Past Conferences

Date: Friday, November 6, 2009
Place: Roycroft Inn, East Aurora , New York
Title: Blowing out the Walls: Information Literacy Beyond the Traditional Library
Attendance: TBA

Date: Friday, May 8, 2009
Place: FourPoints by Sheraton; St. Catherines, Ontario
Title: Get It Where You Can: The Changing World of Collections and Acquisitions
Attendance: TBA

Date: Friday, October 3, 2008
Place: Roycroft Inn, East Aurora, New York
Title: Got a Question? Ask a Student.
Attendance: 64

Date: May 2, 2008
Place: Crowne Plaza, Niagara Falls, NY
Title: 21st Century Libraries: Don’t Get Left Behind
Attendance: TBA

Date: October 12, 2007
Place: RIT Inn and Conference Center, Rochester, NY
Title: No Chalk Dust: Teaching and Learning in Online Environments
Attendance: 67

Date: May 3, 2007
Place: Roycroft Inn, East Aurora, NY
Title: Blur and Blend: Connecting Our Communities
Attendance: 67

Date: October 13, 2006
Place: Casablanca Winery Inn, Grimsby, Ontario
Title: Adaptations! Leadership for Staffing, Services and Collections
Attendance: 40

Date: May 5, 2006
Place: Canandaigua Inn on the Lake Waterfront Resort and Conference Center, Canandaigua, NY
Title: Professional Pathways: Multiple Facets of Marketing: Understanding Our Users, Promoting Our Libraries, Marketing Ourselves
Attendance: 75

Date: September 23, 2005
Place: Roycroft Inn, East Aurora, NY
Title: Professional Pathways: Mapping Routes to Success in Career Development
Attendance: 55

Date: May 6, 2005
Place: Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Title: The Evolving Librarian: The Changing Roles of Librarianship
Attendance: 84

Date: October 15, 2004
Place: White Oaks Conference Center and Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Title: The Evolving Library: Expressing Ourselves with Technology
Attendance: 51

Date: April 30, 2004
Place: The Roycroft Inn, East Aurora, NY
Title: Marketing Services, Managing Time: What They Didn’t Tell Us In Library School
Attendance: 91

Date: October 17, 2003
Place: White Oaks Conference Center and Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Title: The Current State of Information Literacy
Attendance: 77

Date: May 2, 2003
Place: Buffalo Conference Center, Buffalo, NY
Title: PDAs and Portals: Technologies and Interfaces Transforming Academic Libraries
Attendance: 60

Date: October 11, 2002
Place: The Lodge at Woodcliff, Rochester, NY
Title: Active Learning and Library Instruction: A Workshop
Attendance: 91

Date: May 3, 2002
Place: White Oaks Conference Center and Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Title: Becoming Visible, Staying Viable: Research, Mentoring and Publishing
Attendance: 84
Date: October 26, 2001
Place: White Oaks Conference Center and Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Title: Reinventing Library Space

Attendance: 92

Date: May 4, 2001
Place: The University Inn Amherst NY
Title: Infomania: the Search for Stability

Attendance: 48

Date: October 13, 2000
Place: The Lodge at Woodcliff Rochester NY
Title: The Future of Reference Services

Attendance: 72

Date: May 5, 2000
Place: White Oaks Conference Center and Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Title: Serving Diverse Populations

Attendance: 53

Date: October 1, 1999
Place: McKinley Park Inn, Blasdell, NY
Title: “Distance Learning and Library Services”
Attendance: 59

Date: April 23, 1999
Place: University Inn, Amherst, NY
Title: “Faculty and the Library”
Attendance: 85
Dr. Larry Hardesty, President Elect of the Board of Directors for ACRL spoke on “Understanding Faculty Culture”

Date: October 2, 1998
Place: Pillar & Post Inn, Niagara on the Lake
Title: “Diverse Populations: Giving the Best Service You Can”
Attendance: 54
Mahejabeen Ebrahim & Jodie McConnell, Human
Rights Consultants from the U. of Guelph a session on “Diversity Awareness in the Workplace”

Date: April 24, 1998
Place: Casa Larga, Fairport, NY
Title: “Electronic Resources: the Promise and the Reality”
Attendance: 80
Walt Crawford, Senior Analyst, RLG

Date: November 21, 1997
Place: Daffodil’s Restaurant Williamsville, NY
Title: “Great Expectations: In Search of Leadership, Self Satisfaction and Personal Fulfillment”
Attendance: 40
Kathryn Deiss, Senior Program Officer for Training and Leadership Development, ARL Office of Management Services

Date: May 9, 1997
Place: University of Toronto
Title: “Seize the Day: Choosing to Change Your Library”
Attendance: 68
Mary-Lu Brennan & Ulla de Stricker
Carla Stoffle, Dean of Libraries U. Of Arizona

