors Club Convention Center
Prosperity Room
9:00 AM Bourse Area Opens for Booth Holders and Professional Preview Badge Holders Convention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AM Bourse Area Opens for Public Attendees Convention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AM Heritage Auction Lot Pickup Opens Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
10:00 PM Civil War Educational Forum
Dennis Boggs as President Abraham Lincoln
Meet Mr. Lincoln
Convention Center
Nirvana C
11:30 AM Civil War Educational Forum
Robert I. Girardi
Illinois in the Civil WarThe Civil War After the Civil War: Emancipation and the Long Road to Freedom
Convention Center
Nirvana C
11:30 AM Meeting: Central States Numismatic Society
General Membership Meeting
Convention Center
Prosperity Room
Noon Session VI - Heritage Coin Auction Convention Center
Utopia D
1:00 PM Session III - Heritage U.S. Currency Auction Convention Center
Utopia C
1:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Pickup Closes Conference
Center
Nirvana A-B
1:00 PM Civil War Educational Forum
Ted Karamanski, Ph. D.
Chicago in the Civil War
Convention Center
Nirvana C
2:30 PM Civil War Educational Forum
Battlefield Balladeers
Performing Musical Compositions of the Civil War Period
Convention Center
Nirvana C
4:00 PM Civil War Educational Forum
Lawrence Schuffman
Confederate Commerce Raiders and the Post War Geneva Awards
Convention Center
Nirvana C
5:30 PM One Way Traffic in Bourse Area
Badge Required for Reentry)
(Booth Holder or Professional Preview
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
6:00 PM Session IV - Heritage U.S. Currency Auction Convention Center
Utopia C
6:00 PM Session VII - Heritage Coin Auction Convention Center
Utopia D
6:00 PM Bourse Area Closes Convention Center
Discovery Hall
7:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing Closes Conference Center
Nirvana A-B
7:00 PM CSNS Hosted Educational Exhibitors and Civil War Educational Forum Speakers Reception and Dinner - Reception - 7PM - Dinner 7:30PM (Closed - by Invitation Only) Maggiano's Restaurant in Schaumburg
8:00 PM Session V - Heritage Currency Auction (Immediately following Platinum Night) Convention Center
Utopia C
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Saturday, April 25

7:30 AM Central States Numismatic Society
Annual Awards Breakfast
Convention Center
Nirvana Foyer
9:00 AM Heritage Auction Lot Pickup Opens Convention Center
Nirvana A-B
9:00 AM Public Registration Opens Convention Center Discovery Hall
9:00 AM Bourse Area Opens for Booth Holders
and Professional Preview Badge Holders
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AM Bourse Area Opens to Public Convention Center
Discovery Hall
10 AM-12 Noon Registration Opens for Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic Convention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AM Civil War Educational Forum
Daniel Weinberg
Current Lincoln Literature
Convention Center
Nirvana C
11:30 AM Civil War Educational Forum
Robert I. Girardi
The Murder of General "Bull" Nelson
Convention Center
Nirvana C
12 Noon - 3 PM Boy Scout Merit Badge Clinic Convention Center
Utopia C
12 Noon - 1:00 PM Registration: Young Numismatists Treasure Hunt Convention Center
Discovery Hall
YN Activity Area
12 Noon Heritage Auction Lot Pickup Closes Convention Center
Nirvana A-B
1:00 PM Meeting: Chicago Coin Club
Program TBA
1 PM - 3 PM Young Numismatists Treasure Hunt Convention Center
Discovery Hall
1:00 PM Civil War Educational Forum
Dennis Boggs as President Abraham Lincoln
1865 - Peace at Last
Convention Center
Nirvana C
3:00 PM Educational Exhibitors May Dismantle Displays
4:30 PM One Way Traffic in Bourse Area
(Booth Holder or Professional Preview
Badge Required for Reentry)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
5:00 PM Bourse Area Closes Convention Center
Discovery Hall
"76th Anniversary Convention" Bourse Concludes. Booth Holders May Dismantle Displays (Booth Holders and Educational Exhibitors only May be Present in Hall for 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Move Out)
5:00 PM Security Room Opens Convention Center
Utopia A-B
8:00 PM Move Out Period Concludes:
All Booths Must be Vacated Bourse Area Closes for All
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
11:00 PM Security Room Closes for Evening Convention Center
Euphoria

Sunday, April 26

4:00 AM Security Room Reopens Convention Center
Utopia A-B
10:00 AM Meeting: Central States Numismatic Board of Governors Convention Center
Prosperity
1:00 PM Security Room Closes - All Merchandise Must Be Removed Convention Center
Utopia A-B
76th Anniversary Convention Concludes


  • 2016 - 77th Anniversary Convention - April 27-30 Schaumburg, IL
  • 2017 - 78th Anniversary Convention - April 26-29 Schaumburg, IL
  • 2018 - 79th Anniversary Convention - April 25-28 Schaumburg, IL

The 2015-2017 convention venue will be the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, 1551 North Thoreau Drive, Shaumburg, IL 60176

Convention Contacts:

General Chairman:

The Convention General Chairman is the primary contact person for the event and is responsible for overall event arrangements as well as scheduling of all convention activities, including auction sessions and, in cooperation with the Education Chairman, club and society meetings held as part of the convention. Attendees experiencing difficulty making reservations at the convention hotel should contact the General Chairman for assistance. Clubs and organizations desiring to hold membership meetings in conjunction with the convention should contact the General Chairman or Education Chairman.

Kevin Foley


Kevin Foley
P.O. Box 589
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414-807-0116    FAX (414) 747-9490    E-mail: kfoley2@wi.rr.com


Bourse Chairman:

The Bourse Chairman is responsible for operation of the bourse area, including booth sales and assignment of locations to participating numismatic dealers. Dealers interested in bourse space at the convention should contact the Bourse Chairman:

Patricia Foley
131 West Layton Avenue - Suite 212
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Phone: (414) 698-6498
FAX: (414) 747-9490
E-mail: foleylawoffice@gmail.com





Educational Exhibits Chairperson:

The Educational Exhibit Chairperson is responsible for operation of the educational exhibit area. Collectors interested in exhibiting at the convention should contact her. Please note that educational exhibit space is limited. Contact and confirmation should be completed well in advance of the convention dates.

Jack Huggins
Jack Huggins Treasurer

PO Box 24267, Belleville, IL 62223-9267
Email: hug511@aol.com

Education Chairman

The Education Chairman is responsible, in cooperation with the General Chairman, for the coordination and scheduling of all educational programs, seminars and club or society meetings held in conjunction with the convention. Potential speakers, as well as representatives of organizations desiring to hold meetings or other functions in conjunction with the convention should contact either the Education Chairman or General Chairman.

Ray Lockwood - Education Chairman
Phone: (765) 664-6520
FAX: (765) 664-6503
E-mail: sunrayofmarion@aol.com