ICURN Annual Conference
The ICURN conference will address critical issues faced by both mature and emerging systems. Topics will include:
New this year: the third day of the conference will be dedicated to an educational session based on NASCUS's renowned accreditation program for credit union examiners in the United States.
Cost to Attend
Conference registration fees per person are US$500 for ICURN members and US$750 for non-members. Registration includes access to general and breakout sessions, all conference materials, continental breakfast, three lunches, coffee breaks and one group dinner. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses.
ICURN Membership Renewal
The annual ICURN membership fee per organization depends on the credit union sector size:
How to Register for the Conference
If you did not already receive an invitation via email, please contact Lili Tangwall at email@example.com. Registration deadline is March 25, 2013. Cancellations and refund requests received in writing by March 1, 2013, are subject to a US$100 administrative fee. No refunds will be offered after March 1. Substitutions are accepted at no additional cost.
On the evening of Monday, April 15, conference attendees and their guests are invited to a group dinner aboard the famous USS Midway Museum in San Diego. There is no extra cost for dinner, which is sponsored by NASCUS. Spouses and partners are invited to join the dinner as well. Dinner cost for guests is US$119 per person and includes a three-course meal and two drinks.
The attire for the conference and dinner is business casual (no tie required).
Hotel Westin San Diego400 West Broadway • San Diego, CA 92101 • United States • Call: +1-619-239-4500 or +1-888-627-9033
The ICURN conference is taking place at the Westin San Diego, a four-diamond rated hotel located in the heart of downtown near the city's major attractions. The San Diego Convention Center, Seaport Village, Little Italy, historical Gaslamp Quarter, SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo and a variety of shopping and dining options surround the hotel and are easily accessible. The hotel is a quick walk to the San Diego Trolley and Amtrak station, and a short drive from the San Diego International Airport and all major freeways. Enjoy the complimentary airport shuttle service to/from San Diego International Airport. Westin offers a complimentary fitness center, an outdoor heated lap pool and an outdoor whirlpool spa. View Westin Hotel map.
How to Make Hotel Reservations
Westin San Diego is offering a group rate of US$189 per night for a single room and US$209 for a double room. The hotel deadline has been extended until March 22 and is subject to availability. The group rate is available for April 14 to 19, 2013. Unfortunately, the hotel is fully booked for the days prior to Sunday, April 14.
To make hotel accommodations at Westin San Diego, we have created a special online hotel reservation page for the conference attendees. You can also call the Westin San Diego at +1-888-627-9033 or +1-619-239-4500 and mention WOCCU to be guaranteed the group rate.
Offering city or atrium views, the traditional rooms feature one king or two double Westin Heavenly Beds®. All Traditional Rooms offer the Westin Heavenly Bath®, complete with double shower heads and curved shower rods.
Room Amenities & Services:
Check-in time is 3 p.m., and check-out time is 12 noon.
Please note that all guest rooms and public areas of the hotel are smoke-free. The hotel will post a US$200 cleaning fee to the account of any guests who smoke in their hotel room.
Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
The Westin San Diego provides complimentary shuttle service to/from the San Diego International Airport and the hotel between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., seven days a week. Once you have collected your luggage, please contact the hotel at +1-619-239-4500 and one of the operators will give you directions to the pick-up area and an estimated time of arrival as to when the driver will be there to pick you up. If you wish to take the shuttle to the airport, please make arrangements at the luggage desk 24 hours prior to your departure. Click here for driving directions to the hotel. Valet parking is US$32 per night.
Hotel Cancellation Policy
Guests are responsible for paying for their own accommodations. Deposits (taken either in cash or by credit card) are refunded or credited only if notice is received 72 hours prior to arrival date. Guests must obtain a cancellation number from the hotel.
Getting your travel documents well in advance of your travel dates is important. If you require a visa, the application process could be lengthy. We strongly suggest you begin as soon as possible.
Please visit the following website to learn more about the U.S. visa requirements and a list of U.S. embassies: http://travel.state.gov/visa.
If you require a letter of invitation, please follow the steps below:
Letters of invitation will only be issued once the conference registration and payment have been received. All letters will be emailed as PDFs, no exceptions.
If you have paid your registration fees and are not able to obtain a visa, you will need to contact Lili Tangwall at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately about a possible registration refund. Visa denial does not guarantee a refund of any registration fees, and each request will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Cancellations by March 1 are subject to a US$100 administrative fee. No refunds will be offered after March 1. Substitutions are accepted at no additional cost.
|© 2013 World Council of Credit Unions, Inc|