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IPS Convention 2011 in Quebec

The Annual Assembly of National Representatives and a number of related  meetings of the International Peat Society will be held this year at Loews Hotel Le Concorde in Quebec City, Canada in connection to the International Symposium on Responsible Peatland Management and Growing Media Production.

The IPS meetings will be held as follows:

Monday, 13 June

09:00-12:00 IPS Executive Board (EB) meeting (members only), Room 415, 4th Floor
09:00-12:00 Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meeting (parallel, members only), Room Pilot, 3rd Floor
12:00-13:00 Lunch break for SAB and EB, Room 415, 4th Floor
13:00-14:30 IPS EB meeting continues

14:30-17:30 Bilateral Meeting (CSPMA EB, IPS EB, SAB, Commission II), Room Pilot, 3rd Floor
18:30-21:00 Reception + Lobster Dinner (CSPMA EB, IPS EB, SAB, Commission II, own costs 60 CAD, separate registration), Ground Floor Bar and Borduas Room, 3rd Floor, payment to Doris Reeve of CSPMA at the site

Tuesday, 14 June

09:00-12:00 Commission I meeting, Room 410, 4th Floor
12:00-13:00 Lunch break, Upstairs Restaurant
13:00-15:00 National Committee Round Table (open to all), Room Pilot, 3rd Floor
15:15-16:30 Annual Assembly of National Representatives (open to all), Room Pilot, 3rd Floor

Commission meetings:

Commission II "Industrial Utilization": 13 June at 14:30 with CSPMA, IPS EB, SAB -> Bilateral Meeting
Commission V "After-Use of Peatlands": 15 June, following Session 1 on Fen Restoration
Other Commission meetings on demand

Wednesday, 15 June

Symposium Banquet and IPS Award of Excellence (separate registration)


You can register for the IPS meetings until 6 June by filling in this form:
The form can also be printed and faxed to +358 14 3385 410 or send as PDF to ips@peatsociety.org.

For the lobster dinner on 13 June (CSPMA EB, IPS EB, SAB, Commission II), please send the form below by 30 May directly to Doris Reeve, fax +1 780 459 0939, cspma@peatmoss.com, costs of 60 CAD to be covered by all guests themselves.
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To register for the symposium, banquet (including Award of Excellence) and field trips (13-17 June), please go to: www.peatlands2011.ulaval.ca

Invitations to the National Committees, including the Annual Assembly document package, were sent out during the first week of May. The agendas for the Executive Board and Scientific Advisory Board will be prepared in May.

Please also remember to book your accommodation asap at www.loewshotels.com/en/Quebec-City-Hotel/GroupPages/Peat. The rate of CAD 199/night is available until 12 May.