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Saturday, July 14

7:00pm CDT

DFAN No-Host Dinner

FAN members old and new will meet at Flo and Santo's for cocktails and dinner to reconnect before the conference gets under way. The restaurant is located in the South Loop neighborhood.

Please RSVP to Pat Alpine by July 6th.

Saturday July 14, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Flo and Santo's 1310 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Sunday, July 15

12:00pm CDT

DFAN Board Meeting for Incoming and Outgoing Members

Incoming and outgoing members of the FAN Board will meet over lunch at a local restaurant to discuss old and new business items prior to the New Members Breakfast and FAN Business Meeting.

Sunday July 15, 2012 12:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Monday, July 16

7:30am CDT

FAN New and Renewing Members Breakfast and Division Business Meeting

PRICE: $25.00 Member/ $0.00 Student Member/ $25.00 Non-Member

New and renewing FAN members are recognized at an early-morning breakfast and business meeting.

Monday July 16, 2012 7:30am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E262

10:00am CDT

Vendor Speed Dating

All FAN and IT division sponsors are invited to participate in this fast-paced vendor product information session. Division attendees will visit vendor tables in small groups to discuss their institution's needs and profile, collecting prizes along the way. A business card raffle rounds out the fun!

Monday July 16, 2012 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E262

4:00pm CDT

Updates from the World of Cloud Computing

Despite being overhyped, misappropriated and misunderstood, cloud computing is changing everything from library information services to personal computing.  As many technology suppliers peddle their wares to you and tout the attractiveness of ?being in the cloud,? a critical part of the discussion is missing ? ensuring end user happiness.  This presentation will focus on how information management professionals can evaluate the impact of cloud-based solutions on end user satisfaction and will provide a (document delivery) case study for building a ?cloud above the clouds? to ensure visibility into end users? interactions with suppliers.

Peter Derycz, Reprints Desk

Monday July 16, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E260
Tuesday, July 17

4:00pm CDT

The Science of Beauty Care

Back by popular demand, this session will focus on the science and chemistry of popular skin care products. Scientists will provide insights into the benefits of skin care products old and new, and experts from the industry will address the cultural side of skin care trends. Product samples will be available.

Patricia Aikens, BASF Beauty Care Ingredients

Tuesday July 17, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E258
Wednesday, July 18

8:00am CDT

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: Best Practices in Self-Assessment: Offering Sustainable Value to Users and Clients

Assessment is everywhere, it seems, and in every type of library. Whether you use terms and practices from ROI or other assessment experts, you'll always do a better job if you make room for self-reflection. This panel session focuses on best practices in self-reflective assessment to better communicate your achievements to your clients and supervisors.

Elizabeth Beers, University of Chicago; Christine Stamison, Swets; Devin Savage, Northwestern University Library


Wednesday July 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B

12:00pm CDT

SPOTLIGHT SESSION: What's Changed Since Library School? MLS Training Update for Veteran and Not-So-Veteran Librarians

In this panel discussion, current LIS faculty will address how library school teaching and learning have changed in response to the job market and current practices in all types of libraries. Librarians will address what they learned and how they applied it on the job, as well as what they wish they had learned while in library school. Together, speakers will offer perspectives on continuing to learn on the job and staying connected.

Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse University; Hope Jansen, CABI; Sara Tompson, University of Southern California

Wednesday July 18, 2012 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
Convention Center, Room E450B

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