Association for Practical and Professional Ethics

2016 Ethics Bowl Summer Workshop

High School, Two-year and Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Programs

 

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Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana

Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26, 2016

 

 

 

The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics is hosting the 2016 Ethics Bowl Summer Workshop at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

The workshop will hold sessions pertaining to the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, the Two-Year College Ethics Bowl, and the National High School Ethics Bowl, in addition to sessions on coaching, judging, student voices, the future of the bowl, and organizing regional competitions, etc.

The main workshop will occur on Saturday and Sunday, beginning Saturday morning.  Friday will bring the second annual Newcomers session, as well as the second annual Opening Reception, both to be housed in the home of the APPE staff - the Poynter Center building.

 

The Agenda for the 2016 Ethics Bowl Workshop is now available.  Please, click on the link, below.  Slight changes may occur prior to the workshop, but final agendas will be included in attendee folders.

2016 Ethics Bowl Workshop Agenda

 

 

Pre-Workshop Session: "Newcomers - The ABCs of Ethics Bowl"

 

There will be a special session for folks new to Ethics Bowl on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 1 to 4 p.m.  If you have no previous experience with Ethics Bowl, please plan on attending this session.  This pre-workshop session will provide basic information on teams, coaches, judges, moderators, competitions, and what makes Ethics Bowl a unique and rewarding experience for high school and college students.  Please indicate on your participation form if you plan on attending.

 

Workshop Topics

  • Coaching Strategies
  • Judging
  • Fundraising and Marketing Strategies
  • Student Voices
  • Engaging Students
  • Spirit of Ethics Bowl

 

Special Sessions for

Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl

Two-College Ethics Bowl

National High School Ethics Bowl

Including subjects:

  • Hosting an Ethics Bowl
  • Organizing a Regional Ethics Bowl
  • Leadership Opportunities at the National and Regional Levels
  • Starting an Ethics Bowl Program at your Institution
  • Looking forward—the future of the Ethics Bowl
  • And, much more …

 

Friday Evening Social Opportunities

On Friday evening, from 4:30 - 6 p.m., the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics will host an informal reception for attendees of the 2016 Ethics Bowl Summer Workshop at their home offices in Bloomington: 618. E. Third Street, Bloomington, Indiana.  Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.  Tickets are available through registration.

 

Saturday Evening Dinner Opportunity

There will be an opportunity to attend an informal dinner at a nearby restaraunt on Saturday night. More information about the venue will be coming soon.  It will be within walking distance of the hotel/meeting space and group seating will be arranged.  This will be a pay-on-your-own event.

 

Announcements with additional information and updates will be sent to the APPE Listserv.  To be added to the APPE Listserv, contact the APPE Office at appe@indiana.edu.

 

 

Participation fee:

 

Please, complete the form linked below and email it to the APPE office at appe@indiana.edu.  Registrations will not be considered as complete until the form is received for the attendee.

 

2016 Ethics Bowl Workshop Participation Form

 

Registration is now open.  Participation fees are as listed below:

 

Before May 24, 2016: $100.00 per person and includes lunch on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday.

After May 26, 2015: $125.00 per person and includes lunch on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday.

Friday Reception Fee: $10.00 per person, attendance not required.

 

Print and complete the participation form linked above and return it to the APPE office: by email to appe@indiana.edu.  If you prefer to pay by check, you can send the Participation Form in with your check. 

If paying by credit card, please use the online payment portal link, below.

 

https://appe.v2.aitapps-s.indiana.edu/APPE_eCommerce_V1_Online/SalesSpecialInterestGroup/Index 

 

If paying by check, mail your check and completed Participation Form to:  APPE, 618 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405

 

Below is the Agenda from the 2015 Ethics Bowl Workshop.  This is NOT the agenda for this year, but will give individuals an idea of what is covered and how the days flow at the workshop.

