are pleased to announce that registrations are now open for their
There are some interesting, educational and exciting plans for this year’s conference.
The Keynote Speaker for Thursday’s Opening Session will be Dr Loriene Roy, past President of ALA. For the Closing Session on Saturday morning, Pat Wagner from Pattern Research will address the group. Both individuals are well known and respected speakers in the library world.
In addition, local author and radio personality Dom Testa will speak at an Friday Author’s Lunch. A Wednesday night Welcome Mixer is planned to allow you to meet old friends and make some new ones. There will be dine-arounds on Thursday evening and a Magic Show on Friday night. A time to visit bookmobiles, stop by the vendor tables as well as to reconnect with friends and associates from across the county will be included in this year’s schedule. Workshop selection is being finalized and workshop titles will be announced in a few weeks. Some of the topics for this year’s workshops include gaming in the library, using outreach programs for children and teens, ethics, library advocacy, and managing change.
Early Bird member’s rate for conference registration is $200. https://www.bcr.org/ARSL/conf10/index.html (good through 8/29/2010)
Dealing with a Runaway Board will offer real world solutions for those who are having difficulty managing boards, directors or other library personnel who are out of control. A panel of experts will work with attendees to develop solutions for your situation.
10 Things You Should Know Before Disaster Strikes will take you step by step through disaster preparedness; what you need, who you should call and how to organize now, before a disaster hits your library. This workshop includes a hands-on salvage workshop for restoring damaged library materials.
Think Outside the Box is a 1/2 day tour of the two newest libraries in the Anything Library System. LEED Certified and completely Deweyless, these two new libraries offer an opportunity for you to see a different kind of library. Meet with the architect, talk to the directors and tour the facilities. Transpiration to and from the libraries is included.
The Crown Plaza Hotel - Denver Airport - is situated just outside lovely Denver, Colorado at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Minutes from the Denver International Airport, the hotel offers a lovely lobby area, a restaurant with a wide variety of meals, an exercise room, business center and swimming pool. All the rooms for the conference will have free internet access and the conference room rate is only $99 per night (single or double occupancy). This rate is good for 3 days before and after the conference, so plan an extra day and do some sightseeing. The hotel also will provide a free shuttle service to and from the Denver Airport. Be sure to ask about it when you register (303-371-9494). www.cpdenverairport.com
Conference registration information and an online conference brochure can be found at the following link: http://www.arsl.info/annual-conference-awards-calendar/denver-conference-2010
To register, please stop by the Conference Registration and Exhibitor website – https://www.bcr.org/ARSL/conf10/index.html
If you have any questions regarding the upcoming conference – please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org