Members Meeting at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

in Simi Valley on January 18, 2014

The meeting schedule is outlined further down this page. We ask that you register in advance so that we have adequate facilities for all attending. There are two ways to register below.

Registration includes admission to the Library, a docent lead tour including the special Spy Exhibit, continental breakfast, beverages, and snacks for the morning break. Lunch is not included but is available at Reagan’s Country Café.

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8:30-9:00   Registration, coffee, tea, fruit, muffins

9:00-9:15   WelcomeLeonard Rothman, President and John Fleming, Vice President for Southern California.

9:15-10:00   Judith Tyner, CMS member and past VP, retired professor of geography at California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Tyner will answer the question “Who was David Greenhood?” His books, Mapping and Down to Earth, are cartographic classics.

10:00-10:45   Cheyenne Cummings, professor of Geology/Earth Science at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Mr. Cummings will present the “Past, Present, and Future of the Los Angeles River” including historical photos and will discuss future goals of the LA River Restoration project.

10:45-11:00   Break – beverages and snacks.

11:00-11:45   Jon Jablonski, CMS member and Head of the Map and Imagery Laboratory for University of California, Santa Barbara. Mr. Jablonski will talk about UCSB’s recent acquisition of the Fairchild Aerial Surveys of 750,000 aerial photographs taken between 1927 and 1965 using vertical imagery.

11:45-12:15   David Kalifon, CMS member and past president, will explore Richard E. Harrison’s use of the azimuthal projection in preparing maps for use in World Wars I & II and in educating the public.

12:15-1:30   No host lunch at the Reagan’s Country Cafe

1:30-2:15  Susan Caughey, a CMS member and past president,  will talk about two large globes of 15 feet in diameter created by Vincenzo Coronelli for Louis XIV in 1683.

2:15-5:00   Docent led tour of the Ronald Reagan Museum, including the Special Spy Exhibit, Air Force One, Marine One, replicas of the oval office, White House south lawn, rose garden, and situation room; Gallery of Presidents, Launch Theater, Early Years Gallery, Citizen Governor Gallery, New Beginnings Gallery, The President’s Residences, First Lady Nancy Reagan, Presidential Gifts and the Secret Service Gallery.

5:00-5:15   Member’s memorable maps.

5:15 -5:45   Membership meeting.

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