Wednesday, June 15, 2011

CALA Program at ALA

Dear Colleagues and Friends:

Please mark your calendar and don’t miss this wonderful program at the ALA:
Embracing the Changes: Diversity and Global Vision in a Digital Age
Annual Program of the Chinese American Librarians Association
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 284
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Keynote Speaker:
Betty Turock, Former ALA President, Professor and Dean Emeritus, School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University
“Access to Information in a Digital Age”
Panel Speakers:
Michael Dowling, Director of the Chapter Relations and International Relations Offices, ALA
“Digital Age Provides Opportunity for ALA to Increase International Connectivity"
Miguel Figueroa, Director of Offices for Diversity and OLOS, ALA
“Diversity – Where We Are and Where We Are Going”
Clara Chu, Chair and Professor, Department of Library and Information Studies, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
“A Call to LEADD (Librarians Enhancing Access, Diversity and Development)"
Michael Porter, President & CEO of Library Renewal, L J Mover and Shaker 2009, elected ALA councilor and member of the Executive Board
“Unity Through Libraries and Global Electronic Content Access”
Program brochure and poster are attached. More information is available at the program website

The program is open to all. Refreshments (coffee, tea, fruits, and sweets) are provided. Chance to win a free Kindle!

Organized by the Chinese American Librarians Association, an ALA affiliate

ALA Committee on Diversity, ALA International Relations Committee, ALA International Relations Office, ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT), American Indian Library Association, Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), REFORMA - The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking.

Corporate sponsors :
See you there!!!
Min Chou, Chair
On behalf of the CALA 2011 Conference Program Committee

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