Trustee

Spring 2015

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Library Trustees Association (LTA) of New York State

presents the 2015 Trustee Institute - May 1st & 2nd Crucial Connections

Spring 2015 issue of Trustee

INSTITUTE SCHEDULE

 

FRIDAY, MAY 1  

3:00 – 6:00 pm

GENERAL REGISTRATION AND RAFFLES

 

3:00 – 4:00 pm

CONNECT WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES: GREENWOOD WINERY TASTING

 “Wine Country in the City.” 6475 Collamer Road.  Short drive from the hotel.  (Nominal Fee)        

 

4:00 – 6:30 pm

CONNECT WITH TECHNOLOGY, HOST SYSTEMS AND VENDORS FAIR

Hands-on Tech Lab, System tables, and vendor contacts

Cocktails (cash bar), raffles, complimentary hors d’oeuvres

 

6:30 – 8:30 pm

DINNER & PRESENTATION OF Outstanding Trustee and Friend Awards

Opening remarks by LTA Institute Chair Adria Ripka, Host System Directors and closing remarks by Bernard Margolis, Assistant Commissioner for Libraries and NY State Librarian 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 2       

8:00 – 9:00 am

Continuing Registration AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST        

 

9:00 – 10:15 am

CONNECT WITH WHAT INSPIRES YOU: PART I (Choice of Sessions A, B, C)   

 

A.  Connecting with your Community

Presenter: Libby Post, President, Communication Services (Strategies and methods to connect with patrons, politicians and the public.)

 

B.  Connecting the Numbers

Presenter: Gail Kinsella, CPA, GGMA, Partner at Testone, Marshall and DiScenza (Focus on internal controls, types and purposes of audits.)

 

C.  Connecting the Legal Lines

Presenter: Robert T. Schofield, Partner and Ellen Bach, , Osterman & Hanna, LLP. (Legal “hot” topics, legal resources, questions and answers.)          

 

10:15 – 10:45 am

CONNECT WITH EACH OTHER

Coffee Break and time for networking.     

 

10:45 – 11:45 am

CONNECT WITH WHAT INSPIRES YOU: PART II (Choice of Sessions A, B, C)

A repeat of earlier breakout sessions -- a chance to connect with one of the other presenters.       

 

12:15 – 1:30 pm

LUNCHEON, RAFFLE DRAWINGS & PRESENTATION OF VELMA K. MOORE AWARD

 

1:30 – 2:30 pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Dr. David Lankes, from Syracuse University. Expecting More from Libraries.

Get a better feel for the big picture as our libraries play a vital role in community engagement.  


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