You're receiving this email because you registered yourself or someone else for the Conference on Ending Homelessness.
The conference is just two weeks away! We have an amazing program of speakers and breakout sessions lined up and can't wait to come together for another year of learning, advocacy, community building, and strengthening the movement to end homelessness. We hope the below information will help you prepare to attend. If you registered others for the conference using your email address, will you take a moment to forward this information to them?
Please watch for one more email on November 4 with a roster of conference attendees. Thanks, and I look forward to seeing you in Spokane!
DATES/LOCATION November 6-7, 2019 Spokane Convention Center 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201 spokanecenter.com
A pre-conference Welcome Reception will be held Tuesday, November 5, 5:00 – 6:30pm at the Davenport Grand Hotel, Terrace Room East.
CONFERENCE CHECK-IN HOURS Location: Lobby Tuesday, November 5: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Wednesday, November 6: 7:30am – 5:00pm Thursday, November 7: 7:30am – 2:00pm
REGISTRATION Please note that shared registrations are not accepted. Once the attendee has picked up their badge at the registration desk, no further changes can be made.
DIETARY NEEDS If you noted a dietary restriction and/or food allergy when you registered, you will find a special meal ticket tucked into your conference name badge. During meal times, please put this meal ticket on the table in front of you to indicate your dietary needs to your server. You can pick up your name badge from the Conference Check-In counter.
The deadline for requesting special dietary accommodations was October 10. We are no longer able to accommodate special dietary requests. Thank you for your understanding.
BREAKFAST Conference breakfast hours are noted below. Please plan your arrival accordingly. Wednesday, November 6: 7:30am – 9:00am Thursday, November 7: 7:30am – 8:45am
Food must be removed at the end times noted above in order to adhere to health code standards.
AGENDA We encourage you to review the conference program before you arrive. A printed version will also be available when you check in.
HOTEL AND TRAVEL Please refer to the hotel, venue, and travel page for details, including driving directions and parking.
CARPOOLS If you are interested in carpooling to the conference, we encourage you to utilize the conference's carpool page to search for other attendees who are also interested in carpooling.
ATTENDEE DIRECTORY An attendee directory will be emailed to registrants two days before the start of the conference. Your contact information will not be shared if you checked the box to opt out when you registered.
ACCESSIBILITY All public restrooms in the Spokane Convention Center are wheelchair accessible, and a gender-neutral bathroom will be located at the east end of the Ballroom Lobby. This can also accommodate guests with disabilities and their companion. Service animals are allowed. View more information about conference accessibility on our website.
DRESS Since it is typical for room temperatures to fluctuate, we suggest bringing a sweater or jacket for your own comfort.
SOCIAL NETWORKING Find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Use the hashtag #COEH2019 in your posts to connect with others attending the conference.
HYGIENE ITEM DRIVE During the conference, we will be collecting unused, individual-sized hygiene items (shampoo, conditioner, soap, etc.) and donating them to the Hope House women’s shelter. Please bring what you do not use from your hotel room.
RESIDENT ACTION PROJECT (RAP) RAP will have a strong presence at the conference and programming will focus on supporting RAP members as well as past participants of the Emerging Advocates Program (EAP) in networking, leadership development, and gaining skills. Learn more.
CANCELLATIONS Cancelled registrations are subject to a non-refundable $100 processing fee. Cancellation requests made in writing prior to October 29 will receive a refund of the registration fee minus a $100 processing fee. Cancellations after October 29 are non-refundable. This policy applies to all registrations.
PAYMENT Please note that payment is required prior to participation. If you paid by credit card, the charge will appear on your statement as “WASHINGTON LOW INCOME.” All registrations much be paid in full prior to your arrival. If you have questions about an invoice, please contact Rhean Souders at firstname.lastname@example.org.