ULA Poster Submissions

ULA 2016 poster submissions close February 8! THE DEADLINE FOR POSTER SUBMISSIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH.

Please submit your poster proposal, including title, learning objectives, and a short description, here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F9575PX.

Questions? Contact Erin Wimmer (erin.wimmer@utah.edu) or Tommy Hamby (thamby@slcpl.org)

ULA 2016 Conference Program Now Available

The program schedule for ULA 2016 is live! Start planning your conference now at https://ula2016.sched.org/.

 

This year, the conference program is posted online, and an abbreviated printed schedule will be available at the conference.

 

Be sure to check the color key on the right side of the page. This year, programs were assigned to “tracks,” each of which

is represented by a color.

 

Questions? Comments? Contact Erin Wimmer (erin.wimmer@utah.edu) or Tommy Hamby (thamby@slcpl.org).

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2016 ULA Conference!

 

Our theme this year is “Open the Doors.” With this theme, we're looking forward to coming together as librarians to share our research, exciting new projects, and ideas for making our libraries inviting places for all. Here are a few highlights of our program:

  • Two fantastic keynotes by Martin Garnar and Sina Bahram, who will both also be offering pre-conference workshops.
     
  • Pre-conferences with topics including everyday ethics, conducting research as librarians, design principles, accessibility, implicit bias, empowered management, and FamilySearch updates.
     
  • The 3rd Annual Silent Auction, with proceeds helping fund travel and registration for future conference attendees.

Please join us in Layton, Utah, on May 4-6!

 

Click Here to Register for this Event

2016 Conference Programs

Programs

The complete ULA 2016 program is available at https://ula2016.sched.org/

This year, the conference program is posted online, and an abbreviated printed schedule will be available at the conference.

Be sure to check the color key on the right side of the page. This year, programs were assigned to “tracks,” each of which is represented by a color.

Questions? Comments? Contact Erin Wimmer (erin.wimmer@utah.edu) or Tommy Hamby (thamby@slcpl.org).

Program Handouts and More

Please visit http://www.ula.org/content/2015-conference-powerpoints-handouts-other-resources for ULA 2015 program handouts and other resources.

Conference Tweets

Are you planning to tweet about the great ULA Conference sessions coming up May 13-15th? Please use #ULACONF15.

We look forward to hearing from you!

ULA Annual Conference Registration Now Open

ULA Conference 2015

At the Creative Crossroads

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the ULA Conference 2015. Our theme for this year is, “At the Creative Crossroads.” With this theme, we are looking forward to coming together as librarians to share our research and projects and learn how to build more creative solutions in our work. Here are a few highlights of our program:

  • Pre-conferences involve topics such library outreach, freedom of speech, leadership, and building literacy through storytime.
  • 2nd Annual Silent Auction, proceeds help fund travel and registration for future ULA attendees
  • Bonus! This year we have two key notes: Maureen Sullivan (also doing a pre-conference) and Lynne S. McNeill.

To register visit: https://www.regonline.com/ULA2015

 

Keynote

ULA 2016 Keynote Bios

 

Sina Bahram,

Thursday, May 5, 9:30am-10:30am

 

Sina Bahram is an accessibility consultant, researcher, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Prime Access Consulting (PAC), an accessibility firm whose clients include high-tech startups, fortune 1000 companies, and both private and nationally-funded museums. Sina is also a doctoral candidate in computer science at North Carolina State University. His field of research is Human Computer Interaction (HCI) focusing on multi-modal approaches for eyes-free exploration of spatial information. As a recognized expert in accessibility, Sina enjoys collaborating with both colleagues in the field and individuals of diverse professions to devise innovative and user-centered solutions to difficult real-world problems. In 2012, Sina was recognized as a White House Champion of Change by President Barack Obama for his work enabling users with disabilities to succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields. In 2015, the international accessibility community recognized Sina as an Emerging Leader in Digital Accessibility at the annual Knowbility Community Heroes of Accessibility Awards. You can read more about Sina and his interests on his website (http://www.SinaBahram.com) and his blog (http://blog.SinaBahram.com). He is @SinaBahram on Twitter. Prime Access Consulting's homepage is at http://www.pac.bz.

 

 

Martin Garnar

Friday, May 6, 8:30am-9:30am

 

Statement of Conduct

Following ALA's example, we have created a Statement of Conduct for all upcoming ULA events.

Please see the attachment.

Upcoming ULA Conferences and Locations

2015
Dixie Center/St. George May 13-15, 2015
2016
Davis Conf. Ctr/Layton May 4 - May 6, 2016

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