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2nd Annual
International Conference on
Transgenerational Trauma
     October 16-19, 2013

     Amman, Jordan

~ Proposal Form
~ Press Room



8th Annual
International Conference on
Engaging The OTHER
     Spring, 2014
     Michigan USA

~ Proposal Form
~ Press Room


5th Annual
International Conference on
Religion, Conflict, & Peace
      Spring, 2013
Dearborn, Michigan USA

~ Proposal Form
~ Press Room
~ Previous 2012 Program



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Fees and Registration

4th Annual International Conference on
Religion, Conflict, and Peace:
Walking The Talk To Compassion And Harmony

March 23-25, 2012  ~  Dearborn, Michigan USA
Henry Ford Community College

 All Conference Program Registrations are handled through Common Bond Institute. See full instructions below on all options for registering a payment.
 Accomodations:  A special discounted conference hotel room rate of $ 79.99 - including hot breakfast and free shuttle to and from the conference site - for a single or double has been arranged at the nearby Comfort Inn at Greenfield Village
20061 Michigan Ave. , Dearborn, MI, US, 48124  Phone: (877) 259-8970   Fax: (313) 436-8345
* Participants are responsible for contacting hotels directly to make their own room reservations. (Be certain to indicate "Common Bond Institute" when reserving your room to be given the discounted rate).

 Conference Fees:
      Conference Program
and Meals*:

There are current discounts for students, and members of
Co-Sponsoring Organizations and Supporting Organizations.
All discounts with proof of status at registration and check-in.

1. CONFERENCE PROGRAM FEES:  (* See separate Meal Fees below)

     FULL Conference Rates:
      Fri. morning, March 23 to Sun. afternoon, March 25

          1)  $ 140  General
          2)  $ 125  Supporting Organization (proof of status)
          3)  $   90  Co-Sponsoring Organization (proof of status)
          4)  $   30   Full time Student (with proof of status)

HALF Conference Rates:
For attending 1 full program day (either Fri.  or  Sat.)
plus Sun.
(Note: 1/2 Conference registrations must use the Email version or hard-copy version of the Registration form [see "How to Register" above]. The On-line registration process does not allow for this.)
    1)  $  70  General 
    2)  $  65  Supporting Organization (proof of status)
    3)  $  50  Co-sponsoring Organization (proof of status)
    4)  $  15  Full Time Students
(with proof of status)

2. MEAL FEES: * (register for these seperately)
On-site economical Conference Community Meals offer invaluable opportunities for networking, additional interactions with presenters, and community building. Programming occurs immediately before and after meals in the same location. Meals are buffet style, and cuisine is Middle Eastern and halal with diet choices of vegetarian or poultry/meat.
   There are 5 options for community meals. Rates are for advanced orders:

        1)  $ 10   Friday Lunch       * ($ 11  if order on-site)
        2)  $ 15   Friday Dinner      * ($ 16  if order on-site)
        3)  $ 10   Saturday Lunch   * ($ 11  if order on-site)
        4)  $ 15   Saturday Dinner  * ($ 16  if order on-site)
        5)  $ 10   Sunday Lunch      * ($ 11  if order on-site)

 Conference Registration and
Payment Options (see all instructions below)      

                (see section on
"How To Register" below)
        Option 1 »  Register On-Line  (see 4 step process below) *
        Option 2 »
 Register by E-mail
      Option 3 »  Register by Hardcopy
    Option 4 »  Register On-Site
               (see section on
"How To Pay" below)
       Option 1 »  Pay through PayPal Online Banking (see PayPal button below)
       Option 2 »
 Pay by check or money order                           
       Option 3 »
 Pay by wire transfer
Option 4 »  Pay by cash (on-site only)

 HOW TO REGISTER:  4 Registration Options:

Option 1 »  Pre-Register On-Line  
                         (see 4 step process to follow and link below):
Conveniently and securely register through Eventbrite on-line registration service and make payment through PayPal on-line banking service using this option - with immediate processing and confirmation. PayPal includes credit card and E-checking account withdrawl options. (There is a modest service fee added by Eventbrite for on-line registrations).
The gold button link below will take you to the secure On-Line registration form.
For your convenience, if you should experience any difficulty in using the PayPal service you can call their help line for assistance:

Please keep a copy of your full registration, including fee, session, and meal selections for future reference.

Option 2 »  Pre-Register by E-mail:
  Submit form by Email: Click here for E-mail version of Registration Form to copy and paste into an Email to complete and return to:
Payment can still be made with this option by either of the 3 options listed below, including via the PayPal button below.  

