Annual Conference Committee
The Annual Conference Committee plans the CoNPS Annual Conference with input from the chapter that is helping to coordinate it that year. Members and volunteers are also needed to help at the conference staffing tables, working projectors and computers, helping coordinate food, coordinate field trips, introduce speakers, and staff the registration table, silent auction, etc. The committee is a mix of permanent members and temporary volunteers. The temporary volunteers are from the chapter responsible for that year’s conference. The Conferences usually alternate between East slope and West slope locations.
Chair: Vacant (Jan L Turner is temporary chair – JLTurner at regis dot edu
Do you enjoy working with other people, being creative, or planning an event? We need people for a variety of duties. We meet by email, in person, and by phone. Members can live anywhere. There are many ways to serve on the committee.
Schedule for Annual Conferences
2016 Annual Conference – McAllister Building, University of Colorado, Boulder CO
Theme: Colorado Native Plant Society: 40 Years of Change, 1976-2016
2017 Annual Meeting. East Slope. TBA
Need Chairperson to coordinate future conferences working with committee members
Find venue for the Conference and Rare Plant Symposium at a reasonable rate
Find nearby motels and, if possible, arrange for group rates
- Find sponsors to help fund the meeting
- Find speakers, keep them informed and updated, get their information to Aquilegia editor for Annual Conference issue
- Arrange for maps/lists of venue, nearby restaurants, nearby motels, etc.
- Help arrange carpooling, find guest rooms for members in need
- Help arrange snacks and drinks
- Help arrange social
- Help arrange food for Annual Conference
- Coordinate handouts
- Arrange poster sessions
- Arrange paid tables
Jan L. Turner (temporary chair)