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[Spring Workshop 2012] Innovation, Bright Ideas and Sunshine on the Horizon

Only 5 weeks until the ETUG Spring Workshop! Workshop organizers are busy with plans for “Innovation: What’s on Your Horizon?” hosted June 7th and 8th at Vancouver Community College (VCC) downtown campus.
Ever explored VCC downtown? Now’s your chance. With a rich and varied history the place is bustling, like a city within a city. It has its own fine dining establishment JJ’s, a bakery, hair salon and spa, and dental clinic! It is really great to see students in action in these hands-on teaching and learning environments. The campus is very easy to get to: just 2 blocks from the Stadium Skytrain station.
On June 6th (afternoon) JustID will get things started  with a “pretug” event: “Innovations in ID“.  Then all are invited to gather at The Charles Bar in Gastown for our ETUG pub night.
Thursday morning Alexandra Samuel, Emily Carr University will give the keynote. We are excited for the chance to hear her speak. Take a look a her bio and review many of the wonderful facilitators and sessions scheduled over 2 days of ETUG. On Thursday night, you can join ETUG for a Westcoast dinner buffet prepared by VCC Catering. Dinner is included with your workshop registration and is great opportunity for an evening out with your colleagues and friends.
A “showcase of innovation” is being planned so watch for the Call for Participants.  As always at ETUG, there will be lot opportunities for excellent networking and sharing of ideas. On Friday afternoon, Griff Richards, Thompson Rivers University will facilitate a plenary to discuss and reflect on our best workshop “take aways” before we all depart for our summer adventures.
Are you registered yet?  It only takes a minute…just go here
Then grab one of these cool badges to put on your blog or web site. You can also connect with people on etugspring12.crowdvine.com to let them know you are coming, carpool to ETUG or coordinate a group for lunch on Thursday which will be on your own.
See you there!

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