The National Alliance for Broader Impacts is pleased to announce the 5th annual NABI Summit, held April 25-28th, 2017 at Skamania Lodge, Stevenson WA.
CONFERENCE THEME: POWER OF PARTNERSHIPS
The three-day conference that will focus on bringing folks together to share the collective passion and vision of the NABI community. Skamania Lodge is located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. The Conference Planning Committee has been busy developing sessions and networking opportunities that will utilize the casual atmosphere of the lodge and the beauty of the natural setting.
Some early highlights of Summit 2017 Planning:
• Solar Eclipse Panel celebrating the partnerships created to develop programming for the 2017 solar eclipse;
• BI Evaluation Workshop due to popular demand, sessions are being organized to discuss best practices in evaluating broader impacts;
• Summit 2017 T-shirt Contest- for NABI members to participate in and vote on the conference winner;
• Family Friendly Fun–coordinated excursions for those that wish to explore the many recreational activities at Skamania Lodge.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
OPEN: October 15, 2016
DEADLINE: January 6, 2016
April 25, 2017—Pre-conference
Wednesday, April 26- Friday, April 28th, 2017
Pre-conference The conference will be once again offering a pre-conference workshop for interested parties on April 25th. Additional registration fees will include meals for the day and pre-conference materials.
Registration is anticipated to open on November 1st, at www.broaderimpacts.net/summit2017.
Dates Pre-conference Conference Student Tribal Members
Early-Bird Registration 11/1/16 100 395 275 275
Regular Registration 02/10/2017 100 425 275 275
Registration 04/03/2017 125 475 300 300
Location & Travel
The 2017 Summit is being held at Skamania Lodge (www.skamania.com) in Stevenson, WA, located in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge and approximately 45 minutes west of Portland, Oregon. The Summit hotel rate is $133/night + applicable taxes April 3, 2017. Please call Skamania Lodge at 800-221-7117 and tell them you are with the Broader Impacts group to secure your room at the group rate.
More information concerning travel arrangements, including the option of a ride-share program for those that do not wish to rent a car or use a shuttle service can be foundhttp://blogs.oregonstate.edu/broaderimpacts/