Convention & Expo Schedule At-A-Glance

WEDNESDAY  |  THURSDAY  |  FRIDAY  

 

 

OLC Expo photo

Exclusive viewing time has been built into the Convention & Expo schedule. Check out Poster Sessions like this one in the Exhibit Hall.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Registration/Hospitality Desk Open

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Opening Session with Keynote Jacqueline Woodson

12:15 – 1:45 p.m. | Awards and Honors Luncheon (pre-registration required*)

12:15 – 1:15 p.m. | Breakout Sessions

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. | Breakout Sessions

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. | LIBchats

4:15 – 5:15 p.m. | Breakout Sessions

5:15 – 5:30 p.m. | New Member/First-Time Convention Attendee Meet and Greet

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

9:00 – 11:00 p.m. | Battledecks! sponsored by Midwest Tape

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Registration/Hospitality Desk Open

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. | Breakout Sessions

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Exhibit Hall Open

10:15 – 11: 15 a.m. | Breakout Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Certified Public Librarian and Certified Public Library Staff Luncheon (pre-registration required*)

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. | General Session with Keynote Karin Slaughter

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. | Exclusive Exhibit Hall Viewing and Poster Sessions (talk with presenters)

3:15 – 4: 15 p.m. | LIBchats

4:30 – 5: 30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions and OPLIN Annual Update

4:30 – 6: 00 p.m. | Local Library Open Houses (Library Tours PDF)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Kent State University Friends and Alumni SLIS Reception (pre-registration/fee*)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | NASA Plum Brook Station Tour (SOLD OUT)

7:00 – 8: 30 p.m. | Sandusky Bay Boat Cruise (Convention & Expo Reception) | bus transportation provided by Lake Erie Shores & Islands

9:00 – 11: 00 p.m. | Party at Kalahari: Karaoke & Hootennany! sponsored by SCENE & HEARD A/V by Baker & Taylor

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Registration/Hospitality Desk Open

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Exhibit Hall Open

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. | Breakout Sessions

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Exclusive Exhibit Hall Viewing 

10:45 – 11: 45 a.m. | Breakout Sessions

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Closing Session with Keynote Shaka Senghor

1:00 p.m. | Convention Adjourns

 

*You must pre-register for this event. An additional fee is required. There will be NO TICKETS to purchase on site.

 

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