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• WASHINGTON • 2010 D.C. Preview E-dition Cognotes • Page 15 ALA President’s Program Features Eppo van Nispen Tot Sevenaer Sunday, June 27, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. he story Eppo van Nispen will tell is inspiring for anyone who is interested in the future of libraries. During his talk he will take you on an inspirational trip through the universe and the future onto a new horizon. Eppo will give an enormous positive boost to your mindset on how to cope with that future. High paced, smart, funny and touching, he will reach you where people should reach each other; in your heart. An inspirational speaker, Eppo van Nispen’s vision on the future of media and libraries is highly acclaimed by world leaders and visionaries. After a successful career in broadcasting, where he was among the first to work Child Care and Camp ALA T on interactive formats, he decided to dedicate his knowledge of media and how people use media to work on the future for libraries. Eppo started the DOK Library Concept Center in Delft, a small city near Amsterdam (the Netherlands) with one of the best technical universities in the world. DOK’s mission is to build the world’s most modern library. In 2008, DOK was designated by international experts as the worldwide number one library in innovation. In 2009, they were appointed as the best library of the Netherlands. This summer, Eppo will become the CEO of the national board for the (Dutch) book, known as the CPNB. The CPNB is funded by publishers, booksellers, government and libraries and is lauded all over the world for its clever, carefully targeted programs for young people and adults. M ake 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 convention attendees’ children. ACCENT’s counselors are fun-loving professionals with plenty of experience with children. With activities such as arts and crafts projects, active games, movies and much more, the children are sure to have a great time. CAMP ALA welcomes children ages 6 months – 17 years, and is available Friday, June 25 through Tuesday, June 29, 2010. The cost for the camp is $80 per child per day. Parents pay $48 per child per day for the center and ALA funds $32 per child per day. An optional $15 lunch is available, or children can bring their lunch. If you prefer, you can register your child for a field trip day instead (children ages 6 years and older only), which includes lunch. The cost for each child with a field trip is $90 per day. Parents pay $58 per child for the field trip day and ALA funds $32 per child per day. A $10 Non-refundable registration fee per child is also required. Field trips include: Washington Monuments and Ride the Ducks • Saturday, June 26, 7:30 a.m.– 6:00 p.m. National Zoo • Sunday, June 27, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Air and Space Museum with Imax • Monday, June 28, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Click here for more information, or to register for either of these fun options for your family. Sixth Annual Book Cart Drill Team World Championship Sunday, June 27 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. You don’t have to perform to enjoy the fun as librarians from around the country strut their stuff in choreographed dance routines featuring book carts! The teams design creative costumes for themselves and their carts, so this Championship is always a sight to behold. To enter your team, click here! There is no fee to attend this event. Exhibits Closing Reception Monday, June 28 Beginning at 12:00 p.m. The Closing Reception will be held throughout the Exhibits Hall. There will be special sales, and exhibitors will be offering special giveaways in their booths and, like last year, great prizes from the exhibitors and ALA will be raffled off throughout the reception. This is a great way to wrap up your exhibits experience in Washington, D.C., so be sure to join us! 2010 Descriptions of Tracks and Subtracks No-conflict Time Monday, June 28, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Administration & Leadership Children & Young Adults Gain exciting, practical, and theoretical ideas and information about serving children and young adults. Subtracks • Advocacy • Best Practices in Programming and Instruction • Literature & Collection Development • Partnership • Research • Technology and this track will put you in the driver’s seat. Library 2.0 technologies, library systems, digitization, hardware, and learning about the digital library world is the focus of this track. Subtracks • Transformation and Innovations Subtracks • Copyright & Intellectual Property Research Explore leadership and management issues, trends, and best practices in the 21st Century library environment. Learn new ways to lead in a changing economy. Subtracks • Advocacy, Marketing, & Fundraising • Buildings • Collaboration • Leadership & Management • Trustee Exciting new research findings, methodologies, and tips on how to get published. Collection Management & Technical Services Human Resources and Staff Development Staff Support Interests Authors, Literature & Programming Explore the diverse world of authors, programming, literature and media. Subtracks • Cultural Diversity Keep up with issues and trends in the collection, preservation, and discovery of information resources. Subtracks • Cataloging & Metadata • Collection Development •Preservation Programs about salaries, benefits, and career development — Encourage your staff with programs about patron interactions, best practices, and professional development. Subtracks • Career Paths and Professional Development Engage with library support staff and managers of support staff to learn more about career development (especially ALA’s new certification program), portfolio creation, and staff organizations. User Services Digital Information & Technologies Current Issues and Hot Topics Technology is driving your library, Explore the major social, legal, and professional issues librarians are dealing with today. Transform library services to meet the needs of evolving user communities. Subtracks • Literacy and Learning • Outreach

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ALA Cognotes D.C. Preview Issue 2010

ALA Cognotes D.C. Preview Issue 2010
See the Latest on the Floor: ALA's Exhibits Pavilions Return
Washington D.C. Conference to Feature More Sessions, Opportunity than Ever Before
Toni Morrison to be Featured at Opening General Session
Audirorium Speaker Series Features Great Names, Great Titles
Exhibitor List and Floor Plan
Visiting the Exhibits - A "Must-Do" for a Complete Conference Experience
ALA President's Program Features Eppo van Nispen Tot Sevenaer
Child Care and Camp ALA
Sixth Annual Book Cart Drill Team World Championship
2010 Descriptions of Tracks and Subtracks
Exhibits Closing Reception

ALA Cognotes D.C. Preview Issue 2010