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AFS Review: Notes

Final Information for AFS Annual Meeting Attendees

Monday, October 12, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Shannon K. Larson
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1. Program changes

As in the past, all meeting registrants will receive a program book with an insert of program changes received through October 8. Subsequent changes will be noted on the online addendum at http://www.afsnet.org/?page=AM15Addendum.
 
2. Meeting news

We use the AFS Review to make all other announcements concerning the meeting, including guides to the program for a variety of special interests, as well as first-timers and international attendees. You'll also find recent announcements about opportunities like affinity dinners and the Wikipedia workshop. See a round-up of all meeting announcements at http://www.afsnet.org/?AM15inReview.
 
You can also receive announcements during the meeting on Twitter; use #afsam15.
 
Links to our online addendum and news round-up can be found with all other meeting-related news on our 2015 Annual Meeting page: http://www.afsnet.org/?2015AM1.
 
3. Weather

The weather forecast for Long Beach next week predicts clear and partly cloudy skies, with highs of 78-82 F (25–28 C) and lows of 67-70 F (18–21 C). There is a small chance of rain, greatest early Thursday morning.
 
4. Getting Around

See http://www.afsnet.org/?AM15HotelInfo for local information, including visitors' guides and tips about getting to the Westin from area airports.
 
5. Old News

Internet: An ethernet connection will be available in each meeting room for presenters; wireless internet will not be available in meeting rooms, though complimentary wireless can be accessed in the hotel lobby and guest rooms.

AV: We've posted the equipment that you can expect to find in your meeting room. See http://www.afsnet.org/?2015AMAV for full details—especially if you plan on using a Mac.

Memorial table: Share remembrances of deceased colleagues. See http://www.afsnet.org/news/138813/The-Annual-Meeting-is-Also-a-Time-to-Remember.htm.


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