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General Information

Who

This Workshop is for Early Career Professionals currently in a position in the academic or government fields.

When

May 31, 2017
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
          to
June 1, 2017
7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Registration

  • Registration for the Event: $85

Registration deadline is May 5, 2017. (Must be post marked in the mail by May 5, 2017)

Registration includes:

  • Registration to the two-day workshop
  • Continental Breakfast on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Lunch on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Wednesday evening reception

Download registration form, fill out, send to the AAEA Business office by mail or fax to the AAEA business office with payment.

  • AAEA Business Office
    555 E. Wells Street Ste. 1100
    Milwaukee WI, 53202
  • Fax: (414)276-3349

Where

Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
715 W. Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657
(970) 476-4444

  • Hotel Group Rate: $129
    (Guest Room must be reserved by May 1, 2017)

The day begins at 7:00 am each day with breakfast.  It is recommended you book your room at the Marriott so you can experience the full workshop.

Room Reservation includes:

Airport Transportation

Information on transportation service from Denver International Airport and Eagle County Airport.

Colorado Mountain Express offers Shared Ride Shuttles and is offering AAEA a discounted rate.

Rate:
Denver International Airport:

  • One-way: $76
  • Round trip: $152

Eagle County Airport:

  • One-way: $40          
  • Round trip: $80

Online Reservation  or Call (950) 754-7433 and reference group code “AAEA

Helpful Online Booking Tips:

  1. Travel Region:  Vail/Beaver Creek (automatically appears – no need to change)
  2. Airport:  Select Denver International Airport or Eagle County Airport
  3. Preferred Locations: Marriott Resort-Lionshead

Topics

The Early Career Professionals Workshop will help participants  in different aspects of their job, using experiences from those who are more seasoned in the field. Topics of interest include:

  • Teaching
  • Service: Learning when to say "NO"
  • Grant Writing and Project Management
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Research and Publishing
  • Extension and Outreach
  • Successful Communication Strategies and Working with the Media
  • Navigating Re-Appointment, Promotion and Tenure
  • Advice on Careers Outside of Academia