METRO’s 2017 Annual Conference will take place at NYU’s Kimmel Center on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.

Tickets are $30 for METRO, myMETRO, and ESLN members, and $60 for non-members.

8:00 – 9:00 – Registration

9:00 – 10:15 – Opening Session

Welcome & An Update on 599

  • Nate Hill, Executive Director, METRO

Morning Keynote

  • Marie Østergård, Head of Community Engagement, Partnerships, and Communications at Dokk1

10:15 – 10:30 – Break

10:30 – 12:15 HLSP Plenary

10:45 – 11:30 – Session 1

Empire State Digital Network: Updates on New York State’s Service Hub for DPLA

  • Kerri Willette, John Mignault, Chris Stanton

Will this be on the test?: Rethinking Information Literacy Course Design for High School Students

  • Robin O’Hanlon

Living to tell the tale: Librarians and an archivist come clean about their original research projects

  • Lee Ann Fullington, Frans Albarillo, Eamon Tewell, Elizabeth Surles

11:15 – 11:30 – Break

11:30 – 12:15 – Session 2

No API, No Problem

  • Julie I. May

Measuring Metadata for the Masses: Starting a Data Quality Program from Scratch

  • Shawn Averkamp, Sara Rubinow

Rethinking Educator Partnerships: Bringing Teachers to the Library to Learn

  • Amy Mikel

The IDS Project 2016: Interlibrary Loan Staff Development and Automation

  • Beth Posner, Bill Jones

12:15 – 12:30 – Break

12:30 – 1:30 – Lunch

1:30 – 2:15 – Session 3

The METRO Fellowship: New Narrative Approaches

  • Molly Schwartz, Katherine Martinez, Karen Li-Lun Hwang

The Design for Learning Program: Teaching Librarians Online About How to Teach Online

  • Arden Kirkland

Teaching MLA Skills to College Students with America’s Next Top Citation

  • Katelyn Angell

Getting More Out of (and Into) Your Collections Management System

  • Bonnie Gordon, Patrick Galligan, Amy Berish, Julia Welby

2:15 – 2:30 – Break

2:30 – 3:00 – Session 4

Hack the Stacks

  • Jennifer Cwiok, Rebecca Morgan, Iris Lee, Stacy Schiff, Michael Caprio

Librarianship in the Age of Trump

  • Julia Marden

Establishing the Archives for Storefront for Art and Architecture

  • Chialin Chou

3:00 – 3:15 – Break

3:15 – 3:45 – Session 5

The Culture in Transit Toolkit: A Discussion and Demonstration

  • Caroline Catchpole, Maggie Schreiner, Sarah Quick

Librarians as Labor: Lessons from Past and Present

  • Emily Drabinski, Aliqae Geraci

Space in the City: Moving an Archive in Manhattan

  • Tamar Zeffren

3:45 – 4:00 – Break

4:00 – 5:00 – Afternoon Keynote

Afternoon Keynote

  • Jeff Goldenson, Library Director at Olin College

Details about the HLSP plenary session will be announced in coming weeks. Questions about this year’s event can be addressed to Davis Erin Anderson at deanderson@metro.org.