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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
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
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:
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 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 for full details—especially if you plan on using a Mac.

Memorial table: Share remembrances of deceased colleagues. See

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