Select ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference Schedule for Chapters

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ALA Midwinter Meeting, Chicago, IL, January 30–February 3, 2015

ALA Chapter Relations Committee Meetings, Saturday, January 31, and Monday, February 2

Chapter Relations Committee I, Saturday, January 31, 2015, 1:00–2:30 p.m., Location: McCormick Place West, W176b

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:00–2:30 p.m., Location: McCormick Place West, W176b

Friday, January 30, 2015

Chapter Leaders Forum (Event Code ALA1), 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Room: Buckingham

NEW: Instructions on how to travel between McCormick Place West and the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

The Chapter Leaders Forum, presented by the ALA Chapter Relations Committee and Chapter Relations Office at each ALA Midwinter and Annual, provides a great opportunity for you, as Chapter Leaders (especially incoming leaders), to meet together and discuss topics of interest. The forum provides a full agenda on a variety of topics to help prepare you to lead your association. Past agendas are found at Chapter Leaders Forum Agendas. Includes a full lunch. Please enter code ALA1 on your registration form to add this forum.

The forum is a separate ticketed event at both the Midwinter Meeting and the Annual Conference. Registration is $75 for ALA members and for non-members. No onsite registration. Includes a full lunch. Event Code: ALA1.

Please Note: If you have already registered for the conference, click on the modify link /click here in your registration confirmation and you will be directed to your dashboard where you can make edits. Have further questions? Need additional help? If you need additional assistance or cannot locate your confirmation, please call CompuSystems at 866-513-0760 or email alaregistration@compusystems.com.

Tickets are not available on site; registration for this event is closed on January 20. If you wish to register for this event after the closing date, please contact Don Wood. If the maximum number of registrants allowed to attend (40) has not been reached, you will be invoiced. Thank you.

If you have any questions, please contact Don Wood.

Select Chapter Leader Forum Documents and Links takes you either to selected documents distributed at past forums, or to the online resources. Past agendas are found at Chapter Leaders Forum Agendas (2001-).

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Council Orientation Session, 8:00–10:30 a.m., McCormick Place West, W375e/Skyline

Note: Chapter Councilors, see also Monday, February 2, Chapter Councilors Forum.

Chapter Relations Committee I, Saturday, January 31, 2015, 1:00–2:30 p.m., McCormick Place West, W176b

Sunday, February 1, 2015

International Council of Library Association Executives (ICLAE), 10:30–11:30 a.m., Location: McCormick Place West, W192c

Money Smart Week @ Your Library, 1:00-2:30 p.m., Location: McCormick Place West, W196c

In 2013 libraries in 47 states participated in Money Smart Week @ your library. Come hear how your library and your state can participate in Money Smart Week @ your library, April 5-12 in 2014. This national initiative from ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago helps consumers of all ages improve their financial literacy. All types of libraries can participate. Learn about partnership opportunities, resources, and programming ideas.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:00–2:30 p.m., McCormick Place West, W176b

Chapter Councilors Forum, 4:00–5:30 p.m. (or 6:00 p.m.), Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Room: Grand A

Other Meetings of Interest to Chapters at the Midwinter Meeting

Friday, January 30, 2015

Author Forum, 4:00-5:15pm, See ALA MW Highlights

Exhibits Open / All Conference Reception, 5:30-7:30pm, See ALA Exhibit Information

Saturday, January 31, 2015

ALA Council/Executive Board/Membership Information Session, 3:00–4:30 p.m., McCormick Place West, W375e/Skyline

Council Reception, 9:00–10:00 p.m., Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Room: Gold Coast

Sunday, February 1, 2015

ALA Council I, 8:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m., McCormick Place West, 375e/Skyline

ALA-APA Information & Council, 11:00–11:30 am, McCormick Place West, 375e/Skyline

Council Forum I, 8:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m., Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Room: Columbus AB

ALA President's Program, 3:30-5:30 p.m., McCormick Place West, W375e/Skyline

Monday, February 2, 2015

ALA Council II, 10am–12:15pm, McCormick Place West, W375e/Skyline

Executive Board Candidates Forum, 12:30–1:30pm, McCormick Place West, W375e/Skyline

Council Forum II, 8:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m., Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Room: Columbus AB

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

ALA Council III, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., McCormick Place West, W375e/Skyline

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ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 25–June 30, 2015

Below are three lists of  meetings in chronological order: ALA Chapter Relations Committee Meetings, Chapters-Related Meetings and Events at the Annual Conference (including the CRC meetings), and Other Meetings of Interest to Chapters at the Annual Conference. To place these in your own calendar and to see all the events at conference, visit the ALA Conference Scheduler.

