VOSH Annual Meeting 2018
October 12-13, 2018
Theme: United VOSH
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Come to YOUR VOSH Annual Meeting!
REGISTER FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING HERE
Friday, October 12:
8:00 am: Fellowship Exam at Meeting Hotel: The Best Western Plus Montreal City Center Hotel Europa, 1240, Rue Drummond, Montreal, Qc, H3G 1V7, Canada http://www.hoteleuropa.com/en
8:00 am – 4:00 pm: Committee Meetings, Board meeting at meeting hall at Péres de Sainte-Croix, 4901 Rue du Piedmont, Montreal
5:00 – 6:30 pm: Welcome Reception Hosted by VOSH-Santa Cruz (Montreal) at Universite de Montreal, L’École d’Optométrie (University of Montreal School of Optometry), 3744 Rue Jean-Brillant, Montreal, QC H3T 1J4, Canada
Saturday October 13:
9 am – 5 pm: Annual Meeting (breakfast on your own due to later start of the meeting, includes lunch and cocktail reception), The Best Western Plus Montreal City Center Hotel Europa, 1240, Rue Drummond, Montreal, Qc, H3G 1V7, Canada http://www.hoteleuropa.com/en
5 – 7 pm Closing Cocktail Reception, to follow meeting
Sunday October 14:
Tour of VOSH-Santa Cruz Warehouse and Facilities, hosted by VOSH-Santa Cruz (Montreal), located at 9200 Av du Parc, Suite 206, Montréal, QC H2N 1Z4, Canada
Best Western Plus Montreal City Center Hotel Europa
Address : 1240, rue Drummond, Montreal, Qc, H3G 1V7
To make your reservation and receive the special VOSH rates, follow this link: https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.67013.html?groupId=7V6MQ0D6
Sleeping room rates are as follows (free internet):
1 Queen bed, single or double occupancy $124 CAD +TX
2 Double bed, double occupancy $140.00 CAD +TX
Breakfast is not included in the room rate. An American Breakfast buffet is available for $14.50 pp.
To get to the hotel from the airport, City Bus 747 will drop you off near the hotel, only a 2 minute walk, and it runs 24 hours. Otherwise, there is a taxi flat rate of $40.
TRANSPORTATION & FLIGHTS
Jeffrey Olinghouse of ProTravel is available to help make your travel plans. Contact Jeffrey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Helpful note:To get to the hotel from the airport, City Bus 747 will drop you off near the hotel, only a 2 minute walk, and it runs 24 hours. Otherwise, there is a taxi flat rate of $40.
Student VOSH Members: APPLY FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO ATTEND THE MEETING!
VOSH/International is offering financial assistance to one representative each Student VOSH Chapter.
(All Student VOSH members are welcomed to attend the meeting, but only one application per chapter, please).
Nominations must be received by VOSH/International from the SVOSH Chapter NO LATER THAN September 1.
Funding will be determined, and student will be notified y September 10. A travel stipend, based on distance, is available offset expenses up to the amount as listed below.
Travel Guide based on location of Chapter and Meeting, as follows:
30 – 99 miles one way: $50.00
100 – 199 miles one way: $125.00
200 – 299 miles one way: $200.00
300+ miles one way:
If driving – $350.00
If flying – $550.00
Questions? Contact Dr. Barbara Brown, email@example.com
SPEAKERS, PANELS AND WORKSHOPS
NOMINATE A PEER FOR THE DISTINGUISHED HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
SUBMIT A POSTER AND BRAG ABOUT YOUR CHAPTER