2019 Annual Symposium and Reception

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
DACOR Bacon House
1801 “F” Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

3:00PM - Opening Symposium Panel:

Creating the Tartan, Our Cloth of Identity – From The Perspective of Weavers and Designers

Clare Campbell
Weaver & Tartan Designer
The Prickly Thistle
The Black Isle, The Highlands, Scotland

Peter Wilson
Tartan Designer and Merchant
Great Scot International, Charlotte, NC

Gary Campbell
Special Programs Administrator
University of the Highlands & Islands, Inverness, Scotland

5:00PM - Cocktail Reception & Awards Ceremony

Beer & Wine, Scotch- Tasting, Heavy Hors d’Ouvres, Musical Entertainment, and More

7:00PM - Closing Symposium Panel

The Impact of Brexit on Scotland

Andrew Morrison
Viscount Dunrossil
Honorary British Consul General, San Antonio, TX

Andrew Hughes Hallett
Professor Emeritus of Public Policy & Internat’l Economics
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Dana Linnet

Senior Manager, Gov’t Affairs
Lockheed Martin Corp., & Former Principal Officer, U.S. State Dep’t Consulate General, Edinburgh, Scotland

Please RSVP by Monday, April 8, 2016

The cost of this year’s Symposium and Cocktail Reception is $40.00 per person.
There is one single cost for the entire day--which covers the two panel discussions plus the reception. Please download the RSVP Form, fill it out and send it back, together with your check for $40/ person, to NCTDC President Kathy Garrity, at the address listed there (her home in Manassas, VA). Or you can (a) log into PayPal and (b) send your $40/ person payment via PayPal to: kathygarrity.nctdc@gmail.com.

tickets will not be sold at the door

RSVP and payment in advance is required. A Guest List will be maintained at the door for check-in.

Dress is Highland Day Wear or Business Attire (coat & tie for the gentlemen). The wearing of the tartan by all is strongly encouraged but never required.

If questions, contact John King Bellassai, Vice President, NCTDC, and Symposium Chairman, at (202) 258-4876 or at j.bellassai@yahoo.com.

or you may RSVP via US Mail, Fill Out This FORM and make your payment of $40 per person by check, made payable to “NCTDC” and mailed to:
Kathy Garrity, President, National Capital Tartan Day Committee
9361 Birchwood Ct. Manassas, VA 20110

Much more to come! Return here soon!