Annual meeting will go ahead at Pittsburgh Hilton

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Thu Sep 23 15:24:40 UTC 2010

Is that bad?

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From: "Ronald Butters" <ronbutters at AOL.COM>
Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2010 11:12 AM
Subject: Re: Annual meeting will go ahead at Pittsburgh Hilton

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> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster:       Ronald Butters <ronbutters at AOL.COM>
> Subject:      Re: Annual meeting will go ahead at Pittsburgh Hilton
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> Well, read the fine print. The hotel may no longer be a Hilton.
> On Sep 23, 2010, at 10:36 AM, Grant Barrett wrote:
>> It's now confirmed: the annual meeting of LSA (and ADS, and the other
>> sister societies) is continuing as originally planned at the Hilton in
>> Pittsburgh.
>> Grant Barrett
>> American Dialect Society
>> Vice President of Communications and Technology
>> grantbarrett at
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> From: Linguistic Society of America <lsa at>
>>> Date: September 17, 2010 12:09:39 PDT
>>> To: grantbarrett at GMAIL.COM
>>> Subject: Important Update: LSA 2011 Annual Meeting
>>> Dear Colleagues,
>>> Approximately a week and a half ago, on September 7, I wrote to inform
>>> you of a situation that had arisen with respect to the hotel where we
>>> are planning to meet in January 2011, namely that Hilton Hotels &
>>> Resorts had terminated its Franchise Licensing Agreement with the
>>> property.  I am writing  now to update you on this situation.
>>> I am pleased to inform you that the LSA is going forward with plans to
>>> meet at the hotel in January 2011.  An official announcement as to the
>>> affiliation of the property is expected by the end of September, and
>>> steps are being taken to reintegrate the online reservations system.

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