Free registration for Women's Conference available for faculty, staff
March 15, 2004
Free registration for faculty, staff and students and their spouses for the 2004 Brigham Young University Women's Conference is now available.
Registration for the conference, scheduled for April 29 and 30, may be completed at the Harman Building lobby between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. Participants will receive a name badge and conference program upon registration.
Name badges will only be issued in the name of the ID card holder.
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