The Library Directors’ Summit will be on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at Bloomfield Township Public Library (1099 Lone Pine Rd., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302) from 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Click here for the flyer.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
9:00 –10:00 a.m.
Libraries in the Near Future (Tomalee Doan, Head, Management & Economics Library, Purdue University)
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
A. Managing Library Investments in Times of Economic Turmoil (Dawn Lovrovich, Asst. Vice President Merrill Lynch)
B. Archiving a Presidency: Behind the Scenes at the Ford Presidential Library and Museum (Elaine Didier, Director – Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum)
11:30– 12:00 p.m.
Tours of Bloomfield Township Public Library
12:00 -1:00 p.m.
Organizing for Efficiency: Streamlining Processes to Cut Costs (Christine Andrysiak, Consulting Manager, Planning and Operations, Plante & Moran)
2:00 – 2:15 p.m.
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Planning For Our Future
· Scanning Our Environment, Roger Mendel, Director, Mideastern Library Cooperative
· MLA Communities of Practice, Kathy Irwin, MLA President, University of Michigan, Dearborn
· MLA Strategic Plan, Larry Neal, MLA President-Elect, Clinton Macomb Public Library
The cost is $85 to MLA member, $170 to non-members. You can register here.