EVENT SCHEDULE FOR CHICAGOPEX 2017

The CHICAGOPEX exhibition and bourse will be held in the four ballrooms on the main floor of the hotel to the west and north off the Atrium. The Bourse will be in the Grand and Gallery Ballrooms and Exhibits will be in the Abricot and Lakeshore Ballrooms. All of the meeting rooms are on the second floor and can be reached by either stairway or elevator – see schedule below.

Friday, November 17

10:00 AM CHICAGOPEX 2017 Opens  
1:00 PM Special Presentation by Edward Bergen of The Pictorial Story of Walt Disney’s First Superstar – Mickey Mouse (Historical Philatelic and Printed Image Collection) Alton
2:00 PM Book Signing by Edward Bergen Atrium Table
6:00 PM CHICAGOPEX 2017 Closes for the Day  

Saturday, November 18

10:00 AM CHICAGOPEX 2017 Opens  
12:30 PM Chicago Philatelic Society Board Barrington
1:00 PM Chicago Philatelic Society Membership Meeting Barrington
1:00 PM U.S. Philatelic Classics Society Meeting Alton
1:00 PM British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group Meeting & Auction Carlyle
1:30 PM Germany Philatelic Society Ch. 5 Meeting Barrington
2:00 PM Special Presentation by Hugh V. Feldman of U.S. Contract Mail Routes by Railroad (1832-1875) Edwardian
3:00 PM Book Signing by Hugh V. Feldman Atrium Table
3:00 PM Literature Judges’ Feedback Forum Edwardian
3:00 PM AAPE Open Forum on Exhibiting Stanford
4:00 PM Philatelic Judges’ Feedback Forum Stanford
6:00 PM CHICAGOPEX 2017 Closes for the Day  
6:30 PM Awards Banquet Reception (no host) Marlborough
7:00 PM Awards Banquet (ticket required) Marlborough

Sunday, November 19

9:00 AM Society of Israel Philatelists Membership Meeting Stanford
10:00 AM Presentation by Ed Rosen on Jews of the Shanghai Ghetto Stanford
10:00 AM CHICAGOPEX 2017 Opens  
10:30 AM North Shore Philatelic Society Meeting Carlyle
11:00 AM Special Presentation by Justin Gordon of Holocaust Postal History: Harrowing Journeys Revealed through Letters and Cards of Victims Stanford
12:00 PM Book Signing by Justin Gordon Atrium Table
1:00 PM Illinois Postal History Society Meeting Carlyle
3:00 PM CHICAGOPEX Exhibits Close  
4:00 PM CHICAGOPEX 2017 Closes