1996 Annual Program - Schedule of Events

CALA 1996 Annual Conference Program

Board Meeting 1
Friday (July 5) 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Sheraton NY-Royal Br A

Northeast Chapter Meeting
Saturday (July 6) 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Javits CC-1E 17

Annual Program
Saturday (July 6) 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Javits Convention Ctr-1A 3
Global Information Internetworking: Pacific Rim Perspectives

Mengxiong Liu
CALA Vice President

Gary Strong
Queens Borough Public Libraries, New York
Queens Library: Perspectives of Services to New Americans/Connections to the World

Clifford Lynch
Information Systems & Administrative Services
University of California-Berkeley
Networked Information and Collaboration: the International Challenges

Ling Hong Too
University Librarian
Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
Internetworking Craze on an "Intelligent" Island Known as Singapore

Yuan-tiang Ma
Shanghai Library & Institute of Science & Technology Information of Shanghai
An Information Internetworking Project in the Shanghai Library of China

Nancy Ou-lan Chou
University Libraries, National Chengchi University
Toward the Twenty-First Century Library: the Development of the Library and Information Network in Taiwan Area

Michael Lee
University Librarian
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Libraries Development and Information Network: a Virtual Asia and Pacific Gateway

Membership Business Meeting
Saturday (July 6) 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Javits CC-1E 17

Annual Award Banquet
Saturday (July 6) 6:30 or 7:00 p.m.
China Peace 46 Restaurant

Board Meeting 2
Sunday (July 7) 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Hilton-Mercury Rotunda

AsianWeek Reception
Sunday (July 7) 6:30 p.m.
Keewah Yen Restaurant
50 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
Note: Please RSVP to Mamie Huey at AsianWeek
415-395-0220 (Direct) or 800-615-2742 (Voice mail)
Keewah Yen Restaurant is located between 5th and 6th Ave.

CALA 1996 Annual Conference Hotel Accommodation
Twenty rooms have been blocked from July 4-10 for CALA members at the:
Ramada Milford Plaza
270 West 45th Street (on 8the Avenue)
New York, NY 10036

The rates are $99 for a single or double room (twin beds), and go to $114 and $129 for 3 and 4 people to a room respectively.

Researvations may be made by calling 800-221-2690 (or 212-869-3600 in NYC). CALA members MUST mention the Chinese American Librarians Association in order to receive this special rate. They must reserve by June 3 at the latest.

Those wishing to secure dorm facilities may contact:
Columbia University's Summer Housing, 212-854-2775 (after Feb.1); or
International House, 212-932-3389

CALA members should be aware that these are pretty far uptown (between 116th and 123rd Streets) while the main convention center is on 34th Street and ALA hotels are in the 30's to the 50's streets.

For B&B's, contact:
A Home-Run B&B, 800-437-8353 (or, 212-879-4229 in NYC); email:manhtnbb@aol.com
Hospitality Co., 800-987-1235 (or, 212-987-9286 in NYC)