Program

Thursday, March 31, 2016

9:00 Welcome from the Co-Chairs:

Jane Dysart, Dysart & Jones Associates

Ken Haycock, Research Professor of Management & Organization, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

9:10 Framing the Challenge Ken Haycock, Research Professor of Management and Organization, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.
9:40 The Top Three Challenges: Table discussion.
10:00 Drivers for Change and Transformation Scott Hargrove, CEO Fraser Valley Regional Library
Looks at competitors, challenges as well as opportunities for libraries.
10:45 Networking Break
11:15 The Organizational Context Pressure Points for Change:
What the Board Chairs, City Managers and Provosts are Saying: Discussion.
Catherine Quinlan, Dean, USC Libraries Chief Librarian, University of Southern California
12:00 Hosted Lunch and Networking
12:45 Roadmap Workshop Susan Hildreth, Executive Director, Peninsula Library System, former Director, IMLS
Based on research from Aspen Institute.
3:00 Networking Break
3:30 Setting the Stage Hear how a public and academic librarian approached change with their libraries.
4:30 Daily Wrap Up
6:00

Continue the Conversation: No host dinner group.

Relax & discuss the day with colleagues at a nearby restaurant!

Friday, April 1, 2016

8:30 Hosted Refreshments
09:00 Streamlining Operations Steve Coffman, VP, LSSI

There are lots of opportunities for libraries to co-operate and streamline their operations. Check out Steve’s recent article, The Cloud Catalog: One Catalog to Serve Them All

10:00 Reality & the Near future Jane Dysart interviews Lee Rainie, Pew Internet & American Life Project, about the latest research through support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
10:30 Networking Break
11:00 Consider the Strategies: Table Group Discussions by Strategy Three chances to discuss different strategies with colleagues and table facilitators.

  1. The Municipal Landscape & Learning from Municipal Peers
  2. Higher Education Landscape & Innovation
  3. The Staff Challenge
  4. Innovating Operations Research: Steve Coffman, VP, LSSI
  5. Building Innovation
  6. MakerSpaces: Risks and Opportunities
  7. Using Metrics — You Have No Choice: Misty Jones, Director, San Diego Public Library
  8. Competitors You Never Even Thought About: Scott Hargrove, CEO, Fraser Valley Regional Library
  9. Community Engagement
12:30 Hosted Lunch
1:30 Putting it All Together What I Know. What I Thought I Knew. What I Need to Know.  Facilitated Discussion
02:30 Moving Forward: What I’ve Heard, Would Add, My View Susan Hildreth, Executive Director, Peninsula Library System, former Director, IMLS
Greg Lucas, California State Librarian (invited)
3:30 Break
3:45 Making it Happen! Ken Haycock, Research Professor of Management & Organization, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Tips for influencing key stakeholders to champion, fund and support new strategies and opportunities.
4:30 Wrap Up!