NELA 2017 Annual Conference

22nd to 24th October, 2017

When

22nd to 24th October, 2017 08:00 am - 09:00 pm

Website: NELA 2017 Annual Conference

Where

Sheraton Burlington
870 Williston Rd
Burlington, VT 05403

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22nd October 2017

10:00 am
PRIDE & Prejudice: Allyship for LGBTQ+ Youth in Libraries - Diamond 1
Heard Any Good Audiobooks Lately? - Diamond 2
Small-budget Libraries: New Staff Models for Maximum Impact - Emerald 1
Building a Shared Collection for the Northeast - Emerald 2
Survival Guide for a New Head of Cataloging/Metadata - Emerald 3
Critical Media Literacy - Amphitheater
Conference Orientation - Kingsland
Chapter Leaders - UVM Club
Connecting with your Cooperative: An OCLC Update - Carleton Boardroom
Public Library Outreach to Prison Libraries - Emerald Promenade
11:15 am
The Mindful Librarian - Emerald 1
12:30 pm
Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall - Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm
Resume Review - Willsboro
2:00 pm
Blossoming Opportunities: Making Organic Connections - Diamond 1
Promoting Student Success: Bringing a Computer Lab into the Library - Diamond 2
Project Management: An Essential Leadership Skill - Emerald 1
Bullet Journaling for Librarians & Libraries - Emerald 2
Try It Out - Emerald 3
All Aboard Greenbush!: Bringing the Library to Commuters - Amphitheater
State of the States - UVM Club
EBSCO - Carleton Boardroom
Library Directors' Roundtable - Emerald Promenade
Open Door All Are Welcome - Exhibit Hall Foyer
3:15 pm
Measures that Matter: The Current State & Future of Public Library Data Collection - Diamond 1
Information Literacy & Web Design - Diamond 2
Move It!...and Breathe - Emerald 1
Mindful School, Children’s & Solo Librarians - Amphitheater
Spectrum Scholar Meet-Up - Kingsland
Mindful Librarian: Making it Personal - UVM Club
Sisters in Crime: Using Author Speakers to Increase Library Traffic - Carleton Boardroom
Library Assessment Table Talk - Emerald Promenade
4:15 pm
Exclusive Exibitor Time & Afternoon Social - Exhibit Hall
5:00 pm
Reception & Cocktail Hour - Emerald Promenade
6:30 pm
Annual Banquet & Emerson Greenaway Award Presentation - Emerald 1

23rd October 2017

8:00 am
Exhibitor & Attendee Breakfast - Exhibit Hall
9:00 am
Monday Morning Author Talk - Emerald 1
10:15 am
CFPB Community Financial Education Program - Diamond 1
Outcome Measurement Made Easy: A Free Toolkit for Public Libraries - Diamond 2
Mental Health 101 - Emerald 1
Cooking Up Programs Teens & Tweens Will Love: Recipes for Success - Emerald 2
Planning a Poetry Walk - Emerald 3
So, You’d Like a New Library? - Amphitheater
RIPL Recap: Using Data for Good - Kingsland
No Tech Expert Needed: Integrating Maker Activities into your Reference Area - UVM Club
Triple-Threat Librarians: Leaders, Entrepreneurs & Technologists - Shelburne
Thorndike Press: Senior Programing Outside of the Library - Carleton Boardroom
Do Something About the Archives, Please: Make your High School Archive a Success on a Shoestring Budget - Emerald Promenade
11:15 am
Stop Motion Video & MSL Research - Exhibit Hall Foyer
Exclusive Exhibitor Time & Coffee Break - Exhibit Hall
12:15 pm
NERTCL Luncheon - Diamond 1
General Luncheon - Emerald 1
2:00 pm
Frankendesk: Building 1 Service Desk from 3 - Diamond 1
WebJunction, Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together - Diamond 2
The Healing Library: Lending Healing Experiences to Families - Emerald 1
Keeping It All Together - Emerald 2
Privacy in 2017 - Emerald 3
User-centered Design on a Shoestring - Amphitheater
Listening to Citizens: Launching a City-wide Oral History Project - UVM Club
OverDrive: Community Outreach: Best Practices to Reach & Engage New Users - Carleton Boardroom
The Libraries Buy Local Initiative - Emerald Promenade
3:00 pm
Resume Review - Willsboro
Poster Session - Exhibit Hall Foyer
Exclusive Exhibitor Time & Afternoon Social - Exhibit Hall
4:30 pm
Be a Great Boss - Diamond 1
It's Time For Libraries To Level Up! - Diamond 2
Community Partnerships 101 - Emerald 1
J/YA BookBuzz - Emerald 2
Free Speech & Hate Speech: Can They Co-exist? - Emerald 3
Beyond Public & Academic Libraries - Amphitheater
YA Smackdown - Kingsland
Health Happens Here - UVM Club
New England Emerging Leaders - Shelburne
Meet the Information Technology Section - Valcour
Diversity Roundtable - Willsboro
Niche Academy: How to run a local "Hour of Code" event, without knowing how to code - Carleton Boardroom
5:45 pm
NELA Games - Diamond 1
7:00 pm
Monday Night Dine Around - Exhibit Hall Foyer

