Register Now for August PPA Conference - John Akey Seminar to follow
Located a couple blocks from the state capital building in Madison, Wisconsin is The Madison Concourse Hotel, site of the biennial PPA conference on August 22-24 and the John Akey Seminar on August 25-26. Preceding the conference will be a full day of workshops on Wednesday, August 21. The room rate is $127 per night, single or double occupancy. For more information about the hotel or to make room reservations click here.
On August 22-24, APWU editors, associate editors and officers will meet in Madison, Wisconsin for the 2013 biennial conference of the APWU National Postal Press Association. Preceding the conference will be a full day of workshops on Wednesday, August 21. Established in 1967, this event is part of the PPA’s mission; helping communicators fulfill their responsibilities of informing the membership of the American Postal Workers Union.
Led by a group of talented instructors, the intensive four-day program will cover a variety of communication-related topics and will be helpful to everyone; from novice to experienced, to local or state organizations that are interested in establishing (or re-establishing) a communications program for its membership.
In addition to ten workshops, the gathering will include three general sessions and an awards banquet.
For the sixth consecutive conference the registration fee will be $160. This fee includes conference materials, workshops, refreshment breaks, buffet dinner reception, and awards banquet.
The hotel will provide free ground transportation from the airport, free Internet access in all guestrooms and a reduced parking rate of $7 per night.
PPA conference attendees are also welcome and encouraged to attend the John Akey Seminar which will be held immediately following the PPA conference on Sunday and Monday, August 25-26. This biennial seminar named after the late John Akey, who served as a clerk craft national business agent, Wisconsin state president and president of the Wausau Area Local, will include a variety of workshops pertaining to clerk, maintenance, and motor vehicle issues (See link below). PPA members interested in attending the John Akey Seminar should contact APWU of Wisconsin President Steve Lord at PO Box 2371, Oshkosh, WI 54903 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Click on the links below for a listing of conference workshops, registration form, schedule of events and John Akey Seminar Agenda.
2013 Conference Workshops.pdf
2013 Registration Form.pdf
2013 Schedule of Events.pdf
2013 John Akey Seminar.pdf