2017 Leaders Partnering for Success - Public Leaders Leading Together

July 12th - July 14th, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

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In these turbulent times, strong public partnerships are needed more than ever. Partnering with community leaders, libraries are ready to serve communities by tackling disparities and serving as anchors of our democracy. Partner with one of your local leaders and register for the Public Leaders: Leading Together, ULC's 2017 Partners Conference, taking place July 12-14 in Philadelphia. This thought-provoking conference will highlight how communities are strongest when leaders and stakeholders collaborate to address complex issues.

Be part of the dialogue and hear from leading library CEOs, city officials, and a variety of stakeholders about community outcomes across North America and how working together is the solution to many of our challenges.

Library CEOs and deputies are encouraged to register and invite their school administrators, local government officials, and other community partners to join them in the conversation.

This year's featured speakers include Mayor Christopher B. Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, MN, Michael DiBerardinis, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia, Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO, of the National Constitution Center, Patrick Morgan, Philadelphia Program Manager at the Knight Foundation, Cara Ferrentino, Program Officer at the William Penn Foundation, Jo Giudice, Director of Libraries of the Dallas Public Library, Thomas Hjelm, Chief Digital Officer at NPR, Cyndee Sturgis Landrum, CEO/Director of the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, Bridget Quinn-Carey, Chief Executive Officer of the Hartford Public Library, Dr. William (Bill) Chrystal, Expert on the Founding Era of the United StatesSteve Pemberton, Senior Executive at Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Jerry Sweeney, President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of Brandywine. 

Wednesday, July 12th  
6:00-7:30 pm Welcome Reception - The Logan Hotel 
Thursday, July 13th  
8:30-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am-12:00 pm Public Leaders: Leading Together - Keynote presentations and conversations
12:00-1:00 pm  Lunch 
1:00-3:30 pm CEO Presentation & Tour - National Constitution Center
6:00-9:00 pm Reception and Dinner - The Free Library of Philadelphia
Friday, July 14th  
8:30-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am-12:00 pm Public Leaders: Leading Together--Continued
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch