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Special Libraries Association (SLA) Convenes in New Orleans June 13-16, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11, 2010

Special Libraries Association (SLA) Convenes in New Orleans June 13-16, 2010
Keynote speakers include New Orleans political power couple James Carville and Mary Matalin

WHAT: SLA 2010 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO

WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC), Halls A-B

WHEN: Sunday, June 13-Wednesday, June 16, 2010

DETAILS:
Approximately 4,000 special librarians and information professionals will gather in New Orleans, June 13-16 at the NOMCC for the SLA 2010 Annual Conference. Special librarians are information specialists who are experts in business information, knowledge management and information resources. SLA members are experts who collect, analyze, evaluate, package and disseminate information to facilitate accurate decision-making in legal, corporate, academic and government settings.

With some 11,000 members, SLA is the leading global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners that promote learning, advocacy and networking initiatives. SLA members serve their employer’s needs, by adding qualitative and quantitative value to information services and products.

The last time SLA met in New Orleans was in 1983. The 2010 meeting is the second time SLA has met in New Orleans and is set to generate millions of dollars in economic impact.

WEBSITE: http://s36.a2zinc.net/clients/sla/sla2010/public/enter.aspx

MAJOR EVENTS:
· Sun, June 13: Opening General Session and Awards Presentation by political consultant, James Carville, and his wife, political commentator Mary Matalin, NOMCC, La Louisiane Ballroom, 5-7 p.m.
· Wed, June 16: SLA Closing General Session and Membership Meeting featuring Nicholas Carr, Author of Harvard Business Review article and blogger, NOMCC, La Louisiane Ballroom, 2-4 p.m.

EXHIBIT HALL: Halls A and B
HOURS:
Sun, June 13: Noon-5 p.m.
Mon, June 14: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tues, June 15: 10 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

PRESS ROOM: NOMCC, Hall A, Room 213
HOURS:
Sun, June 13: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Mon, June 14-Tues, June 15: 10 p.m.-4 p.m.
Wed, June 16: 9 a.m.-Noon

MEDIA CONTACTS:
SLA: Cara Schatz, Director, Public Relations, 202-236-4247 cara@sla.org
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com; Jennifer Day, 504-566-5050, jday@neworleanscvb.com  
NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com  

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