The following news release was issued by the U.S. Mint:
The United States Mint is holding a one-day Numismatic Forum on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in
The purpose of this meeting is to gather individual members of
stakeholder organizations to share perspectives on the past, present,
and future of the numismatic hobby. In anticipation of the Mint’s
225th anniversary in 2017, the Forum will discuss the future of the
Mint and the numismatic environment as a whole.
“It seems only appropriate that, while we as a bureau are
celebrating our history, the Mint is also looking for ways to improve
the way we engage our customers and invigorate our relevance into the
future,” said United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson.
Connect with Coin World:
Those interested in attending should submit requests to USMintNumismaticForum@usmint.treas.gov by no later
than Sept. 15, 2016. Individual requests to attend should include the
person’s affiliation (e.g., hobbyist, coin dealer, coin grader, etc.).
Seating is limited and submitting a request does not guarantee
admission. Attendance will be at the cost of the participant. Detailed
information will be provided to confirmed attendees. For those unable
to attend or who do not receive an invitation, any formal
presentations made by the Mint during the forum will be made available
online as soon as practicable after the event.