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Friday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Annual Unconference Discussion/Interest group, Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N113
Description :

An Unconference is a participant-guided experience that harnesses the unstructured conversations people usually have between conference sessions into the conference itseld. Unlike most conferneces 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 prodession 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.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Friday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
ESLS Meeting (AASL_ESLS) Committee meeting Caesars Palace
Salerno
Description :

Meeting of the members of AASL Educators of School Librarians Section.

Friday, June 27 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Conference Orientation (NMRT) Orientation Session Caesars Palace
Florentine II-IV
Description :

New to the Annual Conference or ALA? Get a fun and informative introduction to the Annual Conference and Las Vegas. Learn how to navigate the exhibits and decipher the conference program, how to make ALA and NMRT work for you, and where to spend your free time in the city. NMRT provides tips from the pros and an orientation that will prepare you to take full advantage of the conference experience.

Friday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
RUSA 101: Network, Get Oriented, Get Involved Social event Las Vegas Convention Center
S222
Description :

If you’re new to RUSA or are a longtime member looking for opportunities to connect with members and ways to get involved, make sure to put RUSA 101 on your calendar! Spend an hour with us on Friday from 3-4p.m. before heading off to the opening of the exhibit floor.

Friday, June 27 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Affiliate Assembly Meeting I (AASL) Committee meeting Caesars Palace
Roman I & III
Description :

Meeting of the delegates of the AASL Affiliate Assembly.

7:00pm - 9:00pm
ANSS Social Social event Offsite
Off Site
Description :

Off-site event for ANSS members and potential members to get together and enjoy a meal and networking. Please note the new start time of 7:30 p.m. Location information:
The Tamba Lounge
Hawaiian Marketplace
3743 S Las Vegas Blvd, Ste 205
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Saturday, June 28 - 8:00am

8:00am - 9:00am
Awards Green Room (AASL) [Closed] Other Caesars Palace
Octavius 12
Description :

Green room for AASL awards program.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 10:00am
All Committees Meeting (REFORMA) Affiliate Event Caesars Palace
Neopolitan II
Description :

All of REFORMA's committees meet at this time. These include: Children's & Young Adult Services Committee (CAYASC), Education Committee, Finance Committee, Fundraising Committee, Information Technology Committee,
, Legislative Committee, Librarian of the Year Award Committee, Membership Committee, Nominations Committee, Organizational Development and New Chapters Committee, Program Committee, Public Relations Committee, Pura Belpré Award 2013 Committee, Recruitment and Mentoring Committee, Scholarship Committee, RNCV Committee & Translations Committee. See http://reforma.org/content.asp?pl=2&sl=24&contentid=24 for more info on REFORMA Committees.

Sponsors :
AFL
REFORMA (Affiliate)

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Executive Committee Meeting (ACRL ULS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N226
Description :

This meeting is for the executive committee of ULS, who: Advances university librarianship, university library service, and the development of university libraries in institutions with graduate programs.

8:30am - 10:00am
LLAMA All sections/all committees Committee meeting Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom A
Description :

All LLAMA section committees: BES, FRFDS, HRS, LOMS, MAES, NPS, PRMS, and SASS

8:30am - 10:00am
Making a Mentorship Match: What Works, What Doesn't, and What Can ALA Offer? Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N252
Description :

New and emerging leaders within the profession share information about mentorship programs across ALA and lead a discussion on best practices. Join in to hear about what mentorship offerings are available across ALA, discuss how to find the best fit for a mentor or mentee, and share what works and what doesn't when it comes to starting a mentoring relationship.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 10:00am
NMRT 101 Orientation Session Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom E
Description :

New Members Round Table leaders and experienced members welcome current and prospective NMRT members to the NMRT 101 session. Learn about what NMRT does, NMRT events happening at ALA Annual Conference, benefits of membership, and how to get more involved. This will be a great place to make connections and network with other new members and experienced leaders alike.

8:30am - 11:30am
Leadership & ALSC Other Caesars Palace
Roman I & III
Description :

Meeting with Priority Group Consultants and their committee chairs.

Saturday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
BCALA Professional Development and Recruitment Committee Affiliate Event Paris
Burgundy
Description :

BCALA Professional Development and Recruitment Committee

Sponsors :
AFL
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)
9:15am - 10:00am
Conversation Starter: Practical Outreach: Best Practices for Engaging Your Community Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N239/241
Description :

The co-chairs of the 2013 Atlanta Emerging Librarians, a networking subcommittee of the Georgia Library Association, detail the lessons learned from their year of event planning. Areas of discussion include: designing an event or program, event promotion and marketing timelines, taking your event online, and cultivating an audience by soliciting and analyzing feedback. Learn how to solicit speakers and donors, how to create a planning and promotion timeline, how to use promotional tools, and how to create digital archives of your events.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
ASCLA 101 Orientation Session Las Vegas Hotel
Ballroom E
Description :

If you’re an ASCLA newbie or are a longtime member looking for opportunities to connect with members and ways to get involved, make sure to add ASCLA 101 to your conference schedule! Learn, network and engage with this small, but mighty division!

10:30am - 11:30am
Conference Program Planning - Las Vegas, 2014 Committee Meeting (ACRL ANSS) Committee meeting Las Vegas Convention Center
N204
Description :

Final program planning details, assessment, etc.

10:30am - 11:30am
Sociology Librarians Discussion Group (ACRL ANSS) Forum/Update/Assembly Las Vegas Convention Center
N202
Description :

Discuss emerging research & issues in Sociology

10:30am - 12:00pm
Deep In The Heart of Texzines Poster session Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Poster Session - Poster 3
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Real Leaders in a Virtual World: Tools and Strategies for Success Program Las Vegas Convention Center
N252
Description :

Lead a committee in a virtual environment? Participate with colleagues a thousand miles away? Yes, it's possible, easy, and can be amazingly effective. If you've ever wondered how a virtual leader leads, what tools to use, and how committee members contribute, this program is for you. You'll hear ideas and answers to questions not only about how committee work can be done between conferences, but how to meet deadlines and accomplish goals more effectively.

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