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SCI’s annual convention will be held in San Francisco in 2019. An optional early-bird City tour will be available on August 28, and the following day attendees will enjoy a stein auction conducted by Ron Fox. Attendees will enjoy viewing the Bill Floyd collection on either August 28 or 29, and the collection of Les Paul on August 30. The convention has arranged “main tent” presentations by three authoritative speakers:
Albert Nemeth—Art Nouveau Steins
Les Paul—Rare Character Steins
Steve Steigerwald—Rare Mettlach Steins
Eight roundtables will address a variety of additional topics.
The convention hotel is the DoubleTree by Hilton in Burlingame, CA. A buffet breakfast will be provided each day of the convention. The convention will conclude Sunday evening with German Night in the DoubleTree Hotel. This will be your opportunity to put on your Lederhosen and Dirndls and enjoy a live German band..
The Reading Room
The artifacts of German student life are colorful mementos of the romance of youth, the honor and bonds of brotherhood. The information they contain is often densely packed and requires diligence to decipher. Student steins are every bit as complex as regimental steins. Learn about them in these articles: