Convention Theme: "Theology's Prophetic Commitments"
2010 Convention Preliminary Program (doc file) (pdf file)
UPDATED MAY 7, 2010
(The pre-registration period deadline of May 1, 2010 has passed. On-site registration pricing is available.) You can register and pay using secure PayPal or print out your completed registration form and pay at the Registration Desk in Cleveland.
Registration: You can still register at the on-site rate on the CTSA website. If you plan to attend the banquet or other "food" events, it would be wise to register ahead.
We are not sure that additional tickets can be sold after June 7.
Public transportation: The rates have gone up for the Rapid Transit from the airport to the Renaissance.
General one way rate: $2.25
Senior rate (requires Medicare card and photo ID): $1.00
Exact change is needed for the machines
Visit RTA Cleveland website for more information
Publishers' breakfast: There are still a few slots left for this event.
Contact Dee (email@example.com) to put your name on the list.
Publisher's Exhibit Request Form
Committee on Resolutions Form, 2010 (doc file) (pdf file)
Breakfast with a New Member Information and Form (doc file) (pdf file)
HOTEL: Cleveland Renaissance Hotel
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel >>
24 Public Square, Cleveland OH, 44113, USA
Simply select the link above to start your reservation using the Convention Rate ($129/night). You will be directed to the hotel's home page with the code already entered in the appropriate field. All you need to do is enter your arrival date to begin the reservation process.
Seeking A Roommate At The Renaissance?
Eileen Fagan has agreed yet again to be matchmaker for hotel rooms.
You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914.969.2075.
Need A Babysitter?
Childcare can be arranged through Michael Gerard at Child Care Solutions, a Cleveland firm since 1991. You may contact him directly at www.4inHomeCare.com or 216.831.7333. Be sure to mention that you are with the CTSA. Neither Child Care Solutions nor CTSA accepts liability for this service, as the parents are the hiring authority. This service is a trial balloon. It does not guarantee child care services will be offered at future conventions.
John Carroll University (university website)
Download Alternative Housing form for John Carroll University (docx file) (pdf file)
See Housing Form for full cost details
Case Western Reserve University (university website)
Download Alternative Housing form for Case Western Reserve University (docx file) (pdf file)
See Housing Form for full cost details
INFORMATION ON THE CLEVELAND AREA
Visit Positively Cleveland, the official website of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland to learn about this vibrant midwestern city on the shores of Lake Erie.
Convention Theme for 2011: "All the Saints" (doc file) (pdf file)
Submissions of proposals for papers may be made to any of the sixteen topic sessions (a new "call for proposals" will be issued each June). When these become available, click the name of a topic sessions to get access to the call for papers. Topic areas are planned as permanent parts of the CTSA cnvention structure as long as there is interest in these areas. Changes in topic areas may be made from time to time by the board.
Call for proposals for Selected Sessions will become available in June. Click on selected sessions for the procedures. Selected sessions are "one time" sessions for this particular convention. Proposals may be on the convention theme, but do not have to be. There are usually six to nine slots available for selected session. These programs are vetted by the President-Elect and the Program Committee of hte CTSA Board.
Each of the interest groups has its own procedures. To see if any has a call for papers, click on the name of the interest group(s) of interest. Interest groups have a life of three years; they are devoted to particular interests and normally are not renewed.
Each of the interest groups and consultations has its own procedures. To see if any has a call for papers, click on the name of the consultation. Consultations are ongoing groups that have specific foci and meet at each convention.