The 2017 state-wide Texas WWI Centennial Commemoration Planning Meeting will be held on February 3rd in Austin. Register at https://thc.z2systems.com/np/clients/thc/event.jsp?event=3654&. The agenda is available on the registration link. The registration deadline is Monday, January 30.
The workshop-format meeting will be held at the Texas Military Forces Museum, located on Camp Mabry in Austin (note: the correct GPS address for the museum is 3038 West 35th Street). It is free and open to the public. Lunch is available for $10, payable when registering. We are excited to partner with the Texas Historical Commission (THC) to co-host this meeting. THC is managing the invitation/RSVP process and event logistics. The online registration is hosted by the Friends of THC web site to allow pre-payment for lunch.
The theme for this conference is, April 2017 — Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of U.S. Entry in the War and the Start of the Centennial Commemoration Period. Our goal will be to help you initiate or refine your plans to commemorate the role of Texas and Texans in the Great War. The event will be livestreamed on the web for those who are unable to make it to the workshop (details published prior to February 3rd). The Texas Military Forces Museum meeting space has a maximum capacity. Registrations will be accepted in order of their submission should we reach our maximum capacity.