2023 Pre-Conference Schedule

Sunday, November 12, 2023

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Morning Registration & Check-In

9:15AM - 1:00PM

Morning Pre-Conference Session 

10:00AM - 12:00PM

"From Words to Action - Infusing DEIJA in all Library Functions" 

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. Justice. Accessibility. 

Facilitator: Dr. Khalilah Shabazz

Pre-Con Lunch

Provided to all registered for at least one pre-conference session. 

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Afternoon Pre-Conference Session

1:00PM - 4:00PM

"Grassroots Advocacy for Libraries: Planting the Seeds of Community Growth"

Facilitators: ILF Advocacy Committee

Supporting Facilitator: John Chrastka 

Non-Profit Board Training

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Ever wanted to learn more about being part of a nonprofit board? Join this session to better understand how nonprofit boards operate, how to get involved, and how to serve successfully on a board. 

Facilitator: Lane Velayo

Exhibitor Setup

1:00PM - 5:00PM

Afternoon Registration & Check-In

2:00PM - 5:00PM 

Pre-Con Reception w/ Leah Johnson

5:30PM - 8:00PM  

Leah Johnson will join us to say a few words and participate in a book signing. Anyone registered for the Annual Conference is eligible to attend.