The conference was graced at noon by the National Anthem sung by Rebekah Beaver, professional soprano http://rebekahbeaver.com . It opened at 8:30 AM and closed at 5:00 PM.
If interest in the blog increases, for example, by people dialoging on the essays, interest in a September 17, 2014 conference may emerge.
September 17, Constitution Day, is less neglected than Ratification Day. Nevertheless, most Americans don't know anything about it.