Schedule

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MLA 2017 Annual Conference
October 18 - 20, 2017

Wednesday, October 18

 

7:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Exhibitor Setup

7:00 - 11: 30 a.m.

Coffee/Tea Service

7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Bookstore Open

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Featuring Manoush Zomorodi
 
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
MLA Escape Room - Pre-Registration Required
Education Sessions
Sponsored by: Matthew Accounting
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open
Discussion Dens
Idea Exchange
Cash and Carry Lunch Available
 
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Featuring Doc Fletcher
 
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

MI Author Award Book Signing

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
MLA Escape Room - Pre-Registration Required
Education Sessions

Sponsored by: Matthew Accounting

2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
Exhibits Open
Discussion Den
Idea Exchange
Afternoon Break Service
 
3:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Exhibits Closed

3:15 - 5:30 p.m.
NEW! Deep Dive Education Sessions
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
MLA Escape Room - Pre-Registration Required
Education Sessions

Sponsored by: Matthew Accounting

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
MLA Escape Room - Pre-Registration Required
Education Sessions

Sponsored by: Matthew Accounting

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Opening Reception on Exhibit Floor and Poster Preview
 
7:30 - 10:30 p.m. MLA Game and Craft Night
   

Thursday, October 19

 

7:30 - 10:00 a.m. Coffee/Tea Service
7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Your Professional Connection & Poster Continental Breakfast
Exhibits Open
Discussion Den
Idea Exchange
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Bookstore Open
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
MLA Escape Room - Pre-Registration Required
Education Session
Sponsored by: The Breton Group
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Exhibits Open
Discussion Den
Idea Exchange
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
MLA Escape Room - Pre-Registration Required
Interest Group Meetup
Education Session
Sponsored by: The Breton Group
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Featuring Pat Wagner
1:30 - 3:15 p.m.
Dessert with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: Mango Languages and Redfin
Discussion Den
Idea Exchange
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Library SOUP - Ticketed Event
3:15 - 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Tear-down
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
MLA Escape Room - Pre-Registration Required
Education Session
Sponsored by: The Breton Group
4:45 - 5:15 p.m. MLA Annual Meeting
5:45 p.m. First Shuttle to Leave for East Lansing Public Library
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Intersections Reception at East Lansing Public Library
   

Friday, October 20

8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Registration Open
8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Coffee/Tea Service
Bookstore Open
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Education Sessions
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Education Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Featuring Jack Lessenberry
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. State Librarian's Luncheon - Ticketed Event