NELA/RILA Joint 2018 Conference

21st to 23rd October, 2018


21st to 23rd October, 2018 07:00 am - 09:00 pm

Website: NELA/RILA Joint 2018 Conference


Crowne Plaza Warwick, RI
801 Greenwich Ave
Warwick, RI 02886
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21st October 2018

9:00 am
ALA Advocacy Bootcamp Preconference - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
12:00 pm
Conference Orientation - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
1:00 pm
Keynote - Welcome: The Library is Your Space - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
2:00 pm
Afternoon Social Break - Plaza Foyer
Resume Review - Convention Headquarters
2:45 pm
Teen Volunteering - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
Connecting with Patrons through Low-Risk Theatre Opportunities - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Spotlight on Special Services: A Tale of Two States - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Ditching Dewey: How to Make Searching Your Collection Engaging, Not Enraging - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
The Library as Advocate for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Survivors - Rotunda
Coming soon! - Wickford
4:00 pm
Koha User Group Roundtable Discussion - Plaza Foyer
Teen Workforce Development: A Community Partner Approach - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
Design for Diversity: Towards More Inclusive Technical Systems - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Disasters, Hoaxes, & Discoveries: Writing for a Publisher’s Series - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Chapter Leaders Forum - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
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
LLB Architects: Off-Site**Transportation Provided** - Newport
YA Literature: A Fast & Furious Overview - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
PCC ISNI Pilot: Paving the Way for an Identity Management Track in the Program for Cooperative Cataloging - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
School Library Teen Council: Students Voice in the Library - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
State of the States - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
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
7:30 pm
Annual Banquet & Emerson Greenaway Award Presentation - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]

22nd October 2018

7:15 am
Attendee Buffet Breakfast - Plaza Foyer
8:15 am
Annual Meeting - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
9:00 am
The Long & Winding Road - Barrington
A Space for Advocacy: Grassroots Library Support, Past & Future - Greenwich
Building Strong Relationships with Boards of Trustees - Kingston
New England Foundation for the Arts - Newport
The Missing Piece - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
Beer & Books: Non-Traditional Approaches to Book & Author Events - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Tips & Techniques: Gathering the Best Design Ideas - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Welcoming Conversations: The Human Library Experience at SNHU - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
Supporting the Diversity Spectrum in Your Community: Programming, Policy & Resources - Rotunda
Finding Appeal Factors: Or What I've Learned from Being Twitter's Resident Reader's Advisory Specialist - Bristol B
Learning in Circles: Informal Open Learning at Providence Public Library - Wickford
10:15 am
Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall - Grand Ballroom
11:30 am
“Good Naked:” An Expressive Writing Workshop - Atrium
“A whole life can be changed by one book:” Interpersonal Conflict Resolution Using the ABLE MINDS Consequential Thinking Program - Barrington
I Wish the American Library Association Would... - Greenwich
Sensory Storytime at the Public Library - Kingston
Capira Technologies, LLC: Mobile Apps & Museum Pass Reservation Software for Libraries! - Newport
Train the Trainers Session #1 - Advocacy 101: Community Analysis & Interview Process – How To Find Out What Your Community Needs - Plaza Foyer
Virtual Rhode Island: Using Virtual Reality to Enhance & Support Library Programming - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
"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]
A Celebration of Books & Their History - Rotunda
Recruitment Readiness, or How to Make Sure I'm Hiring the Best Possible Staff - Bristol B
Everything You Wanted to Know About NELLS - Wickford
12:45 pm
NERTCL Lunch - Atrium
General Lunch - Garden Pavilion
2:15 pm
Story Time: Storytelling made Easy! - Atrium
Analyzing the Future: Using Data Visualization to Create a Visionary Framework for Massachusetts Libraries - Barrington
The Open Science Framework & Reproducible Research: A New Space for Scholars & Librarians - Greenwich
Crossing the Line: Cancelling a Large Journal Package - Kingston
Sisters in Crime: Sample Guest Author Programs to Increase Library Traffic - Newport
Train the Trainers Session #2 - Advocacy 101: Creating an Effective Library Story - Plaza Foyer
Collaborating: The Key to Project-Based Learning - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
School Readiness through Partnerships: Model for Supporting Children & Families - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Library Services to Immigrants & New Americans - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Lessons Learned from Three New Library Directors - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
Fake News or Real News? Helping Our Patrons Tell Fact from Fake - Rotunda
I Know a Man... Ashley Bryan - Bristol B
Podcasting - Wickford
3:15 pm
Afternoon Exclusive Exhibitor Time & Social - Grand Ballroom
Posters' Display Session - Grand Ballroom Foyer
Resume Review Round Table - Convention Headquarters
4:30 pm
Train the Trainers Session #3 - Advocacy 101: Telling a Library Story – the Money Shtick Example - Atrium
Fraud Affects Every Community: Do You Know How to Help? - Barrington
No Party Like a CryptoParty: Hands-on Collaborative Privacy Learning - Greenwich
World Book - Newport
Summer STEM Camps at Your Library - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
Studio Rhode Next Generation Library Challenge: Transforming Library Space, Technology & Programming through Design Thinking - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Working Together to Increase Access - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Supercharge Your Storytime - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
Libraries on the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis: How to Develop Your Response Plan - Rotunda
Queering The Library: How to Better Serve LGBTQIA+ Patrons At Your Library - Bristol B
Great Expectations: Leaping from High School to College - Wickford
5:45 pm
NELA Games - Atrium

23rd October 2018

7:00 am
Laughter Yoga - Atrium
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
Resume Review - Convention Headquarters
11:00 am
Going Clubbing: Engaging Book Groups Using Book Club Kits - Barrington
Free Speech & Libraries - Greenwich
Programming Play - Kingston
Jennifer Koerber Consulting: Staff and Public Training - Newport
Train the Trainers Session #5 - Advocacy 101: Creating an Effective Library Story - Plaza Foyer
It's on Us: Using the Power of Film to Tell our Stories for Library Advocacy - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
Nurturing Authors: Creative Ways to Connect Your Patrons & Authors - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Advocacy as the Root of your Expansion Project: How to Build Consensus, Momentum, & Raise Funds for the Library Renovations your Community Deserves! - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Diversify Your Readers' Advisory - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
Queering The Library: How to Better Serve LGBTQIA+ Patrons At Your Library - Rotunda
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 Town: Private/Public Libraries Collaborate - Barrington
Seeing Spots?: Using Spot Renovations to Improve Library Spaces - Greenwich
Disaster Recovery - Kingston
Strong Advocacy. Stronger Fund Raising. - Newport
PawSox Summer Reading Program - Narragansett [Plaza Ballroom]
OUR RHODE: Reconstituting an ‘Absent’ Narrative of a Community History & Developing Inter-Institutional Collaborations - Ocean [Plaza Ballroom]
Ignite! - Patriots [Plaza Ballroom]
Reaching Veterans at Your Library: “We Were There: Writing Your Military Experiences - Rhode Island [Plaza Ballroom]
Mental Health for Youth - Rotunda
Strength-Based Leadership - Bristol B
What Can the RI State Library Do For You? - Wickford


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