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Conference Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 17
8:00 am5:00 pm Registration desk open
8:30 am12:30 pm Preconference Workshops I
10:3011:00 am Break
12:302:00 pm Lunch on your own
2:005:00 pm Preconference Workshops II
3:00–3:30 pm Break
5:006:00 pm WLA Board meeting
7:00–9:00 pm Meet & Greet Reception
Thursday, October 18
7:00 am5:30 pm Registration desk open
7:00 am5:30 pm Spotlight on Success
8:309:45 am

Welcome breakfast & keynote
Meal included with conference registration

10:0011:15 am Morning Sessions
11:30 am12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
11:30 am6:30 pm Exhibit Hall open
11:45 am–1:45 pm

Career Lab

12:001:45 pm

Resilience film screening & snacks
-OR-
Lunch on your own & exhibits

2:003:15 pm Afternoon Sessions I
3:153:45 pm Exhibits & break with raffle
3:455:00 pm Afternoon Sessions II
5:30–6:30 pm Reception
6:30–8:00 pm WLA Brewery & Winery Crawl
8:00–9:00 pm  The Last Solinus
Friday, October 19
6:30–8:15 am 5th Annual WLA 5k Scholarship Fund Run (and Yoga!) 
7:30 am5:00 pm Registration desk open
7:30 am5:00 pm Spotlight on Success
8:309:45 am CAYAS Author Breakfast (ticketed event)
-OR-
Breakfast on your own
9:0010:00 am Morning coffee service
9:006:30 pm Exhibit Hall open
10:0011:15 am Morning Sessions
11:1511:45 am Exhibits & break
11:451:45 pm WLA Awards Lunch & Business Meeting
Meal included with conference registration
2:003:15 pm Afternoon Sessions I
2:00–5:00 pm Career Lab
3:153:45 pm Exhibits & break with refreshments and raffle
3:455:00 pm Afternoon Sessions II
5:306:30 pm Reception
6:458:45 pm Banquet
Meal included with conference registration
9:0011:00 pm President's Reception
Saturday, October 20
7:30 am12:00 pm  Registration desk open
7:30 am12:00 pm Spotlight on Success
8:309:45 am Morning keynote with Ijeoma Oluo, with continental breakfast
Meal included with conference registration
9:00 am4:00 pm Exhibit Hall open
10:0011:15 am Morning Sessions 
10:00 am–12:00 pm Career Lab
11:15–11:45 am Exhibits & break
12:00–1:45 pm

WLA lunch & keynote sponsored by the School Library Division
Meal included with conference registration

2:003:15 pm Afternoon Sessions I
3:153:45 pm Exhibits Grand Finale with raffle
3:455:00 pm Afternoon Sessions II
All times are subject to change.