There is an abundance of intellectual freedom programming scheduled for next month’s ALA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. For a full list, visit the Annual Conference Wiki page on intellectual freedom programs.
Here are some highlights:
- Thursday, June 24, 1-5 p.m.: IFRT Preconference, “Who Do I Trust to Protect My Privacy: Privacy Conversation Deliberative Forum and Moderator Training.” $25
- Friday, June 25, 4-5 p.m.: IF101
- Saturday, June 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m.: IFRT Program, “Burning Man, Libraries, and the 21st Century: The Intersection of the Individual and Society”
- Sunday, June 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m.: Ethics Program, “Ethics in a Digital World: Using Policies to Guide Professional and Personal Presence in Social Networking Spaces”
- Monday, June 28, 10:30-Noon: IFC/COL Program, “Privacy, Libraries, and the Law”
- Monday, June 28, 1:30-3:30 p.m.: IFC/AAP Program, “Blasphemy: When Religious Values Clash with Intellectual Freedom Values”
And of course, do not miss the Opening General Session, featuring frequently banned/challenged author, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison! Saturday, June 26, 5:30-7:00 p.m. The FTRF Roll of Honor winner also will be honored at that event.
To register for the conference, visit http://www.ala.org/ala/conferencesevents/upcoming/annual/registration/index.cfm.