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SUNYLA 2017 Conference Planning Report, September 2016
« on: September 22, 2016, 11:51:43 AM »
 SUNYLA 2017 Conference Planning Report, September 2016

•   Proposed theme: The Global Library: Diversity through Collections, Spaces, & Services
        The dates for the conferences are confirmed: June 14-16, 2017
•   Robert Tolliver is the Local Arrangements chair; Giulieta Stoianov will be acting as conference treasurer
•   The entire Wang Center has been reserved for all dates. This space includes a theater that seats 239, two lecture halls
        (seating 71 and 87) and five classrooms. This space, combined with library classrooms and meeting spaces, will be where
        registration, workshops and poster sessions are held.
•   Blocks of rooms have been reserves at two nearby hotels:
              Hilton Garden Inn (on SBU campus): 30 rooms for 6/13-6/16; $139/night;
              Holiday Inn Express (2 miles from campus): 30 rooms for 6/13-6/16; $129/night
•   250 dorm rooms have been reserved; exact location TBA. Single and double rooms reserved for the dates 6/13-6/16.  The
        2016 rate is $75.50/night for single and $61.50/night for double (both rates include $7 linen service).  Rates will increase
        approximately 5% for 2017.  We will get back in touch in early January for official rate and location.
•   We will be meeting with the Conference and Event Services team to explore options for the Membership Social on
        Wednesday evening (6/13/17) and other arrangements.
•   A call for volunteers will go out next week; planning meetings will begin in October.

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