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13 Aug 2011 1:34 PM | Anonymous

You can now receive information and important updates about the fall conference through facebook!

Search IWLA Annual Conference through Facebook or go to!/pages/IWLA-Annual-Conference/144612092290841?sk=wall and click on the like button.  This will allow you to receive messages about the conference on your Facebook homepage.  There are several posts to view on this page about this year's keynote and luncheon speakers, as well as a reminder about early bird registration.


  • New this year!  Thursday night conference kick-off wine and cheese reception!Thursday, October 6, 6-7:30pm.  Join us for complimentary wine and cheese and catch up with friends or network.  Room location at Downtown Marriott to be announced.


  • Saturday Afternoon Technology Workshop at the DMACC Urban Campus will be FREE this year to conference attendees!  You need to pre-register for the workshop, through the events link on the IWLA website.  There are limited spots available.  See listing in events link for details.


  • Iowa All-Star sessions!  Didn't make it to a session last year that you heard so much about?  You can catch it this year as an Iowa All-Star Encore presentation.  Featured sessions include: Tech in Spanish Classroom (Wigant, Smith, Huegerich), Trials, Tribulations & Tenacity (Zwanziger), Learning New Vocab in German (Martin, Carpenter), Web 2.0 Tools for you and your classroom (J.Smith) and Activities that Rock! (Sobotka).


*Sept. 9: deadline for early bird registration

*Sept. 15: deadline for conference rate on rooms at Downtown Marriott, conference site

*Sept. 23: deadline for regular registration

Go to conference link and click on conference registration to find 2011 registration form


See you all in Des Moines!

Sara Blanco, IWLA Past President

2011 Conference Chair  

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