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ATA Passport Cancellation 2016
The ATA passport cancel used at NY2016.

Visit the ATA at our "super booth"
at NY2016.

National Topical Stamp Show did not take place in 2016; however, the ATA Annual Meeting was held on Fri., June 3, at 1 p.m. at the NY2016 International Show at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

World Stamp Show NY2016
May 28 - June 4, 2016
Javits Center
Show Website:

ATA's super booth (#1276-1278)
was a "world topical headquarters"
250+ ATA members from 39 states and 18 countries signed the guest book. Hundreds of other collectors stopped by the booth to have their show passports canceled and learn about topical/thematic collecting.

• 11:00-12:00 - Informal Gathering of Leaders and Members of
Worldwide Thematic
Associations – Room 1E06
Around 40 collectors chose this opportunity to meet and talk with other thematicists! Members of the British Thematic Association and other international thematic societies attended.

• 1:00 – 3:00 - ATA Annual Meeting – Room 1E06
·  Presentation of the Distinguished Topical Philatelist Award
·  Installation of Board of Directors
· Acknowledgment of 25 and 50 Year Membership Anniversaries
·  Recognition of New ATA Chapters and Study Units
·  Presentation by Dr. Damian Läge, former president of FIP
Commission: "Developing Your Story – The Key
Concept of Thematic Philately"

His exhibits:
Australasian Birdlife - Large Golds at ITALIA 98
and CHINA 99. Shown in the Championship Class at
Click “Exemplary Plans and Exhibits,” then Läge
(third down)
Fascinated in Feathers - How Birds Inspire People -
Grand Prix at European Championship for Thematic
Philately - 2015

• 3:00 – Dr. Damian Läge led a walk through thematic exhibits

Study Units at NY2016

View a list of Study Units, their meeting times and booth numbers
at NY2016:
Study Units at NY2016 - PDF
Study Units at NY2016 - Doc

(ATA’s exhibit frame at World Stamp Show NY2016 will include a list of all our study units.)