Monday, November 4, 2013

Second Annual Suburban Dad Survivalist Preparedness Conference Information

Second Annual Suburban Dad Survivalist Preparedness Conference

We are looking forward to having you to the conference!  This year’s speakers list reflects much of the feedback from last year’s attendees.  Please take a few moments to review the particulars of this year’s event.


Date, Time and Location

This year’s event will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  We’ll be meeting in the conference rooms at Cabela’s, located at 15570 Interstate 35, Buda, Texas.

Take Exit 220 on Interstate 35.  Cabela’s is located on the west side of the interstate.

Hotel Information

For those coming in from out of town, there are two hotels within a very short distance of Cabela’s:

·        Hampton Inn:

·        Microtel Inn: 512-295-5444

Friday Night Dinner

There will be an informal dinner Friday night, January 3, at the Logan’s Roadhouse located in the northeast parking lot of Cabela’s.  We’ll plan to be seated at 6 PM.  Please contact Paul if you would like to join the group.  You will be responsible for your paying for your own meal.

Saturday’s Schedule

We have a diverse list of speakers for this year’s event:

9:30 AM - !0:00 AM          Registration

10:00 AM – 10:10 AM      Welcome and Introductions

10:10 AM – 11:00 AM      “Raising Food In Your Backyard.” - Speaker TBA

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM      “Developing a Preparedness Training Plan” by KR Training owner Karl Rehn.

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM      Lunch (own your own; Cabela’s has on site dining)

12:15 PM – 1:05 PM         “Bug Out Bags, Vehicles and Strategies” by Brian Brown

1:05 PM – 1:15 PM           Break

1:15 PM – 2:05 PM           “Minimum Standards in Training” by John Daub

2:05 PM – 2:55 PM           “Improvised Weapons and Tactics” by Leslie Buck

2:55 PM – 3:05 PM           Break

3:05 PM – 3:35 PM           “New Gear For 2014” by Cabela’s staff

3:35 PM – 4:25 PM           Speaker TBA

4:25 PM – 5:00 PM           Panel Discussion

Lunch on Saturday

Cabela’s has a cafeteria on site.  You may bring in your own lunch if you wish.


Handouts will be distributed via email.  No handouts will be available on site; feel free to print and bring them to the conference. 

Classroom setting

This year, attendees will be seated at tables.  Feel free to bring a laptop or tablet.  Please note there is no wifi at Cabela’s.  Access to AC outlets will be very limited.


Registration is done on a first come, first serve basis.  You do not have a reservation until you have received a confirmation email. 

Pricing for the event is as follows:

Early Bird Pricing (valid through Nov. 30):       $40/person; $70/two people

            Regular Pricing (effective Dec. 1):                     $60/person

There are several ways to register:

·        PayPal your registration funds.  Please use as the email address for payment via PayPal.  Per PayPal: “There's no fee to send money when you link a bank account or use your PayPal balance. When you use a debit or credit card, there is a flat fee of 2.9% + $0.30 per transaction.”

·        You can mail me a check to Paul Martin, 8905 Marybank Drive, Austin, TX 78750. 

·        You may register for the conference at 

Regardless of the method of payment, it is very important to provide the full name or names of the individuals for whom you are paying, as well as your email address for confirmation and handouts.

Also, please note we will not be taking reservations or accepting payments at the door. 

For Further Information

Updates will be posted at the KR Training site and at the Suburban Dad Survivalist site.  You may also reach Paul at 512-267-4817.

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