Legislative Research Librarians

1999 Professional Development Seminar

October 14-16, 1999
Sacramento, California

Preliminary Agenda

Thursday, October 14
8:00 am-9:00 am
Registration at the Hyatt
9:00 am-10:15 am
Keynote Address: John C. Dvorak (joint with NALIT)
10:30 am-noon
Tour of the Capitol
12 noon-1:15 pm
"The Digital Age in State Capitols"
Lunch with Bill Behnk
1:30 pm-2:45 pm
Tour of the California Data Center
3:00 pm-4:30 pm
"Legislative Reference: Our History, Our Dream, Our Challenge
Presenter: Dr. Kevin Starr, State Librarian of California
6:00 pm
LRL Dutch Treat Dinner
Friday, October 15
8:30 am-9:45 am
Tour of the California Historical Museum
10:30 am-12 noon
Legislative Reference in a Digital Age
Presenters: Anne Lipew, CEO of Library Solutions
Donna Scheeder, Congressional Research Service
12 noon
Lunch Roundtable  (with NALIT)
1:30 pm-3:15 pm
Resources Beyond our Walls: The Library of California and Similar State-wide Library Consortia
Presenter: Mark Parker, Technology Consultant, California State Library
3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Building the Virtual Library: The California Digital Library
Presenter: John Ober, Assistant Director, Education and Communication, California Digital Library, University of California
5:00 pm-8:00 pm
Dinner at the California Railroad Museum
Saturday, October 16
9:00 am-11:30 am
Continental Breakfast and LRL Business Meeting at the Hyatt
1:00 pm-5:00pm
Bus Trip to Nevada City, including historical library