Schedule

PLL-SIS
CHANGE AS OPPORTUNITY SUMMIT

July 9-10, 2010

Generously supported by Lexis/Nexis

Friday:
            Registration                                                                              1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
            Welcome                                                                                  2:00 – 2:10 p.m.

STRATEGIC SKILLS

            Session 1  2:20 – 3:10 p.m.
               (Parallel Tracks)
                        A. Managing Your Boss
                             Barry Strauss, Executive Director, Wiley Rein LLP, Washington D.C.

                        B. Developing a Business Case
                             Nina Platt, Nina Platt Consulting, Minneapolis, MN

            Session 2  3:20 – 4:10 p.m.
               (Parallel Tracks)
                        A. Getting Things Done: Working Smarter in Today’s Hectic Library
                             Michael Saint-Onge, LexisNexis, Los Angeles, CA

                        B. Expanding Your Role: How to Reach the C Level
                             Greg Lambert, King & Spaulding, Houston, TX

            Session 3   4:20 – 5:10 p.m.
               (Parallel Tracks)
                        A. Stop the Whining and Get What you Want
                             Pat Wagner, Pattern Research, Denver, CO

                        B. Keeping Current: Tips & Tools for the Savvy Librarian
                             Steven Cohen, Law Library Management Inc., Huntington, NY

5:15 – 5:30 p.m.  Announcements   
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  BNA Margarita & Mariachi Fiesta! – McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

Saturday:
 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.  Registration                                                                             

STATEGIC THINKING

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.     WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW, Joan Axelroth, Axelroth & Associates 
9:10 – 10:00 a.m.   WHAT KEEPS LAW FIRM CHAIRS AWAKE AT NIGHT:  
                             EMERGING AND LONG-TERM INDUSTRY TRENDS,
                             Peter Zeughauser, Zeughauser Group, Newport Beach, CA
10:00 – 10:50 a.m.  SURVING & THRIVING: WHAT SHOULD KEEP US AWAKE AT NIGHT
                            Susan Klopper, Executive Director, Goizueta Business Library,
                             Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Break

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.   THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR 20/20 VISION 
                              Roberta Shaffer, Law Librarian of Congress, Washington DC
11:50 – 12:20 p.m.    PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q&A: 
                              SHARING YOUR KNOWLEDGE, THOUGHTS AND QUESTIONS

Lunch, GET MOVING! Pat Warner, Pattern Research, Denver, CO

STRATEGIC ACTION

Break-out Sessions:
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.   Session 1
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.   Break
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.   Session 2

  • The Business Side of Law Firms
  • Staffing the Library for Success
  • Library Space: Planning for the Future
  • Collection Development in the Age of the Virtual Law Library
  • Becoming a Change Agent

STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.   Wrap-Up

The PLL-SIS thanks LexisNexis, The Bureau of National Affairs and McKenna & Long & Aldridge for the very generous support of the PLL Summit.

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