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Join Us for the 2011 Annual Conference

 

May 02, 2011 | 12:00 AM EDT - 12:00 AM EDT
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Stamford Hilton | 1 First Stamford Place
Stamford, CT 06902
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The 120th Annual Conference will be held at the Stamford Hilton in Stamford, CT on Monday and Tuesday, May 2 and 3, 2011.

Look for exciting workshops, dynamic speakers, and opportunities to connect with colleagues and exhibitors when the 120th CLA Annual Conference takes place.


Conference Registration is open! How to Register
- Registration is now open. CLA Members should log in with their username and password to receive conference member rates.  We accept Visa, Mastercard, or check as payment. If paying by check, please be advised that your registration will not be completed until payment is received. All payments must be received no less than 3 business days before the conference. Payments for “Early Bird” registrations MUST be received by the early rate deadline of 4/1 in order to qualify for the lower rate. You will be notified via email when your check is received and your registration is processed.

- Plan your Day Before you begin the registration process, you will need to decide which workshops, or sessions, you will attend at the conference. It's a good idea to print out, or have available, the program descriptions (located as a PDF on the side of this page) during registration.

- Other Important Info  Purchase Daily Registration, Shuttle Service from the Train, and tickets to the CLA Scholarship '80s Party as separate 'tickets' or registration items. Hotel Reservation information is available from within the Registration Form.

If you have a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in a program, please contact the CLA office (860-346-2444) or cla [at] ctlibrarians [dot] org by April 8, 2011.

Registration Rates & Information

One & Two-Day Early Rates (registration and payment received by April 1). Lunch is included in the registration rate!

CLA member: $105/$190
Non-member: $140/$280
Students*: - $60/$120 (note: requires a 2-hr volunteer committment per day)

One & Two-Day Rates After April 1st

CLA member: $120/$210
Non-Member: $155/$310
Students*: $60/$120 (note: requires a 2-hr volunteer committment per day)

*Students must be CLA members to register at the student rate.

Hotel conference rate: $129/night (the rooms are gorgeous and so affordable!)

Hotel Shuttle
Taking the train to CLA? Shuttle service from the train to the Hilton is available at $5 per day. Purchase shuttle tickets from the registration page.

Parking
All CLA Conference attendees can park for FREE at the Stamford Hilton in the Parking Garage located at the Hilton property. Look for the parking garage signs!

CLA '80s Scholarship Party - Monday, May 2 at 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton
Help support future Connecticut Librarians while you party, '80s style! Munchies, dancing, karaoke, and prizes as well as a chance to get together with colleagues and friends. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased from the registration page. See the Party Invitation on the left side of this page.

TAKE THE TRAIN!
Rail service is available to Stamford from Amtrak, Shoreline East, and Metro North. Please visit the website of each carrier to find the most up-to-date schedules and fares.

Hop on the train from any of these stops!

Amtrak's Northeast Regional  Shoreline East Metro North 
Berlin  Branford Ansonia
 Bridgeport  Clinton Beacon Falls
 Hartford  Guilford Bethel
 Meriden  Madison Branchville
 New Haven  New Haven Bridgeport
 New London  New London Cannondale
 Old Saybrook  Old Saybrook Cos Cob
 Springfield, MA  Westbrook Danbury
 Wallingford   Darien
 Windsor   Derby-Shelton
 Windsor Locks   East Norwalk
    Fairfield
    Glenbrook
    Green's Farms
    Greenwich
    Naugatuck
    New Haven
    Merritt 7
    Milford
    New Canaan
    Noroton Heights
    Old Greenwich
    Redding
    Riverside
    Rowayton
    Seymour
    Springdale
    South Norwalk 
    Southport
    Stratford
    Talmadge Hill
    Waterbury
    Westport
    Wilton


The 2011 Conference Committee Resources:

The 2011 Conference Committee:

2011 CLA
President
Conf. Committee
co-chair
Conf. Committee
co-chair
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Debbie Herman

Central CT State University
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David Boudinot

Henry Carter Hull Library, Clinton
[email protected]
Caitlin Augusta

Stratford Library Association
[email protected]

 

Tickets

$120.00 Student May 2 and 3 (Register for both days together)

$190.00 CLA Member 2 Day Special (May 2 & 3)
$210.00 after 12:00 AM April 2

$105.00 May 3 Registration
$120.00 after 12:00 AM April 2

$140.00 May 2 Non Member Registration
$155.00 after 12:00 AM April 2

$60.00 May 2 Student Registration

$60.00 May 3 Student Registration

$5.00 Monday Shuttle from Train to Conference

$5.00 Tuesday Shuttle from Train to Conference

$40.00 CLA Scholarship Bash: 80s Dance Party Theme. Monday, May 2 at 8:30 p.m.

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