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Format: 09/20/2017 - 9pm
Format: 09/20/2017 - 9pm
Time Title Type Location

Friday, June 28 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Board Update (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Chicago
Gold Coast
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
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
8:00am - 12:00pm
External Review Panel (ERP) Training Orientation Session Hilton Chicago
Boulevard A
Description :

New and experienced External Review Panelist (ERP) pool members are invited to attend a training session on the role of ERP members in the ALA accreditation process. Participation is a prerequisite for serving on a review panel. Participants will learn about the comprehensive review process, hear from experienced panelists, and work in a group to analyze a sample Program Presentation. This year’s training will focus on Standard III: Faculty of the Standards for Accreditation. Currently assigned ERPs are especially encouraged to attend. Program heads who want to learn more about the accreditation process are welcome to attend as observers.

Interests :
Sponsors :
8:00am - 12:00pm
Ports in a Storm: Your Library as a Disaster Recovery Center [$] Preconference/Institute McCormick Place Convention Center
S404bc
Description :

This workshop focuses on community needs after an emergency, and will prepare libraries to actively function as disaster recovery centers by partnering with emergency responders and providing vital resources to the community. Hear firsthand how libraries in Queens County, NY and New Jersey responded to Hurricane Sandy. Learn what role your library can play in educating communities on disaster preparedness, and review the resources available via the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Emergency Preparedness & Response Initiative.

A separate ticket is required in order to attend this event. Register now at http://ala13.ala.org/register-now. Tickets will not be available at the door.

**Library Journal selected this event as a top pick in their Annual Conference review guide!**

Cost :
209
8:00am - 1:00pm
Innovative Library Services and Programs in Digital Era – An International Perspective-IRRT Preconference [$] Preconference/Institute McCormick Place Convention Center
S401bc
Description :

IRRT Preconference addresses important issues, trends, and strategies that contribute to the understanding of the transformation of 21th century libraries along with the emerging technology. This year’s preconference program features case studies related to digital library development and the preservation of local culture and historical heritages. The panel presentations highlight the interrelationships among digital preservation, digital resource development and management, as well as their presentation and dissemination to the global community.

Interests :
Cost :
90
8:00am - 4:00pm
USBBY Meeting Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Conference Room 4C
Description :

Joint meeting with YALSA and ALSC for USBBY.

Friday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:30am
Executive Committee (LITA) Committee meeting McCormick Place Convention Center
S503b
Description :

LITA Executive Committee Meeting

8:30am - 10:00am
Intellectual Freedom Committee I Committee meeting Palmer House Hilton
Water Tower Parlor
Description :

Intellectual Freedom Committee I

8:30am - 10:00am
NCATE Coordinating Committee Meeting Committee meeting McCormick Place Convention Center
S505b
Description :

N/A

Interests :
8:30am - 10:00am
Training, Orientation, & Leadership Development Committee (TOLD) Committee meeting McCormick Place Convention Center
N129
Description :

Committee meeting for the ALA Training, Orientation, & Leadership Development Committee (TOLD).

8:30am - 11:30am
ALA Executive Board I Committee meeting McCormick Place Convention Center
N426c
Description :

ALA Executive Board I

Sponsors :
8:30am - 11:30am
Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Sheraton Chicago
Sheraton Ballroom 1 & 2
Description :

Meeting of Big Heads

8:30am - 11:30am
Walking Tour - In the Loop of Chicago (SORT) [$] Ticketed event Offsite Location
Off Site
Description :

Meet at 8:30am outside the Palmer House near State Street. Walk about 1 1/2 hours includes Louis Sullivan Building, State of Illinois Bldg. for coffee break and restrooms. See Marquette Bldg.'s great Tiffany interior, famous outdoor artwork of Picasso and Matisse, interior tour of Chicago's only Frank Lloyd Wright Building, visit the Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Cultural Center among others. Group lunch option aftwards. Wear comfortable shoes, bring an umbrella in case of rain and bring a bottle of water.

