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NGWRC 1999 Conference Registration Now Open

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Document Dated: June 28, 1999
Date Posted: June 28, 1999


4th Annual Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Conference

September 19 - 21, 1999

Las Vegas, Nevada

You are cordially invited to the NGWRC’s 4th Annual Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Conference in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s conference should be exciting and informative. The main objectives of our conference are to share new information about Gulf War illnesses from leading experts, decide upon our advocacy agenda for 2000 and beyond, and elect new Directors. If you have questions, please visit our website at:

http://www.gulfweb.org/ngwrc, e-mail us at ngwrc@vva.org, or phone us at (800) 882-1316 ext 162.

Conference Registration

Payment for the conference may be made in advance or at the door. We strongly encourage pre-registration. Those pre-registering by August 31, 1999 receive a $25.00 discount. Please complete the enclosed registration card and mail your registration and payment in the enclosed envelope to the NGWRC. You may also fax your registration to (202) 628-6997 and then pay at the door, but you will be charged the price of on-site registration if your full payment is not received at our office by August 31, 1999. Banquet reservations must be received by September 15, 1999.

Conference Prices: Pre-Registration On-Site Registration (this includes faxed registrations sent)

Payment & Registration: On or before 8-31-99 On or after 9-1-99 Registration $15.00 $25.00 Awards Banquet $45.00 $55.00 Luncheon $20.00 $25.00 Total Package $80.00 $105.00 Hotel Accommodations This year’s excellent conference is at the Palace Station Hotel, 2411 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89126. All individuals are responsible for hotel reservations and payment. Call the hotel at (888) 476-8706 or (702) 367-2441 to reserve a room. Advise the hotel you are with the National Gulf War Resource Center. Rooms in the garden section of the hotel are $49.00 (rooms in the tower section are $59.00) per night, double occupancy (plus 9% local tax). The NGWRC has an agreement with the hotel to hold rooms open until August 19, 1999, after that date rooms are rented on a first-come, first-serve basis. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m., and check-out time is Noon. Palace Station offers complimentary transportation to and from McCarran International Airport. The first shuttle leaves the hotel at 6:15 a.m., and the last shuttle leaves the airport at 11:30 p.m. Contact the hotel for further information.

Southwest Airline 10% Discount for Travel Between September 12 - 29, 1999

Southwest Airlines is offering a 10% discount, on most of its already low fares, for travel to and from the 4th Annual Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Conference. Call (or have your professional travel agent call) the Southwest Airlines Group and Meeting Desk at (800) 433-5368, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m and Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Refer to I.D. Code V2839. Call by no later than 5 days prior to the first date of travel to take advantage of this offer. Call right away as fares are subject to terms and availability. (Because advance bookings are accepted by Southwest only through the dates for which schedules have been opened, reservations may not yet be available for confirmation.) Travel in or out of Dallas Love Field is subject to the requirements of the Wright Amendment. Additional questions about the airline discount travel package should be directed to Southwest Airlines.

Auto Rental Discount

The NGWRC entered into an agreement with Dollar Rent A Car for a 10% discount. If you want a coupon for the discount, please contact the NGWRC’s Washington office at (800) 882-1316, ext. 162.

Vendors & Displays Space will be available at a cost of $100.00 per eight feet (table or space) at the conference. Please reserve your vendor table or display area as soon as possible, as space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. -- Chris Kornkven President National Gulf War Resource Center, Inc. http://www.gulfweb.org/ngwrc/index.htm http://www.globaldialog.com/~kornkven http://www.gulfweb.org


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