2016 Annual Conference Checklist
IMPORTANT! If you do not wish to use email and internet links for access to information and the registration process, please phone or email a request for a hard (paper) copy of your materials by Feb. 20. Please note:
Online registration opens on April 1. Registration via paper begins when registration materials arrive in your USPS mailbox in April.
All members will receive paper copy of pre-conference materials via USPS in early April.
To request hard (paper) copy of registration materials and other materials related to Annual Conference 2016:
|Feb. 1||Now is the best time to make your hotel reservation. May 16 is the final deadline for hotels where blocks of rooms are held at the Conference rate. Note: Members must make their own reservations at the hotel of their choice!||For hotel options and contact numbers, visit: www.igrc.org/ac2016hotels|
|Feb. 15||Deadline for resolutions impacting Standing Rules and/or the conference budget. Note: Any member of an IGRC UMC may submit a resolution for consideration, but resolutions impacting budget and Standing Rules must be submitted first to their respective committees or they cannot be accepted.||
|March 2||Deadline for resolutions to be printed in the pre-conference materials. Any member of an IGRC UMC may submit a resolution for consideration. Note: resolutions submitted March 3-May 1 are printed at the expense of the person submitting the resolution. Plan for 1,600 copies.|
|March 2||Deadline for groups wishing to schedule special meals at annual conference.||Information on scheduling special meals and on menu options is available at www.igrc.org/ac2016meals.|
|March 28||Deadline for requesting display space.||Display policies and request forms are available at www.igrc.org/ac2016displays or found on pages 345-46 of the 2015 Journal-Yearbook.|
|April 1||Online registration for AC opens.||
Register online at www.igrc.org/ac2016registration
|April 6||Watch for pre-conference materials arriving by USPS.||Pre-conference materials can also be viewed online at www.igrc.org/ac2016|
|April 15||Deadline for submission of articles for the special annual conference edition of The Current.||For more information, contact Paul Black at email@example.com|
Deadline for submission of materials for the supplemental packet. Such materials are printed at the expense of the person submitting the resolution. Plan for 1,600 copies.
Deadline to submit an ad in the June issue of The Current.
|For information on advertising, contact Michele Willson at: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Deadline for child care registration and ordering of t-shirts for childcare participants. No registrations for child care will be accepted after this date.
For childcare information and registration go to www.igrc.org/ac2016childcare
|May 9||Deadline for other annual conference members to order childcare t-shirts.||To order childcare t-shirts go to www.igrc.org/ac2016childcare|
|May 16||Deadline for hotels where blocks of rooms have been set aside.|
Avoid long lines on site by registering online in advance at: www.igrc.org/ac2016registration
For meal refunds call 217-529-2395