Conference Registration

Register for the 2018 NAPT Conference

National Association for Poetry Therapy
ONLINE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM
April 26-29, 2018


Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center, Chaska, MN
Participants are invited to stay at the Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center, which offers 130 acres of natural beauty surrounding the beautiful Lake McKnight.  Located just 30 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and the Minneapolis–St. Paul Airport, the property has everything you need for an idyllic retreat. All of the guest rooms include pillow-top beds, personal Keurig coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs and views of the lovely grounds. Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and work desks also make it easy to stay connected and productive throughout your stay. With beautiful lakefront grounds, delicious on-site cuisine and 22,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center provides a restaurant and bar/lounge, scenic lakeside patios and bonfire pits, and access to regional hiking and biking trails.

 

All workshops, lectures and special events will be offered at the Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center, with the exception of a Wednesday day trip.  All pre-conference and regular workshops are described  in the conference program on our website www.poetrytherapy.org/pdf/conf.program2018Seven.pdf. (See additional information to follow on accommodations and meals.

 

Please make sure you fill out the form correctly and check the total cost of registration and any membership fees. Your registration is not complete until payment is received. You should receive both a registration confirmation AND a PayPal receipt when you’re through — if you are missing either of these, first check your spam filter, then contact us at naptbkkr@poetrytherapy.org  as soon as possible.

 

BEFORE YOU BEGIN FILLING IN THE FORM, YOU MUST…

Download the complete event brochure and program guide and make your workshop selections. You will be asked for the proper code for these below. If the guide opens in a browser window, look for the Download icon (usually top right) if you wish to save it to your computer.

Questions/problems about the conference program?
Contact Barbara Kreisberg, V.P. Conferences at bkexpres@aol.com.

Conference Registration 2018

Conference Registration 2018

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**MEMBERSHIP OR RENEWAL

***If you are a not an NAPT member, you may join at this time, Those who are not yet members may join for 2018 when they register for the conference in order to receive the discounted conference rate for members only. Please choose the appropriate payment option below. You will then be eligible for the discounted membership conference rates. Also age 65 entitles you to a Senior rate (see below) ***

REGISTRATION CHOICE

Full Registration includes Thursday evening and all Friday/Saturday activities, luncheons on both days, plus presentations at the Embassy Suites Denver-Stapleton Hotel. (See Lodging section for meal information). **If you are registering as a student, retiree, or educator please provide proof of your status by scanning your ID and emailing it to Mary Johns at naptbkkr@poetrytherapy.org. Classification and Fees - Choose one * EARLYBIRD PRICES – BEFORE MARCH 1st

CHOOSE THE PRE- AND POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS YOU WISH TO ATTEND

Check the Pre- and Post-Conference Events You Wish to Attend: (see full descriptions in the Program Guide)

Event Registration Type:

WORKSHOP CHOICES

Workshop seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. We will make every effort to accommodate preference but do not guarantee placement in the preferred workshop. Workshops fill up quickly. NAPT will make alternate selections if your first and second choices are at capacity.

Please enter first, second, and third choices for all seminar and workshop sections.

Please indicate your preference by typing in your preferences. FOR THIS AND ALL SESSIONS BELOW, ENTER THE LETTER/NUMBER OF YOUR FIRST CHOICE UNDER "FIRST CHOICE" (SUCH AS A1), THE LETTER/NUMBER OF YOUR SECOND CHOICE UNDER "SECOND CHOICE" (SUCH AS A3) AND SO FORTH. SEE YOUR PROGRAM GUIDE FOR THESE CODES!

MAKING YOUR RESERVATION FOR LODGING

Make Reservations for Lodging directly with Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center in advance PRIOR to Tuesday, April 3, 2018 (Please do not try to make reservations through a travel website) The earlier you book your room, the more likely you will be able to get one at Oak Ridge. To make your reservation, call 952-368-1492, or 877-874-6772 and ask for the NAPT guestroom rate which is $119.00 + tax per ROOM (not per person). Tax rate is 7.375%, Total $127.78. This includes hot breakfast in the Seasons Restaurant for each guest each morning. Make your reservations early, as rooms will fill up. OR Visit the website at www.oakridgeminneapolis.com and use the Group Code: NAPT

Do you wish to find a roommate and share a room?

*** If Oak Ridge Rooms are sold out, you may call and book a room at:

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chanhassen 2-star hotel · 1.7 mi. They will honor the same room rates at Oak Ridge. Let them know you are attending the NAPT Conference at Oak Ridge.

Address:

7855 Century Blvd, Chanhassen, MN 55317 Phone: (952) 401-8850

AIRPORT INFORMATION

The Oak Ridge Hotel and Conference Center is located 20 minutes from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

Contact Super Shuttle at 1-800-258-3826 OR Local number: 1-612-827-7777 Attendees are to call Super Shuttle directly to arrange their own rides. If you wish to share a ride with others that you know, you must make those arrangements ahead of time and book the reservation under one person’s name.
Attendees are to call Super Shuttle directly to arrange their own rides. If you wish to share a ride with others that you know, you must make those arrangements ahead of time and book the reservation under one person’s name.

  • Shared Shuttle rides (makes other stops along the way, up to 10 people) $44 per person
  • NON-STOP Exclusive (up to 1-9 passengers) $89for the van one way * (seems like the best deal)
  • NON-STOP Executive Car (seats 3 people) $99 one way for the van if you meet in Baggage Claim
  • NON-STOP Will Call (seats 3 people) $79 per van one way if you call once you are ready to be picked up
  • NON-STOP SUV (seats 4 people) $114 per van one way if you call when you get there

Reservations must be made by April 3rd to assure enough prep time to arrange shared rides.

HOW CAN WE HELP? SERVICES, NEEDS, AND COMMENTS

Be patient while you are taken to PayPal to pay using a credit card. Choose the option on the right "DON'T HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT?" to use a credit card - you do NOT have to join PayPal.
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