DATE: June 16, 2009
Juin Kuo, Rice
Haipeng Li, John
Cotton Dana Library, Rutgers University-Newark
Amy Tsiang, UCLA
Zhijia Shen, University of Washington (Chair)
Haihui Zhang, U of Pittsburgh
IS THIS AN Interim or annual REPORT? _Interim _X_Annual
LIST SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES THE COMMITTEE HAS DONE SINCE LAST REPORT:
The committee was formed in the fall of 2008 with the
a theme for the 2010 annual program
the agenda of the annual program
guest speakers and invite them to the program
and present the CALA annual program in 2010
Activities and Progress of Projects:
Shen, CALA president-elect and chair of the program committee, formed the
committee seven members in the fall of 2008.
- A committee
roster and email list was set up for discussions online meetings. Several
rounds of email communications were conducted to solicit ideas for a theme
of the program.
- At the
Midwinter ALA, Six of the seven members were able to meet after the CALA board
meeting in Denver to brainstorm ideas for a theme and for guest
speakers. The one member who were
not able to attend ALA midwinter, sent in her ideas and suggestions via
to the enthusiastic participation of our members, we gathered some
innovative ideas and thoughts,
which give us a good starting place. The committee will meet again during
ALA annual conference to work on detailed plans.
Committee chair has been asked to do a poster session on behalf of CALA
for the 2009 ALA Diversity Fair.
Members will be called to help staff the poster session, which will
take place between 3:00 and 5:00 on Saturday July 11.