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COCAL Updates: July 11, 2012

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CGEU Conference in Vancouver, BC

A reminder that today is the last day to submit your early bird registration forms for this year's CGEU conference in Vancouver, BC! August 2-4, 2012 hosted by CUPE 7728 (University of British Columbia TAs) and TSSU (Simon Fraser University TAs)

We are delighted to begin announcing some of the exciting speakers you can look forward to at the conference including:

Workshops and breakout sessions will be covering topics like Communications, PR and Social Media, Bargaining 101, Organizing 101, Creative Job Action and planning the International Graduate Day of Action!

Three planned social events, numerous shared meals and opportunities to network and build coalitions across the continent

For more information, please check out for the latest info and

To register, please click here:*Q

Registration fees can be sent to:

Attn: CGEU Conference Registration
#218-2150 Western Parkway
Vancouver BCV6T-1V6

Cheques or money orders can be made payable to CUPE 2278 and may be drawn in either US or Canadian funds at a $1 CAD: $1 USD exchange rate. If you cannot write a cheque or money order for some reason, please email us to arrange another form of payment. If you have any questions about registration, the conference itself, housing, travel to Vancouver etc., please e-mail, see or

We've been hard at work for months and cannot wait to share Vancouver with you and work toward a better future for Graduate Employees across North America!

Trish Everett and Jonathan Easey
CGEU 2012 Conference Planning Committee CUPE 2278 and TSSU

COCAL Updates: July 13, 2012

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