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                                               ABEA 31 Annual Conference
                                                           May 8 to 10, 2008

                                               Reaching New Heights
                                             Trickle Creek Residence Inn by
                                                        Marriott
                                                      Kimberley BC
Registration Fee (due by April 15, 2008).......................................................   $295
Early Bird Registration (before March 31, 2008) ..........................................        $275



Book your room by April 8.
Call Jill at the Group Sales Office at 1-877-282-1200 ext 6745; please refer to the ABEA
Conference. Room details are on page 4.



                          Hosted by College of the Rockies
                          Office Administration & Technology Faculty




                                       Casino of the Rockies
 Local Golf Courses
Golf Packages:
Trickle Creek,
Bootleg Gap, St.
Eugene, Kimberley,
BC
                               Reaching New Heights

Thursday, May 8, 2008


7:00 – 9:00 p.m.   Registration and Beer and Bites


Friday, May 9


8:00 – 9:00 a.m.   Breakfast and continued registration


9:15 – 10:15       Keynote Speaker – Bob Johnstone – Seeking New Summits
                   Johnstone & Associates Education and Management Consulting Services, Kimberley, BC
                   For the past 18 years Bob has consulted with clients in the public, private, and voluntary
                   sectors in BC, Alberta and NWT. In his first career that lasted 24 years, he served as a
                   teacher, principal, and superintendent in BC public schools. For 8 years spanning the two
                   careers he was an adjunct professor in Gonzaga University's master's program. He is
                   currently in the process of seeking a new summit to challenge.




10:15 – 10:45      Beverage Break


10:15 – 2:30       Publishers’ Displays


10:45 – 11:45      Session #1                                   Session #2
                   Marilyn Christianson                         Kathy Bonell – Rewards and Risks of
                   Bringing Youth into Leadership               International Instruction


11:45 – 1:15       Lunch Buffet in Kelsey’s Restaurant


1:15 – 2:15 p.m.   Session #3                                   Session #4
                   Jeff Cooper – Capture It!                    Jani Vogell – Posture It!
                   A presentation on macro-                     An introduction to yoga postures
                   photography – appreciating and               intended primarily to restore and
                   focusing on life’s details. Bring your       maintain a practitioner's well-being and
                   digital camera, comfortable footwear,        improve the body's flexibility and vitality.
                   and your coat with you.
                               Reaching New Heights

Friday, May 9


2:15 – 2:30        Beverage Break


2:30 – 4:30        Session 5                                       Session 6
                   Wine Appreciation with Suzanne McAllister       No-host activities
                         Join Suzanne for a sensory                    Golf at a local course
                         examination and evaluation of wine.           Visit the Casino of the
                         Gain useful tips for wine                       Rockies
                         characteristics and selection. This           Shop at the Kimberley Platzl
                         session will be informative and fun!          Take a walk on the mountain
                                                                       Relax and enjoy the scenery


6:00               No host cocktails at the Bauern Haus


 6:30 – 9:00       Bavarian Dinner Feast


Saturday, May 10


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.   Breakfast


9:00 – 10:15       Keynote Speaker – Dr. Donna McArthur, DC – Moving Forward into Wellness
                   Dr. McArthur provides a dynamic presentation that is an essential for those looking
                   to make positive life changes. The mind is a very powerful tool in our quest for
                   balance – learn how to make it work for you! You will hear the newest scientific
                   information available about how to keep our physical bodies healthy as well as the
                   importance of being passionate about living! This presentation will leave you both
                   motivated and empowered to make immediate positive changes in your life.


