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Old 2nd May 2017, 02:45 PM
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Why couldn't it have been March?
We had hoped to hold it around the same time as the 2012 GAC, but when we approached the MCEC to book the venue, back in May 2016, that's the "best" date we could get!
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Old 2nd May 2017, 04:08 PM
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We had hoped to hold it around the same time as the 2012 GAC, but when we approached the MCEC to book the venue, back in May 2016, that's the "best" date we could get!
I figured it was a venue 'thing' when I read the email. My heart sunk a little when I saw the dates because busiest travel season plus busiest time at work. But I have no excuse to grumble... my little problems are nothing compared to the headache of putting the darn thing on!
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Old 28th May 2017, 03:28 PM
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Any planned sessions / events / speakers around the topic of Street Epistemology ?

It just seems that has grown rapidly over the last 2 years and is a promising methodology
[ complementary to calling out religious BS forcefully with logical arguments ]

Am particularly a fan of Magnobosco SE talks on youtube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZKPFdV0Nco

Sorry if discussed elsewhere, I haven't been on this forum in a looong time .. pls share links if you know of anyone doing SE in Melbourne.

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Got my ticket.
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waiting for my email from the AFA, I've paid for my membership (renewal) but seems I'm not a member.
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Old 8th June 2017, 10:04 AM
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waiting for my email from the AFA, I've paid for my membership (renewal) but seems I'm not a member.
I'm in the process of responding to one of the two emails you've just sent us.

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waiting for my email from the AFA, I've paid for my membership (renewal) but seems I'm not a member.
Hope you get your ticket. It will be good to see you again.
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Old 8th June 2017, 10:44 AM
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now that's service!

Appears I received said email but may have gotten carried away with the delete button when reviewing the several hundred emails I was catching up with at the time. my bad

Have also been informed that there hasn't been a magazine released in a while, hence why I didn't get one, hence why I thought I wasn't a member.

All good, thanks again for quick response.

See you all there.

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1 ticket for convention, 2 tickets for gala dinner - see you all there.
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1 ticket for convention, 2 tickets for gala dinner - see you all there.
Thanks for getting me a dinner ticket!!!
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