Program

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Keynote address
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Debate
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Patricia Renfro, Deputy University Librarian, Columbia University Libraries

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Keynote AddressSmooth or Choppy Seas:  What Does the Future Hold for Higher Education?

Nancy Van Note Chism, Professor of Higher Education at Indiana University

Presentation

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Contributed Papers

Moderator: Kathleen M. Dreyer, Librarian, Columbia University Libraries

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & Table Topics
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Debate - Be it Resolved: There will be no reference desks in large academic libraries in 2012

Pro: Steven J. Bell, Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services, Temple University

Con: Sarah Watstein, Associate University Librarian, University of California, Los Angeles

Moderator: Kate Wittenberg, Director, EPIC, Columbia University Libraries

Pro-Desk Flyer from Sarah Watstein

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Patricia Renfro, Deputy University Librarian, Columbia University Libraries