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Friday, June 26 - 8:30am

8:30am - 4:00pm
Designing the Future: A Design Thinking Toolkit [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2002 (W)
Description :

The challenges facing librarians are real, complex, and varied. As such, they require new perspectives, new tools and new approaches. With support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and in partnership with Chicago Public Library and Aarhus Public Library, IDEO created a toolkit for using design thinking to better understand library patrons. During this preconference, explore this step-by-step, open-source guide and practice design thinking.

Cost :
Varies
8:30am - 4:00pm
Genealogical Librarianship Symposium [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Parc 55 San Francisco
Market Street
Description :

An interactive day learning and networking for all librarians serving genealogists. Leaders from the library and genealogical industry will cover a variety of topics including strategic planning, partnerships, and serving diverse populations. Luncheon provided by our sponsor, ProQuest. Register here: http://bit.ly/1KxFOtQ

Cost :
free but must register via http://bit.ly/1KxFOtQ
8:30am - 4:00pm
Learn to teach coding and mentor technology newbies - in your library or anywhere! [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2010 (W)
Description :

Black Girls CODE (BGC) is devoted to showing the world that black girls can code, and grow the number of women of color working in technology. LITA is devoted to putting on programs that promote, develop, and aid in the implementation of library and information technology. Together, BCG and LITA offer this full day pre-conference workshop, designed to turn reasonably tech savvy librarians into master technology teachers. The workshop will help attendees develop effective lesson plans and design projects their students can complete successfully in their own coding workshops. The schedule will feature presentations in the morning followed by afternoon breakout workgroups, in which attendees can experiment with programming languages such as Scratch, Ruby on Rails, and more.

Cost :
$235 LITA Member; $350 ALA Member; $380 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Preconference: Building Blocks for Library Space Planning – From Vision to Paper [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Wells Fargo Learning and Event Center
Description :

This full-day preconference will provide you with the necessary tools to navigate a library planning process. You’ll learn the elements of successful planning, including big picture visioning, understanding space needs, and diagramming adjacencies. Participants will also have the opportunity to submit their own library for a small group planning exercise. Registration includes lunch, a happy hour with drinks and snacks, and a copy of “Building Blocks for Planning Functional Library Space.”

Wells Fargo Learning and Event Center
333 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $205; ALA member $255; non-member $295
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Preconference: Stepping Into the Director Role--Preparing for the Part [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
124 (N)
Description :

As Director positions open up, have you wondered how to reach that new level in your career or what it takes to become an effective new library director? In this full-day preconference, new library directors will detail how to develop the skills you’ll need to succeed, how to respond to the challenges you’ll likely face in your first few years, and how you can leverage your career and ALA experiences to assume a leadership role.

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $205; member $255; non-member $295
8:30am - 4:00pm
LLAMA Tour of San Francisco Branch Libraries [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

The San Francisco Public Library’s Branch Library Improvement Program (BLIP) was the largest capital project in the library’s history and transformed the neighborhood branch system. Over 14 years and $200 million, 16 neighborhood libraries were renovated and eight new were built. The program resulted in seismically safe, ADA accessible, 21st century libraries. This full-day tour includes five new/renovated libraries, with architects at each location presenting their designs. Motor coach transportation and a light lunch are provided.

Cost :
If you are a member of LLAMA use special code LLAMA2015 to receive the price of $95; ALA member $145; Non-member $195
8:30am - 4:00pm
PLA’s Project Outcome Launch - Sold Out [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
3008 (W)
Description :

Library leaders from PLA’s Performance Measurement Task Force kick off the session by describing their experience in pilot-testing seven core performance measure. Attendees will learn how to deploy outcome measures in their libraries, collect and use resulting data, and leverage the project support network to ensure successful adoption. This program no longer has space available.

Cost :
Free
8:30am - 4:00pm
Publishing Committee Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Yerba Buena Salon 11
Description :

ALA Annual Meeting

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 4:00pm
RDA Jane-athon [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2024 (W)
Description :

You’ve heard about hackathons--but have you ever heard of a Janeathon? Drawing on the hackathon model of bringing people together to explore new ideas by setting them to task equipped only with software and their collective gumption and enthusiasm, ALA Publishing and the RDA Development Team announce the first ever event designed to catalog Jane Austen resources with software specifically designed to use RDA. In addition to building practical experience with ‘native’ (not MARC-based) RDA, participants will explore the very real issues inherent in using Resource Description Framework (RDF) statements in aggregated “packages” ready to contribute to the Linked Data world.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
ALA Members - $269, Other Member - $149, Non Member - $309
8:30am - 4:00pm
StoryCorps @ your library: Enhance Library Programming through Oral History Narratives [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2022 (W)
Description :

Learn about resources available from ALA and StoryCorps to jumpstart your own StoryCorps-style oral history project in your library, using StoryCorps' unique methods as a guide. StoryCorps will lead a hands-on workshop that includes practical tips for recruiting participants, bringing out the best stories from your patrons, planning successful public programs, and ensuring that your oral history and storytelling programs are a success. Librarians who have participated in the StoryCorps @ your library initiative and started their own interview collections will share tips for attendees interested in launching their own StoryCorps style projects.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
Member ticket prices: Early Bird-$180; Advance-$235; Onsite- $290. Non-member ticket prices: Early Bird-$235; Advance-$290; Onsite- $345

Friday, June 26 - 9:00am

9:00am - 11:30am
Print Archive Network (PAN) Affiliate Event Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

The PAN meeting is an open forum for anyone with an interested in the future of Print Preservation. In particular we target best practices for shared print archiving programs. We provide a varied agenda with speakers who are working on shared print preservation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
9:00am - 12:00pm
Annual Unconference Discussion/Interest group, Other Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate B
Description :

