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ALA Annual: My Schedule

I’m at ALA Annual 2006 from early Saturday evening through Tuesday afternoon, staying at the Renaissance Arts. It’s a whirlwind tour; I’m helping to put on a program about blogging, starring in a program about MPOW, and otherwise zipping here or there.


6:30 estimated hotel-room arrival

5:30–7:30 p.m. LITA Happy Hour, The Wolfe Restaurant, located in the New Orleans Marriott

JNB’s reception 8 – 10; Z and I attend and nosh for dinner.

10:30 – ? Leslie Burger’s bloggers’ salon, Hilton Riverside, Room 2706; covering for ALA Techsource


9:30 a.m. Prep for Monday a.m. program, MCC 274

10:30 a.m. BIGWIG meeting, Morial CC, Room 274 (the LITA Bloggers’ room); co-chairing

12-1 Google Scholar presentation, New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal, Room Carondelet, or (more likely) lunch with CG

1:30 – 3:00 Top Tech Trends, SHER—Grand BR D/E; panelist/trendster

4–5 p.m. LITA President’s Program: Internet Culture: What Do We Know about User Behavior? SHER—Grand BR D/E; covering for LITA blog

6:00 – 8:00 Chris Rose reading at CACA

8:00 – ? G. reception

9:00 Viewing of Hollywood Librarian?


10:30 a.m. – 12:00 Next Stop Blogging: Building a Professional Blog for your Library MCC—Rm 342 (coordinating)

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Building the Ultimate Portal: Selection Secrets of the Librarians’ Internet Index, Hilton Grand Salon 15 (presenting)

3:30 Cocktail with J.

5:00 – 6:30 pm PLA President’s Program & Awards Presentation Featuring Anderson Cooper

7 p.m. L-Word Dinner

9 – 11 LK’s soiree


Cokie Roberts keynote? Breakfast with S.?

NO tour with V., then go home.

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