There will be an interesting and varied seminar programme at LONDON 2015 EUROPHILEX.

These seminars are open to all visitors, subject to availability of space.

 

FEPA Seminars on Exhibiting

The following programme of seminars on different aspects of philatelic exhibiting has been organised by FEPA, the European Philatelic Federation that has given its patronage to the exhibition.

Wednesday 13 May       in Conference Room F

10.30 – 12.30   How to create and present a personal story in a postal history exhibit

Leader:  Jorgen Jorgensen, former President of FEPA and a very distinguished exhibitor of Danish postal history.

3.00 – 5.00      Planning and Preparing a Traditional Class exhibit 

Leader:  Richard Stock,  a leading Traditional exhibitor who specialises in the ‘camels’ of Sudan.

Thursday 14 May        in Conference Room F

10.30 – 12.30   Open Philately, Exhibiting for Everyone

Leader:  Graham Winters, a leading exhibitor.

3.00 – 5.00   How to improve a thematic exhibit, the importance of philatelic material 

Leader:  Bernard Jimenez, FIP Director for Europe and leading thematic exhibitor.

 

Confederate Stamp Alliance (CSA)

The CSA has organised the following series of seminars on aspects of Confederate philately.

Friday 15 May        in the Executive Centre

1115           Postmaster’s Provisionals of the Confederate States of America

Presenter:      Francis J Crown

The Postmaster’s Provisionals are among the rarest and most primitive of postage stamps and stamped envelopes in all of philately.

1145          The Prize Court

Presenter:      Patricia A Kaufmann

Explaining the Prize Court set up by the Federal Authorities to deal with seized Confederate contraband and associated mail.

1215         The London printed stamps produced by De La Rue & Co for the Confederacy

Presenter:    John L Kimbrough

1245          The Bryant/Stephens Florida correspondence

Presenter:   Deane Briggs

A love correspondence carried on in the backdrop of a terrible war

 

Stanley Gibbons

Thursday 14 May         in Meeting Room F

2.00 – 2.30    Stanley Gibbons Catalogues – 150 Years and Counting

Presenter:   Hugh Jefferies.

 

AIJP (Association Internationale des Journalistes Philateliques)

The AIJP is running the Reading Room at LONDON 2015 EUROPHILEX and will lead a seminar on an unusual aslect of philatelic literature.

Thursday 14 May         in the Executive Centre

3.00 – 4.00     Forgeries of Philatelic Literature

Leader:      Wolfgang Maassen, President of AIJP

 

Royal Mail

Royal Mail will lead a series of seminars on their stand on the Village Green throughout the show.

The programme will include seminars on each day, as follows:

Wednesday 13 May

11.30    Stamp Production – the production process foor special stamps

Leader:  Martyn Fry, Head of Production

12.00    Stamp Design – the design and approvals process of special stamps

Leader:  Marcus James, Head of Design + a group of key designers of special stamps

14.00    Stamp Printing – the print process for special stamps

Leader:  International Security Printers

16.00    British Postal Museum and Archive – the changes taking place

Leader:  BPMA

Thursday 14 May

11.30    Stamp Production – the production process foor special stamps

Leader:  Martyn Fry, Head of Production

14.00    Stamp Printing – the print process for special stamps

Leader:  International Security Printers

16.00    British Postal Museum and Archive – the changes taking place

Leader:  BPMA

Friday 15 May

11.30    Stamp Production – the production process foor special stamps

Leader:  Martyn Fry, Head of Production

12.30    50 Years of special stamps

Leader:  Fraser Chisholm, Head of Customer Marketing

14.00    Stamp Printing – the print process for special stamps

Leader:  International Security Printers

16.00    British Postal Museum and Archive – the changes taking place

Leader:  BPMA

Saturday 16 May

11.30    Stamp Production – the production process foor special stamps

Leader:  Martyn Fry, Head of Production

14.00    Stamp Printing – the print process for special stamps

Leader:  International Security Printers

All are welcome to attend the seminars, subject to space limitations.