2017 ULC Annual Forum

Join ULC in the Twin Cities Wednesday, October 11 - Friday, October, 13 for the 2017 ULC Annual Forum: Leading in a Democracy. Join the conference and participate in conversations about civic engagement, equity and immigration. A workshop presented by RaceForward and its Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) - a national network of government cohorts working together to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all - will be part of the conference and teach attendees how they can achieve racial equity and eliminate racial inequities in our communities.

The conference will also feature presentations from multi-discipline experts, panel discussions, table discussions and social networking activities.

Registration has closed.
Wednesday, October 11  
11:00-6:00 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
4:00-7:30 pm Tour Hennepin County Library/Welcome Reception Sponosred by Ingram, bibliotheca and Beanstack 
Thursday, October 12  
8:30 am-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am-3:30 pm Leading in a Democracy: A full day of keynote presentations, panels, and conversations. 
4:00-5:00 pm Walk, Talk, and Tour
Participants are invited to join their colleagues on walking tours around Saint Paul.
6:00-7:30 pm Innovations Reception Sponsored by Baker & Taylor
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 
Cancellation Policy
Registration cancellations made prior to September 22, 2017 will be refunded in full. After September 22, you may transfer your registration to another staff person or forfeit the registration fee. Please contact Christine Merzazada to process a cancellation.