For immediate release | June 20, 2016

LLAMA President’s Program will feature best-selling author William Ury

CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present guest author William Ury, at its President’s Program, from 10:30 a.m. – noon on Saturday, June 25 at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. Ury is coauthor of the best-selling Getting to Yes, and, most recently, Getting to Yes with Yourself: (and Other Worthy Opponents.

Ury is the cofounder of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, and is one of the world’s best-known and most influential experts on negotiation. He has served as a mediator in boardroom battles, labor conflicts, and civil war around the world, consulted for dozens of Fortune 500 companies, and has served as a consultant to the White House. In addition to Getting to Yes, the best-selling negotiation book in the world, Ury has coauthored seven other books, including the New York Times bestsellers Getting Past No and The Power of a Positive No. His TED talk, The Walk from “No” to “Yes” has been viewed more than 1.4 million times.

Admission is free to all conference attendees.

Saturday, June 25, 10:30 a.m. – noon, Orange County Conference Center, Orlando, Florida, Room W304 G-H

About the Library Leadership and Management Association

The Library Leadership and Management Association ( advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.


Fred Reuland

Program Officer, Continuing Education

Library Leadership and Management Association