Schedule for ALA Annual 2008

Here is my planned schedule for ALA Annual in Anaheim. Reality, of course, may be different. If anyone is interested in talking about electronic textbooks, discovery interfaces and their underlying indexing structures, and service-oriented architecture for library services, please get in touch with me and let’s see if we can find a time to get together.

Friday, June 27

  • 11:30 AM — Private meeting
  • 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM — OCLC Symposium: The Mashed-Up Library (Marriot; Platinum Ballroom)
  • 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM — LITA Happy Hour (Mist Pool Bar at Hotel Menage)

Saturday, June 28

  • 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM — LITA Joint Chairs (Crowne Plaza; Cabo San Lucas B)
  • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM — LITA IG Chairs (Marriot; Room 315)
  • 12:00 PM — Private meeting
  • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM — There’s No Catalog Like No Catalog: The Ultimate Debate on the future of the Library Catalog (Hyatt Regency; Grand A room)
  • 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM — LITA Standards Interest Group (Convention center; Room 304D)

Sunday, June 29

  • 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM — Archiving in Practice with JPEG2000 (Convention Center; Ballroom E)
  • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM — The Open Library: Promise and Peril (Disneyland Hotel; Adventure room)
  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM — LITA Camp planning meeting (Hilton; Carmel room)
  • 1:30 PM — Private meeting
  • 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM — OCLC Developer’s Network Shibboleth project (Hilton; Avilia room)
  • 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM — OCLC Blogger’s Salon (Hilton; Palisades room)
  • 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM — OCLC Developer’s Network Meet and Greet (Hilton; Avila room)
  • 7:00 PM — vendor reception

Monday, June 30


Monday is a tough day. I have three programs that I’d like to go to. I’m not sure where I’ll end up.

  • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM — Legal Issues in Developing Open Source Systems for Libraries (Hyatt Regency; Grand A)
  • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM — Next Steps in Next Generation Catalogs (Convention center, Room 213C)
  • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM — ExLibris: Towards a Next-Generation Framework for Library Services (Convention center; Room 201 A/B)
  • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM — “Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape our Decisions” ACRL President’s Program (Hilton; California Pavilion D)
(This post was updated on 19-Jan-2011.)