[Libs-Or] Call for Proposals for 2009 OLA Conference

Jane Nichols nicholsjm at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 3 15:08:38 PDT 2008


Dear Colleagues,Planning for the 2009 OLA Conference is underway! The conference, April 1-3, 2009, returns to the Salem Conference Center in Salem, OR. This year’s theme is: Oregon Reads: One State, Many Stories and you are welcome to incorporate the theme into your proposals, if you feel inspired to do so.The Program Committee is now accepting preconference and program proposals. Please refer to the attached Best Practices flyer for information on creating successful program proposals. The OLA Conference will continue its tradition of asking you to secure a sponsor from an OLA unit for your proposal. To aid you, the flyer also lists groups that can sponsor programs and contact information.The deadline for OLA preconference and program proposals is: SEPTEMBER 22, 2008. 
Please use the web forms at http://www.olaweb.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=74389&orgId=ola to submit your proposals. The Program Committee will acknowledge receipt of proposals within three business days. Final preconference and program decisions will be made by the OLA Conference Committee and announced by October 31, 2008.OLA 2009 will once again feature showcases! The deadline for showcase submission will be in November. A separate call will go out for showcase proposals. Key conference information is available at: http://www.olaweb.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=74389&orgId=ola.Please let me know if you have any questions or need any assistance.We're looking forward to a great conference!
Jane Nichols
Social Sciences/Humanities Librarian
Oregon State University Libraries
121 The Valley Library
Corvallis, OR 97331-3411
tel: 541.737.7269 / fax:541.737.8224
jane.nichols at oregonstate.edu
IM:vlibjane (meebo)

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