2017 Professional Development Information*

*Sessions are still in planning stages; this schedule subject to change. Details will be added as speakers and sessions are confirmed.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

3:00 - 6:00 pm     Workshop: Copyright and Audiovisual Materials

Monday, October 23, 2017

12:00 - 2:00 pm     Keynote Session

Elena Snooki-Ross highlights the legacy of Bill Sloan and the history of media librarianship. Elena is the film archivist for the Reserve Film and Video Collection at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. This session is sponsored by Icarus Films.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

8:30 - 10:15 am     Panel Session

Identifying opportunities amidst digital disruption: How can librarians meet the challenge of providing direct-to-consumer licensed content for our users? Can we work with large content producers such as Netflix and Amazon when public performance rights are required? How can we preserve this growing body of content?

12:00 - 2:00 pm     Panel Session

David Parker, Senior Vice President of Editorial and Licensing for Alexander Street, leads a panel of representatives and librarians in a discussion about usage, engagement, and impact in streaming video packages. This panel is sponsored by Alexander Street Press.

6:00 - 7:30 pm     Roundtable Discussion

Digital Media Lab success stories

Wednesday, October 25,  2017

8:30 - 10:15 am     Panel Session

Marketing audiovisual content to library users

12:00 - 2:00 pm     Professional Development Session

Topic under development