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Hotel Special Request Deadline - 12/1

December 1st is the deadline for all special requests for rooms at The Westin Waterfront. Please make sure to submit your special requests, including accessible room needs, special placement within the hotel, by that date. More information about special requests, and links to the special requests form, can be found on the Hotel Page at http://2013.arisia.org/Hotel

BARCC Response Workshop

Last January, we arranged a BARCC (Boston Area Rape Crisis Center) workshop on responding to sexual harassment that was very well received and we promised to do it again this year.

We have arranged to have a workshop from BARCC on the topic of responding to reports of harassment within the community for Boskone & Arisia staff, and anyone else interested. It will be on Tuesday, December 11th, at the NESFA Clubhouse, at 7:30pm.

Operation Hammond

Arisia 2013 is pleased to welcome back Operation Hammond. They will be providing first aid, training, and outreach. Stop by their table on the Harbor Ballroom level during the day or Ops/Security/OperationHammond in the Faneuil Room 24 hours a day. In addition plans are underway for an auction and a raffle to benefit Operation Hammond.

Arisia Lightning Presentations - 11/30 Signup Deadline!

What are they?

What's your passion? Arisia would like you to share something that inspires you in one of our Lightning Presentations. This program was inspired by TED talks and performances and the excitement they provoke. Come and listen and find out what we want to share.

How can I participate?

Fill out this form - http://2013.arisia.org/LightningTalksSignup

Con or Bust!

Arisia is proud to be supporting con or bust this year with a donation of two memberships and one hotel room.

Con or bust is now taking requests from fans of color/non-white fans for assistance to attend SFF cons in January, February, and March 2013 (which includes Arisia). Details on requesting assistance are, as always, here: http://con-or-bust.livejournal.com/87208.html

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