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Title: 2006 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission

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Register online at www.glc.org/meeting
2006 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting Oct. 3-5 in Duluth

Make plans now to attend the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, Oct. 3-5 in Duluth, Minn. Register online and view the latest agenda at www.glc.org/meeting.

With the theme of Future Strategies For Wise Use, Protection and Restoration of Our Shared Great Lakes, the meeting will address some of the major issues in Great Lakes resource management and policy. Special features of this important event include:

  • Keynote presentations by the Hon. James Oberstar (Member of Congress, MN) and the Hon. Joe Comuzzi (MP, Thunder Bay-Superior North).
  • Special sessions:
    • Toward a Cleaner, Smarter Shipping Industry
    • Aquatic Nuisance Species: Science, Strategies and Progress Toward Solutions
    • Next Steps as the Region Implements the Great Lakes Regional Collaborative Plan for Restoration.
  • Charting the course for the future of the Great Lakes Commission: participants are invited to take part in a half-day strategic planning session.

The meeting will be immediately preceded by a trio of instructional tours of maritime and clean-up projects in the Duluth area, conducted in cooperation with the Great Lakes Dredging Team on Tuesday, Oct. 3. An opening reception will be held later that day at the Great Lakes Aquarium, followed by the business meeting and special sessions on Oct. 4-5. There will be a dinner cruise on Lake Superior on Oct. 4, and the meeting will conclude at noon, Oct. 5.

The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn & Suites on Duluth Harbor. A registration fee of $125 U.S. ($140 Can.) covers meeting materials, two continental breakfasts, a luncheon on Oct. 4 and the opening reception. The dinner cruise is available for an additional $40 U.S. ($45 Can.); seating is limited to the first 70 registrants. Please register online at www.glc.org/meeting by Sept. 29.

Contact: Tim Eder, executive director, 734-971-9135, teder@glc.org


Great Lakes Commission
2805 S. Industrial Hwy., Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-6791
Ph: 734-971-9135 Fax: 734-971-9150
Email: register@glc.org
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