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May 8: optional dinner, tentatively set for 5:00 or 6:00 p.m.
May 9: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., dinner + social evening
May 10: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Hotel at Kirkwood
Registration: Free and open to all SPSR members and interested students in any allied-health field such as public health, nursing, or dentistry. Register here.
Accommodations: The first 12 students (outside of the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids area) to register will be provided with 2-nights (May 8 & 9) of complimentary rooms by the National PSR office with 4 students per room, based on gender. Otherwise, rooms have been reserved for $119/night from the 8-11th. A less expensive option is at the Country Inn and Suites one mile away, but transportation between the two would have to be arranged or on foot.
Transportation: Cedar Rapids has an airport, CID. By car, Cedar Rapids is less than 3 hours away by from from Madison, WI, less than 4 hours from Chicago, IL, and a little more than 4 hours from Minneapolis, MN. If interested in carpooling, please note on the registration form and/or e-mail Michelle Gin at firstname.lastname@example.org
*If you arrive early on May 8, you'll have opportunities to meet PSR Board Members and PSR Chapter Leaders. Additionally, Iowa PSR is currently looking into potential city tours for participants.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch will be sponsored by PSR. Dinner on May 8 will be sponsored by Iowa PSR.
*Join PSR Board Members and PSR Chapter Leaders for dinner on May 8! It is a fantastic way to get to know leaders in the field.
Concerned about funding? Students, please first contact your chapter to see if there are funds available. Second, contact your school for travel/conference grants/scholarships and go through the entire process as soon as possible. Third, consider fundraising; a presentation about it can be found here.
For more information, please contact Michelle Gin at email@example.com and she will respond as soon as possible.