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Registration is now open for the GWLA Deans & Directors’ Membership Meeting, October 29-30

posted Sep 18, 2012, 2:54 PM by Joni Blake   [ updated Sep 18, 2012, 2:55 PM ]

Registration is now open for the GWLA Deans & Directors’ Membership Meeting. The meeting will be hosted by our friends at Fondren Library, Rice University on Monday and Tuesday, October 29-30.  Participants should plan to arrive in Houston on Monday, October 29; Board members should arrive on Sunday, October 28th.

Meeting Focus:

The Planning & Organization committee and the GWLA Board have developed a great program for Monday afternoon:

  • Keynote address by Jonathan Band from Policy Bandwidth titled "Copyright & Higher Education: Trends and Context".
  • Demonstration of software under development by Ryan Litsey and Kenny Ketner from Texas Tech University.
  • Panel Discussion on Copyright Issues; Jonathan Band, Ryan Litsey, Kenny Ketner, Patrick Burns.
  • Updates on GWLA’s other strategic initiatives, including the Print & Electronic Collections Task Force and the Student Learning Outcomes Task force. 

Printable Multi-Day Schedule


There is no registration fee for GWLA members. Please follow this link to register: http://www.regonline.com/fall2012gwlamembershipmeeting

EVEN if you may be only attending one or two functions, please register so we can keep track of final numbers.  The meeting registration deadline is October 19th.


Hotel Information:

Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center

Hotel Address:

6633 Travis Street

Houston, Texas 77030-1308

Phone Number: 713-313-4000


Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) or by visiting 


Group Name: GWLA Fall Membership Meeting

Group Code: GFM

Room Block Begins: 26-OCT-2012

Room Block Ends: 31-OCT-2012

All reservations need to be made on or before Oct. 7th, 2012.  Any remaining rooms on the block will be released at 12:01 am 10/8/2012. Reservations made after this date are subject to availability and rack rate.  This is a completely NON-SMOKING hotel


Questions about the meeting?  Contact us!  Joni (joni@gwla.org) and Anne (anne@gwla.org).

Joni Blake,
Sep 18, 2012, 2:54 PM