A welcome reception will be held at the Marriott hotel on Sunday June 20 from 5 to 9 pm. There is no charge for conference registrants and companions.
Reception at Old Dominion University
On Monday evening June 21 there will be a reception hosted by the President of Old Dominion University (ODU). There is no charge for conference registrants and their companions. The number of people able to attend this reception is limited to about 300, first come - first served.
The reception will take place at the open air Kaufman Mall of Old Dominion Un iversity. ODU is a Carnegie/Doctoral Research Extensive institution with a total student body of about 23,000 and having its main campus only few minutes drive from downtown Norfolk and the Marriott hotel. There will be buses that will shuttle attendees from the hotel to the ODU campus and back.
Boat Cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk
A cruise is scheduled on Tuesday evening (June 22) on board of the Spirit of Norfolk. Dinner, soft drinks, fruit juices, coffee, tea, and bottled water will be served. A no-host cash bar for alcoholic drinks will also be available. The cost of the cruise is $20 for conference registrants and companions.
The conference banquet will be held Wednesday (June 23) evening, in the grand ballroom of the conference hotel. A limited number of tickets are available. A nominal payment of $40 will be charged for conference registrants and companions. Tickets can be purchased during on-line registration and at the Registration Desk on a first-come basis.