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-**Conference Location:** The New York Public Library’s flagship research library: [[https://​www.nypl.org/​locations/​schwarzman|the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building]] at 5th avenue ​between 40th-42nd streets, ​New York City+**Conference Location:** The New York Public Library’s flagship research library: [[https://​www.nypl.org/​locations/​schwarzman|the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building]] at 476 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018 (between 40th-42nd streets, ​but enter on 42nd street just west of 5th avenue towards 6th avenue, on the south side of the street)  
  
  
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 **Rough Draft of Agenda:** **Rough Draft of Agenda:**
  
-Monday April 8th: Trustees Room, 207, South Court, ​8:30am - 5:30pm+ 
 +Monday April 8th: Trustees Room 8:30am - 5:30pm
  
 8:30 Coffee and snacks 8:30 Coffee and snacks
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 9:30 Roll Call!  9:30 Roll Call! 
 10:00 Assistive Technology ​ 10:00 Assistive Technology ​
-11:00 Updates from NLS: Refreshable Braille Display loans, Media and Outreach, MOCA (etc, tbd)+11:00 Updates from NLS: part 1
 12:00 Lunch on your own  12:00 Lunch on your own 
 1:30 Tools for Great readers advisory ​ 1:30 Tools for Great readers advisory ​
-2:30 Keynote one+2:30 Keynote one: Rebecca ​
 3:00 Youth services: new pathways to access ​ 3:00 Youth services: new pathways to access ​
 3:45  Break and snack 3:45  Break and snack
-4:00 Spark talks +4:00 NFB Newsline updates (w Alexa) 
-4:15 Afternoon think tank choicesDigital Accessibility; Troubleshooting with the USPS; Redistributing staffing - new models, ​and/or public library/nls hybrids; +4:15 Afternoon think tank choices 
-Working with patrons with multiple disabilities ​(incl developmental); ​ + Digital Accessibility ​ 
-5:30 *Evening activity ​and reception and optional tour of SASB+Redistributing staffing - new models, ​daily schedules, division of tasks. ​ 
 +Working with patrons with multiple disabilities 
 +What to do about all those studio-produced analog cassettes? A philosophical and practical talk 
 +5:30 possible evening visit to Metropolitan museum for touch tour and verbal description
  
-Tuesday April 9th: Trustees Room, 207, South Court, ​8:30am - 5:30pm+Tuesday April 9th: Trustees Room,  8:30am - 5:30pm
 8:30 am Coffee and snacks 8:30 am Coffee and snacks
-9:00 Morning ​Think Tank Topics: Being an accessibility advocate in your larger institution and training staff in disability awareness; Motivating and energizing staff; ​Diversity and underserved populations; What to do about all those studio-produced analog cassettes? A philosophical and practical talk  +9:00 Morning ​think tanks Topics: ​ 
-10:00 Share-out +Being an accessibility advocate in your larger institution and training staff in disability awareness ​ 
-10:15 Panel and workshop: Duplication on Demandmodels, step-by-steps,​ and checklists +Diversity and underserved populations  
-11:15 Updates from NLS: NextGen machines, simplified interfaces, batteries and stock, MOC/PIMMS updates (etc, tbd)+Troubleshooting with the USPS  
 +9:45 Share-out 
 +10:00 Presentation on Duplication on Demand transition from Pittsburgh 
 +10:30 Panel Q&A: Duplication on Demand models, step-by-steps,​ and checklists 
 +11:15 Updates from NLS part 2
 12:15 - updates from Perkins Braille Display Pilot 12:15 - updates from Perkins Braille Display Pilot
 12:30 Lunch on your own 12:30 Lunch on your own
 2:00 Head down together to visit to the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library 2:00 Head down together to visit to the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
 2:30 Workshop on using 2d and 3d tactile for visual and spatial literacies and running accessible arts and cultural programs, 2:30 Workshop on using 2d and 3d tactile for visual and spatial literacies and running accessible arts and cultural programs,
-3:​30  ​Afternoon workshop choices: Audio Description training for images, art/​illustration,​ and video; Tour of Heiskell; ​Starting with Hindenberg from scratch ​/ everything DB creation. (and managing ​studio volunteers ​round table); ​Open lab time for 2d tactiles creation and assistance +3:​30  ​Choose 
-*Evening activity --  Reception and museum ​tour?+Audio Description training for images, art/​illustration,​ and video 
 +Circulation open discussion - amnesty, overdues, increasing circ, etc 
 +Starting with Hindenberg from scratch ​& recruiting ​studio volunteers 
 +Open lab time for tactiles creation and personal help 
 +4:30 Possible private touch / verbal description ​tour of lower east side tenement museum
  
 Wednesday April 10th: Trustees Room, 207, South Court, 8:30am - 5:30pm Wednesday April 10th: Trustees Room, 207, South Court, 8:30am - 5:30pm
 8:30 Coffee and snacks 8:30 Coffee and snacks
-9:00 Keynote 2  +9:00 Keynote 2 - Adam Linn 
-9:45 Morning ​think tank choices: Creating and running braille study groupsEarly and pre-literacy skills and activities for children who are blind or have low vision; Circulation open discussion - amnesty, overdues, increasing circ, etc; Summer Reading and Bookclubs - participation/​retention,​ awards, etc+9:45 think tank choices: ​ 
 +Creating and running braille study groups 
 +Early and pre-literacy skills and activities for children who are blind or low vision ​ 
 +Summer Reading and Bookclubs - participation/​retention,​ awards, etc 
 +Let’s talk even more about duplication on demand
 11:00  Share-out 11:00  Share-out
-11:30 Speed networking+11:30 ILS breakout sessions ​
 12:30 Lunch on your own 12:30 Lunch on your own
-2:00 ILS breakout sessions+2:00 Spark Talks 
 +2:15 Karen’s Town hall and Marrakesh discussion
 3:00 Regional Conference meetings 3:00 Regional Conference meetings
 4:00 Closing remarks 4:00 Closing remarks
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