Tentative schedule for ALA 2010.
Well, I finally got around to putting together my tentative schedule for ALA. I was honored to be selected as a 2010 recipient of the 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant which will help to finance my attendance. A huge thank you to both NMRT and 3M!
Leave for DC (driving) and check into hotel
9 am – 12:00 pm – ALA Unconference, 207A @ WCC
7:30 – 8:30 pm – NMRT Mentoring Social, East Overlook @ WCC
8 – 10 am – FYI: First Year Impressions (and Confessions), 147B @ WCC
1 – 2 pm – 3M booth @ exhibit hall
1:30 – 3:30 pm – Pecha Kucha Presentations of Marketing Ideas that Worked in Academic Libraries, 103A @ WCC
8 – 10 am – PR Forum: Next practices in communications @ your library, 146B @ WCC
10:30 am – 12 pm – Designing Digital Experiences for Library Websites, 146B @ WCC
1:30 – 3:30 pm – ACRL 2011 National Conference Coordinating Committee Meeting, South American A @ Capital Hilton
7:30 – 9 pm – NMRT Awards Reception, Grand Ballroom @ Marriott at Metro Center
9 am – 12 pm – ACRL 2011 Virtual Conference Committee Meeting, Chinese Ballroom@ Renaissance Mayflower
1:30 – 3:30 pm – For the Love of Reference, 202A @ WCC OR Ultimate Debate: Open Source Software, Free Beer or Free Puppy?, 146B @ WCC
5:30 – 7 pm – Battledecks: The ALA Rumble Royale, 103A @ WCC
9 – 10 am – Closing Session: Amy Sedaris, Ballroom C @ WCC
Driving back to PA
What are your plans for ALA? Anything you’re looking forward to? If you see me, say hello, or let me know if you want to meet up. And don’t forget to use conference tag #ala10 and follow @alaannual!