2012 Annual Meeting Activities

San Francisco, CA

THURSDAY, November 15

9:00 AM-11:00 AM. NAPA Workshop:  Project Management. Organizer: Patricia Ensworth (Harborlight Management Services)

9:00 AM-11:00 AM. NAPA Workshop:  Ethnographic FIELD Schools: HOW They Work and Why They ARE A MUST for Anthropologists and Students. Organizer: James Tim M Wallace (NC State University). Presenter: George Gmelch (University of San Francisco)

11:00 AM-1:00 PM. NAPA Workshop:  Issues In International Consulting. Organizers: Eva Friedlander (Planning Alternatives for Change) and Pamela J Puntenney  (Environmental & Human Systems Management)

12:00 PM-2:00 PM. NAPA-NASA Student Workshop: Funding, Fellowships, Transferring, and Admissions. Organizers: Sabrina Nichelle Scott (Lillian Rosebud) and Alexander J Orona (Cambridge University). Presenters: Nancy Romero-Daza (University of South Florida), David A Himmelgreen (University of South Florida), Valerie V Feria-Isacks ( Foothill College) and Nicole Ryan (University of North Texas)

1:00 PM-3:00 PM. NAPA Workshop:  Rapid Research In Public Settings. Organizer: Mike Youngblood (The Youngblood Group)

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. NAPA Governing Council Meeting. Hilton San Francisco, Seacliff Room

2:00 PM-4:00 PM. NAPA Workshop:  Pattern Recognition In Evolution and In Ethnographic Analytics. Organizers: Brigitte Jordan (Independent) and Chad Maxwell (StarCom) 

FRIDAY, November 16

8 AM – 10 AM. NAPA Workshop:  Heritage Tourism: Theory and Praxis. Organizers: Quetzil Castañeda and Tim Wallace. Hotel Nikko, Bay View

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. NAPA Workshop:  First Impressions for a Lasting Impact: Using Elevator Speeches and Strategic Network Ties to Strengthen Your Networking Success. Organizers: Sabrina Nichelle Scott (Lillian Rosebud) and Edward Liebow (Battelle Memorial Institute).

11 AM-4 PM. NAPA/AAA Career Expo:  Exploring Professional Careers. Organizer: NAPA Organizational Relations Committee. Hilton San Francisco, Grand Ballroom
Meet professional anthropologists and explore career options at the NAPA/AAA Careers Expo!  Talk with professional anthropologists working in government, for-profit and non-profit organizations; you will meet archaeologists, medical anthropologists, cultural anthropologists, and others.  Discuss careers in cultural resources, health and human services, design and promotion, policymaking, and more!

1:30 – 3:30 PM. NAPA Workshop:  Marketing Oneself As An Anthropologist In a Variety of Interdisciplinary Settings. Organizer: Amy Raquel Paul-Ward (Florida International University)

6:15 PM -7:30 PM. NAPA Business Meeting. Hilton San Francisco, Union Square Rooms #17-18 

 SATURDAY, November 17

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. NAPA Workshop:  Developing An Anthropological Career for a Lifetime. Organizer: Sherylyn H Briller (Wayne State University)

12:15 PM -1:30 PM. NAPA Networking Event: Engaging Conversations. Hilton San Francisco, Continental 1.

6:15 PM – 7:30PM. APLA & NAPA Panel for New PhDs:  Practicing Anthropology in Political and Legal Careers. Hilton San Francisco, Golden Gate #7

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