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OK – I am the president-elect of SLA so I have a special interest here. It’s my favourite association conference for over 25 years. It’s in Denver this year and promises to be fun, educational, innovative, and all the rest. Please join us. Consider yourself invited.
Stephen
Contact: Cara Battaglini, 703.647.4917, [email protected]
Registration and Housing Now Open for the
SLA 2007 Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO in Denver
CE Courses, Sessions and Speakers “Take You to New Heights” in the Mile-High City
Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 22 January 2007– The Special Libraries Association (SLA) announces conference and hotel registration are now open for the SLA 2007 Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO. SLA members are able to maximize their membership benefits and save US$ 100 off the regular registration rate by signing up early for SLA 2007. The SLA Annual Conference activities run 3 – 6 June 2007 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The conference programs are designed to create an environment for networking, communication, learning and other developmental opportunities for information professionals.
A sample of 2007 Conference Events is below. Please visit www.sla.org/Denver2007 to register and get additional information on speakers and programs.
Opening Keynote Address: The Honorable Al Gore
Gore will speak to conference participants on Sunday, 3 June during the LexisNexis sponsored SLA 2007 Opening General Session. Gore is also expected to sign copies of his new book prior to his address at the Colorado Convention Center.
Click U Live! @ SLA 2007
The Professional Development Center will offer a series of seminars and tutorials on different ways for information professionals to add more value to their role within their organization, and then get the recognition they deserve!
SLA Tech Zone
SLA will continue this very popular series of workshops specifically designed by, and for, the information professional. Throughout conference week, SLA will offer a number of different hands-on learning opportunities that deal with the latest tech tools for creating websites, web databases, multimedia presentations, and much more.
The 2007 SLA INFO-EXPO
SLA’s INFO-EXPO is the ultimate one-stop-shop for attendees to investigate all the innovative products and services the information industry has to offer. A preview of the exhibitor list is available on the SLA website in the Virtual INFO-EXPO Center http://www.sla.org/veh07/.
Strategic Technology Demonstration Series
This series is a joint effort of SLA and the participants in the INFO-EXPO aimed at helping information professionals better understand technology and its beneficial impact on their careers and their organization’s success.
SLA Salutes! Awards & Leadership Reception
Join SLA Leadership, award winners and supporters in celebrating a conference full of learning experiences. The professions’ best and brightest will be honored during this evening’s reception, which promises to celebrate the unique drive and spirit of the information professional.
About SLA
The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners. SLA serves more than 11,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic, and government information specialists. SLA promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives. For more information, visit us on the Web at www.sla.org
Note to Editors: Please contact the SLA Media Relations office if you are interested in attending the 2007 SLA Conference in Denver. Contact: Cara Battaglini 703.647.4917 or [email protected]
Cara Battaglini
Director, Public Relations
SLA- Connecting People and Information
331 South Patrick Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
T: 703.647.4917
F: 703.647.4901
[email protected]
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Posted on: January 23, 2007, 5:01 pm Category: Uncategorized

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