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Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2019 12:19:42 -0500
From: John Figliozzi <jfiglio1@nycap.rr.com>
To: Discussion list for the Winter SWL Fest
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Subject: [Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2020 Winter SWL Fest (First
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One celebration is over (Thanksgiving), so it?s time to turn our attention to
the next great celebration.  No, not Hanukah.  No, not Christmas.

The 33rd Annual Winter SWL Fest!

Once again, we invite one and all to be a part of the Winter SWL Fest
February 27 - 29, 2020 at the Doubletree Guest Suites in fashionable
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. 

Also again, due to popular demand, we have kept the extra half day,
opening the event on Thursday afternoon and continuing through all of
Friday and Saturday. Details and background info, as well as regular
updates, are and will be at <www.swlfest.com>.

One of the centerpieces of the Fest weekend is our line-up of informative
and entertaining forums.  How do we get them?  These excellent sessions
are put together and presented by you and people just like you?those in
our wonderful obsession  with a deep and abiding interest in radio and a
willingness to share their experiences, knowledge and know how.

So, how about it?  Have you a topic that you think Fest participants
will find interesting and would be willing to present?  Tell us about it. If
you?ve already contacted us, chances are we have your e-mail on file.
However, chances are also that we don?t.  (I turned 66 this year, so don?t
you dare trust my memory!) Even if you have run something by us in the
year since Fest 32, please re-contact and remind us at this time just to
make sure.  (Chip Arey and Mark Fahey? this doesn?t apply to you.)

As usual, your role will be to lead a one hour session forum.  That means
preparing about a half-hour presentation that leaves plenty of time
for audience questions and interaction.  It can be anything from a
serious (or comic) lecture (or both) to a multimedia extravaganza.
Your choice!

And as a gesture of appreciation (and perhaps some measure of small
compensation for your efforts), the Fest will comp your registration
fee if your proposal is accepted by the Organizing Committee (which
consists of Rich Cuff, yours truly and Geoff Peterson, the now sadly out
of work sidekick to Craig Ferguson on CBS?s Late Late Show. (It really is
a shame how he was just abandoned entirely by Craig when he departed
the show.  If you can believe it, Geoff is just a skeleton of his former self.)

We are seeking your help in fashioning a balanced and diverse line-up of topics
and speakers.

Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at <jfiglio1@nycap.rr.com>   
If you have any questions, we'll be happy to discuss them with you. And
even if you've never led a forum before, don't hesitate.   We've learned
that people tend to unfairly and inaccurately minimize their own abilities.
We know you'll  be great...but you have to  let us in on what you're thinking!
We promise a quick turnaround on your proposal once we are able to
survey the field.

Be a part of the 2019 Winter SWL Fest program!

73 and 88 to the Ladies (with due apologies to Ian McFarland)
John Figliozzi
Richard Cuff
2020 Winter SWL Fest (and apparently for life) Co-Chairs

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Re: [Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2020 Winter SWL Fest (First Notice!)
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2019, 1951 UTC »
Al, will Belinda be providing a musical interlude between you and Pigmeat's forum talks?
Conveniently located near Vincennes Indiana.

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Re: [Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2020 Winter SWL Fest (First Notice!)
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2019, 2116 UTC »
Sorry, I will be keeping her busy during that interlude.

Al, will Belinda be providing a musical interlude between you and Pigmeat's forum talks?

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Re: [Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2020 Winter SWL Fest (First Notice!)
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2019, 1100 UTC »
I'll be giving demonstrations of Tuvan Throat Singing and Swiss Yodering. They consider me a Bohdisattva in both upper Tuva and Lancaster, P.A.

Al, will Belinda be towing our pleasure barge to Philly? Your real S.O. can ride on my lap wrapped in baby seal fur. I'm a bather, the girls like that.