Writers' Guild of Alberta
Programs & Services: AGM & Conference
The Writers' Guild of Alberta hosts their AGM in conjunction with a writer's conference each year.
WGA Conference 2015
Registrations Now Open!
May 22-24, 2015
Chateau Lacombe Hotel,
10111 Bellamy Hill Road
Deadline: May 15, 2015
$250/WGA Members, $300/nonmembers
Welcome to the 2015 Words in 3D Conference: Intersections.
Words in 3D is back for 2015! Join us for the second edition of the unique conference that connects writers, editors, publishers, and agents from across Canada. The weekend focuses on how and where your work with words intersects with other disciplines. Professional development and networking are crucial components of the event, of course, but so are creativity and community. Bring along your energy and your enthusiasm and see where the road takes you.
Our programming committee is proud to announce this year’s schedule. Check out the exciting keynotes, sessions, and events that make Words in 3D 2015: Intersections a destination that offers something for everyone. Come for the weekend or come for a day.
Words in 3D is the only conference that gives you the full industry map—where writing, editing, and publishing intersect and interact. Put yourself at the centre of writerly expertise. Get revved up by inspirational keynote speakers. Break through roadblocks with intensive pre-conference workshops. Find a new path to your potential with diverse conference sessions, Pitch Camp and one-on-one mentorship at the Blue Pencil Café.
Join us for Words in 3D 2015: Intersections to drive your career forward—and enjoy the ride with your peers.
Registration, Accommodation, and Bursary Fund
Updated Accommodation Information is Now Available:
TheChateau Lacombe Hotel is offering a discounted rate of $135 per night for Conference and Gala attendees. Discounted rooms may be booked online. Visit the booking page here or call 1.800.661.8801 and ask for the Writers’ Guild of Alberta (Words in 3D) group rate.The deadline to book under the discount is May 1, 2015.
How to Register:
Bursary funds will be available for those who require assistance with the full conference fee. Bursaries will be awarded as needed until funds run out.
ALL REGISTRATION PURCHASES AND BURSARY DONATIONS CAN BE MADE AT THE WRITERS' GUILD WEBSITE .
Notice of AGM
Saturday, May 23, 2015
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Chateau Lacombe Hotel
10111 Bellamy Hill Road
The AGM is free and open to all WGA members in good standing. A complimentary lunch is provided.
To confirm your attendance:
In the event you are not able to attend the AGM, you may also use the above methods to assign your vote to a proxy, being another member who may vote on your behalf.
Please reply even if you are registered for the Intersections conference. It is very helpful to us to have a head count. If you are not already registered for the conference and/or gala and are interested, here is the link: writersguild.ca/events/words-in-3-dimensions-2015/.
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