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Schedule for Symposium for Strategic Leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Wednesday, May 9, 2018—Preconference

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Galaxy Lobby and Stars

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Galaxy

Convene—Morning Session

Speakers:

Judith Katz, Executive Vice President, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.
Fred Miller, CEO, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.

Purpose:

  • Build a learning community
  • Discuss frameworks for creating a more inclusive culture
  • Identify where your organization is on The Path to Inclusion
  • Apply the inclusive frameworks to your organization and develop clear next steps to move toward greater inclusion

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Stars

Lunch

1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Galaxy

Reconvene—Afternoon Session


Thursday, May 10, 2018

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Galaxy Lobby and Stars

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

Galaxy

Introductions and Welcome

Speaker:
Mary Lee Kennedy, Executive Director, Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

9:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Galaxy

Keynote

Moderator:
Kathleen De Long, Interim Vice-Provost & Chief Librarian, University of Alberta

Speaker:
DeRay Mckesson, Host, Pod Save the People

10:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m.

Galaxy Lobby

Break

11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Galaxy

Concurrent Session:
Where Do You Work? Rooting Responsibility in Land

Moderator:
Jolie Graybill, Assistant Director of Libraries, University of Minnesota

Speaker:
Jessie Loyer (Cree-Métis), Librarian, Mount Royal University

11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Universe

Concurrent Session:
Creating a Residence Program–The ACRL Diversity Alliance

Moderator:
Francesca Marini, Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Special Collections and Director of the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University

Speakers:
Leo Agnew, Director, Human Resources & Diversity Programs, University of Iowa
Ashleigh Coren, Special Collection Librarian for Teaching and Learning, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Maryland
Mary Ellen K. Davis, Executive Director, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
Lori Hostuttler, Assistant Director, Assistant University Librarian, West Virginia University Libraries & Regional History Center
Tyler Walters, Dean, University Libraries and Professor, Virginia Tech
Charles Yier, Research and Instruction Services, Iowa State University

12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Stars

Lunch

1:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Galaxy 

Acting on the Ithaka Report: Design Thinking for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Libraries—Part 1: Understanding the Issues

Moderator:
Melissa Laning, Associate Dean, University Libraries, University of Louisville

Speakers:
Virajita Singh, Assistant Vice Provost, Office for Equity & Diveristy, University of Minnesota
Brian Lym, Dean of University Libraries, Adelphi University

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Galaxy Lobby

Break

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Galaxy

Concurrent Session:
Acting on the Ithaka Report: Design Thinking for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Libraries—Part 2: Applying the Methodology

Moderator:
Virajita Singh, Assistant Vice Provost, Office for Equity & Diversity, University of Minnesota

Speakers:
Virajita Singh, Assistant Vice Provost, Office for Equity & Diversity, University of Minnesota
Brian Lym, Dean of University Libraries, Adelphi University

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Universe

Concurrent Session:
Assessment Tools to Inform Improvement Strategies for Organizations

Moderator:
Mark A. Puente, Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, Association of Research Libraries

Speakers:
Kawanna Bright, Doctoral Candidate in Statistics, University of Denver
Nikhat Ghouse, Associate Librarian for the Social Sciences and Coordinator of the Diversity Alliance Residency Program, American University
Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries, University of Nevada–Las Vegas

5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Stars

Reception

Remarks:
Mary Ellen K. Davis, Executive Director, ACRL


Friday, May 11, 2018

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Galaxy Lobby and Stars

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Universe

Concurrent Session:
Identifying and Deconstructing Dominant Privilege in Libraries and Archives

Moderator:
Mark A. Puente, Director of Diversity and Leadership Programs, ARL

Speakers:
Ebony Magnus, Assessment and User Experience Librarian, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Alanna Aiko Moore, Academic Liaison Coordinator/Librarian for Sociology, Ethnic Studies, and Gender Studies, University of California, San Diego
Elisandro Cabada, Engineering and Innovation Librarian, University of Minnesota

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Galaxy

Concurrent Session:
Dealing with Microaggressions in the Workplace

Moderator:
Kathryn Kjaer, Head of Library Human Resources, University of California, Irvine

Speakers:
Shamika Dalton, Interim Associate Director and Professor of Legal Research, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Michele A. L. Villagran, CEO of CulturalCo, LLC and Lecturer, Department of Information Science, University of North Texas

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Galaxy Lobby

Break

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Galaxy

Concurrent Session:
Looking Beyond Libraries for Innovation: Five Presenters, Five Successful Approaches

Moderators:
Laura Lillard, Director, Libraries Human Resources/Libraries Diversity Officer, University of Washington
Bonnie Smith, Assistant Program Director, Human Resources, University of Florida

Speakers:
Jade Alburo, Librarian for Southeast Asian Studies, Pacific Island Studies, and Religion, UCLA
Kathy Bradshaw
, Assistant University Librarian for Organizational Development, Virginia Commonwealth University
Rudolph Clay, Head of Diversity Initiatives and Outreach Services, Washington University
Ariana Santiago, Open Educational Resources Coordinator, University of Houston
Jennifer Vinopal, Associate Director for Information Technology, The Ohio State University

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Universe

Concurrent Session:
Strategies for Organizational Development and for Facilitating Courageous Conversations

Moderator:
Jolie Graybill, Assistant Director of Libraries, University of Minnesota

Speakers:
Gerald Holmes, University of North Carolina, Greensboro Libraries
Ted Quiballo, User Support Specialist, Northwestern University
Mohamed Berray, Social Sciences Librarian and Coordinator for Government Information, Florida State University

 

12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Stars

Lunch

1:45 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

Galaxy

Unconference

Moderator:
Kathryn Kjaer, Head of Library Human Resources, University of California, Irvine
Francesca Marini, Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Special Collections and Director of the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University
Mark A. Puente, Director of Diversity & Leadership Programs, ARL

2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Galaxy Lobby

Break

3:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Galaxy

Wrap-Up

Moderator:
Kathryn Kjaer, Head of Library Human Resources, University of California, Irvine
Francesca Marini, Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Special Collections and Director of the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives, Texas A&M University

Speaker:
Rusty Barcelo, Visiting Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Diversity, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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