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Karen’s ALA Midwinter Schedule

Here at last is my schedule for ALA Midwinter 2006, conflicts, flight reading, and all. Conflicts and alternatives (in case a meeting ends early) are in parentheses. It’s so annoying how all those meetings conflict with my social calendar!

Thursday 1/19

Arrive 6ish, check in to Best Western Sunset Suites Downtown
8-ish: Dinner with M & J


ExCo 10:30 am – 12:30 p.m. HCB 008A
ExCo 1:30 pm – 05:30 pm MEN Poolside
(1:30 – 4:30 pm, OCLC Symposium: Extreme Makeover: Rebranding an Industry. Marriott Rivercenter, Salon G-H.)
5-7: LITA Happy Hour, On the Half Shell Oyster Bar, 202 Navarro Street (Commerce & Navarro)
7:30: PUBLIB dinner, Guadalajara Grill, 301 S. Alamo St.


7:15 DivCou Breakfast
8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Council Orientation – TBA
09:30 am – 12:30 pm LITA Board HCB 211
(11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Presidential Candidates Forum – TBA)
1:30-3:30 p.m. BIGWIG IG, arr. 1:15, dep 2:30 RIV Bonham
2:30 – 3:30 Meet w/K & M re K. Project, Marriot Riverwalk Lobby or Lounge
4-6 WTTF – TBA
6-8 p.m. DC’s reception, Cielo Vista Room at the Rio Plaza, 245 E Commerce
7 p.m. Dinner T, Z, et al. Rio Rio Cantina, Cantina Room, 421 E. Commerce


8-10 am Top Technology Trends
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. ALA Council/Executive Board/Membership Information Session – TBA
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. ALA-APA Information Session – TBA
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. ALA Council I – TBA
12.45 Lunch CH et al., Cactus Flower (.2 miles from Marriott)
1:30-3:30 TTT meeting, MAR Salon A/B
(2 -5 OBTF, TBA)
3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. ALA President’s Program
5:30 – 6 p.m. Meet R. and S., proceed to SAPL
(6 p.m. OCLC Blog Soiree, Red Suite)
6 p.m. GLBTRT Social, San Antonio Public Library, Central Branch, 600 Soledad
8 p.m. Dinner with L, A, & others; possibly Acenar, 146 E. Houston, 210-222-2362


(8-10am LITA Town meeting)
(8:15 a.m.-9:15a.m. ALA Awards Press Conference – TBA)
8:30 – 12:30 ALA Web Advisory CC Room 207B (leave 10 a.m., return if necessary after ALA Council)
10:15-11:15 a.m. ALA-APA Council – TBA
(11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Executive Board Candidates Forum)
11:30 11:30–meet B. near registration desk in Marriott Riverwalk
1:30 pm – 05:00 pm LITA Board HCB 002A

Return Monday night.

Flight reading:

LITA documents
Council documents

Truman Capote, In Cold Blood (re-read)
Richard Rodriguez, Days of Obligation: An Argument With My Mexican Father (new, in progress)

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