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Conference Chair / 2nd VP Report
« on: November 07, 2019, 03:09:47 PM »
Plans for the annual conference continue to progress smoothly. The planning committee minutes for October is available:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KgUlTOIWkHDkn8e9HLkcLvjQJWyYT3EcwEWJ-EDRUEs/edit?usp=sharing. The planning committee will be meeting again Friday, Nov. 15th, 10-11 through Zoom.

The keynote speaker has been identified. Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, winner of the 2019 ACRL Research/Academic Librarian of the Year award, has agreed to present the keynote address. She will be speaking on leveraging creativity to inspire and integrate equity, diversity, and inclusion values. Read about her scholarly contributions in ALA’s press release http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2019/01/kaetrena-davis-kendrick-named-2019-acrl-academic-research-librarian-year.

The conference website is being created.

The logo is complete. Find it attached.

54 dorm rooms are reserved. The total cost for staying in the dorms for SUNYLA attendees will be $39 a night.

The SUNY Chancellor is not available to speak during the conference. Her office offered to send another representative to speak on her behalf.

Call for proposals will be sent either in December or January.

Save the date: the annual conference is June 17-19, 2020.