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2008 ALA Annual Conference

The 2008 Annual Conference will be held in Anaheim, CA, from June 26–July 2, 2008.

Committee and business meetings take place June 28-July 1, 2008, and Council Meetings run to July 2. Education programs take place primariliy June 28-30, 2008. The exhibits will be held June 28-July 1, 2008, at the Anaheim Convention Center, located at 800 West Katella Avenue in Anaheim. Programs and Meetings will take place in the Convention Center and hotels nearby.

Performer Diahann Carroll has recently been confirmed as the Closing Session Speaker. The Closing Session will take place on Tuesday, July 1, from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (note the new time!) at the Anaheim Convention Center.

The Auditorium Speaker Series continues to expand. The most recent speaker added to the series is author Dean Koontz, who will be speaking Monday, June 30, at 1:30 pm in the Anaheim Convention Center. He joins an eclectic mix of speakers, currently including Sally Ride, Vernon Jordan and Stephen J. Cannell. Visit the Special Events website for information on all the speakers appearing at the Conference.

Early Bird Registration Ends March 7!

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What Is Included With Your Registration?

  • Over 300 educational programs covering a variety of hot topics
  • Over 2000 committee meetings and events
  • Entrance to the Exhibits, including the Closing Reception
  • The ALA President's Program
  • The Opening General Session and Closing Session
  • The Auditorium Speaker Series

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