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The conference is finally here!

A big THANK YOU to the conference planning committee who put together a robust lineup of sessions and campus activities. Their hard work and dedication is what makes this conference possible!

Council lunch 12-1:30 in SER

Changes to the program:
Evening Social in library due to rainy forecast: Wed. 6-730
Poster session in library Thursday 445

Keynote Speaker confirmed: Megan Lotts, Rutgers University.

Logo contest: winning design by Laura Andrews

Call for proposals coming soon!

Committees meeting monthly. Chairs meeting bi-monthly. Next full conference planning meeting: March/April

Thank you to the planning committee and those who volunteered to chair:
Local Arrangements: Laura Andrews/Danielle Apfelbuam
Programming: Dana Sinclar/Beth Carpenter
Conference General: Beth Carpenter
Vendor Relations: Carrie Fishner
Registration: Logan Rath

Conference theme: SUNYLA Sets Sail: Academic Libraries Charting the Future
Logo Content Coming soon!

Requesting $5000 in seed money.

First full conference planning committee meeting scheduled for 9/21. Committee chairs TBD.
MAC building reserved for full conference
G/H Dorm (with Air Conditioning!) reserved for full conference
On Campus Parking - available for free, permits will be provided.

Committees interested in meeting during the conference (currently slated for 4-5pm on 6/14) please let me know so I can be sure to book classroom space for your group.

Discussion on registration rates: should we raise rates for the conference to break even/not go into the red? Discussion results:
Members: $100; Non-members: $150; Day rate: $70 (members), $100 (non-members); student full conference: $70

Linen rental is no longer available through Maritime conference services. Discussion: should SUNYLA purchase? Discussion results: Bring your own linens.

Website will be update with a  list of recommend items to bring with you, and some "area" hotel recommendations and information on public transportation and best driving routes.

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