The conference officially begins at dinner (6 p.m.) Fri., Sept. 18 and ends after lunch at 1:30 p.m. on Sun., Sept. 20. We will be set up to check you in all day Fri., and if you plan to arrive early enough for lunch, please let us know. If you plan to come for pre-conference workshops, and you’re coming a distance, you can arrive Thurs., Sept. 17. We will be here ready to check you in at 3 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 17. If you are flying, Kansas City International airport is 35 minutes away (shuttle and car rental information below). If you plan to join us for pre-con. workshops and arrive on Thurs., you can plan to land anytime Thurs. If you plan to arrive Fri., plan to land before 5 p.m. if possible. For leaving Sun., you can plan on flights 2 p.m. or later. Depending on room availability, it is possible to stay at Unity Village Sun. night or to arrive a few days early for a personal retreat.
You can register for the conference right now for the super early bird rate of $160 by clicking on this paypal bottom. You may additionally register for pre-conference workshops early in 2015. We will also post links and information for you to register for lodging and meals at Unity Village soon. The super early bird rate expires 11/15/14. The early bird rate of of $200 members/$210 non-members extends from 11/16/15 – 4/1/15; the regular conference rate of $220 members/$230 non-members extended 4/2/15-8/1/14; after that time, rates go up to $240 members/$260 non-members. Meal packages will also be available to commuters. To pay for conference registration only (all lodging and meals payments go directly to Unity Village) by mail, send check to TLA Network, c/o StudioGraphia, LLC, PO Box 40983,
Tucson, AZ 85717
Unity Village located 15 miles southeast of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, was founded 100 years ago as a quiet refuge and nurturing activities for body, mind, and spirit.The 1,200-acre Mediterranean-style campus has formal gardens, magnificent foundations, walking trails, a “green” hotel and conference center, library, bookstore and coffee shop, historic buildings, and many indoor and outdoor places of peace for prayer and meditation.
Lodging & Meals
Unity Village offers two sizes of motel rooms, and hotel rooms in its award-winning green hotel, and there are also nearby (within a mile) motels. You will also have the option to purchase meal plans (with either a continental or full breakfast) featuring very fresh, nutritious and tasty food, including excellent vegetarian options. Lodging and meal packages, including two night’s lodging and six meals, range from $186 for each person in a double in the motel to $310 for a single in the hotel with many options in between. You will make your lodging and meal reservations directly with Unity Village (not through the TLA Network). We will post all the options and how to register for lodging and meals by the early November, 2014.
Getting To the Conference
Flying in: We will be sharing information soon on shuttle service and rental car discounts from Kansas City International Airport. We also will set up communications for people flying in to coordinate car rental and shuttle service. Unity Village is approximately 35 miles from the airport.
Driving in: We will contact you late summer to ask if you’re interested in offering anyone a ride or if you need a ride so that people can coordinate carpooling. Directions are here.
Train or Bus: The Greyhound station and the Amtrak station is in downtown Kansas City. You can arrange to take a taxi. More information forthcoming.