AALT Conference 2018 - Unearthing Potential

Drumheller, Alberta
Thursday, May-10-18

Our Conference brochure is here! For the most detailed information on our sessions and events download it from the link below.

Select registration type:
Full Conference Member
Conference Bus  
Add to calendarThursday, May-10-18
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Location  
  • Edmonton: CDN$100.00
  • Red Deer: CDN$75.00
  • Calgary: CDN$50.00

Extra Bus Ticket  
  • Edmonton: CDN$100.00
  • Red Deer: CDN$75.00
  • Calgary: CDN$50.00

Car Information:
(Licence Plate, Make, Model, Colour)  

President's Reception  
Add to calendarThursday, May-10-18 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Mountain Time)


Friday Keynote - Donna DesRoches  
Add to calendarFriday, May-11-18 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (Mountain Time)

Session 1  
Add to calendarFriday, May-11-18 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM (Mountain Time)
  • 1A - Dinosaurs Destiny in the Dark - a Journey Through the Library Management Program
  • 1B - 3D Printing in Academic Libraries
  • 1C - The Value of Graphic Novels
  • 1D - Sharkasaurus Rising - Audience Building and Crowdfunding in the Digital Age
  • 1E - Tour: Drumheller Public Library

Session 2  
Add to calendarFriday, May-11-18 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM (Mountain Time)
  • 2A - The Teacher and the Librarian
  • 2B - Canada's Cemetary Project
  • 2C - Unearthing Creativity - Transforming Pages for Pennies
  • 2D - Who am I at Work? - How Library Technicians Describe Their Work Identity
  • 2E - The Message and the Medium

Session 3  
Add to calendarFriday, May-11-18 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Mountain Time)
  • 3A - Budget Saving Ideas for the Secondary School Library Learning Commons
  • 3B - Decolonizing Our Schema Skeletons
  • 3C - Unearthing Creativity - Transforming Pages for Pennies (part 2)
  • 3D - Changing the Book to Fit the Modern Audience
  • 3E - Tour: Royal Tyrell Museum Library (3:00-4:30 pm)

Session 4  
Add to calendarFriday, May-11-18 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (Mountain Time)
  • 4A - I'm Not a Teacher Librarian! - Library Technicians in the School Learning Commons World
  • 4B - Changing Libraries - Makerspaces
  • 4C - Taking Away the Homework Help Challenge
  • 4D - Unleashing One's Writing Soul
  • 4E - Tour: Royal Tyrell Museum Library (3:30-5:00 pm)

Saturday Keynote - Tyler Enfield  
Add to calendarSaturday, May-12-18 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (Mountain Time)

Session 5  
Add to calendarSaturday, May-12-18 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM (Mountain Time)
  • 5A - From Library to Learning Commons - ECS to Grade 6
  • 5B - Developing a Lego Mindstorms Collection in Academic Libraries
  • 5C - Play, Create, and Code in the School Library
  • 5D - 1, 2, 3, Read (and Play!) With Me
  • 5E - Tour: Drumheller Public Library

Session 6  
Add to calendarSaturday, May-12-18 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM (Mountain Time)
  • 6A - Our Voyage - Navigating the Learning Commons Sea 7-12
  • 6B - Evolution of Library Instruction - Discovering the Facilitator Within
  • 6C - How to Write a Fantasy Story that Would Blow the Socks Off Harry Potter if He Read It!
  • 6D - STEAM - Powered Programming
  • 6E - Tasty Burrito Approach - a New Strategy for Information Literacy Delivery and Actionn

Session 7  
Add to calendarSaturday, May-12-18 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (Mountain Time)
  • 7A - My Favorite Things - Celebrating Good News and Innovation in Libraries
  • 7B - How to Run an Effect Digital Repository
  • 7C - Calgary Catholic's Journey into a Learning Commons and Makerspace
  • 7D - Inside Out - the Art of Cover Design
  • 7E - Tour: Drumheller Public Library

Additional Banquet Tickets  
Saturday, May-12-18
  • 1: CDN$25.00
  • 2: CDN$50.00
  • 3: CDN$75.00
  • 4: CDN$100.00
  • 5: CDN$125.00


Sunday Keynote and Brunch - Shannon McClintock Miller  
Add to calendarSunday, May-13-18 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM (Mountain Time)


 

Contact Information

  • AALT Conference Team
    conference@aalt.org


    Accommodations
    We have blocked off rooms at two hotels in Drumheller.
    • The Ramada Inn and Suites 
    • (403-823-2028) 
    • Cost $153 per room

    • The Super 8 Hotel 
    • (403-823-8887)
    • Cost $143.10 per room
    When you call, just let them know you are attending the AALT conference. 

    Registration
    Please use the same e-mail address when registering as your membership, if applicable.

    Only one Member registration per membership type (including Institutional memberships), as per Membership rules.

Payment Instructions

  • Pay online by credit card or pay by cheque.

    Cheque Payment Info:
    Please mail cheques payable to AALT Conference within 15 days of registering to:

    AALT Conference
    c/o Megan Sentner 
    299 Hawkwood Dr
    Calgary, AB
    T3G 3N9



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