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Monday, June 29 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
PopTop Stage - Aaron Karo: Galgorithm Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Joining us to discuss his new book, Galgorithm, Aaron is an author, comedian, and screenwriter. His previous books include Lexapros and Cons, I’m Having More Fun Than You, Ruminations on Twentysomething Life, and Ruminations on College Life. He was born and raised in New York, currently lives in Los Angeles, and always pays on the first date. Find him online at AaronKaro.com and follow him on Twitter @AaronKaro.

Sponsored by Simon & Schuster

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
What's Cooking @ ALA - Karen MacNeil: Wine Bible Other Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - What's Cooking Stage
Description :

Called by Time Magazine "America's missionary of the vine", Karen is an American wine educator, consultant, and author, who has won every major wine award given in the English language. She is the creator and chairman of the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. Her articles on wine and food have been published in more than 50 magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, U.S.A. Today, and Town & Country. She was the wine correspondent for the Today Show and host of the Emmy-award winning PBS series, Wine, Food & Friends with Karen MacNeil.

Sponsored by Workman Publishing Company

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:30am
ALA/PLA Advocacy Convening Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
226 (S)
Description :

Advocacy group convenes for a discussion.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
UNITED
10:00am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED ARL Supervisors of Liaison Programs [Closed] Affiliate Event Moscone Convention Center
250-262 (S)
Description :

Supervisors and administrators of liaison programs in ARL Libraries will convene to discuss new collaborative activities in the transformation of library liaison work.

Sponsors :
AFL
Association of Research Libraries (Affiliate)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
10:00am - 12:00pm
General Membership Meeting (REFORMA) Affiliate Event, Social event Moscone Convention Center
3012 (W)
Description :

This meeting is for all REFORMA members and others who are interested in our mission: to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking. Submit suggested agenda items to the REFORMA President. Contact information can be found at http://www.reforma.org/content.asp?pl=2&sl=10&contentid=10

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)
10:00am - 12:00pm
Stonewall Book Awards Program Author Event Moscone Convention Center
3005 (W)
Description :

Join the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) and award winning authors in celebration of the very best in GLBTQ literature at the 2015 Stonewall Book Awards Program. Sponsored by the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT), the Stonewall Book Awards is the first and longest enduring book award series for LGBT literature. The award recognizes English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience in children’s and young adult literature, literature, and non-fiction. Since the award’s inception in 1971, more than 50 titles have been honored. This program is free and open to all Annual Conference attendees.

Interests :
10:00am - 12:00pm
Understand Your Customers: Empathy Persona Creation Workshop Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update/Assembly Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite E
Description :

Personas are archetypal, representative customers used in strategic planning, service design, interaction design, user experience design and marketing. Personas will make it possible to better understand patrons of all ages, board members, friends group, government officials, vendors and others with whom staff interact as they support your library’s mission.

Join us in a hands-on workshop to develop a couple of ALA empathy personas to understand how the process works. After that we’ll move on to guided exercises to explore how to best implement your own persona development project. Your library can partner with its constituency groups to collaboratively develop and use personas. What are their concerns, passions, interests, problems, tasks, and how do those intersect with your programs and services?

Instructions for how to run Empathy Development Workshops and digital files of the worksheets used in the session will be available for you to take back to your workplace.

Questions about personas? Wikipedia has general information at:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persona#In_user_experience_design; while Usability.gov focuses on their use in web design: http://www.usability.gov/how-to-and-tools/methods/personas.html.

Session Presenter Information: Louise Gruenberg, MAE, MLS, UxD (2015) is ALA’s Senior Usability Officer.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 2:00pm
Meet the Authors: Alicia Young (Parasol Press LLC) Author Event Moscone Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Booth 3445
Description :

The Savvy Girl's Guide to Grace: Small touches with big impact - at home, work & in love
Perhaps it was the woman who texted through a funeral. Or the girl on the subway, who loudly recounted a drunken hook-up. Or the colleague who chatted between restroom stalls. Have you wondered: “Whatever happened to grace?”

The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Grace is a gentle, inner-beauty makeover. Tap your Inner Audrey Hepburn! This is not a book about fish forks, napkins or how to introduce a duchess and a count. It’s about tapping our natural elegance in life: 1. Live a savvy, graceful life. 2. Transform your relationships.3.See that grace is a powerful tool.

www.savvylife.net

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:00am - 4:00pm
Performance Measurement Task Force Meeting (PLA) Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite A
Description :

PLA's Performance Measurement Task Force meets.

10:00am - 5:00pm
PLA 2016 Conference Program Subcommittee Meeting Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Pacific Suite B
Description :

The PLA 2016 Conference Program Subcommittee meets.

