We are also pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be
Dr. Dallen Timothy
Professor of Geography, Brigham Young University
He received his MA at the University of Western Ontario and his PhD at the University of Waterloo. He has written extensively on the subject of tourism in rural areas throughout the world.
It is planned to have a number of paper sessions along with a poster session. When submitting your abstract, please note whether it is for an oral paper presentation or for a poster. Paper presentations will be 20 minutes in length including time for questions after. Poster presentations will start Saturday morning and be available for viewing throughout the conference.
Titles and abstracts (not to exceed 200 words) are due by Friday, February 22, 2008. Abstracts can be submitted by email attachment (preferably MS Word, though other formats acceptable) or on disk by post. If presenting via PowerPoint please bring an extra copy of your presentation on CD or USB memory stick so that it can be loaded prior to each session.
Included is a registration form that you are free to distribute to others.
Please bring poster presentations to the registration desk. From here you will be directed to the room where you may hang your poster.
SEND ABSTRACTS TO:
Post: Rural Issues and Insights Conference
Department of Rural Development
270 - 18th Street
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to e-mail.
RURAL ISSUES AND INSIGHTS CONFERENCE
E-mail: Please check Appropriate:
I will be making a presentation:
My Presentation will be:
If you are using PowerPoint, please bring your PowerPoint presentation on a CD or USB memory stick to the registration desk on Friday evening so that it may be loaded on the computer to verify that it works with our hardware. If you prefer you may e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 5, 2008.
Accommodations for March 7 and 8, 2008 are available through the Brandon University Residence at a cost of $25 per person. Other accommodations are also available throughout Brandon at standard hotels. Booking these rooms is the responsibility of the conference participant, although a list of Brandon accommodations will be available upon request.
Student (includes 1 Banquet ticket) $35.00
Faculty/Professional (includes 1 Banquet ticket) $55.00
BU Residence Accommodations
(will be booked by Conference staff) $25.00 per night # of nights:
Additional Banquet Tickets: $20.00 Total
Cheque: Mail this completed form along with payment to:
Rural Tourism Conference Credit Card: Fax: 1-204-725-0364 or Department of Rural Development e-mail: email@example.com Brandon University
270 - 18th Street Name:_____________________________ Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9 Card #:____________________________ Exp Date:___/___