2012 Winter Public Library Directors Meeting

December 5-7 | Savannah, GA

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Marti Minor's Legal Presentation

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Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel
15 East Liberty Street Savannah, GA 31401


Wednesday December 5
RPLAC – 10 am – 12 noon
PINES – 1 pm – 3 pm
GADD - 3 pm – 4 pm
(Above meetings will be held at the Live Oak Library – 2002 Bull Street – Auditorium)
Thursday December 6
Directors Meeting – 9 am – 4 pm
Georgia Council – 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
(Above meeting will be held in the Hilton Hotel Cumberland Ballroom)
 Friday  December 7
Directors Meeting – 9 am – 1 pm
(Above meeting will be held in the Hilton Hotel Cumberland Ballroom)



THURSDAY 8 – 9 am Continental Breakfast – Cumberland Ballroom

Welcome – Introductions – News Lamar Veatch, State Librarian
Georgia Legislative Update           Georgia State Senator Buddy Carter
Chairman, Senate Higher Education Committee
Staff Reports  


Julie Walker, Deputy State Librarian


Elizabeth McKinney, PINES Director

Continuing Education

Jay Turner, Director, Continuing Education & Training

Youth Services

Elaine Black, Director Youth Services


Alan Harkness, Assistant State Librarian, Library Development

Partnerships Update

David Baker, Director Communications & Partnerships
Daniel Summers, Marketing Director, Center for Puppetry Arts

LUNCH – On Your Own

"Edge" Technology Benchmarks Project  Susan Benton, President/CEO, Urban Libraries Council
RPLAC Report  Anne Isbell, Library Director, Lake Blackshear Regional Library System


LibraryAware Duncan Smith, Vice President, NoveList Ebsco Publishing



FRIDAY 8 – 9 am Full Breakfast Buffet – Cumberland Ballroom

Board of Regents Update Dr. Steve Wrigley, Executive Vice Chancellor
University System of Georgia
The University of Georgia Press:
75 Years of Seriously Good Books
Lisa Bayer, Director, UGA Press
Strategic Planning Update Lamar Veatch, State Librarian
Benefits for Members Amy Schliestett, Communication Liaison, Georgia United Credit Union
Legal Update Marti Minor, Attorney, U.S. Court System