Legislative Research Librarians
Professional Development Seminar

October 19 - 21, 2000
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
 
Photo courtesy of the Baton Rouge Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

 

Agenda

 
Wednesday, October 18  
6:30 p.m.  Dinner with Governor and Mrs. Mike Foster at the Governor's Mansion

 
Thursday, October 19  
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast at the Louisiana State Capitol
9:00 a.m. - Noon  Technology Workshops
* Creating Web Pages
* Talk with Techies
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Louisiana Style
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Louisiana's Legislature: A Historical Perspective
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tour of the Old State Capitol: Institute of Louisiana Politics
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Dinner at Longvue Plantation 
(former residence of Governor Earl Long)

 
Friday, October 20  
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.  Continental Breakfast at the Capitol

 
9:15 a.m. - Noon  Tour of Louisiana's Capitol Technology
12 Noon - 1:30 p.m.  Another Louisiana Style Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  The Impact of Technology 
(cataloging and other library automation innovations)
3:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Tour of the Louisiana State Library
Presentations include:
* Networking with State Agencies
* Electronic Records Retention
* Coordinating Legislative Research
* State Documents Management
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Dinner with Louisiana Librarians
followed by a Swamp Tour and Cajun Dancing

 
Saturday, October 21  
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Breakfast and LRL Business Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  LRL Dinner in the French Quarter, New Orleans