Fall Forum


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Invoice #: 102912
CAWS Tax ID: 94-3381716 (CAWS is a non-profit organization)
Dates: Sunday, October 28, 2012 to Monday, October 29, 2012
Location: Sainte Claire Hotel, San Jose
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Registration: $250 per person includes Monday breakfast, refreshments, and lunch plus conference materials. Advance payment is required.
If payment is not received prior to the conference, please be prepared to present a credit card or personal check at registration.
Registrations will be confirmed only upon receipt of a Check or Purchase Order.
No refunds after October 1. Registrations close October 22nd.
Contact: Pat Prather - Executive Director
6686 Via de La Reina, Bonsall, CA 92003
Phone: 760.758.9829 - Fax: 760.758.0167
Email: pkprather@sbcglobal.net

2012 Fall Forum


This session will focus on how/why a heightened knowledge and understanding of IB will increase its value and lead to contributed funds, whether from government, corporations or individuals. Brenna Bolger and Bill Kugler will provide five keys that each of us can undertake to “turn up the volume” on IB’s profile.

Hotel Reservation Guide

A block of rooms has been reserved exclusively for our guests for Sunday, October 28th and Monday, October 29th at the rate of $129 a night plus tax. Book your reservation today by clicking on the link below or by calling 888.298.7185. When calling the hotel directly, please ask for the group name “Seminar for CAWS Schools”.

Click here to reserve a room at The Sainte Claire

Shuttle transportation is offered through Yellow Checker Cab and can be reached at 408.777.7777. A one way trip is approximately $25 from the Mineta San Jose International Airport. The airport is within a 5 mile radius from The Sainte Claire Hotel. In addition, valet parking is offered at $21 per night per car and Wi-Fi internet access will be provided complimentary for our guests.

Additional Information

Send your payment to Pat Prather at
6686 Via de La Reina, Bonsall, CA.
See Contact Information above for additional details.

Click here for details on guest speaker Bill Kugler

Click here for details on guest speaker Brenna Bolger

Daily Schedule

Sunday – 28th
5:30 - 6:30 pm Early Registration
Monday – 29th
7:00 - 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 Keynote Promoting Access to IB Through Fundraising
Brenna Bolger - Founder and CEO of PRx Communication Strategists
Bill Kugler – Senior Vice President PRx
9:30 - 10:00 Steve Beitler - Agilent Technologies
10:05 - 10:30 Carrie Boutros - Outreach and Development Director
Granada Hills Charter High School
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:05 - 12:00 pm Breakouts – Local strategies for marketing the IB and PR Building
(Breakout Facilitators)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 CAWS Business Meeting
  • Presentation of 2012/2013 Budget
  • Approval of Minutes February 27, 2012
  • Legislation Updates
1:30 - 2:30 Panel discussion – Breakout Group Reports to Participants
2:30 - 3:00 Government and University Recognition of the IB
Bob Poole IBA and Marjorie McConnell

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