2013 NSS Convention Update: Set-up Day

August 4, 2013 / Pennsylvania, United States, North America / By Dean Wiseman

2013 NSS Convention Logo.Things began to buzz here at Pennsylvania’s Shippensburg University, site of the 2013 NSS Convention, on Saturday.

All the action was in the Ceddia Union “CUB” Building with vendors busy setting up for today’s opening at noon. The Registration Desk was also in full swing as attendees began to arrive, meanwhile the Salon personnel and artists worked to get their displays and installations ready for show.

Hopefully, this week we will be able to bring you stories and photos of the goings on and the people of the NSS Convention. But for now, here are some photos from “Set-up Day.”

 

Packets for pre-registered attendees are ready to be handed out.

Packets for pre-registered attendees are ready to be handed out. Photo by Dean Wiseman

Registration Desk staff getting ready for the 2013 NSS Convention attendees.

Registration Desk staff getting ready for the 2013 NSS Convention attendees. Photo by Dean Wiseman

Copies of this year's NSS Convention Guidebook.

Copies of this year’s NSS Convention Guidebook. Photo by Dean Wiseman

The Ceddia Union "CUB" Building at Shippensburg University houses most of the indoor activities of the 2013 NSS Convention.

The Ceddia Union “CUB” Building at Shippensburg University houses most of the indoor activities of the 2013 NSS Convention. Photo by Dean Wiseman

Volunteers assemble the NSS Fine Arts Salon displays.

Volunteers assemble the NSS Fine Arts Salon displays. Photo by Dean Wiseman

NSS Member Carol Jackson setting up her full-scale cave art installation in the NSS Fine Arts Salon.

NSS Member Carol Jackson setting up her full-scale cave art installation in the NSS Fine Arts Salon. Photo by Dean Wiseman

3D Panoramic Photograph featuring Horace, the Great Horned Owl.

3D Panoramic Photograph featuring Horace, the Great Horned Owl. Photo by Dean Wiseman

NSS Member Charles J. Kahn, for the second year in a row, has brought a 3-D photograph from inside a cave. This photograph came from a recently-discovered passageway in Grand Caverns, located in Grottoes, Virginia. What made this discovery particularly intriguing is that it was found not far from a tourist trail which dates back nearly 200 years!

NSS Member Charles J. Kahn, for the second year in a row, has brought a 3-D photograph from inside a cave. This photograph came from a recently-discovered passageway in Grand Caverns, located in Grottoes, Virginia. What made this discovery particularly intriguing is that it was found not far from a tourist trail which dates back nearly 200 years! Photo by Dean Wiseman

Cave 3-D photographer Charles Kahn shows the Grand Caverns map, and the newly discovered section (highlighted in pink) which is featured in is 3-dimensional cave photograph.

Cave 3-D photographer Charles Kahn shows the Grand Caverns map, and the newly discovered section (highlighted in pink) which is featured in is 3-dimensional cave photograph.Photo by Dean Wiseman

Entryway into the Vendors Row Area, set to open at Noon on Sunday.

Entryway into the Vendors Row Area, set to open at Noon on Sunday. Photo by Dean Wiseman

Vendors Row.

Vendors Row. Photo by Dean Wiseman

Inner Mountain Outfitters sets up their wares on Vendors Row.

Inner Mountain Outfitters sets up their wares on Vendors Row. Photo by Dean Wiseman

NSS Bookstore is readied for Convention!

NSS Bookstore is readied for Convention! Photo by Dean Wiseman

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