NELA/RILA Joint 2018 Conference

21st to 23rd October, 2018

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Attending the following talks:

21st October 2018

1:00 pm
Keynote - Welcome: The Library is Your Space - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
2:45 pm
Teen Volunteering - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
4:00 pm
Talking about Race in the Library (in the 2nd whitest state in the U.S.) - Rotunda
We're Better Together: Building Strong & Effective School & Public Library Partnerships - Wickford
5:15 pm
Law, Technology, & Access To Justice in New England - Wickford
6:15 pm
RILA Sponsored Cocktail Hour - ALL WELCOME! - Plaza Foyer

22nd October 2018

7:15 am
Attendee Buffet Breakfast - Plaza Foyer
8:15 am
Annual Meeting - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
9:00 am
Building Strong Relationships with Boards of Trustees - Kingston
Supporting the Diversity Spectrum in Your Community: Programming, Policy & Resources - Rotunda
10:15 am
Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall - Grand Ballroom
11:30 am
Capira Technologies, LLC: Mobile Apps & Museum Pass Reservation Software for Libraries! - Newport
"Your Town" 101-New Resident Program - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Teaching Seniors How to Use iPads & iPhones - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Creating a Community of Supporters - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
12:45 pm
General Lunch - Garden Pavilion
2:15 pm
Story Time: Storytelling made Easy! - Atrium
Collaborating: The Key to Project-Based Learning - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
Library Services to Immigrants & New Americans - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Fake News or Real News? Helping Our Patrons Tell Fact from Fake - Rotunda
4:30 pm
Fraud Affects Every Community: Do You Know How to Help? - Barrington
No Party Like a CryptoParty: Hands-on Collaborative Privacy Learning - Greenwich
Working Together to Increase Access - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
5:45 pm
NELA Games - Atrium

23rd October 2018

8:00 am
Attendee & Exhibitor Breakfast - Grand Ballroom
9:00 am
ALA President "Big Ideas" Talk - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
10:00 am
Morning Exclusive Exhibitor Time & Coffee Break - Grand Ballroom
Meet Your Library Leaders - Grand Ballroom Foyer
11:00 am
Free Speech & Libraries - Greenwich
Jennifer Koerber Consulting: Staff and Public Training - Newport
Diversify Your Readers' Advisory - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
Fail Faster: Success is a Journey - Bristol B
12:15 pm
Tuesday Lunch - Garden Pavilion
1:30 pm
Grand Finale of Exhibit Hall & Afternoon Social - Grand Ballroom
Innovations Showcase - Grand Ballroom Foyer
2:30 pm
Seeing Spots?: Using Spot Renovations to Improve Library Spaces - Greenwich
Ignite! - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Strength-Based Leadership - Bristol B


 Adult Services School General IFC
 NERTCL Diversity and Inclusion and Community Academic Management and Admin
 Exhibitor Time Meal Table Talk Vendor Demo