2019 LYRASIS Member Summit Agenda

Don’t miss this year’s LYRASIS Member Summit October 3-4 in Chicago. The theme is “From Local to Global” and it promises to be a fast-paced, two-day experience that pairs imagination with innovation and discussion with action. Sitting beside you in Chicago will be senior leadership from forward thinking research, public and academic libraries, museums and archives.

As a LYRASIS member, you are invited to this annual conference at no charge.

2019 LYRASIS Member Summit Agenda

(all times listed are Central Time)

Thursday, October 3 -
Day 1 - Leaders Circle Breakfast and Catalyst Fund Deep Dive
8:00 – 8:30 AM – Registration and Breakfast (provided by LYRASIS)

8:30 – 9:00 AM – Welcome and Opening Remark
Robert Miller

9:00 – 10:00 AM – Leaders Circle Opening Speaker
Kaitlin Thaney – Endowment Director, Wikimedia Foundation 

10:00 – 10:15 AM – Break

10:15 – 11:15 AM – Leaders Circle Session 1
Charting the Course Together – led by Robert Miller

11:15 – 12:00 NOON – Leaders Circle Session 2
Thought Leadership Topic/Research Focus Selection – led by Hannah Rosen

12:00 NOON – 1:00 PM – Registration and Lunch for Full Membership  (provided by LYRASIS)

1:00 – 1:15 PM – Welcome and Opening Remarks

1:15 – 2:00 PM – Afternoon Speaker and Q&A
Felton Thomas – Executive Director, CEO, Cleveland Public Library

2:00 – 5:00 PM – Catalyst Fund Presentations
led by Leigh Grinstead and project representatives
Friday, October 4 - Day 2
8:00 – 8:30 AM – Arrival and Breakfast (provided by LYRASIS)

8:30 – 9:00 AM – LYRASIS Update 
Robert Miller and Joe Lucia, Dean of Libraries at Temple University and LYRASIS Board of Trustees Chair

9:00 – 10:00 AM – Keynote Q&A
Heather Joseph – Executive Director, SPARC

10:00 – 10: 15 AM – Break

10:15 – 11:45 AM – Breakout Session 1

  • Perspectives on Accessibility: A LYRASIS Research Endeavor
  • Reimagining the Future of Scholarly Communication from the University Press Perspective
  • CSS Sustainability and Beyond: a Wider Perspective

11:45 – 12:15 – Lunch (provided by LYRASIS)

12:15 – 1:00 PM – Afternoon Speaker and Q&A
Jon E. Cawthorne – Dean of School of Library and Information Science and the University Libraries, Wayne State University

1:00 – 2:30 PM – Breakout Session 2

  • NextGen ScholComm: Models to Move us Forward
  • Patron Data: Privacy, Curation and Beyond
  • Trends, Challenges and Impact with Going Global for Community Supported Programs

2:30 – 2:45 PM – Break

2:45 – 3:45 PM – Breakout Session 3

  • Collections As Data
  • EBook Reading Experience

4 PM – Wrap Up