QM09 Companion Tours
The cost of the QM 2009 Accompanying Persons Program is $100 paid
in advance. It includes morning and afternoon excursions on Monday,
Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Also, it permits free admission to the
Conference Banquet, play, and daily conference lunches; however,
accompanying persons are encouraged to attend the organized lunch
outings. A companion may participate in one of the three conference
excursions on Wednesday afternoon for an additional fee. The regular
conference participant must be sure to include the number of
accompanying persons when indicating on the conference registration
form the total number of attendees for the banquet, play, excursion
and, of course, the number for the Accompanying Persons
Program. Please, contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Monday, March 30
Get name tag, schedule, and map between 8:30 and 9:00 am at the
Conference Reception Desk. Please, wear your name tag throughout the
Sign up at the Reception Desk for lunch with us at one of the nice
local restaurant choices to get to know the other companions. Sign up
for this morning and/or afternoon’s excursions.
Join us for coffee and tea to listen to a short overview talk at
9:00 am about this week’s options.
Tentative list of destinations for today: Three Rivers Rambler
Steam Engine Train Ride, Volunteer Landing & Marina stroll, and
optional lunch at Calhoun’s Restaurant. (Lunch is paid individually at
the restaurant with credit card or US dollars.)
Tuesday, March 31
Tentative list of destinations: Museum of Appalachia, picnic lunch,
Ijams Nature Center tour.
Wednesday, April 1
Accompanying persons may attend the main conference excursion for
an additional fee. Please, note the information above concerning
completion of the conference registration form and see the Excursion page for details concerning the
excursions, deadlines, and fees.
Thursday, April 2
Tentative list of destinations: Tennessee River Boat Company
cruise, Volunteer Landing & Marina, and lunch.
Friday, April 3
Tentative list of destinations: Blount Mansion, James White Fort,
Ramsey House Plantation, and lunch.
Conference Banquet in the evening.
Self-guided Frank H. McClung Museum visit (map provided)
Self-guided Knoxville historic walking tour (map provided)
Further sightseeing information is available on the Tourist Info page.
Site hosted by Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
ORNL is managed by UT-Battelle, LLC, for the US Department of Energy.
Friday, 16-Jan-2009 03:05:57 EST