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Great Lakes United Annual Meeting & the IJC Biennial

June 9th-10th, 2005

Kingston (Ontario)

Queen’s University

 

Please plan to join us at the Great Lakes United Annual Meeting! In an effort to allow attendees an opportunity to attend as many events as possible, the Great Lakes United Annual Meeting agenda has been coordinated with the International Biennial meeting events.

 

If you are planning to attend both the IJC Biennial and the Great Lakes United annual meeting, please pre-register for both events.

 

Great Lakes United Annual Meeting registration

Please complete the attached form by May 6, 2005 if you are planning to attend the Great Lakes United Annual Meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Isabelle Lévesque (514-396-3333), isabelle@glu.org in Canada or Bonnie Danni at (716)886-0142, bonnie@glu.org in the US.

 

IJC Biennial registration

Registration and the full agenda for the IJC Biennial is available online.  Please visit www.ijc.org details.

 

The IJC has arranged for rooms to be available for all attendees at:

Queen’s University Legget Hall, Bed and Breakfast

194 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON

 

Cost for accommodations:

Canada: $56.25 per night (includes breakfast)

United States:  $46.00 per night (includes breakfast)

 

Please register as an International Joint Commission attendee to obtain the conference lodging rates. Lodging rates are available for Wednesday through Saturday nights. Reservations must be made by May 6, 2005.

 

Accommodations include:

A double bed, linens, towels, soap, alarm clock, and a network connection. Bathroom will be shared with an adjoining bedroom. Breakfast will be served in the newly renovated Leonard Cafeteria offering marché style service.  Please visit http://www.ijc.org/2005biennial/lodging_fr.php to reserve accommodations.

 

AGENDA

Thursday June 9th, 2005

IJC’s keynote speaker/ Location:  Grant Hall

17h30-18h30                       David Schindler   conference

                                                Please register with the IJC if you wish to attend this event                                       

 

GLU Business Meeting/ Location:  TBD

18h30-18h50                       Registration

18h50-19h20                       Welcome & Buffet Dinner

19h20-19h25                       Approval of Minutes

19h25-19h35                       John Manty award

19h35-19h55                       Presentation of the new Great Lakes United Strategic Plan

19h55-20h55                       By-Law Amendments & Discussion

20h55-21h25                       Policy Resolutions

21h25-21h40                       Finance Committee

21h40-21h55                       Nominations Committee

21h55-22h25                       Board of Directors Elections

22h25-22h35                       Closing

 

Friday, June 10th, 2005

Update & Discussion/ Location:  TBD

7h30-9h00                            GLU Board of Director’s & Annex 2001         

 

IJC Lunch/ Location:  Biosciences Complex/Earl Hall Bldg

12h30-14h00                       IJC Lake Ontario/Saint Lawrence River Study

                                                Please register with the IJC if you wish to attend this event.

 

GLU Presentation/ Location:  Biosciences Complex/Earl Hall Bldg

14h00-16h00                       Opportunities for better control of Aquatic Invasive Species in the United States and Canada

Please register with the IJC if you wish to attend this event

                                                (IJC Discussion Breakout Session #2 : Vision of Great Lakes Integrity)

 

IJC’s keynote speaker/ Location:  Biosciences Complex/Earl Hall Bldg

17h00-19h00                       David Suzuki Conference                                 

Please register with the IJC if you wish to attend this event

                               

Meet & Greet/ Location:  TBD

19h10-20h10                       Great Lakes United’s Board of Directors 2004-05 & 2005-06                  

 

Late Dinner Social/ Location:  Chez Piggy Restaurant

20h30-21h00                       68-R (rear) Princess Street

                                                Kingston (Downtown Kingston – 10 minutes walk)

 

Saturday, June 11th, 2005

GLU Foundation meeting/ Location:  TBD

7h30-9h00                           GLU Foundation (Canada)                                  

 

GLU Presentation/ Location:  Biosciences Complex/Earl Hall Bldg

10h30-12h30*                      The Role of Bi-Nationalism in Great Lakes Protection                        

                                                Please register with the IJC if you wish to attend this event

(IJC Discussion Breakout Session #3 Institutional Arrangements and Governance)

                                               

IJC Luncheon/ Location:  Biosciences Complex/Earl Hall Bldg

12h30-14h00                       IJC 2005 Biennial Award for Great Lakes Science

                                                Please register with the IJC if you wish to attend this event

 

Great Lakes United Annual Meeting & the IJC Biennial

June 9th-10th, 2005

Kingston (Ontario)

Queen’s University

 

(see attached to register for the Great Lakes United annual general meeting)

 

 

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GLU hosts three lists that may be of interest to you. Here is how to subscribe:

GLWatch: providing a handful of top Great Lakes news stories, announcements and action alerts each month. Send a plain text, blank email from the address you wish to subscribe: join-gluwatch@list.glu.org

AIS: providing information on aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes. Send a plain text, blank email from the address you wish to subscribe: join-ais@list.glu.org

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Attachment: 2005 GLU AGM.IJC agenda.doc
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