Saturday IF activities @ Conference


Here are some intellectual freedom-related activities happening on Saturday, July 11, 2009 at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.  Check out the conference wiki for more:

8:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt Regency Chicago (on Wacker — not McCormick Place)
Columbus Hall H

Second business meeting of this Council committee.  All conference attendees are welcome to observe.

9:00 a.m.

Exhibits Open!
McCormick Place Chicago

Check out the myriad of books, authors, gizmos, displays, and of course, Carolyn Forsman’s jewelry in booth 3431 (near the ALA Membership Pavilion).  And from 3:00-5:00 p.m., go to the Diversity Fair in the exhibit area to see the Merritt Fund table and a poster session by Conable Scholarship recipient Amanda Sharpe.

10:30 a.m. – noon

ALTAFF IFC program
Hyatt Regency Chicago (on Wacker — not McCormick Place)
Columbus Hall E/F

“Change is in the Air: How Intellectual Freedom Affects You in Your LIbrary”

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

IFRT program
McCormick Place West W-178a

“Libraries, Librarians, and America’s War on Sex” ft. Dr. Marty Klein

AASL IFC program
McCormick Place West W-470a

“Minors’ Rights in School Library Media Centers”

RUSA-STARS program
McCormick Place West W-474

“The Secret Life of Our Data: Privacy in the Digital Age” – Join the Privacy Revolution

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Opening General Session
McCormick Place West W-375

See Bob Doyle receive the FTRF Roll of Honor Award, keynote speaker and IF advocate Christie Hefner, and Honorary Membership in the American Library Association (the association’s highest honor) posthumously given to Judith Krug.