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Conference Information

Autographing: Books by conference authors may be purchased from our exhibitors. Please limit books to be autographed to three per author and have the names to be inscribed written out for the authors.

Banners:  The SC Book Award Banners will be on display in the Exhibit Hall on the walls of the SCASL Membership Pavilion.

Blogging: Conference info will continue on the SCASL blog! Visit http://scasl.wordpress.com during conference to blog about your conference-going experience!

Cell Phones: Please turn off your cell phones prior to all conference sessions and meals.

Conference T-Shirts: If you pre-purchased a conference T-Shirt, you will have a ticket in your registration package to redeem at the SCASL store. A limited number of shirts may be available for purchase at the store.

Conference Policies:

  • There will be no smoking in any conference space.
  • Please do not overcrowd a session by sitting on the floor or by standing in the back or side of the room. The doors to a session will be closed when the session is full due to fire code regulations.
  • Nametags are required for admission to exhibits and all conference-sponsored events.
  • Children are not permitted to attend sessions or exhibits unless invited to do so by the association.

Email Stations: You can check your email at the email station booth in the Exhibit Hall

Evaluations: To help SCASL plan future conferences, please complete the evaluation form located on http://www.scasl.net. Your ideas, suggestions and comments are welcome.

Exhibitors: Please visit the exhibits often and express your support for our exhibitors. The all-conference reception and Exhibit Hall opening will be on Wednesday, March 24th from 5:30-7:00 PM. The Exhibit Hall will be open from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM, and 2:30 PM – 5:45 PM on Thursday, March 25th, and 8:00 AM – 11:30 PM on Friday, March 26th.

Facilitators: Please pick up your folders and scanner at the information booth at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled session; the scanner and folder should be returned immediately at the end of the session.

Information Booth: The Information Booth is located at near the end of the registration counters.

Lost and Found: Any misplaced or lost items can be claimed at the Information Booth. Please take precautions to secure your belongings during the conference.

Podcast: Book Award committees will be podcasting the SC Book Award booktalks again this year. Check http://www.scasl.net after the conference to access the podcasts.

SCASL Membership Pavilion: The SCASL store and booth have been combined into one convenient SCASL Member area. Come browse the store, pick up SCASL and ALA member information, and relax in the break area. This is also where you need to pick up your SCASL T-Shirt and SC Book Award book marks.

Security: Security staff will be in place throughout the conference to check name badges and monitor programs and exhibits. Please remember to wear your badge at all times during conference!

Volunteer Forms: SCASL needs you! Your active participation in our organization keeps us growing and strong. Please complete the Volunteer Form located at http://www.scasl.net.

Vodcasts: Selected sessions will be broadcast on SCASL Channel on Teacher Tube.  See the session descriptions for more information.