The Global Library: Diversity through Collections, Spaces, & Services

June 14-16, 2017 at Stony Brook University

There is no time like the present to celebrate libraries as institutions supporting inquiry and access to information while exploring opportunities for inclusivity in our research and practice.On June 14-16, 2017 join us at Stony Brook University for the SUNYLA 2017 annual conference where we will come together to share and learn about the diverse ways we meet users’ needs in our collections, spaces and services.


Conference Schedule

Tuesday, June 13

8:00am:  Residence hall check-in, Chavez and Tubman Halls

SUNYLA Council meets with SLC, Wang Center


Wednesday, June 14

8:00am:  Residence Hall check-in, Chavez and Tubman Halls

10:00am – 5:00pm: Conference registration check-in, Wang Center – Lobby

10:00am – 5:00pm: Vendor check-in and set-up, Wang Center Theater – Lobby

10:00am – 1:00pm: SUNYLA Council meeting, Wang Center – Chapel (catered lunch)

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch on your own (if not attending council meeting)

12:00pm – 5:00pm: Vendor exhibits, Wang Center

1:30pm – 3:00pm: Pre-conference workshops, Wang Center/Melville Library

3:30pm – 4:30pm: SUNYLA/SLC meeting, Wang Center – Theater

4:45pm – 5:45pm:  Committee/SIG meetings, Melville Library

SUNYLA Data Refuge Discussion Group: Melville Library – Special Collections Seminar Room

Technical Services Interest Group: Melville Library – Classroom A

5:30pm – 6:00pm:  New Member Orientation, Melville Library – NRR Learning Lab

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Membership Social, Melville Library – Central Reading Room

6:00pm – 6:30pm: Local tour: Special Collections (see Registration)

7:30pm:  Dinner on your own (see Restaurant suggestions)


Thursday, June 15

8:00am: Residence Hall check-in, Chavez and Tubman Halls

7:30am – 8:45am: Breakfast, Wang Center – Zodiac Gallery

8:00am – 5:00pm: Conference registration check-in, Wang Center – Lobby

8:00am – 5:00pm: Vendor exhibits, Wang Center

8:45am – 10:00am: Keynote Address, Wang Center – Theater

10:15am – 11:00am: Session A

11:15am – 12:00pm: Session B

12:15pm – 1:45pm: Lunch, General Meeting, welcome from Provost, Wang Center – Zodiac Gallery

2:00pm – 2:45pm: Session C

2:00pm – 2:45pm: Local tour – Renovated library spaces, Central Reading Room, Melville Library

2:30pm – 3:30pm: Local tour – Staller Center for the Arts, Staller Center

3:00pm – 3:45pm: Session D

4:15pm – 6:15pm:  Poster Session with hors d’oeuvres, social and raffle, Wang Center

6:30pm – 8:30pm:  International Culinary Tour Dinner, East Side Dining


Friday, June 16

8:00am:  Residence hall check-out, Chavez and Tubman Halls

8:00am – 12:00pm: Conference registration check-in, Wang Center Lobby

8:00am – 12:00pm: Vendor exhibits, Wang Center

8:00am – 10:00am: Breakfast, Wang Center – Zodiac Gallery

9:15am – 10:00am: Session E

10:15am – 11:00am: Session F

11:15am – 12:00pm: Session G

12:00pm: Lunch on your own

Session Schedule

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