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SAN DIEGO — 2011 MIDWINTER MEETING Cognotes ALA Sunday, January 9 2:00-3:00 p.m. San Diego Convention Center Ballroom 20D oin noted librarian, author and interviewer Nancy Pearl as she talks with Neil Gaiman, during an afternoon presentation during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego on January 9. Author of the bestselling author of The Graveyard Book, Gaiman’s work was the first-ever book to win both the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. His book Coraline was recently adapted into an Oscar-nominated animated film; and the adult novels, American Gods, Stardust, and Neverwhere, have become new classics. Listed as one of the top ten living post-modern writers in the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Gaiman is a prolific creator of works of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics, and drama. He is credited as one of the creators of modern comics, MIDWINTER SAN DIEGO PREVIEW ISSUE November 2010 Ted Danson to be Featured During President’s Program Sunday, January 9 3:30-5:30 p.m. San Diego Convention Center Ballroom 20D Spend a Special Afternoon with Neil Gaiman and Nancy Pearl J N oted actor, author and environmental activist Ted Ted Danson Danson will be interviewed David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” by Roberta Stevens as part of the President’s Program at the ALA Mid- and is currently in Alaska filming “Everybody Loves Whales” with winter Meeting in San Diego. Danson’s versatility in both tele- Drew Barrymore and John Krasinki. vision and film makes him one of In addition to winning two Emmys the most accomplished and credible and three Golden Globe awards actors today. From his feature film throughout his career, Danson has debuts in Joseph Wambaugh’s “The been nominated for 12 Emmys, eight Golden Globes Onion Field” in and one SAG 1979 and LawDanson helped Award. rence Kasdan’s In OCEANA: “Body Heat” in found Oceana, the Our Endan1981 to his starlargest organization in gered Oceans ring role in the the world focused solely and What We television series on ocean conservation. Can Do to Save “Cheers,” DanThem (April son has capti2011), Danson vated worldwide audiences with his sensational details his journey from joining a dramatic and comedic performances. modest local protest in the midDanson has most recently starred in 1980s to oppose offshore oil drillthree critically acclaimed television ing near his Southern California shows: FX’s legal drama “Damages,” neighborhood to his current status HBO’s “Bored to Death” and Larry as one of the world’s most influential oceanic environmental activists, testifying before congressional committees in Washington, D.C., addressing the World Trade Organization in Zurich, Switzerland, and interfaces helping found Oceana, the largest Click here to see organization in the world focused our ad on page 3. solely on ocean conservation. Sponsored by Rodale Neil Gaiman and his ground-breaking Sandman series became the first comic ever to receive a literary award: the World Fantasy Award for best short story. With a growing army of more than 1.5 million Twitter followers, Neil Gaiman can frequently be found online, chronicling his adventures across the globe. Originally from England, Gaiman now » see page 10 Visiting The Exhibits — a “Must Do” for a Complete Meeting Experience by Exhibits Round Table (ERT) et’s face it—many attendees to ALA meetings feel uncomfortable visiting the exhibit hall. Bright lights, noise, and all of those “pushy sales types” can make the exhibit experience seem downright daunting. In fact, the exhibits can be an important part of your conference experience. Give it a try — it’s a great Inn vative L place to learn about new products and technologies, network (hey, it’s great to run into folks in the aisles) and grab some nice SWAG to boot! Most vendors on the exhibit floor set up a booth for demonstrating products and staff them with folks ready to answer questions. Companies from across the country (and » see page 12 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER CLICK HERE MIDWINTER MEETING CLICK HERE ALA MOBILE CLICK HERE EXHIBITS

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ALA Cognotes Midwinter San Diego Preview Issue
Ted Danson to be Featured During President's Program
Spend a Special Afternoon with Neil Gaiman and Nancy Pearl
Visiting the Exhibits - A "Must Do" for a Complete Meeting Experience
ALA/ERT Booklist Author Forum Kicks Off Midwinter January 7
Sunrise Speaker Series Returns
See the ALA Store on the Exhibit Floor
Rhodes to Present 12th Annual Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture
Learn to Lead a Great Discussion
ALA Mobile Connects at Midwinter
Exhibits Open Friday, January 7
ALA Midwinter Meeting Exhibits
Wrap-Up - Rev-Up!
PopTop Stage/Library Product Spotlight
Spotlight on Adult Literature
ALA JobLIST Placement Center Open January 8-9

ALA Cognotes Midwinter San Diego Preview Issue