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Thursday, June 25 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Affiliate Assembly Executive Committee (AASL) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
228-230 (S)
Description :

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

4:00pm - 6:30pm
Spectrum Institute Opening Reception [Closed, $] Discussion/Interest group, Preconference/Institute Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

Welcome reception with ALA President Courtney Young, ALA President-Elect Sari Feldman, and ALA Executive Director Keith Michael Fiels. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
N/A

Thursday, June 25 - 4:30pm

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Leadership Development Committee Meeting I (PLA) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
256 (S)
Description :

The PLA Leadership Development Committee meets.

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Joint Executive Committee Meeting (AASL/ALSC/YALSA) Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
125 (N)
Description :

AASL, ALSC, and YALSA Executive Committee member meeting.

4:30pm - 6:30pm
FTRF Member Reception Social event Moscone Convention Center
Hallway Room 131 (N)
Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 25 - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm
CANCELLED Freedom to Read Foundation Member Reception Social event Moscone Convention Center
238 (S)
Description :

Freedom to Read Foundation Member Reception

Sponsors :
FTRF.

Thursday, June 25 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Defining Diversity Through Dialogue [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan A/B
Description :

This session will explore the interconnectedness of our identities, the unique ways that we define ourselves, and our values, beliefs and biases. We will use exercises to help us learn about who we are and how we impact others, and similarly, who others are and how they impact us. Come prepared to participate in this highly interactive session. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars and invited guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
N/A

Friday, June 26 - 7:00am

7:00am - 10:00am
AASL NxtWave Doctoral Cohort Meeting Committee meeting Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite H

Friday, June 26 - 7:30am

7:30am - 8:30am
Spectrum Institute Breakfast [Closed] Discussion/Interest group, Social event Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Franciscan C/D
Description :

Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
7:30am - 4:00pm
LIRT Retreat [Closed] Other Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Golden Gate C3
Description :

LIRT Strategic Planning Retreat: The purpose of the LIRT Strategic Retreat is to enhance, increase, and expand communication to School, Public, Special, and Academic instruction librarians. At the conclusion of the retreat, we want to take away plans to enhance and expand communication and increase the value of LIRT activities to instruction librarians.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 26 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
CANCELLED Board Update (ACRL) Committee meeting, Other Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square 13
Description :

Meeting of the Board Update (ACRL)

Interests :
8:00am - 11:30am
SORT Literary and Historic Walking Tour of Downtown San Francisco [$] Ticketed event Offsite
Dewey Monument in Union Square
Description :

Meet 8 am at Union Square for check-in/orientation. Walk begins at 8:30 am: two oldest hotels in the city, Sam Spade/Dashiell Hammet and Isadora Duncan sites, High tea favorite, department stores, bakery, sculpture, art, Frank Lloyd Wright building, Ghirardelli Chocolate shop, etc. No refunds due to weather conditions. The cost is $25 per person.

Attendees will meet at Dewey Monument in Union Square 8am June 26 and 29 2015. Walk will finish at Fisherman's Wharf. Cable car fare is $5.00 (not included) to return to Union Square if desire.

Sponsors :
SORT.
Cost :
$25.00
8:00am - 12:00pm
CANCELLED The A to Z of RFPs: Writing, Responding, Evaluating, and Awarding Requests for Proposals [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
232-234 (S)
Description :

Managing a courier service requires a thorough understanding of the request for proposals (RFPs) process, from writing them through awarding them. Take advantage of the in-depth knowledge and experience this group of managers and directors have garnered through creating, responding to, evaluating, and awarding RFPs, as well as assessing performance once the RFP has been awarded.

Cost :
Division members; Early Bird: $129.00, Advanced: $159.00, ALA members; Early Bird: $149.00, Advanced: $179.00 Non ALA members; Early Bird: $169.00, Advanced: $199.00, Students//Retirees; Early Bird: $179.00, Advanced: $119.00
8:00am - 12:00pm
External Review Panel (ERP) Training Other Westin St. Francis
Elizabethan A
Description :

New and experienced External Review Panelist 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 Standards V and VI of the 2008 Standards. 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.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 12:00pm
Standards & Guidelines Editorial Board Committee Meeting (AASL) [Closed] Committee meeting Moscone Convention Center
206 (S)
Description :

Meeting of the Standards & Guidelines committee of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 1:00pm
BRASS Preconference: Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2005 (W)
Description :

What are common misconceptions about intellectual property among entrepreneurs? Two IP attorneys will discuss disputes and challenges startups are facing. Librarians and entrepreneurs will also get tips from experts on effective patent and trademark searching, learn about Patent and Trademark Resource Centers, and get introduced to best practices in integrating your library into the local innovation ecosystem, including building partnerships with local organizations and collaboration with the university commercialization office.. Sponsored by the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA.

Cost :
EARLY BIRD Division Members: 129; ALA Members: 149; Non-ALA Members: 169; Students/Retirees: 119; ADVANCED Division Members: 159: ALA Members: 179; Non-ALA Members: 199; Student/Retirees: 179; ON SITE: Division Members: 209; ALA Members: 229; Non-ALA Memb
8:00am - 1:00pm
Leading from Any Position: Libraries which are Leaders in their Communities and Librarians who Lead-IRRT Preconference [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
122 (N)
Description :

The library profession is constantly adjusting to new technical developments, standards and innovative new services. These changes may occur without additional funding, or in an environment where the relevance of library services may not be widely known, or may be questioned as larger institutions face rethinking of structures. Libraries need to be leaders in their communities in order to ensure they are full participants in the future of those communities. Learn how librarians from around the world are addressing how to lead and how to nurture leadership of both individuals and libraries. (Session includes lunch)

Cost :
90
8:00am - 4:00pm
Affiliate Leadership Summit (AASL) [Closed] Discussion/Interest group InterContinental San Francisco
InterContinental BR A & B
Description :

Meeting of the members of the affiliate leaders of the American Association of School Librarians.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 4:00pm
Ingram Session (CLOSED) Exhibitor session Marriott Marquis San Francisco
Sierra Suite A
Description :

TBA

Sponsors :
UNO
Unofficial Event
8:00am - 4:00pm
Video Demystified: Cataloging with Best Practices Guides [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Moscone Convention Center
2018 (W)
Description :

The preconference workshop will provide an overview of cataloging videorecordings using Resource Description and Access (RDA), MARC21, and the newly-issued Online Audiovisual Catalogers (OLAC) best practices cataloging guides for DVD/Blu-ray discs and streaming media. Through presentations and hands-on exercises, participants will learn to catalog current video formats such as streaming video, DVD, and Blu-ray. Specialized materials such as filmed performances (dance, music, theatre, etc.) and older video formats will also be addressed.

This preconference is intended for Technical Services librarians and cataloging staff from academic, public, school, or special libraries who catalog video formats such as streaming video, DVD, Blu-ray, VHS, etc.

Sponsors :
Cost :
$219 ALCTS Member; $269 ALA Member; $319 Non Member

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