Sponsors :
SORT.
Cost :
$25
8:30am - 12:00pm
COMMON sCOREs: Instructional Partnerships that Deliver Success [$] Preconference/Institute McCormick Place Convention Center
N227a
Description :

What is the core of 21st-century school librarianship? How does OUR core relate to the Common Core State Standards and other state standards? What are the skills, dispositions, responsibilities, and self-assessments we can apply to co-achieve uncommon success? This preconference will provide strategies for demonstrating the school librarian’s central role in the academic program through practicing instructional partnerships to ensure success for K-12 students, teachers, administrators, librarians, and for the school librarian profession, too.

Presenters: Judi Moreillon, Suzanna Panter, Gloria Voutos, Stacy Cameron

Cost :
ALA Member: $159; AASL Member: $109; Retired AASL Member: $99; Student AASL Member: $79; Non-Member: $224
8:30am - 12:00pm
Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (C) Editorial Group Meeting, Part I (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Chicago
Skyway 269
Description :

Editorial meeting for Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials
(Cartographic), part of a series of format-specific manuals of specialized cataloging rules created and developed by the RBMS Bibliographic Standards Committee to provide enhanced description and access of rare materials.

8:30am - 12:00pm
Digital Media Labs 101 [$] Preconference/Institute McCormick Place Convention Center
S104b
Description :

This preconference will explore the new wave of creative spaces appearing in public libraries and explain why libraries have an essential role to play in digital media creation. Learn insights on how to sell the concept of a Digital Media Lab to library administration, set up a space that fits any budget, and offer programs and services that maintain public interest over time. Digital Media Labs are specialized spaces devoted to the creation of multimedia content. Offering a range of tools for video, audio and graphic design, these spaces position libraries as incubators for creativity and archives for content.

Cost :
Early Bird: PLA Member ($115), ALA Member ($165), Non-Member ($215); Advanced and On-site: PLA Member ($125), ALA Member ($175), Non-Member ($225)
8:30am - 12:00pm
Editorial Group for Revision of Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (B) Meeting (ACRL RBMS) Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Chicago
Addams
Description :

Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books), part of a series of format-specific manuals
of specialized cataloging rules created and developed by the RBMS
Bibliographic Standards Committee to provide enhanced description and
access of rare materials.

8:30am - 12:00pm
Ten Years of YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten [$] Preconference/Institute McCormick Place Convention Center
S106a
Description :

Join YALSA for a half day preconference to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Teens’ Top Ten (TTT)! The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Learn about the program from current TTT groups, receive tips on how to run a similar program in your library, and meet authors who have appeared on the Teens’ Top Ten list (Susan Beth Pfeffer, Cory Doctorow, Sarah Dessen, Marie Lu, and Laurie Halse Anderson).

Cost :
$129, Student $89
8:30am - 12:30pm
Assessment in Action, Part II (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting Hyatt Regency Chicago
Comiskey
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 12:30pm
Ethics Matters: Ethical Decision-Making for Librarians and Information Professionals [$] Preconference/Institute McCormick Place Convention Center
S505a
Description :

The purpose of the one-day Ethical Fitness® seminar is to provide practical tools and thought processes to assist you in resolving the daily ethical issues you face daily. This dynamic four-step process helps you: 1) become ethically aware; 2) identify the global common ground of values underlying ethics that surface from research conducted around the world; 3) analyze ethical issues using real-life, real-work, right vs. right dilemmas according to four dilemma paradigms; and 4) resolve dilemma using three practical resolution principles.
The Ethical Fitness® process presents the conceptual framework for the decision-making methodology of the Institute for Global Ethics (IGE) and is the curriculum recommended by the American Library Association’s Committee on Profession Ethics as ALA’s ethics education initiative. Founded in 1990 by the late Dr. Rushworth Kidder, the Institute for Global Ethics (IGE) is an independent, nonsectarian, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ethical action in a global context.

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Cost :
80.00

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