UnitedCoR Announces National Conference

On Friday, May 31, the United Coalition of Reason will hold its first-ever national conference. It is being held in conjunction with the 72nd annual conference of the American Humanist Association (AHA), May 30 through June 2. The location is the beautiful Bahia Resort Hotel, 998 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, California.

The one-day UnitedCoR event is free, but seating is limited. So if you wish to register–and aren't already signed up for the AHA conference–you need to send an e-mail to [email protected] stating your desire to attend and providing the following information for your nametag:

Last Name
City, State

The "Affiliation" would be the name of the CoR or the local group in which you are active. The registration deadline is Memorial Day, May 27. The schedule is as follows:

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013

Mission Bay foyer, 600 Building, 5th floor.
Registration desk closes at 8:00 PM

Evening Activities
Informal Discussion
Joseph Stewart and Fred Edwords of UnitedCoR, moderators
Marina Room
7:30 to 9:30 PM


Mission Bay foyer, 600 Building, 5th floor.
Registration desk opens at 8:00 AM

Early Morning Session
Power Fundraising for Your Local Group
Harry Shaughnessy of Triangle CoR
Del Mar Room
9:00 to 10:15 AM

Mid Morning Session
Spreading the Word with Social Media
Debbie Allen of San Diego CoR and Brian Magee of the AHA
Del Mar Room
10:30 to 11:45 AM

UnitedCoR Grass Roots Luncheon
How to Better Organize and Grow Your Group
Fred Edwords of UnitedCoR with a panel of CoR leaders
Mission Bay Ballroom
Buffet lunch begins at 12:00 N
Seminar runs from 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Afternoon Group Participation
The Humanism of Dancing Badly on YouTube
"Dancing Matt" Harding, speaking and conducting a video shoot
Mission Bay Ballroom
3:15 to 4:15 PM
(Dancing Matt's videos have been viewed over 90 million times online and are shown in classrooms around the world. Go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Pwe-pA6TaZk to see why.)

Those wishing to stay for the AHA conference can see the full schedule and register here: http://conference.americanhumanist.org/

Those wishing to lodge in the Bahia Resort Hotel should go here: http://conference.americanhumanist.org/bahia-resort-hotel/ Rooms must be booked before April 26, 2013, to receive the special conference rate of $129 per night.

We look forward to seeing you there!