Date: September 27, 1996
Place: Roycroft Inn, East Aurora, NY
Title: “Libraries Without Walls: Reaching out to Users and Colleagues”
Attendance: 100

Date: May 3, 1996
Place: Riverside Inn, Lewiston, NY
Title: “Change & Stress: The Right Side and the Light Side”
Attendance: 49
Dr. AnneMarie Guimette of Brock University

Date: October 6, 1995
Place: Batavia Days Inn
Title: “Electronic Empowerment of the Enduser: Librarians Behind the Scenes”
Attendance: 70

Date: April 28, 1995
Place: Pillar and Post Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Title: “Re-engineering Workflow in Libraries”
Attendance: 64

Date: September 23, 1994
Place: University Inn and Conference Center, Amherst
Title: “Better Communications, Greater Rewards”
Sara Fine, University of Pittsburgh School of Library and Information Science
Attendance: 37

Date: April 24, 1994
Place: Holiday Inn, Grand Island Resort and Conference Center
Title: “Practical Uses of the ‘Net”
Attendance: 146

Date: October 1, 1993
Place: University Inn, Amherst, NY
Title: “New Paradigms for Coping”
Attendance: 45
Linda Moore Voyageur Hamilton ONT
Mary Carter & Warren Marcus PEOPLESCOPE, Williamsville, NY

Date: April 23, 1993
Place: Brock University
Title: “Restricted Resources and Library Cooperation”
Attendance: 28
Mary Ghikas, Director Western NY Library Resources Council

Date: September 25, 1992
Place: Niagara University
Title: “Service Excellence: A Priority for Today”
Attendance: 66
A. Barry MacMillan Proact Associates, Inc.

Date: April 10, 1992
Place: University of Rochester
Title: “Collection Assessment in a Time of Change”
Attendance: 50
Rhonna A. Goodman Assistant Coordinator, Programs and Services, New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency (METRO)
Gayle N. Garlock Associate Librarian University of Toronto Library

Date: September 21, 1991
Place: Parkway Suites St. Catherines, ONT
Title: “Research and the Academic Librarian: Moving Through the Process”

Date: April 26, 1991
Place: SUNY at Buffalo Amherst Campus
Title: “Ethical Issues in Librarianship: A Practical View for the 90’s” 15th Anniversary Conference
Jeanne M. Isacco- Director of U.S. Government Publications,
Ruth A. Fraley, Director, Office of Libraries and Records Management
and Chief Law Librarian, NY State Unified Court System

Date: September 21, 1990
Place: Prince of Wales Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Title: “Playing the game When ‘They’ Change the Rules” A Workshop on Creativity on the Job
Attendance: 57
Susan Jurow ARL Office of Management Services

Date: March 22 & 23, 1990
Place: Syracuse University
Title: “Harmony in a Time of Change: Finding Common Ground”
Attendance: 210
Joint effort: NYLA;ASLS, SUNYLA, Upstate SLA, ARLISS, ALLUNY

Date: September 22, 1989
Place: Marriott Inn Thruway, Rochester
Title: “Collection Development and Its Implications”
Attendance: 77

Date: April 21, 1989
Place: University of Guelph
Title: “Improving Verbal Communication Skills: A Workshop”
Attendance: 38
Lynda Pinnington of Pinnington Associates

Date: September 26, 1988
Place: SUNY at Buffalo
Title: Presentations of papers
Attendance: 104
JoAn Segal, Executive Director of ACRL keynote speaker

Date: April 14 & 15, 1988
Place: SUNY Buffalo, McMaster University, Hamilton, ONT
Title: “Your Paper: Its Presentation and Preparation”–Suzanne Dodson, University of British Columbia
“Improving Job Performance: Strategies for Supervisors” –Maureen Sullivan, Yale University

Date: September 18, 1987
Place: Prince of Wales Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Title: “How to Get Things Done Your Way ..Influencing and Negotiating Skills for Librarians”
Bob Foster, President, Mentor Associates Purcelleville, Virginia

Date: April 23, 1987 and April 24, 1987 79 US and 44 CA
Place: SUNY/Buffalo, York University
Title: “Librarians as Supervisors” Maureen Sullivan, Personnel Librarian, Yale and “Principles for Strategic Planning” David Penniman AT&T Bell Labs

Date: September 19, 1986
Place: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Canada
Title: “Faculty Views on the Academic Library”

Date: April 18, 1986
Place: SUNY Buffalo
Title: “I’m Going To Get This Work Done: Personal Goal Setting, Effective Meetings, Time Management”

Date: September 20, 1985
Place: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, CA
Title: “Academic Libraries in a Changing Environment”