The Graduate Program on the Environment at The Evergreen State College is proud to host the 2012 APCG Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held in the beautiful port city and state capitol, Olympia. We will meet at the Phoenix Inn located next to Budd Bay at the southern end of Puget Sound, locally referred to as South Sound. Registration will open on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd . The last event will be an evening Awards Banquet the evening of Saturday, Oct. 6th.


The Opening Session on the evening of Wednesday, October 3rd  will include a plenary session on the role of local economies and environmental action in transforming the South Sound region from a small timber town to a center for sustainability. A reception and social hour will follow. Exciting field trips around the South Sound and the Olympic Peninsula take place on Thursday, October 4th. A three hour tall ship cruise will depart from the Olympia docks on Thursday. Our Annual Social Event on Thursday evening will be held at the Mercato Restaurant within walking distance of the hotel and port. Formal paper sessions will be held on Friday, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th will be held in two new facilities, the Wet Science Center and the Children’s Museum, both a two block walk from the hotel. The Women’s Network Luncheon, and Awards Banquet and Presidential Address will also occur on Saturday.


I look forward to seeing you in Olympia!

Martha Henderson, Meeting Coordinator     mhenders@evergreen.edu     360 867 6841