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AMI 2019 Conference Awards

Congratulations to all of the 2019 AMI award winners!

Outstanding Interpretive Volunteer

Barney Combs, Historic Daniel Boone Home Award accepted by Amber Edwards (left). Lee Wilbeck (right)

Interpretive Giant

Janet Price, Moon Shadow Moments

Best Workshop Presentation

Jo Schaper, Geo Communications Services Jo Schaper(left), Lee Wilbeck (right)

George Kastler/Aubree Schmid Student Scholarships

Marissa Ginger, University of Central Missouri
& Anna Skalicky , Macalester College, MN Marissa Ginger. Anna Skalicky, not pictured.

Outstanding Interpretive Media

David Spear, Susie Wachowski, Lisa May
Missouri Department of Conservation- Outreach and Education

Outstanding Service

Steve Jacobsen, Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center Lee Wilbeck (L), Steve Jacobsen (center), Adam Brandsgaard (R)

AMI Interpreter Quiz

Adam Brandsgaard, Shelly Colastkie, Connie Weber, Cyndi Cogbill, Mike Duane

AMI Interpreter Quiz Champion

Jordi Raos, Springfield Conservation Nature Center John Miller (left), Jordi Raos (right)

Click Here to Learn More About Awards and Scholarships

2019 AMI Conference

September 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am September 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

September 15-17, 2019

“Let your Resources Roar!”

September 15-17, 2019

Roaring River State Park – Cassville, Missouri

Save the date for the next AMI conference “Let your Resources Roar!” at Roaring River State Park, near Cassville MO, September 15-17, 2019. Roaring River State Park is one of Missouri’s crown jewels and one of the most attended state parks. Key features include the Roaring River Spring and trout hatchery, Emory Melton Inn and Conference Center, hiking, camping, Roaring River Hills Wild Area, and Hardwood Cove Natural Area. Please make plans to join us for a wonderful conference where we will find techniques and ideas to help you “Let Your Resources Roar!”

CLICK HERE for more information on the 2019 AMI Conference.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!

The Association of Missouri Interpreters

View Organizer Website

$70.00 – $100.00

Roaring River State Park

12716 Farm Road 2239
Cassville, Missouri 65625 United States
+ Google Map
(417) 847-2539
View Venue Website

2019 AMI Conference Program

This PDF will function as a paperless Conference Program that allows attendees to bounce between schedules, session descriptions, maps, and keynote.

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“Let your Resources Roar!” Keynote Speaker: John Cunning

John says his work in parks started when he was four years old when his family visited the Grand Canyon.  He picked up litter in the picnic area and could trade a bag of litter for ice-cream. Throughout his 34-year career with Missouri State Parks, he worked as a historic site manager, a museum director, and as director for the Resource Management and Interpretation Program.  In 2013, John was awarded AMI’s Outstanding Professional Interpreter in and NAI Region 6’s Distinguished Professional Interpreter. John has helped plan and has been a trainer at the annual Spring Interpreter School for many years.  He has presented living history programs as a snake oil salesman in a 1870s medicine show, guided countless historic building tours, interpreted Tom Benton’s capitol mural to Chinese diplomats, and interpreted interpretation to elected and appointed officials.  And he loved just about every minute of it.

Now retired, John started a consulting business (Heritage Interpretation Services LLC), works part-time with an estate sale management company, and is planning a few motorcycle trips.

2019 AMI Conference Registration

September 15-17, 2019
AMI Conference Registration has been extended to August 31st!

See the updated registration packet for conference details.

Full Registration:

Pre-registration deadline is August 22, 2019–after that, you must register at the Workshop ($10 higher fee))

(includes membership renewal for the upcoming year, banquet & some meals)

A 2019 Registration Packet, with a paper registration form, is available for download below. To register online, please fill out the linked form on SurveyMonkey.

The SurveyMonkey registration form will give the workshop committee a means of tracking registrations electronically, but you will NOT be able to pay for your registration form here.  Your confirmation email will include instructions on how to send payment to AMI treasurer Phillip Brinkley via mail, email, or fax.  We realize many of you will use your agency’s purchasing cards for payment, so AMI obtained the ability to accept credit card payments.  To save service charges, you will be asked to fill out a form and mail or fax the information to Phillip, or call him and give him your credit card number.  We hope to have online payment capability in the future without the use of third-party processors, but we are still looking for a safe and affordable option.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!

CLICK HERE for more information on the 2019 AMI Conference.

2019 AMI Conference: Call for Papers

If you are interested in presenting at the 2019 AMI Conference, please complete the attached form and send it to Janice Schnake Greene at Missouri State University. The 2019 AMI Conference will be held at Roaring River State Park, near Cassville MO, September 15-18, 2019. Roaring River State Park is one of Missouri’s crown jewels and one of the most attended state parks.

Save the Date for the 2019 AMI Conference!

Save the date for the next AMI conference “Let your Resources Roar!” at Roaring River State Park, near Cassville MO, September 15-18, 2019. Roaring River State Park is one of Missouri’s crown jewels and one of the most attended state parks. Key features include the Roaring River Spring and trout hatchery, Emory Melton Inn and Conference Center, hiking, camping, Roaring River Hills Wild Area, and Hardwood Cove Natural Area. Please make plans to join us for a wonderful conference where we will find techniques and ideas to help you “Let Your Resources Roar!”