Schedule

Thursday, November 13

10:30 AM – 12:30 pm: Optional Tour of Chattanooga Public Library Spaces

12:30 – 1:00 pm: Registration and Networking

1:00 – 2:00 pm: Opening Lunch & Welcome Remarks
Rebecca T. Miller, Editorial Director, Library Journal and School Library Journal

2:00 – 2:15 pm: Opening Remarks: Ready To Pivot
Corinne Hill, Executive Director, Chattanooga Public Library, TN

2:15 – 3:00 pm: Keynote: Anticipating Innovation To Build a Resilient Organization
Peter Bishop, Strategic Foresight Professor, retired, University of Houston, TX

3:00 – 3:15 pm: Break

3:15 – 5:15 pm: Public Libraries, Public Labs: From the Information Age to the Innovation Age
Led by Nate Hill, Assistant Director, Chattanooga Public Library, TN

Nate Hill will reflect on two years of iteration on the 4th Floor, sharing what Chattanooga Public Library (CPL) and the community have each learned and how the patterns and workflows CPL has identified can help others succeed at similar experiments. After a presentation and open discussion, attendees will work with CPL designers to make their own vinyl selfies, will be introduced to some of CPL’s other equipment such as 3-D printers and a laser cutter, can join the Maptime Cha meet-up group to play with CPL’s open data portal, and be able to visit CPL’s brand new GigLab.

FEATURING:
James McNutt, 4th Floor Guide, Curriculum Director for DevDev
Jake Brown, 4th Floor Guide, Project Director for GigLab
Sean Brewer, Open Data Specialist

5:30 – 7:00 pm: Cocktail reception: The Sheraton Read House Hotel, Terrace Room

Friday, November 14

8:00 – 9:00 am: Breakfast & Networking

9:00 – 9:15 am: Welcome & Reflection
Rebecca T. Miller, Editorial Director, Library Journal and School Library Journal
Brian Risse, Vice President – National Sales Manager, Public Libraries Cengage Learning, Gale

9:15 – 10:00 am: Keynote: The Future of Creative Industry
Mukti Khaire, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School, MA

10:00 – 11:00 am: Panel: Activate and Animate Public Spaces: Creating Space the
Community Wants, Needs, and Will Use

PANELISTS:
Melanie Huggins, Executive Director, Richland Library, SC
Greg Mickells, Director, Madison Public Library, WI
Tyler Yount, Civic Engagement Coordinator, Office of Mayor Andy Berke/City of Chattanooga

MODERATED BY:
Meredith Schwartz, Senior Editor, News & Features, Library Journal

11:00 – 11:25 am: Break

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Panel: One Library, One Staff: Transformative Leadership

PANELISTS:
Linda Cook, Chief Executive Officer, Edmonton Public Library, Alberta, Canada
Pilar Martinez, Deputy CEO, Edmonton Public Library, Alberta, Canada

12:30 pm: Closing Remarks
Rebecca T. Miller, Editorial Director, Library Journal and School Library Journal

12:30 – 1:00 pm: Grab-and-go lunch

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November 13-14, 2014

Chattanooga Public Library
1001 Broad St
Chattanooga, TN 37402

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