Monday, April 9, 2007

Inviting s.o. to Speak at a Conference

April 15, 2004

Mr. Roger Moriarity
Executive Director
Children With Disabilities Foundation
430 Smithson Drive, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 32956

Dear Mr. Moriarity:

The purpose of this letter is to formally invite you, on behalf of the Board of Directors, to be the Closing Keynote Speaker at the upcoming 2003 IDCRI Conference.

The theme of this conference is "Disabling the Disability - Looking It Straight in the Eye”. It will be held at the Mountainview Conference Facility, in Montpelier, Vermont from November 3 to 5, 2003.

For you information, Susan Crutchlow of Taming the Environment will be the Opening Keynote Speaker. The provisional title of her presentation is "The Disabled Environment - Can We Help It?". We will forward a complete draft speaker program to you in a couple of weeks to give you an idea of the specific subjects that will be covered by the other speakers.

We expect attendance this year to be the highest ever: about 2,000 delegates and 150 speakers. This includes a large contingent from our new European Chapter that is based in Geneva. You may have heard that Dr. Walton Everinson will be presenting a major paper on his latest research into "Genetic ReEngineering". We are already receiving inquiries from all over the world about Dr. Everinson\'s presentation.

In closing, we would be pleased and honoured if you would consent to be our Closing Speaker at the 2004 ICDRI Conference.

I will call you in a week or so to follow up on this.

Yours sincerely,


Richard Bagnall
Executive Director
International Disabled Children Research Institute

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