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Thursday, January 19 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting (ALSC) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
D160

Thursday, January 19 - 4:00pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting (ALA) [Closed] Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Omni Dallas Hotel
Fair Park 1
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Joint Youth Executive Meeting (AASL / ALSC / YALSA) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Dallas Convention Center
D167
Description :

All three youth divisions executive committees meet to discuss related youth activities.

Thursday, January 19 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Steering Committee Meeting I (JCLC) Committee meeting Dallas Convention Center
D226
Description :

Meeting of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Steering Committee planning the 2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC), September 19-23, 2012. Representatives from AILA, APALA, BCALA, CALA and REFORMA .

Interests :
Sponsors :
Affiliate Organization
American Indian Library Association (Affiliate)
Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (Affiliate)
Chinese American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (Affiliate)
ALA Office for Diversity
6:30pm - 8:00pm
FINRA Smart Investing @ your library Reception [Closed] Other Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Terrace Room
Description :

Reception for participants in the Smart Investing @ your library grant program.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Friday, January 20 - 8:00am

8:00am - 12:00pm
Program Review Training (AASL / NCATE) Other Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Majestic 01
Description :

New and experienced program reviewers and report compilers are encouraged to attend this session to learn about the NCATE program review process. Participants will learn about application of the standards, report preparation, and appropriate assessments. The session will include a discussion of the new revised ALA/AASL Standards for Initial Preparation of School Librarians.

8:00am - 12:00pm
Strategic Planning Meeting (REFORMA) Committee meeting Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Fountain Room
Description :

Meeting to continue development of strategic plan for REFORMA, the National Association for Promotion of Library & Information Services to Latinos & the Spanish-speaking.

Sponsors :
Affiliate Organization
REFORMA (Affiliate)
8:00am - 12:30pm
2012 Batchelder Award Committee Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Director's Room
Description :

The 2012 Batchelder committee will select the winner and honors (if any) for the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 12:30pm
2012 Belpré Award Committee Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Panorama Room
Description :

The 2012 Belpré committee will select the winner and honors (if any) for the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 5:15pm
Smart Investing @ your library Grantee Training Other Fairmont Dallas Hotel
Oak Room
Description :

Training session for Smart Investing @ your library grant recipients.

8:00am - 6:00pm
2012 Odyssey Award Committee Meeting (ALSC / Booklist / YALSA) [Closed] Committee meeting Hyatt Regency
McMillan
Description :

The 2012 Odyssey committee will select the winner and honors (if any) for the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 10:00pm
2012 Caldecott Award Committee Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Omni Dallas Hotel
Arts District 3
Description :

The 2012 Caldecott Committee will select the winner and honors (if any) of the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 10:00pm
2012 Geisel Award Committee Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Majestic 11
Description :

The 2012 Geisel Committee will select the winner and honors (if any) of the 2011 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 10:00pm
2012 Newbery Award Committee Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Omni Dallas Hotel
Arts District 4
Description :

The 2012 Newbery committee will select the winner and honors (if any) of the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 10:00pm
2012 Sibert Award Committee Meeting (ALSC) [Closed] Committee meeting Fairmont Dallas Hotel
State Room
Description :

The 2012 Sibert committee will select the winner and honors (if any) for the 2012 award.

Interests :
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 12:00pm
Board Effectiveness Seminar (ACRL) Committee meeting, Governance/Membership Meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Majestic 05
Interests :
8:30am - 1:00pm
Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Omni Dallas Hotel
Trinity 5
Description :

Join ALTAFF’s popular Nuts & Bolts program featuring Dr. Ron Heezen, director of the Shreveport Memorial Library, who will talk about embracing change as an organization to achieve goals. Round table discussions on topics of interest to Trustees, Friends, and Foundations will be facilitated by ALTAFF board members. Coffee will be served at 8:30 a.m. A box lunched is included. Save $25 off the combined registration cost of Nuts & Bolts and the Advocacy Institute.

Cost :
$50 ($75 onsite)
8:30am - 3:00pm
Scholarly Communication / Information Literacy Retreat (ACRL) [Closed] Committee meeting Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Pearl 1
Description :

A closed meeting to draft the outline of a white paper on the intersections of scholarly communications and information literacy.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 4:00pm
Libraries, Linked Data and the Semantic Web: Positioning Our Catalogs to Participate in the 21st Century Global Information Marketplace [Closed, $] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Omni Dallas Hotel
Dallas A
Description :

The web is evolving from a global information space for storing individual documents into a highly diverse information network in which pieces of data interlink and work synergistically together to create meaning. Speakers will introduce the Semantic Web and the basics of linked data. Particular attention on library linked data will include a review of the state of the art and some practical experience in linking library data to the greater linked data cloud.

Target Audience: Librarians, developers of web applications, information architects, and others interested in the basic concept of the semantic web, linked data and how libraries can take a leadership role in creating linked data solutions.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
Cost :
Advance: $269 ALA Member; $219 ALCTS Member; $99 Retired Member; $99 Student Member; $319 Non-Member
8:30am - 4:30pm
Tools for Transforming Your School Library Program (AASL) [$] Preconference/Institute, Ticketed event Dallas Convention Center
D173
Description :

Create a powerful school library program with tools based on AASL’s learning standards and program guidelines. Explore AASL’s A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners with the School Library Program Assessment Rubric and learn how to collect and use data to drive program improvement. Then learn how AASL’s Standards for the 21st-Century Learner in Action and Lesson Plan Database can take programs to the next level by building lessons cross-walked with the Common Core Standards.

Cost :
AASL Member $189, Retired Member $179, Student Member $159, ALA Member $239, Non-Member $304