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Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 26 - 29, 2015
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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 26 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

CrimeStoppers Luncheon

Mar 26 - 26, 2015
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Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 26 - May 24, 2015
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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 26 - Jun 7, 2015
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Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 26 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 26 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 26 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

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Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

Ogden After Hours…

Mar 26 - 26, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Sarah McCoy. more

Tennessee…

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Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 26 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Columns Hotel…

Mar 26 - 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 26 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

The Trio feat. Johnny…

Mar 26 - 26, 2015
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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

America's Hometown…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
In the adventuresome spirit of the weekend's FoodFest, it will bring the best… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 27 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 26 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

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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