(5) Bill Saunders (Americans United for Life, Washington, DC) will discuss developments regarding freedom of conscience at the state and national levels.
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The program chair is Mr. Bill Saunders, Esq. (American United for Life, Washington, D.C.). He will also discuss developments regarding freedom of conscience at the state and national levels.
The convention will begin with Mass in the hotel at 2:00pm on Friday, September 28 and will conclude by noon on Sunday, September 30. A complete schedule
can be downloaded here.
Discussion and Presentation Groups
At the Convention there will be opportunities for small group presentations and discussions in various specialties.
The basic purpose of this innovation is to encourage dialogue among younger scholars in their areas of specialization with the assistance of more established scholars. Read more
The conference will be held at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. Individual room reservations must be made directly through the hotel. Please call 1-800-HOTELS-1 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 1-800-HOTELS-1end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 1-800-HOTELS-1 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 1-800-HOTELS-1end_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting FREE 1-800-HOTELS-1end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Please tell them you are with the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars to receive the group rate. You may reserve a room online at Renaissance Washington, DC reservations.
You will need the Group Code felfela. Room reservati
ons must be made by September 7, 2012.
Parking is available for $33/day.
Your registration fee includes a full dinner Friday evening, Continental breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, and lunch on Saturday. The Cardinal Wright Banquet and Awards Presentation will be held Saturday evening and is available for an additional fee.
Only 6 miles away, the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - DCA is closest to our convention site. This hotel does not provide shuttle service. However there are several transportation options listed below.
- Subway (Metro): [Yellow line] GALLERY PLACE; fee: 2.5 USD (one way)
- Bus service, fee: 10.00 USD (one way)
- Subway service, fee: 2.50 USD (one way)
- Estimated taxi fare: 20.00 USD (one way)
The Washington Dulles International Airport - IAD is 31 miles away. Transportation options from this airport to the convention site are listed below.
- Subway (Metro): GALLERY PLACE-CHINATOWN; fee: 9 USD (one way)
- Estimated taxi fare: 75.00 USD (one way)
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