Countdown to Meeting!

The committee co-chairs had our last meeting/conference call this morning.  Things are pretty much in order; we are just putting the finishing touches on the last details at this point.    We can’t wait for the opening reception Wednesday night, and to get the ball rolling! 

If you are coming, don’t forget to sign up for the TALL Tower Tours and add your name to the wiki for the Dutch Treat Dinners, both taking place Thursday evening (and yes, you can do both!).

Over 40 people have posted their name to the Looks Who’s Coming page.   Have you added yours?

Finally, we are looking for a few people to blog about the conference here on this blog.  Think of it as an opportunity to try out this blogging thing if you haven’t done so before!  If you are interested in giving it a try, please contact me directly.

Cheers!
Connie

Connie Crosby
Co-Chair
crosbyc@weirfoulds.com
416-947-5057

October 11, 2007 at 11:23 am 1 comment

Registration Questions?

If you have questions about registration, James Gernert can answer questions for U.S. delegates.  Note he has changed his email address to:  jgernert@yahoo.com .    I can answer questions from Canadian delegates.

Cheers!
Connie

 Connie Crosby
Co-chair, NE2007
crosbyc@weirfould.com
416-947-5057

October 11, 2007 at 11:12 am

New Addition to Dutch Treat Dinners

By popular demand, we have added another restaurant to the Dutch Treat Dinners on Thursday night! 

 Bistro Grande (Kosher Dairy)   new!
1000 Eglinton Ave. West
416-782-3302
From $12 $30 for an entrée (no prix fixe)
http://www.bistrogrande.com/main2.html

 To sign up, visit the wiki page or email Mary Saulig msaulig@goodmans.ca.

October 5, 2007 at 4:25 pm

Closing Banquet – Join Us!

Tickets are still available for the NE2007 Closing Banquet on Oct. 20 at the Marriott Hotel.  You’ll dance the night away with great music, interactive performers, innovative entertainment,  giveaways, a buffet dinner and lots of fun. 

Even if you can’t make the conference you can still attend the banquet.  Check the main website for registration information

October 4, 2007 at 6:14 pm

TALL Tower Tours – Thursday, October 18

Like poking around other peoples’ libraries? Looking for some new ideas? 
 
Toronto’s law libraries are mainly concentrated in the downtown core, but the libraries themselves vary in content and design. Join a tour of some of Toronto’s unique law libraries. Sign up sheets will be located at the Conference Information Desk. The tours will take you to two libraries and bring you back in time to join a Dutch Treat Dinner on Thursday evening.  If you would like more information, please email Mary Saulig,  msaulig@goodmans.ca .

Tour 1
Law Society of Upper Canada Great Library
Housed in a historic 1846 building, the combination of present-day resources and architectural splendor gives the Great Library its unique charm.

Ogilvy Renault
Come and see the library where form and function meet innovative office design.

Tour 2
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The  Moveable Feast – come see how we get 2000 linear feet of shelving into approximately 600 square feet of space!!!! Hint, its not magic.

McMillan Binch Mendelsohn LLP
Located on the 44th floor of one of Toronto’s most architecturally beautiful office spaces, McMillan Binch Mendelsohn’s library features floor-to-ceiling windows and easily one of the most stunning views in Toronto’s legal community.

October 4, 2007 at 6:01 pm

Dutch Treat Dinners @ NE2007, Thursday October 18th

Don’t know where to eat dinner Thursday night? Don’t know who to go with? No problem – just sign up for a dutch treat dinner. Toronto has a variety of restaurants that offer prix fixe (set price) options on their menus, so there is bound to be one which suits your taste, and your pocketbook. Choose a restaurant from the list, and sign up by either posting your name on the wiki page Dutch Treat Dinners or e-mailing your choice to Mary Saulig at  msaulig@goodmans.ca

Further details will be available at the Information desk at the Conference.

**All prices exclude beverages and taxes

 309 Dhaba Indian Excellence (Indian)
309 King St. W.
416-740-6622
$34/40/50
http://www.dhaba.ca/home.php 

Bangkok Garden Restaurant (Thai)
18 Elm St.
416-977-6748
$30/35/45/50/55
http://www.toronto.com/restaurants/listing/212841 

Il Fornello Restaurant (Italian)
214 King St. W
416-977-2855
$25/35/45
http://www.ilfornello.com/

Jules Bistro Café (French)
147 Spadina Ave.
416-348-8886
$25
http://www.torontolife.com/guide/restaurants/french/jules/

La Bodega (French)
30 Baldwin St.
416-977-1287
$30
http://www.labodegarestaurant.com/about_place.php 

La Maquette (French)
111 King St. E
416-366-8191
$32
http://www.lamaquette.com/home.php 

La Palette (French)
256 Augusta Ave
416-929-4900
$25
http://www.torontolife.com/guide/restaurants/french/la-palette/

Midi Bistro (Bistro)
168 McCaul St.
416-977-2929
$32 ($22 for smaller portion sizes)
http://www.midibistro.com/

Are you getting hungry yet???

Cheers,
Connie

October 4, 2007 at 5:47 pm 1 comment

Coming Soon: Survey for Delegates!

Today I drafted a survey for all delegates to help us plan out rooms and seating for the various concurrent sessions during the conference.   The other planners are going to work through it to ensure it makes sense, and then I hope to send that out mid-week.  Keep your eyes peeled! 

 If I can co-ordinate it, Canadian delegates should also be receiving your confirmation receipts with it.  U.S. delegates have already received receipts; if you haven’t received yours, please contact U.S. registrant James Gernert jgernert@yahoo.com.

Cheers!
Connie

Connie Crosby
Canadian Co-chair
crosbyc@weirfoulds.com  
(416) 947-5057

September 30, 2007 at 2:43 pm

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October 17-20, 2007
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