The Canadian Association for Irish Studies

L’Association canadienne d’études irlandaises

Conference 2004

Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

26-29 May 2004

Mother Tongues: The Languages of Ireland

General Information

Wednesday 26 May 2004

6:30pm–8:30pm Registration (7pm–9pm Welcome Reception) Main Lobby, Sobey Building

Thursday 27 May 2004

Registration begins 8:30am, Main Lobby, Sobey Building. Welcome 8:45am ~ First Session 9:00am

Friday 28 May 2004

Registration begins 8:30am, Main Lobby, Sobey Building ~ First Session at 9:00am

Saturday 29 May 2004

Registration begins at 8:30am, Main Lobby, Sobey Building ~ First Session at 9:00am

A Saint Mary’s University map can be found at: www.smu.ca/administration/admiss/campustour/campustour.html

Arriving in Halifax

Saint Mary's University is located on Robie Street at the junction with Inglis Street in the south end of the Halifax Peninsula, close to the city centre. For those arriving at Halifax International Airport, transportation is available either by taxi or regularly scheduled shuttle bus. If using Airport Shuttle Bus, we suggest you disembark at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel for closest proximity to the university, and then take a taxi (approximately five dollars CDN) to the university. Check-in to university residence is available anytime after 3 pm at the Loyola Residence Desk

(open 24 hours) located at the rear of the 1st floor of the Loyola Building, 5865 Gorsebrook Avenue, via Tower Road.

PLEASE SEE ATTACHED ACCOMMODATIONS FORM FOR FURTHER DETAILS

We have made the following OFF-CAMPUS arrangements with these local area hotels so as to provide alternatives. (These arrangements must be made on an individual basis):

The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel, 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 2P6 Arrange reservations directly by calling 1(902) 496-8585 or toll free at 1-877-993-7846. View the Westin Hotel at www.westin.ns.ca Quote ‘Canadian Association for Irish Studies, CAIS 2004’ for special conference rates.

Halifax’s Waverley Inn, 1266 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1Y5 Arrange reservations directly by calling 1(902) 423-9346 or toll free at 1-800-565-9346. View the Waverley Inn at www.waverleyinn.com Quote ‘Saint Mary’s University’ for special conference rates.

Holiday Inn Select Halifax Centre, 1980 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3G5 Reservations can be made directly by calling the hotel at 1(902) 423-1161 or toll free at 1-888-810-7288. View the Holiday Inn Select at www.holiday-inn.com/halifax-centre Quote ‘CAIS 2004’ for special conference rates.

CAIS 2004 Conference Registration & Meals/Banquet Choices

(We encourage you to register by Monday 26 April, 2004)

Please print clearly:

Name: _______________________________________________________________________________

Address:______________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Telephone: __________________________ Fax: ____________________________________________

Email: __________________________________________________ CAIS Member: _____ YES ____ NO

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

Regular $140.00 Student $65.00 (all funds Canadian dollars and taxes included)

Subtotal for Registration Fees = $_______

MEALS/CONFERENCE BANQUET

Please note that if you are staying on campus, breakfast is included in your room rate.

I would like to purchase tickets for the following meals (all taxes included).

Meals are buffet-style and "all you care to eat"

I would like to purchase ticket(s) to Saturday evening’s closing Conference Banquet.

Our Reception begins at 6:30 and dinner will be served at 7:00.

The cost of this function is $50.00 (all taxes included).

YES ___  NO ______ @ $50.00 per ticket_______ Vegetarian? _______

Other dietary restrictions? ____________________________________________________

Subtotal for Meals and Banquet = $_______

GRAND TOTAL ENCLOSED = $_____ (Canadian Funds Only)

 

Methods of Payment: Cheque, VISA or MasterCard

If paying by credit card, please provide us the following information:

____ MasterCard ____ VISA Expiry Date (month/year): ___ /___

Cardholder’s Name: ___________________________ Cardholder’s Signature: ______________________

Card Number: __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Please ensure all cheques are payable to: Saint Mary’s University.

IMPORTANT: Mail THIS FEE and THIS FORM to: Pádraig Ó Siadhail, D’Arcy McGee Chair of Irish Studies, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3C3