|Vol. 25, no. 12-13||GP 3.16/3-2:25/12-13||November 15/December 15, 2004|
The spring Depository Library Council meeting will be held in Albuquerque, NM, at the Sheraton Old Town Hotel, located at 800 Rio Grande Blvd., NW in the heart of historic Old Town and approximately 15 minutes from Albuquerque International Sunport. The meeting will begin Sunday, April 17, 2005, starting with registration at 8:00 a.m. until noon, and the first session, New Attendees Orientation, begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The regular schedule will commence that afternoon. The meeting will conclude at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 20, 2005.
The Council meeting is open to everyone and there is no registration fee. The meeting provides federal depository library staff, information professionals, and all others interested in Federal Government information dissemination, the opportunity to stay current with the Federal Depository Library Program activities, provide input into the planning process, and exchange ideas among colleagues.
Advance registration is important to provide us the information necessary to ensure effective planning to make this meeting productive and enjoyable for you. The earlier you register, the more time it allows us to prepare. Pre-registration is now available at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/spring_reg.html.
A block of 150 sleeping rooms is available at the meeting hotel for attendees at the government rate of $68.00 per night (plus tax) single or double occupancy. This rate will be honored beginning Wednesday, April 13 through Saturday, April 23, 2005. Reservations must be made by calling the hotel directly at 505-843-6300 or toll free at 877-901-7666. Mention the U.S. Government Printing Office or the Depository Library Council meeting in order to receive the Government rate. Online reservations are not accepted for meeting attendees. The hotel does not offer shuttle service from the airport, but free parking is available.
A preliminary agenda is near completion and will be available soon at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/fdlp/events/spring_council_agenda.html.