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Format: 10/17/2017 - 11pm
Format: 10/17/2017 - 11pm
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Thursday, June 26 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Spectrum Icebreaker & Introductions [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 1
Description :

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

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Thursday, June 26 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 6:30pm
Spectrum Institute Opening Reception [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 4
Description :

Welcome reception with ALA President Barbara Stripling, ALA President-Elect Courtney Young, 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 26 - 7:00pm

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Spectrum Institute Defining Diversity Through Dialogue [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 1
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 27 - 7:30am

7:30am - 8:30am
Spectrum Institute Breakfast [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 4
Description :

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

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 10:00am
Branding You! Matching Your Brand to Your Career Plan [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 3
Description :

Have you considered your personal brand or the importance of having mentors when developing a career plan? Come hear panelists who are all in different stages of their careers (from PhD students to library managers) share successes in overcoming career obstacles in diverse environments, the benefits the Spectrum Scholar network provided, and how they continue to pay forward this experience by being mentors themselves. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 27 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Advocating Smarter: Powerful Persuasion Techniques for the Influential Professional [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 3
Description :

The key to being an influential person is the ability to persuade stakeholders to believe in your ideas. Therefore it is important to understand the psychological principles behind the influence process. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to principles of influence developed by world renowned social-psychologist Robert Cialdini. We will demonstrate how to apply these techniques using real life examples and immerse participants in learning with an engaging and interactive game. Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 27 - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Spectrum Institute Lunch [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 4
Description :

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

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, June 27 - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Branching Out: Adventures in Non-Traditional Libraries and New Emerging Roles [Closed] Preconference/Institute Bally’s
Bronze 3
Description :

This presentation will explore diversity, not only in the representation of ethnic, gender and socio-cultural differences in the workplace, but also in the form of information professionals working within a diverse range of libraries and new emerging roles. A cooking school librarian, an art school librarian, a state prison librarian and an interactive user experience designer will discuss why they chose to embrace an expanded definition of librarianship. Discover your own meaningful approach to this dynamic profession .Note this Spectrum Institute event is open only to current Spectrum Scholars, and invited alumni and guests.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Sunday, June 29 - 11:00am

11:00am - 1:30pm
Spectrum Institute Closing Luncheon [Closed] Other Bally’s
Skyview 1
Description :

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

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members