it is my pleasure to invite you to this year's CATG conference in Montreal, Québec, February 14 - 16th, 2014.
The topic of the conference is "Deutsch verbindet. Interdisziplinarität und Deutsch als Fremdsprache," and we have an exciting line-up of presentations and workshops (see attached program). Registration for the conference is now open (form attached). Please
submit your completed registration form to Ilse Spangenberg as soon as possible to facilitate planning.
ACCOMODATION: (please also see hotel information below): We have blocked hotel rooms for CATG bookings, at a special rate (CAD84.00 + taxes, minimum stay 2 nights), at the Hotel Travelodge Montreal Centre. Please refer to “CATG 2014” when you complete your booking in order to receive the discount rate.
And finally, I include a message from our Schatzmeister, Patrick Carter below. Should you have any questions concerning the financialinformation, please do not hesitate to contact Patrick for clarification: Dr Patrick Carter, Treasurer, CATG, email:
I am very much looking forward to welcoming you in Montreal!
Happy new year to all of you,
PS: Message from the Schatzmeister:
In preparation for the CATG/AATG conference in Montreal, please review the following financial information:
All official delegates (two per association) pay a Conference fee of $150.
Other conference participants pay a conference fee of $75. Those attending a single day (or less) pay a reduced fee of $50.
Graduate students and presenters who are not official delegates may attend the conference at no charge.
Upon submission of a travel expense claim form with supporting receipts, official delegates and members of the CATG executive are entitled to reimbursement of airfare and airport transfers, and hotel accommodation (based upon double occupancy). Single occupancy will be reimbursed at a minimum of 50%.
Conference presenters who are not official delegates are eligible for a travel expense subsidy to cover a portion of their travel costs, upon submission of a travel expense claim form with supporting receipts.
Hotel reservations: A special rate (CAD 84.00 + tax; minimum stay 2 nights) for CATG delegates is available at the:
Hotel Travelodge Montreal Centre
50 René-Levesque West
Montréal, Quebec H2Z 1A2
Please refer to “CATG 2014” when completing the booking. Room reservations are the responsibility of individual delegates and presenters. Please note that arranging room-mates is usually the responsibility of delegates and presenters. However, Ilse Spangenberg will help you find a room-mate if so requested (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) .
Each member association pays an annual membership fee to the CATG. The fee is set at $1 per individual member, with a minimum fee of $50. Membership fees are due at the annual conference, payable by cheque (payee 'CATG').