VRT Events at ALA Midwinter 2007

ALA Midwinter Conference in Seattle, Washington from January 19-24, 2007
For additional information, visit ALA's official conference site

Schedule of  VRT' s meetings at the ALA Midwinter Conference 2007

VRT Membership and Executive Board Meeting
Saturday, January 20, 2007 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Room 620

Digital Media Discussion Group
Moderated by Meghann R. Matwichuk, Instructional Media Department, Morris Library, University of Delaware
Saturday, January 20, 2007 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Room 210

Notable Videos Committee
Please note that you can observe but not participate in this open meeting where committee members finish their deliberations for this year's notable videos for adults list.
Sunday, January 21, 2007 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Pan Pacific Seattle, Terry Room

VRT & ALCTS Acquisitions Section Managers and Vendors Interest Group
Panel discussion: "Video Acquistions: The State of the Art"
Sunday, January 21, 1:30 - 3:30pm,
Location: Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Room 201.

VRT Outing
Sunday night Dinner & Movie
Sunday, January 21, 6 p.m. (dinner); 8 p.m. (movie)
Please send RVSP by January 15 to Steve Brantley, chair-elect of VRT

Dinner Location: Lola
Address: 2000 4th Ave (Corner of 4th & Virginia), Seattle
Phone: (206) 441-1430

Movie Location: Northwest Film Forum
The Northwest Film Forum and the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections will host a special showing of the Search and Rescue program for the Video Round table. Featuring rare, obscure, and ephemeral 16 mm films that NWFF and the UW Special Collections have saved from oblivion, this event will be entertaining and educational. A discussion about the preservation issues related to 16 mm films will follow the screening.
Address: 1515 12th Ave, Seattle
Phone: (206) 329-2629

Special Event
Sneak Peak of documentary film Through Deaf Eyes
Saturday, January 20, 6:30 pm
Description: Seattle Public Library, VRT, and Friends of Libraries for Deaf Action will co-sponsor a screening of short clips from Through Deaf Eyes, a two-hour PBS documentary that explores 200 years of deaf life in America. This ground breaking work is a production of WETA Washington, D.C. and Florentine Films/Hott Productions, in association with Gallaudet University. A national PBS broadcast is planned in spring 2007. A discussion with Karen Kenton, WETA Executive Producer for the Through Deaf Eyes film project, will follow the screening.
Location: Seattle Public Library Auditorium, 1000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle
Event is free and open to the general public