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Thursday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 8:00pm
BCALA Executive Board Retreat [Closed] Affiliate Event Sheraton Chicago
Parlor G
Description :

A closed meeting for BCALA Executive Board Officers. Retreat will focus on orientating new board members, strategic planning, and our governance structure.

Sponsors :
AFL
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 28 - 8:00am

8:00am - 12:00pm
ClimateQUAL Partners Meeting [Closed] Affiliate Event Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Adler 24A-C
Description :

Partners Meeting

Sponsors :
AFL
Association of Research Libraries (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 1:00pm
BCALA Executive Board Meeting Affiliate Event InterContinental Chicago
Toledo
Description :

Meeting of Officers and Committee Chairs of the BCALA (Black Caucus of the American Library Association).

Sponsors :
AFL
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)

Friday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 11:00am
AASL Affiliate Assembly Executive Committee Meeting (AASL) Affiliate Event McCormick Place Convention Center
N135
Description :

A meeting of the Executive Committee of the AASL Affiliate Assembly.

Friday, June 28 - 9:30am

9:30am - 4:00pm
Chapter Leaders Forum [Closed] Affiliate Event, Ticketed event Palmer House Hilton
Spire Parlor
Description :

The Chapter Leaders Forum, presented by the ALA Chapter Relations Committee at each ALA Midwinter and Annual, provides a great opportunity for Chapter Leaders (especially incoming leaders) to meet and discuss a full agenda on topics to help prepare them to lead an association. Topics have included Membership Development and Retention, New Revenue Ideas, Social Media, and Advocacy. This event requires advance registration and includes lunch.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 28 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
ARL Library Assessment Forum Affiliate Event Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Adler 24A-C
Description :

Meeting

Sponsors :
AFL
Association of Research Libraries (Affiliate)

Friday, June 28 - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting I (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Palmer House Hilton
Indiana Room
Description :

All are welcome.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)

Friday, June 28 - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 5:00pm
ARL Survey Coordinators and SPEC Liaisons Meeting [Closed] Affiliate Event Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Adler 24A-C
Description :

Meeting

Sponsors :
AFL
Association of Research Libraries (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 28 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 6:30pm
AILA Exec Board Meeting [Closed] Affiliate Event Westin River North
Grant/Lincoln
Description :

American Indian Library Association (AILA) Executive Board Meeting

Sponsors :
AFL
American Indian Library Association (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 28 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 9:00pm
APALA Executive Board Meeting Affiliate Event Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Adler 24A-C
Description :

Executive Board and Committee Membership Meeting.

Interests :
Sponsors :
AFL
Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cataloging Policy Committee (CAPC) Meeting Affiliate Event Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
DuSable 21AB
Description :

Anyone interested in non-print cataloging is welcome to attend OLAC's Cataloging Policy Committee meeting. We will hear reports about the ongoing work of several task forces, as well as updates from our liaisons to CC:DA, MARBI, and LC. There will also be discussions about audiovisual cataloging issues and implementation of RDA.

Sponsors :
AFL
OnLine Audiovisual Catalogers (Affiliate)

Friday, June 28 - 8:00pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Affiliate Assembly I (AASL) Affiliate Event Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Grant Park 12CD
Description :

Meeting of the Delegates of the AASL Affiliate Assembly.

8:00pm - 10:00pm
NCAAL Conference Planning Meeting (BCALA) Affiliate Event InterContinental Chicago
Valencia
Description :

Meeting with Committee Co-Chairs and others interested in supporting the 8th NCAAL

Sponsors :
AFL
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)

Saturday, June 29 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Beta Phi Mu Executive Board Meeting [Closed] Affiliate Event, Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Conference Room 4L
Description :

The Executive Board is the governing body of Beta Phi Mu. It meets annually during the ALA conference. The goal of the meeting is to set policy; authorize and dissolve chapters upon petition, review and adopt the annual budget, authorize expenditures for specific activities not included in the annual budget, provide leadership to the chapters, authorize seminars and other programs or training, carry out the requirements of the Bylaws, and initiate other activities to carry out the purposes of Beta Phi Mu.

Sponsors :
AFL
Beta Phi Mu (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Connecting Multilingual Patrons with Legal Information: Key Resources Affiliate Event Palmer House Hilton
Spire Parlor
Description :

This workshop focuses on Spanish-language resources for librarians assisting low income and vulnerable patrons facing legal issues. We will highlight:

-LawHelpEspanol.org- a national gateway to websites providing free legal information
-LawHelpInteractive.org- a gateway to pro-se forms assisting self-represented patrons
-CitizenshipWorks.org- a website and companion app assisting individuals understand the naturalization process
-ImmigrationLawHelp.org- a website assisting low-income immigrants find legal help
-Collaborative models between libraries/civil legal services providing Spanish-language legal information/referrals.

-Participants will be able to identify available multilingual sources of legal information to assist patrons facing legal challenges.
-Participants will be able to identify available multilingual sources of legal referral information to assist patrons facing legal challenges.
-Participants will be able to identify key stakeholders and steps in creating their own civil legal services/library partnership.
-Participants will be able to identify additional online legal resources to augment their current collection.
-Participants will be able to access additional online materials concerning Librarians and the Access to Justice Movement.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
8:30am - 10:00am
Learning Labs Ignited! Affiliate Event Hilton Chicago
Williford B
Description :

Join us for a lively session of Ignite Talks by teams from the across the country representing the Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums projects, funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Institute for Museum and Library Services. Teams will give updates on their projects as they plan, design and pilot new interest-driven learning activities and spaces for teens inspired by YOUmedia at the Chicago Public Library. Teams will highlight diverse approaches to collaboration, teen engagement, space design, new staffing models, evaluation & outcomes and funding strategies.

Sponsors :
AFL
Urban Libraries Council (Affiliate)

Saturday, June 29 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:30am
1890 Land Grant Institutions and Tuskegee University Library Deans and Directors Association [Closed] Affiliate Event InterContinental Chicago
Adler
Description :

1890 Land Grant Institutions and Tuskegee University Library Deans and Directors Association

Sponsors :
AFL
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:30am
Reassuring Members & Prospective Members That They Are Welcomed (BCALA Professional Development/Recruitment Committee Affiliate Event InterContinental Chicago
St. Clair
Description :

BCALA Committee Meeting to discuss issues and solutions around recruitment and retention of new members.

Sponsors :
AFL
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)

Saturday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
Associations' Race for Relevance Affiliate Event, Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S502
Description :

Associations are confronted with unprecedented, ubiquitous, and relentless competition. Traditional association governance and management approaches are often ill-equipped to respond. Best-selling author Mary Byers, CAE, addresses this challenge in this thought-provoking look at how competition is threatening the relevance of associations and what they can do in response. Based on the book with the same title, this session features practical advice and compelling case studies. Attendees will learn how to adapt five proven strategies that have transformed organizations and gain insight into implementing them in their associations.

Interests :
10:30am - 11:30am
Edge Initiative Info Session Affiliate Event McCormick Place Convention Center
N226
Description :

Get the most recent and up-to-date info on the Edge Initiative. This session will include an update on the progress of the Initiative, an overview of the Edge resources and tools, and an update on the Edge launch. For more information about this public Edge session, please contact Alison Saffold at asaffold@urbanlibraries.org or visit www.libraryedge.org.

Sponsors :
AFL
Urban Libraries Council (Affiliate)

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