Our theme this year is "Building the Future Together." We’re excited to bring you 3 days of live sessions, panels, lightning rounds, and poster sessions.


Day 1 - May 4Day 2 - May 6Day 3 - May 8

Leadership and Change Management

Monday, May 4, 2020
Time (EDT) Session
12:00 PM Intro
12:10 PM Keynote
Emily Drabinski
1:10 PM Break
1:25 PM Managing Change from the Inside-Out: The Library as Catalyst for Transformational Change
Cinthya Ippoliti
2:00 PM Are We Ready? Including Organizational Readiness in Your Change Plan
Aaron Noland
2:35 PM Break
2:50 PM Culturally Responsive Public Services
Sarah Copeland
3:25 PM 3C's for Leading Community Engagement Initiatives in Academic Libraries
Steven Bell

Continuity and Sustainability

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Time Session
12:00 PM Intro
12:05 PM Poster Session
12:35 PM Recruiting from Retail: University of Chicago Library acquisitions department experience
Susan Martin
1:10 PM Break
1:20 PM Disabled People Use the Internet! Building and Maintaining Inclusive Library Spaces Online
Laura March
1:55 PM Documenting Library Work: Lessons We Can Learn from Technical Writers
Emily Nimsakont
2:30 PM Break
2:40 PM Sustainable Metadata Practices and Web Development for a Statewide Digital Library Project
Joshua Lynch
3:15 PM Lightning Rounds

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Collaborations and Cooperative Endeavors

Friday, May 8, 2020

Time Session
12:00 PM Intro
12:10 PM Keynote
Rebekkah Smith Aldrich
1:10 PM Break
1:25 PM Using Project Management Principles to Ensure Successful Collaborations
Jami Yazdani
2:00 PM Making Connections through Campus Collections
Susan Ponishchil
2:35 PM Break
2:50 PM Cultivating Tolerance through Conversation: Creating an Inclusive Community at Your Library
Caroline Dulworth
3:25 PM Beyond "OK, Boomer": Understanding Today's Intergenerational Workplace Cultures in the Library
Raymond Pun