ALA Chapter Relations Committee Meetings, Saturday, June 27, and Monday, June 29

Chapter Relations Committee I, Saturday, June 27, 2015, 1:00–2:30 p.m., LVCC N220

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, June 29, 2015, 1:00–2:30 p.m., LVCC N201

Chapters-Related Meetings and Events at the Annual Conference:

Friday, June 26, 2015

Note the new time: 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Chapter Leaders Forum (Event Code ALA1), 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., TBA

The Chapter Leaders Forum, presented by the ALA Chapter Relations Committee and Chapter Relations Office at each ALA Midwinter and Annual, provides a great opportunity for Chapter Leaders (especially incoming leaders) to meet and discuss a full agenda on topics to help prepare them to lead an association. Topics have included Effective Membership Development and Retention, Generating New Revenue, Impactful Lobbying: Local, State and Federal, and Successful Advocacy. This event requires advance registration and includes lunch. Past agendas are found at Chapter Leaders Forum Agendas. Please enter code ALA1 on your registration form to add this forum.

The forum is a separate ticketed event at both the Midwinter Meeting and the Annual Conference. Registration is $75 for ALA members and for non-members. No onsite registration. Includes a full lunch. Event Code: ALA1.

Please Note: If you have already registered for the conference, click on the modify link /click here in your registration confirmation and you will be directed to your dashboard where you can make edits. Have further questions? Need additional help? Contact Registration Customer Service.

Tickets are not available on site; registration for this event is closed on June 17. If you wish to register for this event after the closing date, please contact Don Wood. If the maximum number of registrants allowed to attend (40) has not been reached, you will be invoiced. Thank you.

If you have any questions, please contact Don Wood.

Select Chapter Leader Forum Documents and Links takes you either to selected documents distributed at past forums, or to the online resources. Past agendas are found at Chapter Leaders Forum Agendas (2001-).

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Chapter Relations Committee I, Saturday, June 27, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., TBA

Sunday, June 28, 2015

International Council of Library Association Executives (ICLAE), 10:30–11:30, TBA

Money Smart Week @ Your Library, 1:00-2:30 p.m., TBA

Last April many libraries participated in Money Smart Week @ Your Library. Come hear the success stories, what's planned for next year, and how your library can participate next year!

Monday, June 29, 2015

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, June 30, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m., TBA

Chapter Councilors Forum, 4:00–5:30 p.m. (or 6:00 p.m.), TBA

Other Meetings of Interest to Chapters at the Annual Conference

Friday, June 26, 2015

Opening General Session, 4:00-5:15pm, TBA

Exhibits Open / All Conference Reception, 5:30-7:30pm, TBA

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Council Orientation Session, 8:00–10:30 a.m. Council Orientation Session for New and Re-Elected Councilors, all councilors are invited to attend this meeting, LVH-Paradise North

Chapter Councilors, see also Sunday, June 29, Council Forum; Monday, June 30, Chapter Councilors Forum and Council Forum.

Council/Executive Board/Membership Information Session, 3:00–4:30 p.m., LVH-Paradise North

ALA Membership Meeting, 4:30–5:30 p.m., LVH-Paradise North

Sunday, June 28, 2015

ALA Council I, 8:30am–11:00am, TBA

ALA Council Forum I, 8:30pm-10:00pm, TBA

ALA President's Program, 4:00-5:30pm, TBA

ALA Awards/President's Reception, 5:30pm–7:00pm, TBA

Monday, June 29, 2015

ALA Council II, 8:30am–11:30am, TBA

Council Forum II, 8:30–10pm, TBA

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

ALA Council III, 7:45am–9:15am, TBA

Closing General Session/Introduction of New Officers, 9:30-11am, TBA

Inaugural Celebration/Brunch, 11:15am-1:30pm, TBA