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The 2005 Annual Conference was held in Chicago, IL from June 23-29, 2005. The exhibits were held June 25-28, 2005 in the McCormick Place Convention Center.

Text of Mayor Richard M. Daley's Speech at the Opening General Session

Handouts and Webcasts

  Event Planner
  Shuttles, Transit and Parking Info
  Authors Signings
  Interactive City Map and Exhibit Map
  Keynote Speakers
  Chicago Hotel Map (in PDF)
  Onsite Registration
  Information on Chicago, Special Values
 General Info
  Conference Within a Conference
  Exhibitor Directory
  Exhibits Info and Hours

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If you are looking for information on past conferences, please visit our Past Conferences site

For dates of future Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings, please visit our Upcoming Conferences site.

Information about the Book Cart Drill Team World Championship is available on the Special Events page.

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Meeting Updates: This page will list updates to the Conference website, and new information about the Conference, such as new speakers or events. Check here often!

Event Planner: The Event Planner is now available and lists all meetings, programs, preconferences and special events, as well as exhibitors participating in the Exhibits. Anyone can view exhibitors without logging in, but to see events and to create a "My Agenda" you must be a fully pre-registered attendee.

Travel & Accom: This page has links to information on getting around the city, and on hotel and airline reservations, as well as links to our online hotel reservation system and a city map.

Registration: Advance Registration is now closed. Attendees can register onsite.

Special Events: This page contains information on exhibits (including exhibit hours), keynote speakers and special events, and descriptions of Preconferences. Recently updated with listings of all programs.

General Information: This page contains information on other aspects of the Conference, including child care, special needs, Placement Center and other information.

Contact Us: Check this page for email addresses of Conference Staff.


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