2011 ALAO Conference

Academic Library Association of Ohio
37th Annual Conference
Constant Change, Constant Opportunity
Toledo, Ohio @ Hilton Toledo
November 3rd- 4th 2011

ALAO Welcomes Keynote Speaker Steven J. Bell

The ALAO 2011 Conference features an opening keynote from Steven J. Bell, Associate University Librarian at Temple University and ACRL Vice-President/Present-Elect. His presentation,Change + Design = Innovation: Taking a Design Approach to Achieve Innovation From Change, will explore how academic librarians can apply a design approach, a process that designers use to identify problems and develop thoughtful solutions, in their libraries to stimulate ideation, innovation and implementation in times of constant change.

ALAO 2011 Conference lineup includes:
  • Presentations, posters, and spotlight sessions, all centered on change in today’s academic libraries
  • Vendor spotlights
  • Lunch with colleagues
  • Plenty of time for networking
  • Much, much more!

Thursday, November 3, 2011 

The pre-conference includes an opening keynote delivered by Lauren Pressley, Instructional Design Librarian at Wake Forest University, entitled, “Change and Opportunities for Today’s Academic Libraries.” A panel discussion on ACRL’s The Value of Academic Libraries: A Comprehensive Research Review and Report features a panel of Ohio academic library leaders. Lunch and time for networking with colleagues is included in the preconference price.

Registration Now Open!

Save money with early bird registration, available now through September 24, 2011.

Register for the conference only, pre-conference only, or both conferences today. Special discount rates available for students, retirees and early registrants. Visit the conference registration page for more information.

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