Schedule 2018

Time Presentation Title/Activity Speaker Room
9:00am – 9:30am Breakfast – Eat all the pastries! Pastries! Dweck Lobby
9:30am – 10:00am Welcome Dweck Auditorium
10:00am – 11:00am Keynote – EN.GAGE.MENT Jessamyn West Dweck Auditorium
11:30am – 12:30pm Libraries For All: Preparing Staff to Work with Individuals from Diverse Backgrounds Shauntee Burns & Elisa Garcia Dweck Auditorium
Building Revolutionary Solidarity Across the Profession Kristy Cooper & Jami Thompson Trustees Room
STEAM FUN AND GAMES Indira Mukherjee, Lynn Cole & Mary Blieka Balcony Conference Room
A Brief, but Powerful Microcosm: Identity-Affirming Programs in Public Libraries Leigh Hurwitz InfoCommons
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch Dweck Lobby
2:00pm – 3:00pm Pride at the Library – LGBTQ Programming for All Ages Deena Caswell Dweck Auditorium
Sustainable Thinking for the Future of Libraries Rebekkah Smith Aldrich and Matthew Bollerman Trustees Room
A New Look at Community Helpers: Evaluating Children’s Books About Police Amy Martin InfoCommons
We Go Way Back: Libraries and Web Archiving Jacquelyn Oshman Balcony Conference Room
3:30pm – 4:30pm Dispelling the Urban-Only Myth Tisha Tyler Dweck Auditorium
The Power of Reviews: The Situation of Race on the Bookshelf Asata Radcliffe Trustees Room
What You Need to Know about New York State Public Librarian Certification Frank Rees Balcony Conference Room
Everyday Advocacy – Revolution One Day at a Time Jeremy Johannesen InfoCommons
4:30pm – 5:00pm Cake! Don’t be silly, cake can’t talk! Dweck Lobby