Option 3 »  Pre-Register by Hardcopy - via Landmail or Fax
(Please Note: Hardcopy registration forms are slower to be processed. This option is also not available after March 17)
A Registration form is available to be printed and submitted by landmail or fax (see CBI contact information below for mailing or faxing information).
Payment can also be made with this option by either of the 3 options listed below under "How To Pay", including on-line via the PayPal button.
  Submit form by Fax or Landmail: Hardcopy Registration Form (pdf version) to PRINT  

Option 4 »  Register On-Site:
  On-site Registration begins Friday, March 23 at 8:30 am.
Registration tables are located on the ground floor of the Conference Center on the HFCC campus. On-site payment can also be made through PayPal, or by cash, check, or money order. 
Please note re: Meals:
Registering for meals on-site is on an as-available basis only.


             4 simple steps to Register and Pay fees:
        (please submit a separate registration for each participant)
 Click the gold Registration button below to go to the Conference Registration Form on the Eventbrite registration site.
   2)  Make your FEE Selections on the 1st page of the form, then CONFIRM selected items before clicking "Order Now" and moving on to the 2nd page (for any items you do not wish to select or are not paying for simply choose "none" in the list of options).
   3)  Complete the additional requested information on the 2nd page, then confirm and click "Continue" to move on to the PayPal website for payment.

Process your PAYMENT securely through PayPal by credit card or E-check withdrawl. A full, detailed summary of fees selected will be provided to you by PayPal at this final stage of registration payment.
This will be your Fee Payment Receipt and Confirmation

 Please PRINT and bring
copies of your fee payment and registration with you to the conference for reference at check-in if needed.
Any questions regarding using PayPal can be directed to their PayPal help line at: 1-888-221-1161

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 HOW TO PAY:  4 Payment Options:

Option 1 »  Payment can be made by PayPal secure Internet banking for ALL registration options, including Hard-copy and Email registrations.
 - If you use the on-line registration process you will automatically be taken to our account on the PayPal website at the end to make payment.
 - You can also pay by PayPal if you use the hardcopy or Email registration forms. Simply click the orange "Pay Now" PayPal button link below to go directly to our account with PayPal and full details on how to use this secure service for your fee payment (including credit card and bank account withdrawl options).
If needed, the PayPal help line for any questions is: 1-888-221-1161
Please PRINT the provided detailed receipt for your records and bring it with you to the conference.
- If you register on-site you can also access PayPal through an Internet-linked computer at the Registration table.

Option 2 »  Payment can be made by mailing fees directly to Common Bond Institute at the address below (cashier's check, money order, or check)*
Please make all checks payable to: "Common Bond Institute"
Please note: Payment must be in U.S. funds and received in time to record and deposit payments (received by March 17). * If check or money order can not be received for deposit by March 17 please use the PayPal service for immediate verification of your payment in time for arriving on-site at the conference. PayPal accepts bank account withdrawls as well as credit cards.

Option 3 »   Payment by wire transfer (contact CBI for wiring instructions:

Option 4 »   Payment by cash (on-site only)

Tax Deductible Contributions  
To Scholarships: To assist in promoting important diversity of participation and accessibility, we make every effort to include students and low income community activists by providing subsidies and scholarships. To assist in this effort, we appreciate donations to our scholarship fund. Contributions are Tax Deductible and can be made to: the International Humanistic Psychology Association, a US Federal 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Contact CBI for details.

In addition, organizations are encouraged to sponsor participation of their representatives.


  Cancellation Policy:
Full refunds are given for cancellations received in writing by February 17, 2012, minus a $50 non-refundable administrative fee.
After February 17, 2012 no refunds are possible.
Assignments possible:
You may also assign your registration to someone else for participation at no charge (assignments must be made prior to the conference date in person by phone or in writing directly to Common Bond Institute) .

Exhibit Tables and Program Ads are available
  Advertize in On-Site Conference Program
   Exhibit Table Space is Available

Travel and Accommodations:
See Site and Travel Information page for travel directions to the conference site in Dearborn, Michigan. Information is also indicated for our official Conference travel agency - West Wind Travel.

2013 RCP Conference Information:

Registration is Open To The Public


'11, '10,
and '09 Programs, Proceedings, & Outcomes

Previous 2011 RCP Conf. Information:   
   Previous '11 RCP Program Sessions
   Previous '11 Presenter Biographicals and Photos

Previous 2010 RCP Conf. Information:   
   Previous '10 RCP Program Sessions
   Previous '10 Presenter Biographicals and Photos
   Previous '10 List of Presenters and Schedule Outline

Common Bond Institute
Steve Olweean, Director,
12170  S. Pine Ayr Drive •
Climax, Michigan49034 USA
1-269-665-9393  (Phone and Fax

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