Fw: [Corps-l] IC2015: What's the latest news?
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Subject: [Corps-l] IC2015: What's the latest news?
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Here's a quick update on what's happening with IC2015:
- The hotel and conference center contracts have been received, reviewed
and signed by STARFLEET at the end of October. As has previously been
noted, IC2015 will be taking place at the Conference & Event Center Niagara
Falls, and our guest rooms will be across the street at the Sheraton at the
Falls, both in Niagara Falls, New York.
- We've got our Facebook page set up and are starting to post information,
pictures, and videos from around Niagara Falls to give you a preview of
some of the things you'll be able to see and do at IC2015. Our Facebook
page is located at:
Please feel free to come by and Like our page if you're on Facebook. If
you're not, the page is still viewable, you can still get the latest info
there. We're still working on the full website, so that'll be coming in
- We're just about ready with our registration system, we're just waiting
on a couple of issues with PayPal. We'll be using a registration service
called "Event Brite" (a tip of the hat to both Matt Moyer and Aaron Murphy
for giving us the idea to use this service.) Once the issues with the
PayPal account have been fixed up, we'll be up and running and ready to
- We're working with the hotel on getting the room block set up now for
bookings. They're also setting up a page on the web for us so that you can
book hotel rooms online. Once things are sorted out, we'll be posting more
details about the hotel.
- It came down to two very worthwhile choices, but in the end we've
selected the Space Camp Scholarship Fund to be our charity for IC2015.
What's better is that the people at Space Camp remember STARFLEET from
past donations that have been made to them by both STARFLEET and various
If anyone has anything that you'd like to donate to the IC2015 Charity
Auction, please drop me a line at ic2015@... and we can discuss & make
- With thanks and very much appreciation to Jeff Higdon and his team, we'll
be hosting a Hospitality Suite at IC2014 in Rockford, Illinois. Come on
out to IC2014, stop by the hospitality suite and talk with us, and find out
more about IC2015. We're going to try and have a few tastes of the Niagara
region there, along with some pictures and videos of the area.
More updates will be sent out as they're available.
Thanks, and we'll see you at IC2014 and IC2015!
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