10:15 – 10:30      Beverage Break


10:30 – 11:45      ABEA Annual General Meeting


11:45 - 1:00       Lunch and Farewells
Accommodations
Conference participants are required to make their own reservations at the hotel. Room
options are as follows:

Studio Suite: This suite includes a king size bed, an open living area with a TV, sofa bed, gas
fireplace, and a full size kitchen, with or without a balcony. $135.00 + 15% tax (based on double
occupancy)

One Bedroom: This suite includes a king size bed in a separate bedroom with a TV, a separate
living area with TV, sofa bed, gas fireplace, balcony and full size kitchen. $135.00 + 15% tax
(based on double occupancy)

Two Bedroom: This suite includes a king size bed in the first bedroom a queen size bed in the
second bedroom, TV in each bedroom, two bathrooms, a separate living area with a TV and
sofa bed, gas fireplace, full size kitchen and balcony. $255.00 + 15% tax (based on quadruple
occupancy)

Polaris Lodge – 6 One-bedroom suites and 4 -Lock off rooms @ $100 + taxes
Please note: $20.00/night charged for each extra adult guest in suite

The Residence Inn offers a complimentary hot daily breakfast, two outdoor hot tubs, outdoor
heated swimming pool on a heated deck, fitness facility, locker storage, BBQ area, laundry
facilities, gift/convenience shop and Kelsey’s Restaurant – Bar and Grill.

King beds can be split into two twin beds upon request. Please include this request in your
rooming list.

  ***Please note that all reservations are to be made directly through Jill in the Group
Sales Office at 1-877-282-1200 ext 6745 please refer to the ABEA Conference. If you
get voice mail, leave your full name and phone number; you will receive a return call.***

                    Our block of rooms will only be held until April 8, 2008;
                          please be sure to book before the deadline.
Directions:

Aim your car or plane for the BC Rocky Mountains; you’re coming west this year!

From the north:
    Highway 93/95 will take you south from the TransCanada Highway.
    The highway will change to 95A near Wasa – don’t turn left at the intersection. Slow
       down for the railway crossing; the bump is bigger than it looks.
    When you get to Kimberley’s only set of traffic lights, go straight through and follow the
       signs and winding road up the mountain to the Kimberley Alpine Resort.
    Turn right and right again at the sign for the Residence Inn.

From the east:
    Follow highway 3 to towards Cranbrook.
    Exit right at the junction just before Cranbrook, following the signs for the airport and
       Kimberley.
    When you get to Kimberley’s only set of traffic lights, turn left and follow the signs and
       winding road up the mountain to the Kimberley Alpine Resort.
    Turn right and right again at the sign for the Residence Inn.

From the airport
    Drive out of the airport to the highway and turn right.
    When you get to Kimberley’s only set of traffic lights, turn left and follow the signs and
       winding road up the mountain to the Kimberley Alpine Resort.
    Turn right and right again at the sign for the Residence Inn.
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                                               May 8 to 10, 2008

                            REGISTRATION FORM
Name ___________________________________________________________________

Mailing Address ___________________________________________________________

City _______________________________ Province ________Postal Code ___________

E-mail ___________________________________________________________________

Phone ______________________________________

Institution _____________________ Teaching Area ______________________________

Choose your sessions:
10:45 - 11:45 Bringing Youth into Leadership              OR
              Rewards and Risks of International Instruction 

1:15 - 2:15   Capture It!                  OR                Posture It!   

2:30 - 4:30   Wine Appreciation            OR     No Host Activities       

The registration fee covers registration and all meals from Thursday evening (beer and bites)
through Saturday lunch.
Registration Fee - $295                Early Bird Registration – before March 31 - $275
ABEA Conference Fees:
Conference Fee                                                               $ ___________
Optional:
       Extra Friday Evening Dinner Ticket ($50)                              $ ___________
       Extra Complete Meal Ticket Package ($140) includes beer & bites       $ ___________
                            Total Fees                                       $ ___________


Book your room by April 8, 2008.
Mail this completed form by April 15, 2008, to:
ABEA Conference 2008, c/o Joan Kaun, College of the Rockies,
2700 College Way, Cranbrook, BC V1C 5L7 or Fax to (250) 489-1790
Make cheque payable to College of the Rockies



For more information: contact Joan Kaun (250) 489-2751 local 8402 or e-mail kaun@cotr.bc.ca

				
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