The following is a message from Carolinas WPA President, Collie Fulford.
Dear Carolinas WPA members, conference presenters, and other participants:
It is with everyone’s safety in mind that the board and I have decided to cancel the conference at Wildacres that was planned from September 17-19.
We yield to the urgency of Hurricane Florence.
After the storm has passed we will determine whether we can attempt a new fall date at Wildacres or whether to wait until our spring conference to reconvene. We will reimburse all conference fees if we are unable to reschedule, and we will of course refund any who cannot attend during a new date.
I appreciate all of the hard work of the board, the presenters, our keynote and workshop leaders, and the Wildacres staff as we prepared for this conference. Right now it is simply more important to prepare for the storm.
Be safe, friends. I hope to have more specifics for registrants next week about new plans to learn from and support each other in writing leadership.