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The Changing of Appalachia: The People, the Workforce, and the Economy

A Development District Association of Appalachia Conference

February 24–26, 2008
Arlington, Virginia

The DDAA Conference will be held February 24–26, 2008, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202.

The early-bird conference registration fee is $300 (through February 1, 2008), which includes all meals and conference receptions. After February 1, 2008, the registration fee is $350. A $50 discount will be provided to those who also register (through NADO) for the NADO Washington Policy Conference. For those registering for the NADO conference, the DDAA conference registration fee is $250 through February 1, 2008, and $300 after February 1.

The registration fee for spouses of registered attendees is $150 and includes all sessions and meals. Registration must be confirmed by check or government purchase order. (Sorry, credit cards are not accepted.) Please make all checks payable to the Development District Association of Appalachia. Space is limited; please register early.

For conference registration cancellations made through February 15, 2008, registrants will be reimbursed their registration fee minus a $50 processing fee. After February 15, reimbursement of registration fees will not be provided.

A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees at the Crystal Gateway Marriott at a rate of $215 for a single or double room. In order to receive the conference hotel rate, please refer to "DDAA" when making your reservation. The telephone numbers for reservations at the Crystal Gateway Marriott are (703) 920-3230 and 1-800-228-9290.

Hotel reservations must be made no later than February 1, 2008.

Conference agenda
General information
Conference brochure (PDF: 260 KB)