SLJ Summit Schedule snapshot

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
6:00–7:00 pm
Welcoming cocktail reception (optional)

Thursday, September 22, 2011
9:30 am–2:00 pm
Registration, opening brunch and opening keynote presentation
2:00-6:00 pm
Panels and presentations
6:00–7:30 pm
Cocktail reception

Friday, September 23, 2011
8:00 am–12 pm
Breakfast, presentations/sessions & closing

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SLJ Leadership Summit 2011 Schedule

Wednesday, September 21
6:00-7:00 PM
Opening Cocktail Reception for early arrivals, hosted by Capstone Publishers

Thursday, September 22
9:45-10:15 am

10:15 am
Welcoming remarks, Brian Kenney, Editorial Director, Library Journal, School Library Journal and The Horn Book

10:30 am
Welcoming remarks, Capstone Solutions

10:35-11:35 am
Opening Keynote, Brian Selznick, Caldecott-winning author and illustrator of children's books including The Invention of Hugo Cabret

11:35-12:15 pm

12:15-1:15 pm Session 1: Transliteracy & the Young Child
Moderator Buffy Hamilton, School Librarian, Creekview High School, GA
Panelists Laura Fleming, School Library Media Specialist, Cherry Hill School, NJ
Andy Plemmons, Media Specialist, David C. Barrow Elementary, GA

1:15-1:30 pm Session 2: What is an EBook? The Current & Future State of Digital Reading
Rachel Chou, Chief Marketing Officer, Open Road Media

1:30-2:00 pm Session 3: Networked Librarians Take Reading Promotion to the Next Level
Shannon Miller, District Teacher Librarian and Technology Integrationist, Van Meter Community School, IA
John Schumacher, School Librarian, Brook Forest Elementary School, IL

2:00-2:15 pm

2:15-2:30 pm Session 4: The 90 Second Newberry
James Kennedy, Author, The Order of Odd Fish

2:30-3:00 pm Session 5: What's Appening
Moderator Daryl Grabarek, Editor, Curriculum Connections and Touch and Go, School Library Journal
Panelists Chris Russell, Editorial Director of Jack Kerouac's On the Road app (Penguin)
Pamela Abrams, Director, Partnerships & Strategy, Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop
Scott Gordon, Senior Manager, Creative Development, Digital Publishing, Random House Children's Books

3:00-3:15 pm Session 6: We Books: Making Reading Social
Sue Kowalski, Library Media Specialist, Pine Grove Middle School, NY

3:15-3:30 pm Session 7: Leadership 2.0
Eric Sheninger, Principal, New Milford High School, NJ

3:30-4:00 pm Session 8: Authors Engaging Readers through Social Media
Laurel Snyder, Author of Picture Books and Children's Novels including Penny Dreadful
Erica Perl, Award winning author of children's books including When Life Gives You O.J.
Michael Buckley, Bestselling children's author and creator of the animated television series Robotomy

4:00-4:15 pm Session 9: The New World of Summer Reading
Patrick Higgins, Supervisor of Humanities, Verona Schools, NJ

4:15-4:30 pm

4:30-5:00 pm Plenary 2: Reading and Graphic Literature
George O'Connor, Bestselling author and illustrator of graphic novels and children's literature including Kapow!
Jarrett Krosoczka, Bestselling author and illustrator of children's books including the Lunch Lady graphic novel series
Eric Wight, author and illustrator, Frankie Pickle

5:00-5:30 pm

6:00-7:30 pm
Cocktail reception

Friday, September 23rd
EBooks Go to School

7:45-8:15 am
Breakfast Buffet

8:30-9:15 am Plenary 3: Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Internet & American Life Project

9:15-9:30 am Session 10: EBooks—Building Level
Wendy Stephens, Librarian, Buckhorn High School, AL, and SLJ Reviewer

9:30-9:45 am Session 11: EBooks—County Level
Connie Dopierala, Media Services Coordinator, Charleston County School District, SC

9:45-10:00 am Session 12: Ebook Models on a District Level
Richard Hasenyager, Director for Library Services, North East ISD, TX

10:00-10:15 am Session 13: Ebooks Regional & State Models
Kristin Steingreaber, Media Specialist, Great Prairie Area Education Agency, IA

10:15-10:30 am Session 14: Ebooks—Regional Models
Christopher Harris, Director, Genesee Valley School Library System, NY

10:30-10:45 am

10:45-11:00 am

11:00-12:00 pm
Sponsor Partner Panel
lead by Joyce Valenza, Librarian, Springfield Township High School, PA, award winning blogger for SLJ

12:00 pm