Monday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:15am
Conversation Starter: Schmoozing for Beginners Other Moscone Convention Center
130 (N)
Description :

Professional networking and schmoozing are two of the most important skills a librarian can have. They are not taught in MLIS programs, and being proficient at both was one of the hardest lessons I had to learn. In order to get the projects done in my community that I was passionate about, move my library forward, and garner political support, I realized that I needed to take advantage of the many professional and political social opportunities going on around me. This presentation shares many of the tips and tricks that I’ve learned that have been successful for me.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
2015 ALSC Membership Meeting Forum/Update/Assembly Moscone Convention Center
3000 (W)
Description :

Join your fellow ALSC members at the Membership Meeting where Ellen Riordian, ALSC President, will share ALSC's accomplishments and
initiatives. Members will engage in a facilitated discussion about issues
impacting youth services and have an opportunity to ask questions.

Interests :
10:30am - 11:30am
AAP/LibraryReads Mystery Authors' Panel Author Event, Exhibitor session Moscone Convention Center
122 (N)
Description :

Join the AAP and LibraryReads for a Mystery Authors' Panel and hear from five exciting new authors, sponsored by the AAP Library Marketing Committee. Authors include:

• John Katzenbach, author of The Dead Student (Mysterious Press)
• Cara Black, author of Murder on the Champ de Mars (Soho Crime)
• Kate White, author of The Wrong Man (Harper Paperbacks)
• Keith McCafferty, author of Crazy Mountain Kiss (Viking)
• Allison Brennan, author of Compulsion (Minotaur Books/Macmillan)

Email Becca at bworthington@publishers.org to request an invitation.

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
10:30am - 11:30am
Access to Information Committee Meeting 2 (RUSA) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
232 (S)
Description :

We coordinate RUSA's efforts at promoting access to information in user and reference services and serve as a conduit for legislative concerns. Anyone interested in access, intellectual freedom or legislative issues is welcome to come.

10:30am - 11:30am
ACRL 2017 Component Committees Meeting, Part II (ACRL) Committee meeting Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Golden Gate 4
Description :

Meeting of the ACRL 2017 Component Committees.

10:30am - 11:30am
Advocating for a Library Future Program Moscone Convention Center
2012 (W)
Description :

How do we protect our libraries for future generations? Despite overwhelming community support for libraries, budget cuts have reduced hours and services; prompted layoffs, hiring freezes, and deprofessionalization; and threatened collections and locations. Learn how library workers have united with patrons and the community to preserve adequately staffed libraries and expand essential services in a “more with less” environment. Organized by AFL-CIO/ALA Labor Committee.

Sponsors :
10:30am - 11:30am
ALA Recruitment Assembly Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
121 (N)
Description :

This is a meeting of the HRDR Recruitment Assembly, an assembly charge to facilitate communication about activities related to recruitment for the profession among ALA units and other groups.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
Annual Conference Program Committee Meeting (UNITED) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
218 (S)
Description :

2015-2016 Annual Conference Program Committee Meeting (UNITED)

10:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium Speaker Series featuring Edwidge Danticat Speaker Series Moscone Convention Center
Esplanade 305
Description :

A writer named "1 of 20 people in their twenties who will make a difference" in Harper's Bazaar, featured in the New York Times Magazine as one of "30 under 30" people to watch, and called one of the "15 Gutsiest Women of the Year" by Jane Magazine is definitely one not to miss. Edwidge Danticat’s first novel, Breath, Eyes, Memory, was also an Oprah's Book Club Selection, and her second book, the story collection Krik? Krak! made her the youngest National Book Award nominee ever.

Born in Haiti, Danticat immigrated to a Haitian American neighborhood in Brooklyn at age 12. Her disorientation in her new surroundings saw her turn to literature for solace, and two years later she published her first writing in English in a citywide magazine written by teenagers. “Writing for New Youth Connections had given me a voice. My silence was destroyed completely, indefinitely.” Prominent themes in her writing include national identity, mother-daughter relationships, and diasporic politics, and she is a strong advocate for issues affecting Haitians abroad and at home. Her work has been translated into many languages, and her numerous awards include a Pushcart Short Story Prize, The National Book Critics Circle Award, the American Book Award, a Langston Hughes Medal, and a MacArthur Fellowship, and fiction awards from Essence and Seventeen magazines. Her most recent novel, Claire of the Sea Light, was shortlisted for ALA’s 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.
The forthcoming picture book Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation is a poignant and tender story about the human side of immigration and how every child has the power to make a difference, highlighting the connective and transformative power of words and stories. (September 2015)
Sponsored by Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:30am - 11:30am
CANCELLED PLA Program Committee (UNITED) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
214 (S)
Description :

PLA Program Committee (UNITED)

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