Letter from the Executive Director

December 16, 2002

Dear Conference Delegates:

Enclosed please find program and travel information for the Creative Teaching Conference in Lucerne, Switzerland, January 3-6, 2003. Upon your arrival at Zurich Airport, we suggest you take a train to Lucerne. For your convenience, we have included the appropriate information on a partial weekday schedule. There are frequent trains (about every 20 minutes) from Zurich Airport to Lucerne starting from 06:00 to 23:00. The train ride will take approximately 65 minutes. Upon arrival in Lucerne, we suggest that you take a cab to the hotel (if you have little luggage, it is a 10 minute walk along the lake). 

For program details (including suggested dress code, etc.) please refer to the attached sheets. Telephone and fax numbers for emergency contact are: +41-41-416-1616 and +41-41-416-1000 (fax), e-mail address: info@palace-luzern.ch. At registration, you will receive a conference packet including a detailed conference program (reflecting the names of all authors, the titles of the papers, workshops, presentations and a listing of all conference participants) and other relevant information. By next week we will have posted the conference program, schedule and abstracts of presentations, workshops and sessions on our web site:

If you have not registered yet, but still plan to participate in any of the optional educational/cultural tours on Friday, January 3 or Sunday, January 5, 2003, please note that we have to make arrangements in advance to assure access. Register now by faxing (+781-444-1548 or e-mail wacra@rcn.com) the appropriate information.

The WACRA® office in NEEDHAM (BOSTON) will be closed from December 24, 2003 - January 8, 2003. 

The "Creative Teaching" conference promises to be intellectually stimulating with exciting model demonstrations conducted by leading experts, well developed presentations and many opportunities to meet colleagues from around the world in a spectacular setting.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Lucerne in January.


Hans E. Klein, D.B.A., C.M.A
WACRA® - President & Executive Director


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