Living the Future 3

Schedule

Conference activities on WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY and FRIDAY take place in the Sheraton hotel, on the second floor of the Conference Wing. Conference activities on SATURDAY will be at the UA Campus (sign up for transportation at the conference Registration Desk!).

Conference abstracts now available!

Wednesday, April 24  | Thursday, April 25  | Friday, April 26  | Saturday, April 27

WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2002
At Sheraton Hotel, Conference Wing, 2nd floor

Time Presentation and Location

7:30 - 8:30 am

Registration, including bus sign up for Saturday

Location: LOBBY

8:30 - 5:00 pm (approximately)

Preconferences and Workshops

One-day pre-conference workshops:

  • Advanced Facilitation Skills Lab -- Extend the reach of your facilitation toolkit. (Facilitator: Melanie Hawks, Association of Research Libraries)
    Room: NORTH GROVE
  • Conducting User Surveys in Academic Libraries -- Stay in touch with user priorities. (Facilitators: Jim Self, University of Virginia; Dan Lee, University of Arizona Library; and Julia Blixrud, Association of Research Libraries)
    Room: WEST GROVE
  • Constructive Dialogue -- Learn to initiate and conduct constructive conversations, even in difficult circumstances. (Facilitator: Michael Ray, University of Arizona Library)
    Room: EAST GROVE
  • Library Project Planning -- Learn an effective problem-solving model for managing successful projects. (Facilitator: DeEtta Jones, Association of Research Libraries)
    Room: ACACIA A & B

5:00 - 7:00 pm

All-Conference Reception

Location: LOBBY

 

THURSDAY, April 25, 2002
At Sheraton Hotel, Conference Wing, 2nd floor

Sessions from UA Library staff members

Time Presentation and Location

7:30 - 8:30 am

Registration, including bus sign up for Saturday

Location: LOBBY

8:30 - 9:30 am

Welcome and introduction (Carla Stoffle)
Keynote (Jim Gresham)

Location: BALLROOM

9:30 - 9:45 am Break (coffee, tea, muffins)

Location: LOBBY

9:45 - 10:45 am

Concurrent Panels and Presentations

  • InterLibrary Loan / Document Delivery (Paul Bracke, Linda Dols, Claire Tapia and Jeanne Voyles) How the changing environment is driving a rapid expansion of new services

  • Location: WEST GROVE
  • Career Progression (Michael Ray) Rewarding learning and outcomes

  • Location: NORTH GROVE
  • Peer Information Counseling Program (Elaina Norlin) Providing a welcoming library environment for all students

  • Location: ACACIA A
  • Technical Services Team Restructuring (Liz Bezanson, Bobbie Atchison) Reorganizing and restructuring work to respond to and anticipate changing requirements

  • Location: ACACIA B

11 am - 12 pm

Concurrent Panels and Presentations

  • Materials Access Team Restructuring (Jeanne Voyles et al.) New services, new work, new staffing needs

  • Location: NORTH GROVE
  • FastCats (Financial and Administrative Support Team accounting) Restructuring (Virginia Valenzuela and Susan Kaplan) Keeping our infrastructure and support services responsive to changing needs

  • Location: ACACIA A
  • Performance Effectiveness Management System (Joe Brewer, Mary Feeney, Shelley Phipps, Rae Swedenburg) The system for team and individual effectiveness and accountability

  • Location: EAST GROVE
  • Librarians as Partners: Services to Help Faculty and Departments Develop and Assess Information Literacy Skills (The InfoLit Team)

  • Location: WEST GROVE

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Lunch (Speaker: Shelley Phipps)

Location: BALLROOM

1:45 - 3:00

Cross-Functional Team Presentations / Reports

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Break
Location: LOBBY

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Functional Team Presentations / Reports

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Informal Dialogue w/UA Library Teams

All functional and cross-functional teams will have one or more members available for those last-minute questions you didn't get a chance to ask.

Location: BALLROOM

6:30 - 9:00 pm
(Music from 7 to 9)

Conference Party and Dinner

Entertainment!! Music!! Come and hear the great bluegrass sounds of the TORTOLITA GUTPLUCKERS!

Location: GARDEN ROOM

 

FRIDAY, April 26, 2002
At Sheraton Hotel, Conference Wing, 2nd floor

Organizational Renewal Efforts at Peer Institutions

Time

Presentation and Location

7:30 - 8:30 am

Registration, including bus sign up for Saturday

Location: LOBBY

8:30 - 8:45 am

Welcome (Raynna Bowlby and Maureen Sullivan)

Location: BALLROOM

8:45 - 10:15 am

Concurrent Panels and Presentations

10:15 - 10:30 am Break

Location: LOBBY

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Concurrent Panels and Presentations

12:00 - 1:15 pm Lunch

Location: GARDEN ROOM

1:15 - 3:15 pm

Concurrent Panels and Presentations

3:15 - 3:30 pm Break

Location: LOBBY

3:30 - 5:00 pm

PLENARY Session: Application Roundtables and Highlights of the Day

Location: BALLROOM

Evening

Dinner is on your own tonight. See the Local Accomodations page for guides to dining and local entertainment.

 

SATURDAY, April 27, 2002
At the UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA campus

Facility Renewal and Renovation at the UA

Time Presentation and Location

8:00 and 8:15 am pickups

Buses pick up attendees at Hotel (at 8:00 and 8:20) and bring to UA Campus and Library

9:00 - 10:45 am

Tours

  • Tours will leave from the front of the Main Library on campus
  • Each tour will visit: Special Collections, the Combined Service Site, the new staff area on the 5th floor, and the new Information Commons/Integrated Learning Center

10:45 - 11:00 am

Coffee break

Location: The Bookends Cafe (located next to the Library)

11 am - 12:00 pm

Presentations

  • Vision to Reality, Part I: The vision for planning and implementing the space, the staffing and the technology for the new Information Commons/Integrated Learning Center.
    (Carla Stoffle, Dean, University of Arizona Library; and Janet Fore, Team Leader for Undergraduate Services Team, University of Arizona Library.)

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Box lunch and Poster Sessions
An opportunity for more in-depth discussion with UA colleagues. All functional and cross-functional teams who reported will also have a poster session and one or more members available for questions and dialogue.

Location: Courtyard (to pick up lunches) and 3rd floor Main Library (for Poster Sessions)

2:15 - 4:00 pm

Presentations

  • Vision to Reality, Part II.
    Presentation 1: The reality of planning and implementing the space and the technology for the new Information Commons/Integrated Learning Center.
    (Jim Fromm, Facilities Manager and Team Leader Space Planning, University of Arizona Library, and Kris Maloney, Team Leader Library Information Systems Team, University of Arizona Library.)
    Presentation 2: Staffing, training and testing staff for the Information Commons. What really happened. The joys, the pain, the reality! (Vicki Mills and Lori Critz)

Location: ILC AUDITORIUM 140

4:00 pm

Conference Close

Location: ILC AUDITORIUM 140

Approx. 4:30 pm

Buses return participants to the Hotel

6:30 pm

Entertainment! Dinner! Please come to the All-Conference Party ... details forthcoming!

Location: SHELLEY & CATHY's HOUSE

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