Full Program

ABQLA 2014 Conference Schedule – Libraries by Design

8:15-9:00

Registration & Light Breakfast, Meet our Exhibitors

9:00–9:15

Welcoming Words – Robin Canuel – ABQLA President

9:15-10:15

Opening Keynote Presentation: Aaron Schmidt
Useful, usable and desirable: Library user experience design

10:15-10:45

Break - Meet our Exhibitors

10:45-11:45

Kimberly Sikorski
Renovation of a library on a tight budget: a case study of the Dorval Library

Edward Bilodeau
More than Wireframes: Meditations on the Traditions of Web Design

11:45-12:00

Break - Meet our Exhibitors

12:00-1:00

Lunch - Meet our Exhibitors

1:00-2:00

82nd Annual General Meeting & Meet our Exhibitors

2:00-2:30

Michele Ann Jenkins
Getting started with content strategy

Greg Houston & Merika Ramundo
The dirt on design: Tips and tricks for creating promotional items at your library

2:30-2:45

Break - Meet our Exhibitors

2:45-3:15

Naira Santana
The role of branding & design in a library environment

Sandra Bebbington
Got game? Designing engaging library experiences for the 21st Century

3:15-3:30

Break - Meet our Exhibitors

3:30-4:00

Marc-André Bernier
Visual Redesign of Library Services at Bibliothèque Le Prévost

Susie Breier & Jared Wiercinski
Designing streaming video services: Challenges, opportunities and working models

4:05-4:35

Suzanne Nesbitt
Program design in school libraries

Lola Rudin & Sue Reynolds
Come right in, sit right down: Creating usable space in the library’s front entrance

4:35-4:50

Break

4:50-5:50

Closing Keynote Presentation: Erik Boekesteijn & Jaap van de Geer
Innovation in libraries, reinventing spaces and place

5:45-6:30

Cocktail Reception

6:30-8:30

Annual Awards Dinner – Anne Galler Award