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Wednesday, June 14
 

5:00pm EDT

President's Welcome Reception for New Members and First-Time Attendees - Invitation Only
Attendees who have signed up as Welcomers have volunteered to help New Members and First-Time Attendees make connections and maximize the conference experience for everyone. Welcomers are identifiable by their Welcomer ribbons, available at the registration desk. Welcomers are not paired with a specific attendee, but instead are available to welcome all new and first-time attendees. Thanks to all of the Welcomers for helping to make the conference an inviting experience for everyone. 

Your invitation will be in your registration packet.

Wednesday June 14, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
LaGrotta Ravinia

6:00pm EDT

Opening Reception with the Exhibitors at the Crowne Plaza Perimeter @ Ravinia
The Opening Reception will be in the Exhibits this year which is a new concept that we are implementing. Meet and greet fellow conference attendees at the 2017 Annual Conference Opening Reception. As you interact and explore the exhibits enjoy hors d'oeuvres and drinks as you reconnect with colleagues before exploring the Atlanta Perimeter area.

Opening Reception - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Exhibit Hall.

Wednesday June 14, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
Dunwoody Suites
 
Thursday, June 15
 

8:00am EDT

ATLA Products Update Breakfast - RSVP Required
Join the ATLA products leadership team for updates about ATLA's products, followed by Q&A session. The link to RSVP will be sent in a separate email invitation.

Speakers
avatar for Margot Lyon

Margot Lyon

Director of Business Development, Atla
Margot Lyon is Director of Business Development at Atla where she oversees global business relationships, content licensing, and product-related initiatives. Margot has more than twenty years of experience in the information and publishing industry, having worked in public facing... Read More →
avatar for Maria Stanton

Maria Stanton

Director of Production, American Theological Library Association



Thursday June 15, 2017 8:00am - 8:45am EDT
Maplewood

8:00am EDT

Exhibits and Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Join us in the Exhxibit Hall for the 2017 ATLA Annual Conference. Meet directly with exhibitors whose products you use or would like to include in your library collections.

Thursday June 15, 2017 8:00am - 8:45am EDT
Dunwoody Suites

10:00am EDT

11:30am EDT

Colleges and Universities Interest Group Meeting
Please join us at a reserved table during the ITHAKA Luncheon to discuss reviving the College and University Interest Group. We will hold our meeting prior to the start of the luncheon program. 

Speakers
avatar for John Thompson

John Thompson

Systems Librarian, Waynesburg University
I manage our Millennium library software. I also select and catalog theological books for our undergraduate library catalog, and I maintain a collection of Faith and Learning books that relate the Christian faith to various majors.


Thursday June 15, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT
Ravinia Ballroom - Corner

3:00pm EDT

3:30pm EDT

ATLA Business Meeting

During this session Secretary Tracy Powell-Iwaskow will report on the results of the 2017 election and President Timothy Lincoln will deliver an address to the membership before outgoing board members and members who recently retired will be honored and those who passed away will be remembered with Memorials. 



Thursday June 15, 2017 3:30pm - 4:20pm EDT
Ravinia Ballroom
 
Friday, June 16
 

8:00am EDT

Exhibits and Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Join us in the Exhxibit Hall for the 2017 ATLA Annual Conference. Meet directly with exhibitors whose products you use or would like to include in your library collections.

Friday June 16, 2017 8:00am - 8:45am EDT
Dunwoody Suites

10:00am EDT

11:30am EDT

Exhibits Closing
Friday June 16, 2017 11:30am - 11:31am EDT
Dunwoody Suites

2:00pm EDT

ATLA Association Update

During this session Executive Director Brenda Bailey-Hainer will provide a short overview of association accomplishments from the past year, Sharon Taylor as Chair of the Endowment Committee will make some brief remarks and the Local Host Committee will provide information on the 2018 Annual Conference.


Speakers
avatar for Brenda Bailey-Hainer

Brenda Bailey-Hainer

Executive Director, American Theological Library Association


Friday June 16, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
Ravinia Ballroom

3:00pm EDT

Break
Friday June 16, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Pre-Function Space

4:30pm EDT

4:30pm EDT

4:30pm EDT

Campbell-Stone Denominational Group
Members affiliated with the Disciples of Christ, Christian Churches, and Churches of Christ share updates on their institutions, on the Stone-Campbell Teaching Archive project, and on other research news.

Speakers
avatar for Carisse Mickey Berryhill

Carisse Mickey Berryhill

Special Collections Librarian, Abilene Christian University
Theological Librarianship Course @ Illinois iSchool LEEP; Stone-Campbell Archives; Readers and writing processes; scholarly publishing literacy; International Theological Librarianship Education task force


Friday June 16, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
Gardenia

4:30pm EDT

4:30pm EDT

4:30pm EDT

Methodist Librarians Fellowship
Come join us to discuss relevant issues related to our libraries!

Speakers
WD

Wesley D. Custer

Information Services Librarian, Asbury Theological Seminary


Friday June 16, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
Camellia

4:30pm EDT

4:30pm EDT

 
Saturday, June 17
 

10:00am EDT

Break and Hotel Check Out Time
Saturday June 17, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Pre-Function Space
 


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