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AnnuAL ConferenCe & eXhibition 2010 preLiminAry progrAm GENERAL INfORMAtION conference LocAtion Due to the size of the ALA Annual Conference, the event takes place in a convention center and several hotels. For the 2010 Annual Conference, the exhibits, keynote speakers, and meetings and programs will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, located at 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Four hotels are designated “Headquarter” and “Co-Headquarter” hotels, and will host meetings, programs and special events. Several more hotels will host some events, and additional hotels will be part of the ALA hotel block to include sleeping rooms. Directions (driving and public transit) are available at www. speciAL neeDs If you have a special physical or communication need that may impact your participation in this meeting, please check the appropriate box on your registration form and append a statement specifying your special need. While every effort will be made to meet attendees’ needs, we cannot guarantee the availability of accommodations in response to requests received after May 14, 2010. Based upon availability in each city, we maintain a limited number of wheelchairs and scooters on a first come, first served basis. Please contact michelle visel at as soon as possible to reserve a wheelchair or scooter, for use in the convention center only, or if you wish to discuss any other special needs. chiLD cAre AnD cAmp ALA Make this year’s annual meeting a family affair. Once again, ACCENT on Children’s Arrangements, Inc. has planned a great children’s activity center for ALA attendees’ children. ACCENT is a nationally recognized professional childcare company organized to provide quality onsite children’s activities in a nurturing, safe, educational environment. ACCENT’s counselors are fun-loving professionals with plenty of experience with children. The camp will operate at Washington Convention Center from Friday, June 25 through Tuesday, June 29, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. Children must be between three months and 17 years of age. ALA will reimburse the charges expended on Camp ALA child care in the amount of $32 per day, per child to a maximum of $64 per day, per family to any fully-registered parent for each day of the Annual Conference week, June 25-29, 2010. The total cost of the care per child, per day is $80, with $48 paid by the parent member, and $32 paid by the Association. This covers only child care in the ALA day care center, Camp ALA. ALA will not reimburse child care expenses to delegates who live within the Washington area that would be paid to a regular provider whether the parent was attending the Annual Conference or not. Registration for Camp ALA will be available at

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary

ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary
Table of Contents
ALA President's Program
Auditorium Speaker Series
Opening General Session and Closing Session
Special Events
Book Cart Drill Team World Championship
Exhibit Information
Division Presidents' Programs
Council and Membership Meeting Schedule
First Time Attendee Information
General Information
Travel Information
Registration and Housing Information
Hotel Information
Pre-conferences and Special Events
Tour Information and Registration
Camp ALA
ALA Acronyms
Program Tracks and Descriptions

ALA 2010 Annual Conference Preliminary