Orders and Medals Society of America

65th Annual International Convention

Tentative Schedule

Marriott Chicago O’Hare

OMSA 2024 Convention Agenda:   August 15-18, 2024

 

Wednesday                                      Event Location
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Pre-Convention Early Registration
Thursday                                      Event Location
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration & Bourse Open
(Registered Members Only)
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Welcome Reception
(cash bar)
 

 

7:45 PM – 9:45 PM BRITISH / COMMONWEALTH SEMINAR
hosted by John Allgood

British Campaign Medals of the Anglo-Afghan Wars
Presented by Dave Rogers

Topic: To Be Determined
Presented by David Kirk

An American in the Indian Army
Presented by John Allgood

Friday Event Location
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM OMSA Business Meeting – Pres. John Allgood
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration & Bourse Open
(Registered Members Only)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR
hosted by E.J. Fischer
 

 

 

 

Zimbabwe’s Bravery Crosses: A Collectors Guide
Presented by Chris Georgeson

Allied Women of WW II And Their Awards, Part IV
Presented by Mark Turner

An Award of the Rif Republic
Presented by EJ Fischer

With the remote possibility of a previously scheduled presentation on
Montenegrin Medal Mélange by Winifred Taylor (Schedule permitting) 

8:30 PM – 10:30 PM UNITED STATES SEMINAR
hosted by Greg Harper
Armed Forces Reserve Medals Insignia and Ribbons
Presented by Greg Harper

Buyer Beware: Real and Fake Medals
Presented by Allen Menke

Fake Naming Styles Part II
Presented by Frank Smith

Saturday Event Location
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Bourse Open
(Registered Members Only)
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM OMSA Board of Directors Meeting
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Bourse Open to General Public
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception
(cash bar)
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Banquet and Awards

Guest Speaker –

10:00 PM – 11:00PM Bourse Open for Viewing Exhibits
Sunday Event Location
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Bourse Open
(Registered Members Only)
12:00 PM Convention Ends
– Hall must be cleared –
Thank You!