Schedule

ALL TIMES ARE PUBLISHED IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME (GMT – 5 HOURS)

FRIDAY

4:00 - 4:10 PM

Welcome

4:10 - 4:25 PM

Greeting

Rev, Dr Joseph Morrow QC, Lord Lyon King of Arms

4:25 - 6:00PM

New Tools for Scottish Genealogy

Moderator - John King Bellassai 

4:30 - 4:50 PM

Tessa Spencer

4:50 - 5:05 PM

Sue Miller

5:05 - 5:20 PM

Graeme MacKenzie

5:20 - 6:00 PM 

Discussion Q&A

6:00 - 6:10 PM

Round Up

Lt. Governor John Cherry, Jr. – St Andrew’s Society of Detroit

6:10 - 6:15 PM

Toast

Charles L Sherwood

SATURDAY MORNING

9:30 - 9:40 AM

Welcome

Gus Noble, OBE - President, Chicago Scots

9:43 - 9:45 AM

Greetings from Scotland and Update

Chris Thomson, Scottish Affairs Counsellor, Scottish Government USA

9:45 - 9:50 PM

Introduction

Gus Noble, OBE

9:50 - 10:30 AM

The meaning of Scottish identity, and its evolution (with Q&A session)

Charles, Lord Bruce

10:30 - 11:45 AM

Visitors Heritage Experience 




10:30 - 10:32 AM

Introduction

Camilla G. Hellman, MBE - President, American Scottish Foundation


10:32 - 10:39 AM

Kirstin Bridier

10:39 - 10:46 AM

Burrell Collection / Kelvingrove Museum - Glasgow Life

Duncan Dornan

10:46 - 10:53 AM

Christopher Baker & Peter Drummond-Hay

10:53 - 11:00 AM

Canadian perspective on the visitors heritage experience - University of Guelph

Susannah Ferreira

11:00 AM - 11:07 AM

Kirsty Devine

11:07 - 11:45 AM

Panel Discussion

11:45 - 12:30 PM

A Taste of Scotland Today (with Q&A session)

11:45 - 12:07 PM

Chef Gary Maclean - Executive chef of City of Glasgow College and Scotland's National Chef

Chef Gary Maclean

12:07 - 12:30 PM

Q&A session

12:30 - 12:45 PM

Break for Lunch

SATURDAY AFTERNOON

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Scotland to the US - Gifts and Food

12:45 - 12:47 PM

Introduction from Moderator

Camilla G. Hellman, President, American Scottish Foundation

12:47 - 12:54 PM

Hilary Creighton

12:54 - 1:02 PM

Emily Redman

1:02 - 1:12 PM

Peter Wilson

1:12 - 1:45 PM

Panel Discussion


1:45 - 1:55 PM

Greetings

Donald MacLaren of MacLaren and Achleskine - Convenor, The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs

