NELA/RILA Joint 2018 Conference

21st to 23rd October, 2018

Donna DiMichele

Providence, USA

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Donna is attending the following talks:


21st October 2018

1:00 pm
Keynote - Welcome: The Library is Your Space - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
2:00 pm
Afternoon Social Break - Plaza Foyer
2:45 pm
Spotlight on Special Services: A Tale of Two States - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
4:00 pm
Talking about Race in the Library (in the 2nd whitest state in the U.S.) - Rotunda
5:15 pm
Fighting Cuts: An Advocacy Blueprint for Librarians & Libraries - Rotunda
Law, Technology, & Access To Justice in New England - Wickford
6:15 pm
RILA Sponsored Cocktail Hour - ALL WELCOME! - Plaza Foyer

22nd October 2018

8:15 am
Annual Meeting - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
9:00 am
Building Strong Relationships with Boards of Trustees - Kingston
Beer & Books: Non-Traditional Approaches to Book & Author Events - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Supporting the Diversity Spectrum in Your Community: Programming, Policy & Resources - Rotunda
10:15 am
Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall - Grand Ballroom
11:30 am
“A whole life can be changed by one book:” Interpersonal Conflict Resolution Using the ABLE MINDS Consequential Thinking Program - Barrington
Train the Trainers Session #1 - Advocacy 101: Community Analysis & Interview Process – How To Find Out What Your Community Needs - Plaza Foyer
Recruitment Readiness, or How to Make Sure I'm Hiring the Best Possible Staff - Bristol B
12:45 pm
General Lunch - Garden Pavilion
2:15 pm
Analyzing the Future: Using Data Visualization to Create a Visionary Framework for Massachusetts Libraries - Barrington
Train the Trainers Session #2 - Advocacy 101: Creating an Effective Library Story - Plaza Foyer
3:15 pm
Afternoon Exclusive Exhibitor Time & Social - Grand Ballroom
4:30 pm
Train the Trainers Session #3 - Advocacy 101: Telling a Library Story – the Money Shtick Example - Atrium
Libraries on the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis: How to Develop Your Response Plan - Rotunda
5:45 pm
NELA Games - Atrium

23rd October 2018

9:00 am
ALA President "Big Ideas" Talk - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
10:00 am
Morning Exclusive Exhibitor Time & Coffee Break - Grand Ballroom
11:00 am
Free Speech & Libraries - Greenwich
Train the Trainers Session #5 - Advocacy 101: Creating an Effective Library Story - Plaza Foyer
Fail Faster: Success is a Journey - Bristol B
Rhode Island Family History Resources - Wickford
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
Train the Trainers Session #6 - Advocacy 101: Telling a Library Story – the Money Shtick Example - Atrium
OUR RHODE: Reconstituting an ‘Absent’ Narrative of a Community History & Developing Inter-Institutional Collaborations - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]

Legend

 Adult Services General Management and Admin IFC
 Diversity and Inclusion and Community Exhibitor Time Meal Advocacy
 Table Talk