An Unconference is a participant-guided experience that harnesses the unstructured conversations people usually have between conference sessions into the conference itself. Unlike most conferences where talking heads and group leaders decide what is important, unconferences are organized by the crowd. Unconferences are about sharing the knowledge and passion we have for out profession and taking what we learn into the world to make a difference. Everyone has something to share. Everyone has something to learn. We can all change the world.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 12:00pm
Citizens Save Libraries: Rounding Them Up and Showing Them How! Discussion/Interest group Hotel Nikko
Mendocino
Description :

This special workshop will provide in-depth training on how to create an advocacy campaign and give the basics for helping to train others as well. Library directors, state library development staff, Trustees, and consultants are invited to attend to learn how to work with local library supporters for specific advocacy campaigns, and/or to enhance existing advocacy skills. This workshop will make use of the Citizens Save Libraries Power Guide for Successful Advocacy.

9:00am - 12:30pm
CANCELLED CLA Preconference - Lunch at the Library: How to Establish Your Library as a Successful Summer Meal Site [$] Affiliate Event, Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Offsite
SFPL Latino/Hispanic Meeting Rms A & B
Description :

Public library summer meal programs keep kids healthy, fed, and engaged while school is out. These programs contribute to community efforts to address summer learning loss and food insecurity, while bringing new families to the library and strengthening relationships with existing customers. Participants at the Lunch at the Library workshop will learn how to establish their libraries as successful summer meal sites and connect families with library programs and services. Presenters include nutrition experts who will discuss the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program and the need for public library summer meal sites, and librarians who are operating successful summer meal sites, to share how they got started, their successes and challenges, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Presentations and small group discussions will include such topics as getting started as a summer meal site; working with meal providers; recruiting and working with volunteers; promoting your summer meal site and summer programs; coordinating activities and programs to complement the meal service; developing new community partnerships to support your program; evaluating your meal service; transforming your summer meal site into a meaningful youth development program; and telling your story.At the end of the session, attendees will have the opportunity to observe a summer meal program at the San Francisco Public Library (confirmation pending). In California, Lunch at the Library is an IMLS LSTA-supported statewide summer
program. This workshop is co-sponsored by the California Library Association, California Summer Meal Coalition, and San Francisco Public
Library.

If you are a member of CLA use special code AFL2015 to receive the price of $109.

Sponsors :
AFL
Affiliate Organization
Cost :
Member - $159, Non Member - $225
9:00am - 1:00pm
STARS Preconference: ILL Data Storm - Practical Assessment [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2000 (W)
Description :

Using data to inform decisions in a library is paramount in today's world of tight budgets. Managers, directors, deans, and provosts want numbers to prove that a service is beneficial. Several resource sharing professionals will speak to how they collect and use data, whether to improve services, influence collection decisions, or justify their existence. Time will be allotted for small groups to discuss their experiences and exchange ideas.

Cost :
EARLY BIRD Division Members: 119; ALA Members: 139; Non-ALA Members: 159; Students/Retirees: 109; ADVANCED Division Members: 149: ALA Members: 169; Non-ALA Members: 189; Student/Retirees: 169; ON SITE: Division Members: 199; ALA Members: 219; Non-ALA Memb
9:00am - 3:00pm
ISS Tour (AASL_ISS) [Closed, $] Social event, Ticketed event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Join the Independent Section (ISS) for a daytime tour of independent schools in the San Francisco area. The ISS tour will feature lower, middle, and upper school library programs. Departing from the Moscone Center, attendees are sure to have a variety of insights! Snacks will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
$50
9:00am - 3:30pm
Chapter Leaders Forum [$] Forum/Update/Assembly, Ticketed event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate C1
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 Effective Membership Development and Retention, Generating New Revenue, Impactful Lobbying: Local, State and Federal, and Successful Advocacy. This event requires advance registration and includes lunch.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Cost :
$75
9:00am - 4:00pm
Awesome Onboarding! [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Club Room
Description :

Want to get your new staff started with powerful organizational support?

Then join us for a day of engaged learning. We’ll start with a presentation by a leading Silicone Valley employer discussing the challenges and rewards of adding staff to their global workforce.

Then you will break off into small, large and academic library groups to discuss best practices specific to your type of library.

We hope that you are able to join us for this exciting learning opportunity.

Our featured presenters are Amy Jordan, Louise Whitaker, Sheri Stone, Colleen Eggett, and Steven Weitz, Senior Learning Consultant, LinkedIn.

Cost :
$150.00
9:00am - 4:00pm
Data Visualization: Tools, Techniques, & Practice [$] Preconference/Institute Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Yosemite B
Description :

Meeting of the Data Visualization: Tools, Techniques, & Practice

Cost :
ACRL member - $225, ALA member - $275, Nonmember - $305
9:00am - 4:00pm
Looking to the Future: Strategic Foresight and Scenario Planning [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
228-230 (S)
Description :

Go beyond trend spotting and learn how professional futurists leverage strategic foresight tools and approaches to look and see the big picture of where we are headed. Join our presenters, two consultants trained in Foresight by the University of Houston, as they lead hands-on activities where you will learn tools and techniques you can leverage for creating future scenarios at your own organization.

Cost :
Division Members; Early Bird: $179.00, Advanced: $219.00, ALA Members; Early Bird: $229.00, Advanced: $259.00, Non ALA Members; Early Bird: $255.00, Advanced: $299.00, Students / Retirees; Early Bird: $150.00, Advanced: $179.00

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