Monday, March 21, 2011

Alberta Association of Library Technicians (AALT) 2011 Conference

Early bird registration is opening soon! Take advantage of the discounted rates and register early for Get Connected: AALT 2011 Conference, which will be held this year May 26 to 29 at the Mayfield Inn and Suites in Edmonton, Alberta.

May 2011 will be here before you know it and you don’t want to miss out on the incredible line up of speakers and sessions that Get Connected: AALT 2011 Conference has just for YOU! There is something for everyone from “Videoconferencing in Libraries”, and “Videogame Collections from Start to Finish”, to “Author Visits to Die For”, and “Basic Technology Planning for Small Libraries”.

Are you wondering how to stretch your shrinking library budget? We have sessions that can help you with that! Attend one of these great sessions: “Programming on a Shoestring”, “How to Raise Funds for Books and Everything Else in Today’s World of Shrinking Budgets”, or “In Your Face: Cheap (But Effective) Ways to Marketing Your Library”.

Have we piqued your interest? Well, here are a few more incentives:

-Friday keynote speaker: panelists from GELA’s Prison Library and Reintegration Committee will inform you!

-Saturday keynote speaker: author Darcie Friesen Hossack will entertain you!

-Vendor showcase and door prizes will excite you!

Can’t make the entire conference? No problem! We offer many registration options including single sessions, single day, and of course, the entire conference!

Want to come to the conference but need some financial assistance? Apply for the AALT Conference Bursary. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2011. For an application form visit aalt.org/about/awards.html

Get Connected … planned with YOU in mind!

For more information or to register visit aalt.org/conference