October 2012 Archives

ANNOUNCING the book "Life at Home in the Twenty-first Century: 32 Families Open their Doors" Jeanne E. Arnold (Author), Anthony P. Graesch (Author), Elinor Ochs, Enzo Ragazzini [2012]

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2013 BoHS-CAFCS Conference

2013 BoHS & CAFCS Joint Spring Conference

February 19-22, 2013

Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport
199 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA, 22202-3526, (703) 413-5500

Transformation Through New Approaches and Collaborations

The conference features collaboration strategies designed to strengthen and increase access to research, instruction and outreach programs in family and consumer sciences and human sciences. Best practices to be discussed include partnerships with corporations, non-profit organizations, foundations, and government agencies. Presentations featuring multi-disciplinary collaborations will focus on partnerships with health sciences as well as development and advancement. The presentations will provide important insights and information for deans, directors and department chairs.

Click here for the latest draft agenda - updated oct. 23, 2012 (pdf)

Registration is expected to open November 10, 2012 for both the conference and the hotel reservations. We will be at the Crystal City Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia and were fortunate to obtain a special lodging rate of $179 per night. The registration will be $395 and includes Wednesday dinner, Thursday breakfast and lunch, Friday brunch and beverages and snacks throughout the conference. The late registration fee will be $450.

WEBSITE: http://www.thebohs.org/2013_bohscafcs_conference0.aspx

ACCI: Call for Papers

The American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI) invites you to submit full papers, extended abstracts, and poster session proposals for its 2013 Annual Conference. One month until the due date of 5 November 2012.

For more information contact Ginger Phillips, Executive Director, ACCI at gphillips@consumerinterests.org or call 727-493-2131.