24th October 2017

9:00 am
From Mindfulness to Meditation: Contemplative Practices in Public Spaces - Diamond 1
Beauty & the Beak: How Science, Technology, & a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle - Diamond 2
Controlled Vocabulary & the Controversal Library of Congress Subject Heading "Illegal Aliens" - Emerald 1
Handling the Interview & Negotiation Process without Losing Your Head - Emerald 2
Unscripted Customer Service - Emerald 3
Core & More: Foundational Competencies, Qualifications, & Specializations in LIS - Amphitheater
Strategic Planning That Doesn’t Hurt a Bit - UVM Club
Capira Technologies, LLC - Carleton Boardroom
10:15 am
Local Children's Author/Illustrator Panel - Diamond 1
Bridging the Divides: Academic-Public Collaboration & Information Literacy as Healing in the Fake News Era - Diamond 2
Accessing Your Patron's Needs Using an Ethnographic Study - Emerald 1
Evaluating Emerging Technology - Emerald 2
#PulseOrlandoSyllabus: Creating Safe Space as an Ally - Emerald 3
Securing Funding for your Library - Amphitheater
Confessions of a Romance Addict - Kingsland
Renew, Recharge & Self Compassion - UVM Club
"Good Naked": An Expressive Writing Workshop - Shelburne
KEVA planks Education: Pump up Your Children's Programs and Makerspace with Super Easy Interactive Challenges - Carleton Boardroom
Starting & Running a Social Media Team - Emerald Promenade
11:45 am
Lunch & Renew Yourself Program - Emerald 1
1:00 pm
Resume Review - Willsboro
1:30 pm
Hands on = Brains on! - Diamond 1
Never Neutral? Approaching Library Neutrality from Physical, Social & Cognitive Perspectives - Diamond 2
"I need a good laugh:" How to Give a Laughter-as-Therapy Program in Your Library - Emerald 1
Ignite Session - Emerald 2
Using Volunteers for Networks of Change for Libraries - Emerald 3
Preparing for U.S. Citizenship: How Libraries, Service Organizations & Educators Can Support Permanent Residents on their Path to Citizenship - Amphitheater
Something Wicked This Way Comes of Age: Teens & Horror Fiction - UVM Club
Library Campaign Planning Basics - Carleton Boardroom

Legend

 NERTCL Leadership Administration ITS
 Vendor Demo Adult and Teen ALS NETSL
 General Keynote Exhibitor Time Wellness
 Data and Metrics Meal IFC Facilities and Space Design
 Community Engagement Break Career Marketing
 Diversity Table Talk