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ALA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 26–July 1, 2014

Below are three lists of  meetings in chronological order: ALA Chapter Relations Committee Meetings, Chapters-Related Meetings and Events at the Annual Conference (including the CRC meetings), and Other Meetings of Interest to Chapters at the Annual Conference. To place these in your own calendar and to see all the events at conference, visit the ALA Conference Scheduler.

Las Vegas Transportation Options: ALA Shuttle Service (PDF), Local Transportation (Conference Services), and Zen and Loaning in Las Vegas (published in American Libraries).

ALA Chapter Relations Committee Meetings, Saturday, June 29, and Monday, July 1

Chapter Relations Committee I, Saturday, June 28, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., LVCC N220

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, June 30, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., LVCC N201

Chapters-Related Meetings and Events at the Annual Conference:

Friday, June 27, 2014

Note the new time: 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Chapter Leaders Forum (Event Code ALA1), 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., LVH Conference Room 08

The Chapter Leaders Forum, presented by the ALA Chapter Relations Committee and Chapter Relations Office at each ALA Midwinter and Annual, provides a great opportunity for you, as Chapter Leaders (especially incoming leaders), to meet together and discuss topics of interest. The forum provides a full agenda on a variety of topics to help prepare you to lead your association. Past agendas are found at Chapter Leaders Forum Agendas. Includes a full lunch. Please enter code ALA1 on your registration form to add this forum.

The forum is a separate ticketed event at both the Midwinter Meeting and the Annual Conference. Registration is $75 for ALA members and for non-members. No onsite registration. Includes a full lunch. Event Code: ALA1.

Please Note: If you have already registered for the conference, click on the modify link /click here in your registration confirmation and you will be directed to your dashboard where you can make edits. Have further questions? Need additional help? Contact Registration Customer Service.

Tickets are not available on site; registration for this event is closed on June 17. If you wish to register for this event after the closing date, please contact Don Wood. If the maximum number of registrants allowed to attend (40) has not been reached, you will be invoiced. Thank you.

If you have any questions, please contact Don Wood.

Select Chapter Leader Forum Documents and Links takes you either to selected documents distributed at past forums, or to the online resources. Past agendas are found at Chapter Leaders Forum Agendas (2001-).

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Chapter Relations Committee I, Saturday, June 29, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., LVCC N220

Sunday, June 29, 2014

International Council of Library Association Executives (ICLAE), 10:30–11:30, LVCC N210

Money Smart Week @ Your Library, 1:00-2:30 p.m., LVCC S230

Last April many libraries participated in Money Smart Week @ Your Library. Come hear the success stories, what's planned for next year, and how your library can participate next year!

Monday, June 30, 2014

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, June 30, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., LVCC N201

Chapter Councilors Forum, 4:00–5:30 p.m. (or 6:00 p.m.), LVH Pavilion 04

Other Meetings of Interest to Chapters at the Annual Conference

Friday, June 27, 2014

Opening General Session, 4:00-5:15pm, LVCC-Exhibit Hall C1

Exhibits Open / All Conference Reception, 5:30-7:30pm, LVCC-N263C

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Council Orientation Session, 8:00–10:30 a.m. Council Orientation Session for New and Re-Elected Councilors, all councilors are invited to attend this meeting, LVH-Paradise North

Chapter Councilors, see also Sunday, June 29, Council Forum; Monday, June 30, Chapter Councilors Forum and Council Forum.

Council/Executive Board/Membership Information Session, 3:00–4:30 p.m., LVH-Paradise North

ALA Membership Meeting, 4:30–5:30 p.m., LVH-Paradise North

Sunday, June 29, 2014

ALA Council I, 8:30am–11:00am, LVH-Paradise North

ALA Council Forum I, 8:30pm-10:00pm, LVH-Ballroom F

ALA President's Program, 4:00-5:30pm, LVCC-N249

ALA Awards/President's Reception, 5:30pm–7:00pm, LVCC-N263C

Monday, June 30, 2014

ALA Council II, 8:30am–11:30am, LVH-Paradise

Council Forum II, 8:30–10pm, LVH-Ballroom F

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

ALA Council III, 7:45am–9:15am, LVH-Paradise North

Closing General Session/Introduction of New Officers, 9:30-11am, LVCC-N249

Inaugural Celebration/Brunch, 11:15am-1:30pm, LVH-Ballroom A

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ALA Midwinter Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, January 24–28, 2014

ALA Chapter Relations Committee Meetings, Saturday, January 25, and Monday, January 27

Chapter Relations Committee I, Saturday, January 25, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 115 A

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, January 27, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 116

Friday, January 24, 2014

Chapter Leaders Forum (Event Code ALA3), 9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Congress A

The Chapter Leaders Forum, presented by the ALA Chapter Relations Committee at each ALA Midwinter and Annual, provides a great opportunity for you, as Chapter Leaders (especially incoming leaders), to meet together and discuss topics of interest. The forum provides a full agenda on a variety of topics to help prepare you to lead your association. Presentation areas will include Membership Development and Retention, Organizational Excellence, New Revenue Ideas, Social Media Training, and Advocacy. Includes a full lunch and break. Please enter code ALA3 on your registration form to add this forum.

Tickets are not available on site; registration for this event is closed on January 10. If you wish to register for this event after the closing date, please contact Don Wood. If the maximum number of registrants allowed to attend (40) has not been reached, you will be invoiced. Thank you.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Council Orientation Session, 8:00–10:30 a.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR B

Note: Chapter Councilors, see also Monday, January 27, Chapter Councilors Forum.

Chapter Relations Committee I, Saturday, January 25, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 115 A

Sunday, January 26, 2014

International Council of Library Association Executives (ICLAE), 10:30–11:30, Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 110 B

Money Smart Week @ Your Library, 1:00-2:30 p.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 120 A

In 2013 libraries in 47 states participated in Money Smart Week @ your library. Come hear how your library and your state can participate in Money Smart Week @ your library, April 5-12 in 2014. This national initiative from ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago helps consumers of all ages improve their financial literacy. All types of libraries can participate. Learn about partnership opportunities, resources, and programming ideas.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, January 27, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 116

Chapter Councilors Forum, 4:00–5:30 p.m. (or 6:00 p.m.), Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Franklin 08

Other Meetings of Interest to Chapters at the Midwinter Meeting

Friday, January 24, 2014

Opening General Session, 4:00-5:15pm, Location: TBA

Exhibits Open / All Conference Reception, 5:30-7:30pm, Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A-C

Saturday, January 25, 2014

ALA Council/Executive Board/Membership Information Meeting, 3:00pm-4:30 pm, Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR B

Council Reception, 9:00–10:00 p.m., Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Grand I

Council/Executive Board/Membership Information Session, 3:00–4:30 p.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR B

Sunday, January 26, 2014

ALA Council I, 8:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR B

ALA-APA Information & Council, 11:00–11:30 am, Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR B

Council Forum I, 8:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Grand I

ALA President's Program, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR A

Monday, January 27, 2014

ALA Council II, 10am–12:15pm, Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR B

Executive Board Candidates Forum, 12:30–1:30pm, Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR B

Council Forum II, 8:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m., Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Grand I

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

ALA Council III, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Grand BR B