Join the Recycling Council of Alberta for the RCA's 2014 Waste Reduction Conference "Recycling in the Rockies – A Waste Reduction Expedition" to be held October 1-3, 2014 at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Lake Louise.
Register early and save
Are you registered yet? Higher conference registration fees will apply for registrations received after August 30, 2014. Register today - visit http://www.recycle.ab.ca/2014register. A limited number of exhibit spaces are still available as well. Secure your spot early while room is still available.
SWANA Training Course & ACEE Waste Education CoP Meeting
In conjunction with our conference, SWANA is offering their training course "Manager Recycling Systems" from Sept. 28 to 30 (exam on Oct. 1, from 8 am - 11 am) at Chateau Lake Louise. Visit http://www.swananorthernlights.org/training_mrs.html for course description and further information.
On Oct. 1, as a precursor to the conference, the Alberta Council for Environmental Education (ACEE) is holding a meeting of their Waste Education Community of Practice (CoP). If you're interested in discussing current waste education topics, finding out how others are making a difference and exploring solutions to current waste education issues, join ACEE at this meeting! For more information on the Waste Education CoP, visit http://abcee.org/cop/waste
Book your hotel, too!
Guest rooms are still available. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is offering special delegate rates starting at $219 per night (plus applicable taxes & gratuities). Please be sure to state that you are with the group "Recycling Council of Alberta" when booking your room. Reservations must be made prior to August 29, 2014 to ensure availability. After this date, reservations will be subject to availability and higher rates may apply. For The Chateau's in-house reservations department, call 403.522.3511. The Global Reservations Centre at 1.800.441.1414 can also assist you with room reservations, or you can book online at http://bit.ly/2014rooms. Be sure to also sign up as a Fairmont President's Club member to receive free internet anywhere in the hotel. Visit http://www.fairmont.com/fpc to become a member.
A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are still available. Don't miss the opportunity to get recognition at this year's premier waste reduction event! For sponsorship details, contact our office.
Donate Prizes or Merchandise
The Recycling Council of Alberta invites you to donate items for our silent auction and/or welcoming reception activities. Please send a quick email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to donate items. The items can be dropped off at our registration desk, which will open at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 1, in the Mount Temple Foyer at Chateau Lake Louise. If you cannot attend, but have something to donate, please contact our office to make delivery arrangements. All donations are greatly appreciated!
Conference Guide Mobile App
Take "Recycling in the Rockies – A Waste Reduction Expedition" with you on your mobile device. We are keeping the conference guide app's content current, so you can have the latest program, as well as information on speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and delegates at your fingertips. You can access the app in your mobile browser on any device, just visit http://bit.ly/2014RCA - native Apple iOS and Google Android apps can also be downloaded at http://bit.ly/2014RCA_iOSApp and http://bit.ly/2014RCA_AndroidApp respectively.
What to Wear
This year we are all coming together as explorers, so dress up as your favourite explorer for our Thursday evening banquet. Best costume will receive a free registration for the joint RCA / Canadian Stewardship Conference in Banff in 2015.
Travel / Directions
Travel directions and options to get to the hotel are outlined here.
Special Banff Golf Offer for RCA Conference Participants
The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Club is offering reduced rates for our delegates from September 24 - October 10, 2014. If you're travelling to Lake Louise early, or staying a bit longer after the conference, you might want to swing by Banff for a round of golf. The promo rate for September is $205 for the Stanley Thompson 18 hole course and $80 for the Tunnel 9 hole course. For October, the promo rate will be $145 for the Stanley Thompson 18 hole course and $75 for the Tunnel 9 hole course. Rentals are all new Taylormade product - $70 for 18 holes and $50 for 9 holes. You get a sleeve of 2 golf balls with any rental set. To book your tee time, make sure to use the promo code RECYCLE14. Make your reservation online at fairmont.com/banff-springs and click on "golf" and then click on "book now". If you wish to speak to one of the golf club's reservation agents, call 1.403.762.6801.
Visit the "Recycling in the Rockies - A Waste Reduction Expedition" conference web site at www.recycle.ab.ca/2014conference for details on the conference's program, speakers, and to register. The program continues to be updated as speakers and topics are confirmed.
Be part of this year's premier waste reduction event in Canada - register today.
We hope to see you at "Recycling in the Rockies - A Waste Reduction Expedition"!