2017 ULC Annual Forum: Leading in a Democracy

October 11th - October 13th, 2017
Saint Paul, MN

2017 ULC Annual Forum
Wednesday, October 11 - Friday, October 13
The InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront
Saint Paul, MN

Library team members are invited to join us in Saint Paul for the 2017 ULC Annual Forum: Leading in a Democracy. Join us to participate in conversations about civic engagement, equity, education and bridging the digital divide. We will discuss outcomes in these areas and work together to develop and share stories of impact.

The program will feature presentations from multi-discipline experts, panel discussions from community teams, table discussions, and social networking activities.

Library team members are encouraged to register for the Annual Forum
Register today and receive the early bird pricing now through July 31.

Early Bird Registration Fees:

  • ULC Member $445 (regular price $495)
  • ULC Corporate Partner/Associate Member: $945 (regular price $995)
Tuesday, October 10  
4:00-6:00 pm Registration Opens 
Wednesday, October 11  
1:00-6:00 pm  Registration 
2:00-3:30 pm ULC Member Group Meetings

Library Team members will meet with their peer group before the Forum begins.

Member groups:
  • Directors
  • Deputy Directors
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Education Leaders
  • Tech Leaders
  • Collections
  • Development Directors
  • Library Trustees
6:00-7:30 pm Welcome Reception
Thursday, October 12  
8:30 am-9:00 pm Breakfast
9:00 am-3:30 pm Leading in a Democracy: A full day of keynote presentations, panels, and conversations. 
4:00-5:30 pm Walk, Talk, and Tour
Participants are invited to join their colleagues on walking tours around Saint Paul or Minneapolis.
6:00-7:30 pm Innovations Reception 
Celebrating innovation in our member libraries. 
Friday, October 13  
8:30-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am-12:00 pm Leading in a Democracy: continued