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69th-Annual-Spring-M.. - Research and Development Associates for
th
69 Annual Spring Meeting
& Exhibition
“The Whole New World of
Military Dining"
ATTENDEES WILL:
 Hear Presentations by Key Officials
 Network with Decision Makers
 Be Updated on Critical Issues Affecting Our Industry and the
Government Marketplace
KEY SESSIONS:
 New Product Exhibition showcasing innovations
from R&DA member companies
 Military Assistance Program Updates
 Work Group Sessions
 Much, Much More!
April 13-16, 2015
Kingsmill Resort and Conference Center
Williamsburg, VA
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES FOR MILITARY FOOD
AND PACKAGING SYSTEMS, INC.
16607 Blanco Rd., Ste. 501, San Antonio, TX 78232
Tel: 210-493-8024 Fax: 210-493-8036 Email: [email protected]
Webpage: www.militaryfood.org
GENERAL PROGRAM OF EVENTS
MONDAY, April 13, 2015
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Registration & Information Desk
R&DA’s Boot Camp 101- Introduction Session on
Government/Military Marketplace
Association Board & Committee Meetings – Board Members Only
Evening Welcoming Reception
TUESDAY, April 14, 2015
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Registration & Information Desk
Government/Military Keynotes
COL Robert King, DLA Subsistence Chief
Military Service Updates
Natick Updates
69th Annual Showcase Exhibition
R&DA Hospitality Function – open to all
WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015
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Registration & Information Desk
DLA Troop Support Updates
Rations Work Group
Industry/Corporate Updates
Chef’s Presentations
Military Assistance Program Updates
THURSDAY April 16, 2015
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Special Government Sessions – By Invitation Only
Program subject to change
69th Annual Spring Meeting & Exhibition
April 13-16, 2015
Meeting Registration Form
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES FOR MILITARY FOOD & PACKAGING SYSTEMS, INC.
16607 Blanco Rd., Ste 501 San Antonio, TX 78232 TEL: 210-493-8024 FAX: 210-493-8036 Email: [email protected]
FULL MEETING REGISTRATION FEES:
Payment
Payment
Received
Received
By Mar. 27th
After Mar. 27th
SALUTATION: (Dr., Mr., Ms., LTC, COL, etc.):
NAME:
Industrial/Individual
NAME FOR BADGE (Jim, Sue, etc):
Members
$1129.00
$1249.00
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TITLE:
Non-Members
$1199.00
$1299.00
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ORGANIZATION:
1st Time Attendee
$1129.00
$1299.00
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Organizations sending more than three (3) attendees receive a 50% reduction for
each attendee after (3)
STREET:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP:
TEL:
Educators
$ 499.00
$ 599.00
Federal Government
$0
$0
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EMAIL ADDRESS FOR MEETING ROSTER:
ADDITIONAL FEES - SPOUSE/GUESTS:
Spouse/Guest Meals
EMAIL ADDRESS FOR MEETING CONFIRMATION:
$199.00
NAME OF SPOUSE FOR BADGE:
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Discount Amount
 Yes
Is this your first R&DA meeting?
Credit Card No.
Exp. Date:
TOTAL AMOUNT
 No
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Name on Card
Signature
Please return registration form, along with payment (US funds or Credit Card). Note: R&DA accepts only AMEX, VISA & MC. Electronic receipts can be provided upon
request to [email protected] before April 6, 2015, otherwise a hard copy receipt will be provided onsite. Registration fees will be refunded if written cancellation is
received by Mar. 27, 2015. Refunds requested after Mar. 27, 2015 will be subject to a $100.00 service fee. There are no refunds on cancellations received after Apr. 3, 2015
due to pre-payment requirements. All refund will be issued after the meeting. NOTE: Attendees with special needs (accessibility, dietary or otherwise) should make this
known to R&DA at the time of registration.
HOTEL RESERVATION FORM
THE CUT OFF DATE FOR GUARANTEED HOTEL RATE RESERVATIONS IS Mar.27, 2015
Date of arrival:
Date of departure:
Total room nights:
Kingsmill Resort and Conference Center, 1010 Kingsmill Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185
Room Rates:
Government: 2015 per diem
Tel: 800-982-2892
All Others: Only $189.00
A credit card number is required to reserve your room reservation. Any attendees with special needs must inform R&DA, so that appropriate actions can be taken. Room
cancellation within three days of the meeting may result in a cancellation fee. Please email this registration form to [email protected] or fax to R&DA at 210-493-8036.
ALL ROOM RESERVATIONS AND CHANGES MUST BE MADE THROUGH R&DA
Credit Card No:
Exp. Date:
Name on Card:
Signature:
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ATTENDEES
REGISTRATION FEES: The fees for R&DA meetings are tiered based upon your status as an
R&DA member. There is no registration fee for current government attendees. Registration
provides access to all events to include receptions, meals, and all sessions regardless of topic.
You can become an Industrial Member of R&DA for only $500 per year. Details on membership
are posted on the R&DA website at www.militaryfood.org. Meeting fees received after Mar. 27,
2015 will not receive the early registration discount. Electronic receipts can be provided upon
request to [email protected] before Apr. 6, 2015, otherwise a hard copy receipt will be provided
onsite.
MEETING VENUE: The R&DA 69th Annual Spring Meeting and Exhibition will be held at the
Kingsmill Resort and Conference Center in Williamsburg, VA. All room reservations must be
made through R&DA. Please make your reservations early as we will sell out of all rooms under
our negotiated room block. The Kingsmill Resort and Conference Center is located at 1010
Kingsmill Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185. All of our hotel rooms will be sold out, so please make
your reservations early. Hotel cancellations made less than 72 hours prior may result in a penalty
for up to two nights lodging cost. Current government employees are offered the 2015 Federal per
diem lodging rate, and all others will be charged only $189 per night. After the cut-off date, these
rooms will be sold from $219-$314 per night. Rooms are available three days prior and after the
meeting if space is available, at the meeting rate of $189.
ROOM RESERVATION METHOD: Fill out and scan & email to [email protected] or fax
the meeting registration form to R&DA at 210-493-8036. The cut-off date for reduced room rates is
March 27, 2015. R&DA will confirm your sleeping room reservations. To change or cancel your
reservation prior to the cut-off date, email [email protected] For all changes or cancellations
after March 27th, please visit our website at www.militaryfood.org for detailed instructions.
TRANSPORTATION: The nearest full service airport is Newport News/Williamsburg Airport
(PHF) and is about 25 minutes from the hotel. Other servicing airports convenient to the hotel are
Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Norfolk International Airport (ORF) both are about 50
minutes from the hotel. Taxi, rail services and rental cars are the best way to get to the hotel. For
further information, please contact the Concierge at 800-832-5665.
DRESS CODE: All R&DA meetings are designated as “business casual.”
REGISTRATION: R&DA registration will be open from Monday until Wednesday to pick up your
meeting materials or to register on site.