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SLRI 2016 Conference Schedule

 

8:00-8:45 am: Registration

Ballroom              Continental Breakfast provided by Follett

                                Vendor Exhibit Time

8:45-9:30 am: Welcome

Ballroom             SLRI Annual Business Meeting

                              Awards Presentation

9:30-10:30 am: Keynote – Michelle Luhtala

Ballroom

10:30-10:45 am: Coffee Break & Vendor Exhibit Time

*10:45-11:00 am: A Message from Senator Jack Reed

Ballroom


*Senator Reed may speak until 11:05. We will send everyone to their breakout sessions as soon as he is finished. We appreciate your flexibility.

*11:00-11:45 am: Breakout Session 1

In Depth with Michelle Luhtala

Ballroom            

RICBA/RITBA Curriculum Connections

Room 308

with Katie Tanner, Brandi Fong, Stephanie Barta, and Michelle Steever

RISTE Tech Slam

Room 318

with Mark Gadbois and Kimberly Ramos

Book Talks

Room 360

with Leslie Bermel

11:45 am-12:00 pm: Vendor Exhibit Time

12:00-12:30 pm: Boxed Lunch with Networking and Lunchroom Discussions & Vendor Exhibit Time


Themed, unconference-style conversation tables with guiding questions will be available if you want to discuss a topic with your peers.



12:30-1:15 pm: Author Panel & Book Signing #1

Elementary Author Panel

Ballroom

Moderated by Emily Brown

Featuring: Kevin Blake, Josh Funk, Susan E. Goodman, Tara Lazar, Jeff Mack, & Heidi Stemple

Middle Grade/ YA Author Book Signing

Foyer

Books available to be signed by Victoria J. Coe, Amy DeLuca, Sean Fay Wolfe, Megan Frazer Blakemore, Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Peter Johnson, & Susan Ross. Limit 2 books per person.

1:15-1:30 pm Vendor Exhibit Time

1:30-2:15 pm: Author Panel & Book Signing #2


Middle Grade/ YA Author Panel

Ballroom

Moderated by Miranda Nero


Featuring: Victoria J. Coe, Amy DeLuca, Sean Fay Wolfe, Megan Frazer Blakemore, Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Peter Johnson, & Susan Ross

Featuring: Victoria J. Coe, Amy DeLuca, Sean Fay Wolfe, Megan Frazer Blakemore, Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Peter Johnson, & Susan Ross

Elementary Author Book Signing

Foyer


Books available to be signed by Kevin Blake, Josh Funk, Susan E. Goodman, Tara Lazar, Jeff Mack, & Heidi Stemple. Limit 2 books per person.

2:15-2:30 pm Vendor Exhibit Time

2:30-3:15 pm: Breakout Session 2

Media Smart Libraries presents Maker Spaces**

Ballroom

with Mary Moen, Phyllis Humphrey, Michelle Steever, Brian Jepson, Allison Barker, & Steve Heath of FabNewport    

Hometown Authors

Room 308

with Amy DeLuca and Sean Fay Wolfe

Children’s Authors

Room 318

with Heidi Stemple and Jeff Mack

Nonfiction Authors

Room 360

with Kevin Blake and Susan E. Goodman

3:15-3:45 pm: Great Giveaway

**This session is very full. Some attendees will be standing. We encourage attendees to check out the other concurrent sessions we are offering.

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