2013 ULC Partners for Success Conference

Libraries Leading Learning
Agenda

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Tuesday, November 12

  The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University Street
01:00 pm  Welcome and Opening Remarks
  Marcellus Turner, City Librarian, The Seattle Public Library
  The Honorable Mike McGinn, Mayor, City of Seattle
  Susan Benton, President and CEO, Urban Libraries Council
   
  Community and the New Culture of Learning
  Keynote Speaker:
  John Seely Brown, Independent Co-Chairman, Deloitte's Center for the Edge
   
02:30 pm Building a Learning Network in Pittsburgh
  Moderator:
  Victoria Wegener, Partner, Mainspring Consulting
   
  Gregg Behr, Executive Director, The Grable Foundation
  Mary Frances Cooper, President, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
  Cathy Lewis Long, Founding Executive Director, The Sprout Fund
   
  Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
04:00 pm Opening Session with National League of Cities -
  Institute for Youth, Education and Families
  Introduction:
  The Honorable Marie Lopez Rogers, Mayor, City of Avondale
  Karen (Kari) E. Glover, Board President, King County Library System Foundation
   
  Leading Successful Partnerships for Children, Youth and Families
  Moderator:
  John Seely Brown, Independent Co-Chairman, Deloitte's Center for the Edge
   
  The Honorable Christopher B. Coleman, Mayor, City of Saint Paul
  Katherine G. Hadley, Director, Saint Paul Public Library
  Matthew K. Poland, Chief Executive Officer, Hartford Public Library
  The Honorable Pedro E. Segarra, Mayor, City of Hartford
   
05:30 pm A Conversation on Partnership
  Allan C. Golston, President, U.S. Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
   
06:00 pm              Reception
   

 
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Wednesday, November 13

  Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
07:30 am Continental Breakfast served
   
08:30 am              Welcome and Opening Remarks
  Clarence Anthony, Executive Director, National League of Cities
  Melanie Huggins, Executive Director, Richland Library
   
        Leading a Learning Revolution: Collaboration and Creativity
  Keynote Speaker:
  Sir Ken Robinson, Internationally Acclaimed Expert on Creativity and Innovation and Author,
  Finding Your Element, The Element and Out of Our Minds
   
  The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University Street
10:30 am Welcome Back
   
  Spotlight on the Developing Mind Project
  Dr. Sarah Roseberry Lytle, Director of Translation, Outreach & Education, 
  University of Washington, Institute for Learning & Brain Science
   
11:00 am The Road Map Project: A Collective Approach to Learning
  Tim Burgess, Councilmember, City of Seattle
  Holly Miller, Director, Seattle Office for Education
  Bill Ptacek, Director, King County Library System
  Mary Jean Ryan, Director, Community Center for Education Results
   
12:30 pm Lunch served
   
01:45 pm Spotlights on Partnership Innovation
  Marcellus Turner, City Librarian, The Seattle Public Library
  Deborah L. Barrow, Director, San Diego Public Library
  Harriet Henderson Coalter, Director, Richmond Public Library
   
03:00 pm The Health of Our Cities: Integrated Approaches to Learning for All
  Moderator:
  Gloria Rubio-Cortés, President, National Civic League
   
  Michael Brown, V.P., Community Leadership, The Seattle Foundation
  Richard Woo, Executive Director, The Russell Family Foundation
   
04:30 pm Wrap-Up and Adjourn
  Susan Benton, President and CEO, Urban Libraries Council
  Victoria Wegener, Partner, Mainspring Consulting
   
06:00 pm Cocktails
   
06:30 pm Welcome
   
  ULC Membership Dinner
  Featured Speaker:
  Deborah Jacobs, Director, Global Libraries Initiative, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
   

 
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Thursday, November 14 

  Note: Library Members Only
   
  The Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Avenue, Auditorium
09:00 am               Welcome and Overview of Break-Out Sessions                                                                  
   
09:15 am Session I
 
  • E-Rate and E-Books
  • What Could Be on Your Dashboard
  • Own the Summer
  • Community Programming and Planning an Anniversary Party
10:15 am Session II
 
  • E-Rate and E-Books
  • What Could Be on Your Dashboard
  • Own the Summer
  • Community Programming and Planning an Anniversary Party
11:00 am Tour of The Seattle Public Library  (optional)
   
11:45 AM Adjourn