Program

The 2018 Library Assessment Conference will convene in Houston, Texas, December 5–7. The University of Houston Libraries and Texas A&M University Libraries will serve as hosts for the event, working with the conference sponsors on local arrangements and meeting planning.

Workshops

Pre-conference workshops will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. More information on the 2018 workshops will be available soon.

Schedule

Tuesday, December 4th

8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registration Pickup
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Workshops
1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Workshops
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Tours
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Orientation for new attendees

Wednesday, December 5th

8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Breakfast
9 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome
Introduce Steering Committee and Travel Award winners
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Plenary Session 1
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Break
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session I
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Seated Lunch, Library Assessment Career Achievement Awards
1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Concurrent Session II
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Practicum
Discussion event
Roundtable
Work in Progress
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Poster Session/Reception (posters available through Thursday)
8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Texas fun (TBD)

Thursday, December 6th

8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Breakfast and Sponsor presentations
9 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Announcements
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Plenary Session 2
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Break
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session III
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11
Session 12
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Sponsor Presentations
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Concurrent Session IV
Session 13
Session 14
Session 15
Session 16
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Practicum
Affinity session
Affinity session
Roundtable
3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Last chance posters (with some presenters) and snacks
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Conference Reception
9 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Late night fun and games

Friday, December 7th

8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Breakfast and Sponsor presentations
9 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Announcements
9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Concurrent Session V
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Break
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Concurrent Session VI
Session 17
Session 18
Session 19
Session 20
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Boxed Lunch OR Lunch and Closing Session
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session VI OR CLOSING SESSION or Workshops (1:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.)
Session 21
Session 22
Session 23
Session 24
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Closing Session

Career Awards

The Library Assessment Career Achievement Awards recognize individuals who have made substantial contributions to effective, sustainable, and practical library assessment as evidenced through presentations, publications, methods, service, advocacy, and other work.

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Keynotes

More information on the 2018 keynote speakers will be added to this page when it becomes available.