Special Registration Door Prize!
Sign up NOW for a chance to sit with RI 2017-18 President Ian Riseley during the Zone Institute!
All those who have registered for the Zone Institute by March 1, including those who signed up at Winnipeg or online) will be entered into a chance to sit with incoming RI President Ian Riseley and his wife Juliet at one of the meals during the Zone Institute. Imagine how exciting it will be to have a chance to chat about Rotary with our organization's leader! (Couples will get two seats)
Ian Riseley is a chartered accountant and principal of Ian Riseley and Co., a firm he established in 1976. Prior to starting his own firm, he worked in the audit and management consulting divisions of large accounting firms and corporations.
Riseley has been a member of the boards of both a private and a public school, a member of the Community Advisory Group for the City of Sandringham, and president of Beaumaris Sea Scouts Group. He has been president of Langi-Taan Ski Club as well as honorary auditor or adviser for a number of charitable organizations. Riseley's honors include the AusAID Peacebuilder Award from the Australian government in recognition of his work in East Timor, the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the Australian community, and the Regional Service Award for a Polio-Free World from The Rotary Foundation.
REMEMBER -- Registration rates go up March 1!
Our Keynote Speaker
Bernd Wollschlaeger, MD, FAAFP, FASAM is a board-certified family physician in private practice (Aventura, FL). He received his medical education in Germany and Israel and completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL. He received additional training in addiction medicine and is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Dr. Wollschlaeger also serves as a Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Miami. School of Medicine, the Florida International and the Florida State University College of Medicine .
In 2012 he received the FAFP Family Physician of the Year Award and he is also the recipient of the 2014 German American Business Chamber Award of Excellence.
He is a member of the American Jewish Committee Greater Miami and Broward chapter and was the Chair of the Project Interchange an educational institute of AJC. It brings opinion leaders and policy makers to Israel for a week of intensive travel and learning. Participants experience Israeli society, connect with their Israeli counterparts and learn about Israel's extensive contributions in their fields.
Now You, Your Business, Your Rotary Club or Your District
Can Become a Sponsor for the 2017 Zones 24 & 32 Institute!
The organizing committee for 2017 invites your business, Rotary Club or District, or organization to participate even further in this exciting Institute by becoming a Sponsor. There are sponsorships for Meals, AV Equipment Plenary Sessions, even Break-out Sessions -- an ideal opportunity for your club or District to show off its accomplishments.
Sponsors will receive:
- Acknowledgement in signage (or your club flag) at one of the break-out sessions.
- A chance for your President or other representative to welcome the attendees.
- Logo & Company name or your club or District displayed prominently on Institute signage placed throughout the event as well as on the Institute website
- Acknowledgement in all pre-Institute materials
- Half -page Advertisement in the Institute Program
- Verbal acknowledgement at the event
|Connecticut Convention Center
Opened in 2005, the Connecticut Convention Center is the Northeast's most ideal location for trade shows, conventions, business meetings or any occasion demanding a dramatic riverfront setting. Overlooking the Connecticut River, the Center is situated in the heart of downtown Hartford's Front Street District - a rapidly expanding entertainment hub teeming with new restaurants, bistros and entertainment venues.
Where We Will Stay: Hartford Marriott Downtown
Located in the Front Street District of Hartford, the Marriott Hartford Downtown overlooks the Connecticut River and is interconnected with the Connecticut Convention Center. The 409 Room upscale hotel is AAA rated with four Diamonds. Local Hartford attractions within walking distance include Infinity Hall, Spotlight Theater, Wadsworth Atheneum, the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts, Old State House and the Connecticut Science Center -- just across the street.