Schedule

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MLA 2016 Annual Conference
October 25—28, 2016

Tuesday, October 25

 

9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Leadership Academy

Room 202

Wednesday, October 26

 

7:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Exhibitor Setup
 

Exhibit Hall A

7:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Coffee/Tea Service
 

Exhibit Hall A Lobby

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

Registration Open
Sponsored by Capira
 

Across from Box Office

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

Discussion Den
Sponsored by MCLS
 

Exhibit Hall A Lobby

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

Leadership Academy and Alumni Breakfast
 

Governors Room

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. BookBound Bookstore Open
 
MI Ave. Concourse

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

All Conference Opening Keynote
Featuring Shannon McClintock Miller

 

Banquet Rooms 1-6

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Education Sessions
Sponsored by GCSI
 

101-104, 201-205 Governor's Room

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open
Cash and Carry Lunch Available
 

Exhibit Hall A

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MI Author Award Lunch - Ticketed Event
Featuring Jacqueline Carey
 

Banquet Rooms 7-8

1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Jacqueline Carey Book Signing
 
MI Ave. Concourse

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Education Sessions
 

101-104, 201-205 Governor's Room

2:30 - 3:15 p.m.

Exhibits- Non-Conflict
Afternoon Break Service
 

Exhibit Hall A

3:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Exhibits Closed
 

Exhibit Hall A

3:15 - 4:15 p.m.

Education Sessions
 

101-104, 201-205 Governor's Room

3:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Executive Exchange
 

Room 101-102

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Education Sessions
 

101-104, 201-205 Governor's Room

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

125th Anniversary Celebration on Exhibit Floor
Poster Preview

 

Exhibit Hall A

8:00 - 10:00 p.m. MLA Game Night
 
Governor's Parlor- Radisson Hotel

Thursday, October 27

 

7:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. Coffee/Tea Service
 
Exhibit Hall A Lobby
7:00 a.m. - 75:15 p.m. Discussion Den
 
Exhibit Hall A Lobby
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Bookbound Bookstore Open
 
MI. Ave Concourse

8:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Registration Open
Sponsored by Capira

 

Across from Box Office

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Education Sessions
 

101-104, 201-205

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Exhibits—Non-Conflict
 

Exhibit Hall A

10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Exhibits Open
 

Exhibit Hall A

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Education Sessions
 

101-104, 201-205

12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Exhibits Closed for Lunch
 

 

12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Detroit SOUP Keynote Lunch
Featuring Amy Kaherl, Detroit SOUP
Librarian of the Year Award, Heart of a Champion Award

 

Banquet Room 1-6

1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Education Sessions
 

101-104, 201-205

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Exhibits—Non Conflict

 

Exhibit Hall A

3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Tear-down
 
Exhibit Hall A

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Library SOUP
Ticketed Event
 

Banquet Rooms 1-6

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

MLA Annual Meeting
 

Banquet Rooms 1-6

5:15 - 6:30 p.m. (Radisson Lansing)

Your Professional Connection and Poster Reception
Sponsored by Library Design Associates
 

Capitol Ballroom II-IV
Radisson Hotel
7:00 - 10:45 p.m. Local Brews Beer Crawl
 
Meet in Hotel Lobby

Friday, October 28

 

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Registration Open
Sponsored by Capira

 

Across from Lobby

8:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Coffee/Tea Service
 

MI Ave. Concourse
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Discussion Den
 
MI Ave. Concourse
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Bookbound Bookstore Open
 
MI Ave. Concourse
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Education Sessions
 
101-104, 201-205

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Education Sessions
 

101-104, 201-205

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

All Conference Closing Keynote 
Featuring Ben Bizzle
 

Banquet Rooms 1-6

12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

State Librarians Luncheon
Ticketed event

 

Banquet Rooms 7-8