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Conference Chair / 2nd VP Report
« on: January 09, 2020, 01:24:03 PM »
Save the date for the 2020 Annual Conference taking place at Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica campus, June 17-19.

The conference planning committee has been meeting monthly. Our next meeting is January 13. If you are interested in being involved with the Conference planning activities, email Jocelyn Ireland at jireland@mvcc.edu. Links to the most recent meetings are below.
November meeting minutes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1s3hyABbsar13ssG-5VbDmwDGP5ryy9gcTW-P-7BRtt8/edit?usp=sharing
December meeting minutes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VOQzd84mcWOT96LkYDwH6Bnc0O-h4DLv2B9AyN-iaY4/edit?usp=sharing

The conference website is live. Check it out at https://sunyla2020.wordpress.com/. There are place holders for some local information that will be filled in in the next month or so.

Call for proposals has been posted to the conference website, sunyla.org, SUNYLA’s Facebook page, and various listservs. The committee decided to accept proposals for 90 minute pre-conference workshops, 45 minute breakout sessions, and 10 minute or under lighting talks. Submit your proposal through the Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeX7K3_kSVmPKgGL1aiL7Pwie0FaNxgFRhq5iqPnP4HrtkL3Q/viewform?usp=sf_link.
The deadline for presentation proposals is February 21. Keep a look out for the call for poster proposals in the beginning of March.

Hotel reservation blocks are under the group name SUNYLA at two Utica hotels. Find out more at https://sunyla2020.wordpress.com/housing/. Dorm reservations will be accepted during conference registration in April.

A checking account has been set up at Key Bank for conference expenses. A debt card and checks have been received by the Chair.

Respectfully submitted, Jocelyn Ireland