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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 28 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 28 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Jazz in the Park…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Jazz in the Park returns for eight straight weeks this spring, running from… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 28 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 28 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 28 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Irish House…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

Yappy Hour in the…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 29 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Irish House…

May 29 - 29, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patie O'Sullivan. more

My Leg, My Choice…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Lace up your sneakers for a good cause. Proceeds from the race will support… more

New Orleans Oyster…

May 30 - 31, 2015
You better not eat for days leading up to the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival.… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Dolphin Tale… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 30 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for One Tailed Three. more

Soul Full Sunday…

May 31 - 31, 2015
We are thrilled to bring to Ashé, once again, an unforgettable Sunday… more

Celebrate the Wonders…

Jun 1 - 1, 2015
Dr. Antje Boetius is a Marine Biologist and Oceanographer at the Alfred Wegener… more

Ashe Powerhouse…

Jun 3 - 5, 2015
See the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by New Orleans native Lisa D'Amour,… more

The Victory Belles…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 28 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… 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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