Frequently Asked Questions

PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION

Can I receive Women Discipling Women 2015 information to hand out at my church?

Yes, you can! Please email  jjohnston@bcdasocal.org. Include an approximate amount of cards you would like, your name, your church name and a complete address where to mail the promotional material.

CANCELLATION AND REGISTRTAION POLICIES

Can I cancel my registration?

All cancellations must be submitted by e-mail (jjohnston@bcdasocal.org) on or before May 31st, 2015.

After June 1st 2015 registration fees are nonrefundable.

Can I register a group of women?

Yes, you can. If you would like to register a group of women, paying in one lump sum, e-mail Aliza Hawkins directly at alizarhawkins@gmail.com and she will contact you.

Can I pay by cash or check?

Paying online by credit card will soon be an option. Currently PayPal is the easiest option. If you prefer to pay by check, please email jjohnston@bcdasocal.org for a registration form. Please make all checks payable to BCDASoCal.

Please include the registration form with the payment and send it to the following address:

BCDASoCal
42329 45th Street West
Lancaster, CA  93536

A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you when your registration has been received and your payment has been posted.

Will I receive a confirmation of my registration by email before the date of the conference?

Yes. You will receive a confirmation registration that will serve as your registration ticket for the event. Please bring it with you. If you do not receive this email within one day of completing your registration online please contact  jjohnston@bcdasocal.org.

Can I talk to someone over the phone if I have any questions?

Yes, you may call Aliza Hawkins, Conference Director at 661-317-4940. Please leave a message if you reach her voicemail and she will return your call as soon as possible.

Is my conference fee refundable?

Conference fees are refundable before May 31st, 2015. All cancellations must be submitted in writing by e-mail to jjohnston@bcdasocal.org. After June 1st 2015 registration fees are nonrefundable.

Can I transfer my registration to another woman if I am unable to attend?

Yes, but we will be issuing a $25 service fee. Please email jjohnston@bcdasocal.org with your request.

Are scholarships available to attend this conference?

No, unfortunately we are not able to accommodate this at this time. We hope to be able to in future years!

Is there a student discount or other discounts offered?

No.

GENERAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Is food included in the conference fee?

Yes. A buffet lunch is included in this year’s conference cost.

Will there be a conference bookstore?

Yes, the bookstore will carry a selection of books we believe will be most helpful. The bookstore will be located in the Ballroom Foyer. Visa and MasterCard will be accepted.

Will there be vendors?

Yes. If you would like to advertise a product or service please contact Aliza Hawkins, 661-317-4940.

Where is the 2015 Conference located?

Los Angeles Airport Marriott
5855 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90045
310-641-5700

Does the hotel and conference center feature accessibility?

Yes. Please contact the Los Angeles Airport Marriott (310-641-5700) for specific details.

Where and when do I check in once at the conference?

Conference Check-In will be held in the Ballroom Foyer. Conference Check-In will open Friday evening at 5 pm and will re-open Saturday morning at 7 am.

Do I need to bring my email confirmation to Check-In?

Yes, please bring your email confirmation that is sent to you the week of the conference.

For those staying at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott, Hotel Check-In will begin at 3pm on Friday, July 24.

Are there other hotels nearby I can stay at if I don’t wish to stay at The Los Angeles Airport Marriott?

Yes! There are many hotels located next to the Los Angeles Airport. If you choose to stay at one located on West Century Blvd it will be connected by a 24-hour shuttle from the nearby hotels to the airport, so you will not need to drive from your hotel to get to The Los Angeles Airport Marriott where the Conference is located. Google Los Angeles Airport Hotels for a list of hotels connected by shuttle.

Where should I park at the conference?

The Los Angeles Airport Marriott will be offering discounted rates for parking, it will cost $15.00 per car plus tax. This does not include in and out privileges.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND SESSION INFORMATION

What is the conference schedule?

Friday, July 24th

 5 – 7 pm
Registration
 7 – 9 pm
General Session #1 with Testimony
 9 – 9:45 pm
Optional Worship Concert

Saturday, July 25th

7 – 8 am
Registration
 8 – 9:45 am
General Session #2 with Testimony
 9:45 – 10:15 am
Break
 10:15 – 11:15 am
Seminar #1
 11:15 – 12:45 pm
Plated Lunch at the Marriott Hotel
 12:45 – 2:30 pm
General Session #3 with Testimony
 2:30 – 3 pm
Break
 3 – 4 pm
Seminar #2
 4 – 5:45 pm
General Session #4 with Testimony
Seminar Choices

You will be receiving an email announcing seminar registration.  Due to seminar room capacity, we ask that you attend the seminars you signed up for.

How long are the sessions?

Each general session will run approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes and the seminars will run approximately 60 minutes.

Will the sessions be recorded?

Yes. More details coming soon!

CHILDCARE AND ATTIRE

What should I wear to the conference?

Appropriate dress at the conference includes casual to business casual.

Will childcare be provided at the conference?

Unfortunately, we will not be providing childcare during the conference.

Will there be options for nursing mothers?

Nursing mothers are welcome. Unfortunately, we will not have a designated Nursing Mother’s Room.