With the second highest number of registered attendees in AALAS history, the Baltimore National Meeting was a huge success! Click here for a recap that includes pictures of the award winners, the keynote speaker, the Tech Fun Fair, and much more.
National Meeting Poster Abstracts
National Meeting OnDemand Now Available
The session recordings are nowavailabled for the Baltimore National Meeting. Purchase them today here!
Interested in attending or exhibiting at the AALAS National Meeting? Check out these helpful flyers for more information:
General Meeting Information
National Meeting App Now Available
Have a smartphone? Download the National Meeting app for session information, maps, and more! Click here for details.
National Meeting Attendees and Exhibitors Alert
It has come to our attention that various outside companies are contacting attendees and exhibitors regarding hotels, a/v, and exhibitor services. Please remember that all official AALAS communications will come to you from AALAS email, through our website, or in one of our publications.
- AALAS will never call you to book a hotel room for the National Meeting.
- AALAS does not sell any list of attendees/members information.
- AALAS has a contract with Markey’s Rental and Staging for all your AV needs. Their form is under the Exhibitor portion of the National Meeting.
If you get a phone call, e-mail or fax, please go to the AALAS website to confirm. The company names you should be seeing are:
- Brede Exhibition Services
- J Spargo & Associates (Exhibitor Lead Retrieval)
- Markey’s Rental and Staging (Audio/Visual)
Foundation Reception Advance Purchase Drink Tickets
Want to support the AALAS Foundation and save money at the same time? Take advantage of the AALAS Foundation’s advance purchase drink ticket deal. Appreciation Reception drink tickets make great give-away items for your customers at the AALAS National Meeting. Why pay full price for them when you can save money by purchasing them in advance? Click here for more details.
Show Your AALAS Badge to Receive Baltimore Restaurant Discounts!
Baltimore’s restaurants have drawn rave reviews from around the globe and this is your opportunity to savor their culinary delights. Click here for a list of participating restaurants.
Wondering how to get from the airport to your hotel? Super Shuttle is an option. Visit their website to make your reservation, or call 1-800-258-3826. Be sure to mention our group code: AALAS. Pricing is $14 one way or $26 round trip per person. Baltimore also has a light rail service that connects the airport to the downtown area for only $1.60 one way. For more details visit the MTA site.
Facilitators Needed for Sessions
There are still slots open for volunteer facilitators. Responsibilities will vary with each session, but may include passing out handouts, working with the moderator to ensure that the speaker can be heard at the back of the room, and helping attendees find seats after the session has started. Click here to volunteer.
Housing Bureau Now Open
Book your room by Oct. 21, 2013 in order to take advantage of the special rate for AALAS attendees. Click here to access the bureau.
Are You Ready for the Races?
The 64th Annual AALAS National Meeting is fast approaching and the race to Baltimore is on! The Local Arrangements Committee has worked diligently to provide some unique opportunities to explore “Charm City” and the surrounding areas, plus they have a wonderful new fundraiser to benefit the AALAS Foundation. So, join the race and enjoy what Baltimore has to offer. Visit the Local Arrangements website to learn more!
Plan Your Itinerary
Start planning your itinerary today! Panel discussions, seminars, special topic lectures, technical trade presentations, and workshops have all been scheduled and can be viewed here. Platform sessions and posters will be added later in the summer.
Exhibitor Prospectus: Priority Point Deadline Weeks Away
The priority point application deadline of February 4 is only a few weeks away, so now is the time to begin thinking about exhibiting at the 2013 National Meeting. Browse the exhibitor prospectus to view diagrams of the hall, specs, prices, sponsorship opportunities, and application forms. The exhibit hall will again be open Monday through Wednesday, October 28-30. For additional information about exhibiting at the AALAS National Meeting, please contact Christy Miller.
Session Recording Access Available for Purchase
Session recordings from the AALAS 63rd National Meeting are now available for purchase through AALAS On Demand. Purchase your access today and experience all that AALAS On Demand has to offer, including up to 100 recorded hours of educational content, audio sessions synchronized to PowerPoint™ slides, downloadable MP3s, and 24/7 availability to learn from the comfort of your home or office. Audio recordings of education sessions up to 2010 are available in both CD and Mp3 format at the Lawrence Media Group website to order.