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CARU's 2nd Annual Conference! The Only Conference You Need to Attend if You're in Children's Advertising!

Just a reminder that CARU's Annual Conference is just around the corner!!!

October 7, 2009 at New York City's W Hotel; 541 Lexington Ave.

It's not too late to get your tickets! Click Here to Learn More and Get Tickets today!

Expert panelists will consider challenging issues presently facing the Children’s Advertising Industry, focusing on how the digital age has changed the way companies market their products to children. Panelists will examine and demonstrate the practical application of governing standards and industry guidelines to these new emerging media platforms.

The conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to be on the forefront of the latest regulatory developments including an update on U.S. self-regulatory food initiatives, and the EU Privacy Directives.

Keynote speaker: Pete Blackshaw, Executive VP, Strategic Services, The Nielsen Company

Scheduled sessions: "The Rules of the Digital Playground,” "Delivered Straight from the Source: Examining the Latest Regulatory and Legal Framework for Addressing Emerging Media Forms,” "Recognition vs. Persuasiveness: What do kids know and when do they know it?” and “Working with CARU – The Anatomy of a CARU Case.”

Up to 5 Credits for Continuing Legal Education!


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Don't forget to register for the CARU and IBA Accountability Conferences!

Two Terrific Conferences! One Beautiful Venue!Multiple Networking Opportunities!





CARU Supporter and CBBB National Partner rate for CARU conference



CBBB National Partner and Members of Participating DAA Trades for IBA conference

$649

$195

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