Survey is now closed

November 30, 2009

Thanks to everyone who completed the survey. We had a good response, and we will take everyone’s ideas into account when we plan breakout sessions.

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Conference hotel grand opening

November 12, 2009

The Macon Marriott City Center held its grand opening last night. Once I recovered from the embarrassment of being unprepared for valet parking (a messy car with short-person settings, no cash for a tip), I set out exploring. The hotel is connected to a renovated conference center (the largest in Georgia outside of Atlanta) by an interior corridor, so everything we need will be in one spot.

I came away reassured — excited, even — that it’s going to be a great place for our conference. There are plenty of ballrooms and meeting rooms in different sizes, and the décor, while on the cheery side, is in good taste. When I ran into the Senior Sales Manager he said that they had paid special attention to providing enough electrical outlets; anywhere they could imagine someone sitting down with a computer, they placed an outlet.

Several of us on the planning committee will do a more thorough tour soon.

It’s located at 240 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia, or approximately N32° 50’ 34” W83° 37’ 06” .

A slideshow from the “soft opening” in September


OLAC 2010 program survey

November 4, 2009

Please take a moment to let us know what breakout sessions would be of most interest to you.

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OLAC 2010 is coming to Macon, Georgia

November 4, 2009

The next OnLine AudioVisual Catalogers (OLAC) conference will be held Thursday, 14 October  through Sunday, 17 October 2010, in Macon, Georgia.

Macon is approximately 75 miles south of Atlanta, and it is easily accessible from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and I-75.

Schedule: (a more detailed version will appear in early 2010)

Thursday, 14 October: pre-conference

Friday, 15 October: opening plenary session; breakout sessions 1 & 2; evening reception

Saturday, 16 October: breakout sessions 3 & 4; poster session

Sunday, 17 October: closing plenary session

We hope to see you in Macon next year!