1:55 - 2:00 PM

Music of Robert Burns

2:00 - 2:45 PM

Robert Burns 2022

2:00 - 2:02 PM

Introduction

Gus Noble, OBE - President, Chicago Scots

2:00 - 2:22 PM

Alan Beck

2:22 - 2:45

Kenneth C Donnelly joins Alan Beck and Gus Noble for discussion Q&A

Kenneth C Donnelly

2:45 - 3:00 PM

Coffee Break


3:00 - 4:00 PM

Music & Dance, the Heritage in 2022

3:00 - 3:03 PM

Introduction from Moderator

3:03 - 3:10 PM

Bagpipes

Rory 'Gus' Sinclair

3:10 - 3:17 PM

Dance in Canada

Maggie McEwan

3:17 - 3:24 PM

Dance in the US

Michael Reid

3:24 - 3:30 PM

Scottish music in the US

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Panel Discussion

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Highland Games & Festivals

4:00 - 4:02 PM

Introduction from Moderator

4:02 - 4:09 PM

Kimblerlee Bradford

4:09 - 4:16 PM

Cathy Hasse

4:16 - 4:23 PM

Terry Myles

4:23 - 4:30 PM

Pipe Major Sandy Jones

4:30 - 4:40 PM

Sir Malcolm MacGregor on the Games to the Chiefs

Sir Malcolm MacGregor of MacGregor

4:40 - 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Education Today

5:00 - 5:05 PM

Introduction from Moderator

Kevin James - 

Professor of Modern Scottish History, University of Guelph

5:08 - 5:15 PM

Brandon Beech

5:15 - 5:20 PM

Gary Maclean

5:20 - 5:25 PM

5:25 - 6:00 PM

Panel Discussion

6:00 - 6:30 PM

Roundup of The Day

Lt. Governor John Cherry, Jr. – St Andrew’s Society of Detroit

6:30 - 6:40 PM

Toast to end the day

Charles L Sherwood

SUNDAY MORNING

9:30 - 9:35 AM

Welcome

Camilla Hellman, MBE - President, American Scottish Foundation

9:35 - 9:45 AM

Greeting

The Rt. Hon. The Viscount Thurso

9:45 - 10:45 AM

Responsible Tourism - Eco 2022

9:47 - 9:57 AM

Introduction - Janie Neumann, Visit Scotland

Janie Neumann

9:57 - 10:07 AM

Alex Stoddard

10:07 - 10:17 AM

Mary Jane Brett

10:17 - 10:25 AM

Video from Visit Scotland

10:25 - 10:45 AM

Q&A session wih Reponsible Tourism Panel

Hosted by The Rt. Hon. The Viscount Thurso

10:45 - 11:30 AM

Eco Fashion & Design

10:45 - 10:47 AM

Introduction from Moderator 

Camilla G. Hellman, MBE - President, American Scottish Foundation

10.47 - 10.55 AM

Siobhan Mackenzie

10.55 - 11.03 AM

Chris Hunt

11.03 - 11.10 AM

Clare Campbell

11.10 - 11.30 AM

Discussion & Questions

11.30 - 11.33 AM

Introduction

11.33 - 11.43 AM

Film - Duke of Buccleuch in conversation on Sir Walter Scott

Intro by Dr. Fiona Armstrong, (Lady MacGregor of MacGregor) to the film w/His Grace, The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry

11:43 - 12:00 PM

Film - Sir Walter Scott and his love of tartan

Intro by Dr. Fiona Armstrong, (Lady MacGregor of MacGregor)

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Sir Walter Scott, The Crown and the Scottish Revival 

12:00 - 12.02

Introduction

John King Bellassai - President, Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA)

12:02 - 12:22 PM

Professor Caroline McCracken Flesher

12:24 - 12:44 PM

Presentation

Dr. Fiona Armstrong, (Lady MacGregor of MacGregor)

12.44 - 1:05 PM

Discussion Q&A

1:05 - 1:20 PM

Clan Relationships following the visit of George IV

1:05 - 1:07 PM

Introduction from Moderator

John King Bellassai - President, Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA)

1.07 - 1.22 PM

Discussion on the Effect on Clan Relationships

Clark Scott and Keith MacGregor

1.22 - 1.30 PM

Break for Lunch

SUNDAY AFTERNOON

1:30 - 2:25 PM

Edinburgh 2022 - 75th Anniversary of Edinburgh the Festival City


1.30 - 1.32

Introduction from Moderator

Camilla G. Hellman - President, American Scottish Foundation

1.32 - 1.47

Major General Buster Howes, CB, OBE

1.47 - 1.49 PM

Introduction

Camilla G. Hellman - President, American Scottish Foundation

1.50 - 2.05 PM

Anthony Alderson

2.05 - 2.25 PM

Q&A session

2.25 - 3.30 PM

Upcoming in Scotland 2022

2.25 - 2.27 PM

Introduction from Moderators

Camilla G. Hellman & William Petrie

2.27 - 2.34 PM

Amina Shah

2.34 - 2.41 PM

Kirsten Bridier

2.41 - 2.48 PM

Aileen Crawford

2.48 - 2.55 PM

Giles Ingram

2.55 - 3.30 PM

Panel Discussion

3.30 - 4:00 PM

Wrap Up - Deliverables from SNACC ... the way forward

Lt. Governor John Cherry, Jr. – St Andrew’s Society of Detroit