ATLA 2012 Annual Conference Schedule

 

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Tuesday, June 26

12:00-6:00pm

International Collaboration Committee Meeting

4:00-5:00pm

Education Committee Meeting

6:00-9:00pm

Board of Directors Orientation 

7:00-9:00pm

Interest Group 

Technical Services Conversation: Acquisitions Practices – TSIG

Wednesday, June 27

7:00am - 11:00am

Excursion - Native Cultures and Plants of the Southwest

7:00am - 4:00pm

Excursion - Sedona Arizona Highlights

 

8:00am - 11:00am

Excursion - Canaan in the Desert 

8:00am-5:00pm

Board of Directors Meeting

8:30-11:00am

Excursion - Visit to Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation  

 

8:30am - 4:30pm

 Pre-Conference Workshop – All Day

Creating Leaders of Tomorrow- Participant Gathering Only

8:30am-4:30pm

Pre-Conference Workshop – All Day

Making Innovation Happen in Your Organization  

9:00am-2:00pm

Excursion - Tour of the Huhugam Ki Museum and Huhugam Heritage Center  - WRIG  

9:00am-3:00pm

Excursion - Arcosanti Tour 

1:00pm-4:30pm

Excursion - Musical Instrument Museum 

 

5:30-7:00pm

Choir Rehearsal

6:00-7:00pm

President’s Welcome (Invitation Only)

7:00-9:00pm

Opening Reception

 

 

Thursday, June 28 

7:00-8:00am

Breakfast 

8:00-8:45am

Worship - Spiritual Discipline of Meditation

 

 

 

9:00-10:00am

Plenary Speaker - Dr. Norm G. Wakefield, Professor Emeritus, Phoenix Seminary Pastoral Theology "The Power of the Desert"

10:00-10:30am

Exhibit Hall Opening - Refreshments with Exhibitors

 

 

10:30-11:30am

Conversation Groups

Exploring the Future of Theological Library Publishing

CONSER

Papers

Technical Services Assessment: Help for Navigating the Wilderness

New Light Discovered from the Great Awakening: William Robinson 1716(?) -1746 

Stories of Our Past as Parables of Our Present: Japanese American Internment Camps in Arizona

 

11:30am-1:00pm

NACO Lunch- FUNNEL MEMBERS ONLY

12:15-12:45pm

Showcase of Products and Services #1

1:00-2:00pm

ATLA Business Meeting

2:00 - 3:30p.m.

 

 

 

Panel

Author Interviews: Faculty Involvement via Self-Promotion

In-Conference Workshop

Macro-Economics: Saving Time (and Money) by Using Macros in Cataloging - TSIG 

ATLA Unconference

Interest Group

Pre-Arrival Contact with Students - TLIG

Discussion of Issues Regarding World Christianity - WCIG

3:30-4:30pm

Break with the Exhibitors & Poster Sessions

4:30-5:30pm

Paper

The Politics of Special Collections Exhibitions: The Civil War or The War of Northern Aggression?

Ethnic Parishes: A Case Study

Digitization: Lessons Learned

Interest Groups

Cataloging with MarcEdit - TSIG

Conversation Groups

Acquiring the Stuff We Want

Writing a Successful ATLA Publication Grant Proposal

6:30-9:30pm

Excursion - Shuttle Service Thursday Evening to the Kierland Mall Area

7:30-10:00pm

Diversity Movie and Discussion: Rabbit-Proof Fence 

 

Friday, June 29

7:00-8:00am

Breakfast 

 

 

 

8:00-8:45am

Worship - Spiritual Discipline of Service 

9:00-10:30am

Panel

Mass Migration: Moving 3 Million Records and 200 Library Staff to a New ILS

In-Conference Workshop

Using DEVONThink Pro to Create a Research Archive of Sermon Texts

Tools of the Trade: Helping Your Faculty Enhance Their Teaching

Writing for Theological Librarianship

Interest Group

"Self-Identity" - WRIG

 

 

 

10:30am-11:00am

Exhibitors

11:00am-12:00pm

Paper

Why Do Assessment Anyhow?

Books from Grand Rapids: A Century of Protestant Publishing

Building a Theological Commons

Conversation Groups

Librarians Managing Copyright

Exploring ATLA's Role in Developing Research Tools for Clergy and Laypeople

NACO

Incorporating Social Media for Yourself or Your Library 

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Lunch

12:45-1:15pm

Showcase of Products and Services #2

1:30-2:30pm

ATLA State of the Association Address--Brenda Bailey-Hainer

 

2:30-3:15pm

Business Meeting

3:15-4:00pm

Break with Exhibitors

4:00-5:30pm

In-Conference Workshop 

eBook Records: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - TSIG

Panel

Core Competencies for Theological Librarians

How do "they" do it? Digital Initiatives and Electronic Resources, an International Panel of Specialists

Interest Group

Outsourcing and Offshoring in Special Collections: From Theory to Practice 

5:30-6:30pm

Denominational Meetings

7:00-10:00pm

Excursion - Shuttle Service Friday Evening to Old Town Scottsdale

8:00-9:30pm

Endowment Committee Meetings

 

Saturday, June 30

7:30-8:30am

Breakfast

 

8:30-10:00am

Panel

Theological Reading and Learning

Interfaith Panel

In-Conference Workshop - CPAL Interest Group

Digital Information: An Introduction for Librarians and Archivists

Conversation Groups

Best Practices for Institutional Repositories

Interest Group

Measuring Success: Assessment of Public Services for Fun and Funding

10:00-10:30am

Break

10:30-11:30am

Conversation Group

 

The Changing Face of Evangelical Seminary Students

Gift Books Galore: Best Practices for Collection Development

Papers

E-Content Our Way: Libraries as Publishers

Give Your Students the Space They Want: Ideas for Every Budget

The Role of Theological Librarians at the Librarians' Convention of 1853

Friends of Friendless Churches: The Library and the Parish Guide

 

11:30am-1:00pm

Lunch & Plenary: Dr. Camila A. Alire, Dean Emerita, University of New Mexico and Colorado State University. "What's for Lunch?" Serving a Diversity Salad & Sharing a Recipe for Organizational Change 

 1:00-2:00pm

Conversation Groups

 

Contemporary Religious Literature

e-Books, e-Readers, e-Resources, Oh My! What's a Small Theological Librarian to Do?

Emergency!: A Conversation About Library Security

Papers

Connecting East and West: Helpful Resources for Building a Collection in Eastern Orthodoxy

Using Multiple Intelligences in Library Instruction

100 Years Young: The Andover-Harvard Theological Library

 

2:00-3:00pm

Worship/Memorials

3:00-6:00pm

Closing Fiesta

 

Sunday, July 1 

 

8:00am-1:00pm  

ATLA Board of Directors Breakfast & Board Meeting

8:00am-1:00pm

Breakfast & Annual Conference Committee & Education Committee Meeting