2015 Ethics Bowl Workshop Preliminary Agenda

 

Airport Shuttles and Rental Cars

The nearest airport is the Indianapolis International Airport (IND)

Shuttle Options

Bloomington Shuttle Service, Inc. | Phone: 800.589.6004

Star of America | Phone: 800.228.0814

Rental Cars

Alamo 800.327.9633

Avis 800.230.4898

Budget 800.527.0700

Dollar Car Rental 800.800.3665

Enterprise 800.736.8222

Hertz 800.654.3131

National 800.227.7368

Thrifty Car Rental 800.847.4389

 

APPE will help coordinate ride sharing for those who are renting cars and are interested in sharing.  If you plan on renting a car and are interested in this opportunity, please contact the APPE office at appe@indiana.edu or 812-855-6450.  Additional information will be available, soon.

 

 

Maps to the APPE Headquarters and to the Workshop venue


For those driving from the airport or from out of town, below are some directions to reach both the APPE Offices and the Biddle Hotel, where the Saturday/Sunday workshop takes place. Detailed maps from the airport are on the PDFs below. 


For your GPS systems:

The APPE headquarters are located at: 618 E. Third Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405

The Biddle Hotel and Conference Center is located at: 900 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405

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To the Hotel/Workshop:

From the North:

Take Hwy 37 South to the Walnut Street exit.  Continue South on Walnut Street (which turns into College Avenue) to 10th Street.  Turn left onto W 10th street.  Turn Right onto N. Park Ave.  Turn left onto E. 7th street. The hotel/conference center will be on your right.

From the South: 

Take Hwy 37 north.  Turn right onto IN-37 business north.  Take business 37 to 10th Street.  Turn right onto 10th street.  Turn right onto North Park Ave.  Turn left onto E. 7th street. The hotel/conference center will be on your right.

 

To the APPE Headquarters:

From the North:

 

Take Hwy 37 South to the Walnut Street exit.  Continue South on Walnut Street (which turns into College Avenue) to Third Street.  Turn left onto Third street.  Third Street turns into Atwater Ave. Turn left onto Fess Ave and left again onto East Third Street. The headquarters will be on your left.  Street parking is available on nearby blocks.

 

From the South: 

 

Take Hwy 37 north.  Turn right onto IN-37 business north.  Take business 37 to 10th Street.  Turn right onto third street.  Third Street turns into Atwater Ave. Turn left onto Fess Ave and left again onto East Third Street. The headquarters will be on your left.  Street parking is available on nearby blocks.

 

If you need additional directions, please contact the APPE Office at: appe@indiana.edu or 812-855-6450.

 

 

Lodging

The Indiana University Biddle Hotel is located directly above the meeting space where the workshop will be held.  Room availablility is limited, so book your hotel soon! 

 

Prices for rooms (per night, based on availability.  Prices may change.):

One double Bed - $109

One Queen Bed - $129

Two Queen Beds - $164

One King Bed - $164

Additional rooms and suite prices available at the following link: https://www.myfidelio.net/webui/AvailabilitySearch.aspx?chain=IQ&property=USIMU

 

If you have questions or need assistance regarding reservations, contact the Biddle Hotel at: 1-800-209-8145.

 

Other nearby Hotel options:

 

Hotels: (all distances listed are approximate distances from campus)

The Courtyard Marriot:  .5 miles;  812-335-8000

The Hilton Garden Inn: .75 miles; 812-331-1335

The Hyatt Place: .5 miles; 812-339-5950

 

Hotels in driving distance:

Hampton Inn: 1.8 miles; 812-334-2100

Comfort Inn: 2 miles; 812-650-0010

 Holiday Inn: 2.2 miles; 812-334-3252

 Quality Inn: 2.7 miles; 812-323-2222

 

Bed and Breakfasts:

 The Grant Street Inn: .5 miles; 812-334-2353

 The Showers Inn: .75 miles; 812-287-0671

 The Scholars Inn: 1.4 miles; 812-339-1209

 

 

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For questions and inquiries about the 2016 APPE Ethics Bowl Workshop contact Dr. Richard Greene at rgreene@weber.edu

 

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