Tag Archives: SPEP13

SPEP Meeting Agenda 2013

BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA, EUGENE, OR, 10-25-2013

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
52nd Annual SPEP Meeting: Eugene, OR
Business Meeting Agenda
Friday, October 25, 2013
5:45-7:15 p.m.

  1. Opening of Meeting and Introduction of the Members of the Executive Committee
  2. Submission of 2012 minutes for approval
  3. Appointment of Parliamentarian and Time Keeper
  4. Expression of Gratitude
  5. Statistical Information for the 2013 meeting
  6. Report on the Treasury and Budget
  7. In Memoriam
    1. Bruce Wilshire: Ed Casey
    2. Hugh Silverman: Len Lawlor
  8. Extension of Appreciation to Retiring Graduate Assistant, Christopher Paone
  9. Extension of Appreciation to Retiring Member-at-Large, Brian Schroeder
  10. Extension of Appreciation to Retiring Co-Director, Anthony Steinbock
  11. Elections to the Executive Committee
    1. Member-at-Large Nominations
    2. Co-Director Nomination
  12. Future Meetings:
    1. 2014 Meeting: October 23-25, 2014, Loyola University New Orleans with Tulane University
    2. 2015 Meeting: TBA
  13. Committee Reports
    1. Committee on the Status of Women
    2. LGBTQ Advocacy Committee
    3. Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee
    4. Advocacy Committee
  14. Prize Announcements: Graduate and Junior Scholar Prize Winners
  15. Announcements
    1. APA Lecture Announced
    2. Other
  16. New Business and Announcements from the Membership
    1. Open floor
  17. Adjournment

Eugene Hotel Update – Reserve Now

Eugene Oregon Ducks by Don Hankins via Flickr

Please be aware that there are still rooms available at the Hilton Eugene on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday nights of the annual SPEP conferenceWe recommend that you call and reserve your rooms for those nights as soon as possiblePlease ask for DOUBLE QUEEN rooms, as there are no longer any King rooms available.  

Saturday night has now sold out.

There is a home football game the same weekend as the SPEP conference and most hotels in the area are sold out for Saturday night.  The football schedule had not been announced at the time that the contract was signed.

If you need lodging for Saturday night, please try the following options in nearby Springfield:

  • The Holiday Inn has limited rooms available on Saturday, October 26th at the rate of $209. You may visit their website at: http://www.hieugenehotel.com/ They have a complimentary shuttle that can take you to the Hilton Eugene as well as to the airport.  Please note: the group rate is only available until October 1st. Please call 541-284-0707 and mention the SPEP block to receive the above rate.
  • The Comfort Suites has limited rooms available on Saturday, October 26th at the rate of $209.  You may visit their website at: http://www.comfortsuites.com/hotel-springfield-oregon-OR095. They also have availability for Thursday through Saturday at $189 if you book all three nights.  They do not have a complimentary shuttle but do offer a full breakfast buffet. Please note: the group rate is only available until October 1st. Please call 541-746-5359 and mention the SPEP block to receive the above rate.
  • The Village Inn, Springfield has rooms available on Saturday, October 26th at the rate of $119.  You may visit their website at: http://www.springfieldvillageinn.com/. Please note: the group rate is only available until October 14th. Please call 541-747-4546 and mention the SPEP block to receive the above rate.
  • If you are traveling in and out of Portland, you may want to consider staying Saturday night in Portland and flying out Sunday morning.

On a related note, please be aware that the football game will lead to an increase in traffic, so you should budget in extra time for your travel to and from the hotel on Saturday.

In other news:

  • An updated PDF of the conference program will be available at the beginning of September on the website at: www.spep.org.  All other changes to the program can be found in the errata sheet at the registration table in Oregon.
  • Please register for the Oregon wine tours in advance of the conference. To sign up, visit Oregon Winery & Coast Tours: http://www.eugenecascadescoast.org/spep/

2013 SPEP Conference Program

We are very happy to announce the details of the 52nd Annual SPEP Conference to be held in Eugene, OR, October 24-26, 2013.

The 2013 SPEP Program is now available.

We invite you to visit the Philosophy Documentation Center’s SPEP Conference Registration webpage to register for the 2013 conference in Eugene and pay your annual dues for the 2013-2014 membership year.

Register online to avoid additional on-site charges.

For information on the hotel, please visit the SPEP registration page at the Hilton Eugene, or call 1-800-937-6660.

Mention group code SPEP when you book your reservation for the conference price of $139.00/night for up to quadruple occupancy.

You may also sign up for winery and cost tours while visiting Eugene. To sign up, visit Oregon Winery & Coast Tours:

http://www.eugenecascadescoast.org/spep/

We look forward to our time together in October.

Registration for the 52nd Annual Meeting of SPEP Now Open

University of Oregon Campus by Erik R. Bishoff via Flickr

This year’s conference will be held at the Hilton Eugene & Conference Center in Eugene, OR from October 24-26, 2013.

Registration and annual dues may be paid online through The Philosophy Documentation Center at the 2013 SPEP Registration Page.

Register online to avoid additional on-site charges.

For information on the hotel, please visit the SPEP registration page at the Hilton Eugene, or call 1-800-937-6660.

Mention group code SPEP when you book your reservation for the conference price of $139.00/night for up to quadruple occupancy.

The final program will be mailed in August. An online version of the program will be available by the end of the summer.