Bulletin 02/11

January 24, 2011
To: Executive Council
Alternate Regional Vice-Presidents
Local Presidents
UTE Staff

Re: 2011 Convention Schedule

Recently the National Office staff and I have been receiving many telephone calls regarding details of the upcoming 2011 Convention to be held in Montréal, Qc. from July 13th to 16th.  Thus, this bulletin has been prepared to help answer some of the questions.  The following is a summary of some of the important dates of events leading up to and during the Convention.

Friday, February 28:  Deadline for Convention Committee delegate names
Saturday, March 19:  Deadline for resolutions
Saturday, March 19:  Deadline for names of delegates and alternate observers
April 29 – May 1: Convention Committees at the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa 
Sunday, July 10: Council is scheduled to arrive
Monday, July 11: Executive Council supper
Tuesday, July 12:   Council meeting in the AM
Delegates and observers are scheduled to arrive
Registration from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
National President’s Wine and Cheese in the evening
Wednesday, July 13: Convention opens with Plenary Session
Fun Night organized by the Host Committee
Thursday, July 14:   Plenary Session
Banquet and Dance in the evening
Friday, July 15: Plenary Session
Saturday, July 16: Plenary Session in the morning
Elections and close of Convention in the afternoon
Sunday, July 17: All participants are scheduled to go home

It is expected that the travel advances will be sent to the locals around the end of May the beginning of June.

Watch for further “Convention Comments” in bulletin format in the future.

In Solidarity,

Betty Bannon
National President