Registration is open for the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) 2022 Fall Forum on Thursday, October 20, in Washington, DC. The Fall Forum is being offered in both in-person and virtual formats at The Dupont Circle Hotel, located at 1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036.
The 2022 Fall Forum will provide an opportunity for a strategic discussion on mental health in a pandemic-informed environment. At this public, hybrid event, you will hear from experts, scholars, and leading innovators about mental health with a focus on the workplace, the community, students, and equity-deserving groups.
Friday, September 23, 2022
The Fall Forum will take place 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. EDT for in-person attendees and noon–6:00 p.m. for virtual attendees. The morning includes a workshop focused on mindfulness.
Our partners at EBSCO Information Services will host a Fall Forum Reception for in-person attendees on the evening of Wednesday, October 19, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. All registered in-person attendees are cordially invited to attend.
EBSCO Information Services is the leading provider of research databases, e-journal and e-package subscription management, book collection development and acquisition management, and a major provider of library technology, e-books and clinical decision solutions for universities, colleges, hospitals, corporations, government, K12 schools and public libraries worldwide.
Blixrud Memorial Keynote Lecture
Mental Health in Higher Education: From Stigma to Solutions
Morning Mindfulness Session
Session I: Fostering Community Health and Well-Being: Developing a Mindfulness Program, Meditation Space, and Employee Collective at the University of Miami Libraries
Attendees will learn from a founding member about the inspiration for and development of the Mindfulness Program and practice collective at the University of Miami Libraries. Learn more…
Session II: Experiential Mindfulness Practices for Library Leaders
Brief instruction and practice of several mindfulness exercises will be offered in real time to participants in this segment of the program. Learn more…
Mental Health and the Community
Vice President, Human Resources, New York Public Library
Engage on the “why,” “what,” and lessons learned from the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) initiatives in the societal context of mental health crises. Learn more…
Mental Health and Students
Students’ mental health support and resource needs have emerged as a significant issue in recent years, and this has only grown more acute with the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more…
Mental Health and Equity-Deserving Groups
Executive Vice President for Administration and CIO, Michigan State University
This session will cover how our disrupted environment has negatively impacted senior higher education leaders and will explore ways that leaders can address their own well-being and that of their teams. Learn more…
Mental Health and the Workplace
Academic and research libraries are subject to the strains, difficult interactions, and challenges to mental health that impact organizations across many fields, but also present some unique issues. Learn more…
See the Fall Forum webpage to learn more about our speakers.
We strongly encourage all attendees to stay at the meeting hotel to support ARL in fulfilling our contract commitments.
In-Person Experience (includes breakfast, morning workshop, lunch, and afternoon energizer)
- Affiliated with an ARL or CNI Member Institution: $325
- Standard Rate: $375
- Affiliated with an ARL or CNI Member Institution: $125
- Standard Rate: $175
Virtual Group Discount Experience
A $25 per person discount is available for ARL member institutions who purchase 10 or more virtual seats to the Fall Forum.
- Affiliated with an ARL Member Institution only: $100
Submission of the 10+ attendee names and emails is required to complete the registration process. An invoice will be provided to the institution after completed registration is submitted. Payment is required in advance.
Friday, September 23, 2022