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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Upcoming Events

February 2-6, 2009
Wayne Keeley, CARU's Director Hits the West Coast

Mr. Keeley will be speaking at the Media Morphosis Conference in California on a panel called Approaching Web and Mobile 3.0: The Evolution of Digital Marketing. Mr. Keeley will also be meeting with several of our West Coast supporters to discuss upcoming events.

February 15-17, 2009
American International Toy Fair
CARU staff will attend the largest international toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere where the newest and hottest products in the children's entertainment marketplace are exhibited. CARU staff looks forward to meeting with Mattel, LEGO, Hasbro, Bandai, MegaBrands and more.

March 12, 2009
Wayne Keeley, CARU's Director to speak at Federal Trade Commission Workshop

The Federal Trade Commission staff will host a workshop on March 12, 2009 to gather input for its advertising literacy initiative, which will educate and empower tweens to be better informed consumers of information. This initiative seeks to raise awareness among tweens, or preadolescents, about advertising and marketing messages; improve their ability to read, analyze, and appreciate advertisements; and show them the benefits of being an informed consumer. The Federal Trade Commission works for consumers to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices and to provide information to help spot, stop, and avoid them.

April 21, 2009
Supporters' Council Meeting

April 2009 (Date to be Determined)
Academic/Expert Advisory Board Meeting
More information to follow...stay tuned...