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The Drug Policy Foundation Invites You! 
Posted by FoM on March 11, 1999 at 10:45:21 PT
to take part in its 12th International Conference 
Dear Friend:The Drug Policy Foundation invites you to take part in its 12th International Conference on Drug Policy Reform on May 12-15, 1999, in greater Washington, D.C. Join policy experts and activists from across the United States and around the globe for dynamic policy sessions, visits to Capitol Hill, and strategic reform planning.
The Drug Policy Foundation invites you to participate in May so that the voices of reason may be heard in the halls of government. In addition to stimulating debate and discussion, plan to come early for Capitol Hill visits as part of '99 Voices. DPF will also offer technical assistance training through its Grant Program for those who run or want to run their own organizations.DPF's has planned its 12th Conference to be as accessible as possible for supporters of new thinking on drug policy. We hope you will join us in May and demonstrate your support for reasoned and compassionate drug policies.Sincerely,The Board and Staff of the Drug Policy Foundation CONFERENCE SCHEDULE OUTLINETuesday, May 11, 1999Evening Legislative Training SessionWednesday, May 12, 1999Morning Legislative Training SessionAll-day Congressional VisitsTechnical Assistance SessionsEvening Welcoming Reception and RegistrationThursday, May 13, 1999Opening RemarksPlenary Session IPlenary Session IILunch BreakPlenary Session IIIFriday, May 14, 1999Plenary Session IVPlenary Session VLunch with Keynote SpeakerPlenary Session VISaturday, May 15, 1999Plenary Session VIIPlenary Session VIIILunch BreakClosing SessionOpen for Meetings/RoundtablesReception and Awards CeremonyConference VenueHoliday Inn  Bethesda, Maryland8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814phone: (301) 652.2000 fax: (301) 652.4525The 1999 International Conference on Drug Policy Reform will be held at the Holiday Inn  Bethesda. Located eight miles from downtown Washington, DC, the Holiday Inn is a full-service hotel. The hotel is in walking distance of many fine restaurants and clubs, shopping, public transportation, and other entertainment facilities.RatesThe Drug Policy Foundation has received special rates for the 1999 event. Reservations must be made by April 11, 1999, to guarantee these rates.Single or Double occupancy: $119 (plus tax)Triple or Quad occupancy: $129 (plus tax)When you contact the hotel to make your reservations, make sure you mention you are attending the DPF conference to receive these special rates.Ground TransportationSubway:The Holiday Inn  Bethesda is five blocks from the Medical Center subway exit (on the Metro's Red Line). The hotel offers a free shuttle service to and from the subway every half-hour. Airport Shuttle:AA Super Shuttle Reservations 1 (800) 258-3826National Airport: $17 one-way for the first person, $8 for each additional personDulles International Airport: $20 one-way for the first person, $10 for each additional personBaltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport: $24 one-way for the first person, $5 for each additional person http://www.dpf.org./index.html
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