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Upcoming Meetings/Programs at ALA Annual in D.C. June 24th-29th, 2010

Business meeting at the ALA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Sunday, June 27th, from 10:30 am to noon in the Hilton, Room Columbia 10.

After our short business meeting, we will be discussing open source communication tools, as a prelude to the Ultimate Debate about Open Source Software. All are welcome to attend. Please consider bringing ongoing projects to share with the group. The hashtag for this meeting is #LITAirsig.


Program at the ALA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Monday, June 28th, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Washington Convention Center Room 146B.

ULTIMATE DEBATE: Open Source Software - Free Beer or Free Puppy?

The Ultimate Debate returns for the fifth straight year with a heated discussion of the merits of open source software vs. proprietary products. The three fiery speakers are Marshall Breeding froom Vanderbilt University, Karen Schneider from Holy Names University, and Stephen Abram from Gale Cengage. Moderator Roy Tennant will do his best to keep the peace. No free beer or free puppies will be provided.  The hashtag for this meeting is #ultdebate.


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