UPCOMING TARTAN DAY CELEBRATION EVENTS
Tartan Day, April 6th, this year, as last, will be celebrated by a host of events around the New York both on and near the date. These include screenings, fashion shows, debates and more. Many of the events are limited in space, so it is best to check with the organizers before setting off, to see if there is still space available.
Harlan Whatleys The Tartan Apple
Harlan Whatleys long awaited premier of The Tartan Apple will be held at the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 122 East 58th Street, New York City from 3-6 pm. This film, made by the S. Andrews Societys historiean documents the history of the Scots in New York.
Please contact the Genealogical Society or Mr. Whatley at: firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
American Scottish Foundation Events
The American Scottish Foundation will host an American Scottish Business Forum on Thursday, April 3rd, 2003. The program appears here.
AMERICAN SCOTTISH BUSINESS FORUM
BUILDING BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS
1:00 Registration and coffee
MODERATOR D. Euan Baird (invited)
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS OF HONOR
1:35 OPENING REMARKS
SCOTLAND: STILL A WORLD CENTER OF INNOVATION
THE BUSINESS CASE
Moderator: James F. Winchester, MD, FRCP (Glas), FACP
1:45-1:55 Introduction of Presenters
1:55-2:15 US and Scottish Biotech understanding the differences
2:15-2:35 The University of Maryland/ University of Edinburgh biotech alliance
2:35-2:55 Views on entrepreneurship
2:55-3:25 Questions from the Audience
SCOTLAND IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
3:45-4:15 Mr. Gerry Hassan, Chairman Demos Scotland 2020, Author,
4:15-4:45 Professor Brian Ashcroft, Professor and Policy Director,
4:45-5:15 Questions from the audience
5:30-7:30 Networking Reception
8:00 10:00 Optional Dinner
In addition to the forum, there will also be a National Tartan Day Salute and Reception, which will be held on Sunday April 6, in Central Park.
NATIONAL TARTAN DAY SALUTE AND RECEPTION INVITATION
SUNDAY APRIL 6, 2003
NATIONAL TARTAN DAY
FIFTH ANNIVERSARY SALUTE
To mark National Tartan Days Fifth Anniversary the American Scottish Foundation, in conjunction with New York City/Parks & Recreation, is hosting a celebratory Salute and Reception on National Tartan Day, Sunday, April 6, 2003, to recognize and salute those individuals and organizations that have supported the event over the course of its existence. Please join us.
Location: Literary Walk, Central Park @ 69th Street
Time: 11.00am Noon
Dress: Tartan casual
Format: Parade will form at Shakespeare Statue and march
Guest of Honor: Sir Thomas Harris, British Consul General
Location: The Arsenal
Time: Noon 3.00p.m.
Dress: Tartan casual
RSVP: No later than noon on Monday, March 31 2003.
American-Scottish Foundation, Inc 575 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor New York, New York 10022 Tel: 212 605 0338 Fax: 212 605 0222 Email: email@example.com
Tartan Day Debate
2003 Tartan Day Debate
Sponsors: American Scottish Foundation/New York Caledonian Club
Location: Hewitt Auditorium Cooper Union 41 Cooper Square (3rd Avenue between 6/7th Streets)
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2003
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Topic: "This House Believes America Could Not Have Made It Without The Scots"
Proposition: Fraser Campbell: Third year European Law student at Pembroke College. President of the Oxford Union and European Debating Champion. From Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow; Ryan Kohli: First year Law student at St Edmund Hall. Born in Arlington, Texas and educated in Glasgow. Leading first year debater after success in national high school competitions; Duncan Bruce: Author, Mark of the Scots; and Arthur Herman, Author How The Scots Invented The Modern World;
Opposition: Alan R.A. Merson, received First Class Hon.s from Glasgow University, 2000, World Debating Champion 2002; Thomas Goodhead: Second year Politics, Philosophy and Economics student at Magdalen College. Chairman of Debates Committee within the Oxford Union; and Rachel Carrell: Graduate International Relations student at Balliol College. Studying on a Rhodes Scholarship after undergraduate degree and successful debating career in New Zealand
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Reception: Drinks on sign basis
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Debate
Note: Speakers from the floor are encouraged to express a two minute point of view.
Judge: Susan Stewart, First Secretary, Scottish Affairs, British Embassy
For further information on these events, please contact the American Scottish Foundation at their Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DRESSED TO KILT
Another event is planned for April 1st (oh no! April Fools Day!). This isn't a joke though! It is called dressed to kilt
Tuesday, April 1, 2003
For detailed information: http://www.dressedtokilt.org
If you are interested in finding other events, you can check with the following web site.