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2012 Dist Conference Click here for Printable version


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University of River Falls, Wisconsin
April 12-14, 2012

Thursday, April 12, 2012
2:00 - 5:00 pm Grant Management Seminar in Hudson (not part of Conference)
 
5:30 - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception (sponsored by Hudson Rotary Clubs)
Pier 500, 500 First St, Hudson WI www.pierfivehundred.com
 

Friday, April 13, 2012
8:00 - 11:00 am District Assembly (training for 12-13 officers)
10:00 - 11:30 Pre-Conference Session (Cathy Smith, Facilitator)
11:00 - 11:30 Credentialing for club delegates to Annual Business Meeting
11:30 Opportunity Cafe opens
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch  (Middle Eastern Buffet)
  Keynote: Jerene Mortenson (Greg Mortenson's mother on Pennies for Peace)
1:30 - 2:45 Breakout Sessions 1 (click here for complete schedule/list)
   
2:25 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 4:15 Breakout Sessions Block 2 (click here for complete schedule/list)
3:30 - 4:15 Credentialing for club delegates to Annual Business Meeting
4:15 - 5:30 Annual Business Meeting for club delegates (or enjoy River Falls)
5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour (Opportunity Cafe closes)
6:45 - 7:45 Dinner - Keynote Madeline Uraneck (international educator, global citizen, peace activist)
9:00 Rotarians Out on the Town

Saturday, April 14, 2012
7:30 - 9:30 am Opportunity Cafe
8:00 - 9:30 am Breakfast - RI Representative Ravindra Sehgal (Nicaraguan Buffet)
  Presentation by Laurie Allmann (poetry set to music)
9:45 - 10:45 Ana's Playground (film about children/families in troubled times)
11:00 - 12:10 Breakout Sessions 3 (click here for complete schedule/list)
NOON - 1:30 pm    Youth Exchange Buffet Luncheon
1:00 - 1:50 Youth Exchange Country Fair
2:00 pm Closing Plenary with Dessert


ONLINE REGISTRATION 
  (online registration closed, please register on-site)

CONFERENCE INFO:
CLICK HERE to view and/or print full Schedule of Events

CLICK HERE to FINAL list of display tables

CLICK HERE to reserve a free PARKING space for Friday, April 13 (parking space registration is now closed)

HOTEL REGISTRATION INFO:

HOTEL CONTACT INFORMATION (room blocks released March 13)
Conference Hotel: Riverview Hotel & Suites ($99 plus tax)
CALL direct and ask for the Rotary discount 715/425-1045
Alternate Hotel: GrandStay Inn and Suites ($99 plus tax)
CALL direct and ask for the Rotary discount - 715/425-9500

YOUTH EXCHANGE/ROTEX INFO:
CLICK HERE for YE student and host family registration form for event attendance
CLICK HERE for Letter for students and Host Families
CLICK HERE for Letter to Youth Exchange Officers

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING OF THE DISTRICT INFO:
CLICK HERE for Notice of Annual Business Meeting of the District
CLICK HERE for D5960 Annual Business Meeting 2011 Minutes
CLICK HERE for D5960 Credentialing Certificate for delegates (delegates should bring signed certificate with them to the meeting)
CLICK HERE for Annual Business Meeting District Agenda
CLICK HERE for D5960 2012 Resolutions

DISTRICT GRANT TRAINING AND ASSEMBLY TRAINING INFO:
There will also be a D5960 District Grant Training Seminar (pre-conference April 12 from 2:00 - 5 pm
Phipps Center, 109 Locust St, Hudson, WI)

AND a District Assembly (April 13 from 8:00 - 11 am at the University Center, UWRF) training for all incoming 2012-13 club officers:

CLICK HERE for April 12 District Grant Management Training registration through Survey Monkey
CLICK HERE for District Assembly Training registration through Survey Monkey