Schedule for the First Annual
ISTS Small Town Symposium
Fairfield, Iowa, May 6-9, 2004

Thursday, May 6, 6pm-9pm
Evening Reception, ISTS Home Office
South Side of the Town Square, Fairfield, Iowa

Friday, May 7, 9am-noon
Morning Presentations, ISTS Mobile Studio
Robert Dorgan, Director, Instititute for Small Town Studies, Fairfield, Iowa
Michael Alcorn, Tate Snyder Kimsey Architects, Henderson, Nevada
Ron Daniel, Associate Provist for Undergraduate Programs, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Vickie Dorgan, Vice President (retired), Harris Bank, Chicago, Illinois

Friday, May 7, noon-2pm
Lunch and Tour: Maharishi Vedic City, Iowa
Host: Chris Johnson, City Council, Vedic City, Iowa

Friday, May 7, 2pm-5pm
Afternoon Presentations, ISTS Mobile Studio
Steve Carsella, AIGA, President, Vibranium, Orlando, Florida
Dave Dugas, Director, Interior Design Program, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Heather Stauffer, Staff Architect, Patterson Park Community Development Corporation, Baltimore, Maryland
Stan Curtis, City Council, Mt Pleasant, Iowa

Friday, May 7, 6pm-9pm
Dinner and Tour: Fairfield's First Friday Artwalk
Over twenty galleries showcasing the work of local and regional artists, Town Square, Fairfield, Iowa

Saturday, May 8, 9am-noon
Morning Presentations, ISTS Mobile Studio
Ed Malloy, Mayor, Fairfield, Iowa
Tom Quinn, Community Field Specialist, Iowa State University Wapello Extension, Ottumwa, Iowa
Deb McCurren, Staff Assistant, U.S. Congressman Jim Leach, Fairfield, Iowa
Brian Tapp, Director, Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission, Burlington, Iowa

Saturday, May 8, noon-2pm
Lunch and Tour: ISTS Railroad Restoratioin Projects
Host: Robert Dorgan, Director, ISTS

Saturday, May 8, 2pm-6pm
ISTS Advisory Board Meeting, ISTS Mobile Studio
Strategic Planning Session for the future of ISTS

Saturday, May 7, 8pm
Dinner Reception, Regina's
Broadway Building, Fairfield, Iowa

Photographs from the First Annual ISTS Small Town Symposium

56 East Burlington

Welcome Reception at the ISTS Home Office, Fairfield, Iowa

Morning Presentations

Morning Presentations in the ISTS Mobile Studio, Fairfield, Iowa

Rukmapura Park Hotel

Lunch Presentation at Rukmapura Park Hotel, Vedic City, Iowa
Afternoon Tour, Mandala One Housing Development, Vedic City, Iowa

Art Walk

Tour of Downtown during the First Friday Art Walk, Fairfield, Iowa

Dinner at Regina's

Plank Salmon at Regina's, Fairfield, Iowa

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