2016 Summit Agenda

PLLIP-SIS Summit 2016: Strategic Impact
Saturday, July 16, 2016, 8:30 am – 5 pm
Hyatt Regency – Chicago, IL

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Friday July 15, 2015

Opening Reception 6:30 – 9:00 pm

BLOOMBERG LAW is pleased to sponsor the PLLIP Summit Opening Reception on Friday, July 15 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the Crown at Tribune Tower, 435 N. Michigan Avenue.

The Crown at Tribune Tower offers 360 degree views of Chicago from an indoor lounge and outdoor veranda nestled within the flying buttress on the 25th floor of the iconic Tribune Tower. The venue is less than a 10-minute walk from the conference location in the Hyatt Regency Chicago. For a sneak peak of the setting for this year’s reception click here.

Please RSVP for this year’s Opening Reception by clicking here.

Saturday July 16, 2016

7:00-8:30 am – Registration and continental breakfastgenerously sponsored by LEXISNEXIS

8:30-8:40 am – Welcome Remarks: Denise Pagh and Jeremy Sullivan, Summit Co-chairs

8:40-9:45 am – Keynote Address – Law Firms in Transition: The Concerns of Law Firm Leaders in 2016 and How We Can HelpEric Seeger, Principal, Altman & Weil – generously sponsored by WOLTERS KLUWER

9:45-10:00 am – Morning Break

10:00-12:00 pm – How to Think and Act Strategically: React, Align, and Optimize Paul D. Meyer, President and Co-CEO, Tecker International, LLC

In this interactive session, participants will learn theory and practicalities for responding strategically to external challenges and opportunities, with the ultimate goal of optimizing the strategic impact of library/information services for the future success of the organization.

12:00-1:15 pm – Lunchgenerously sponsored by THOMSON REUTERS

1:15-2:30 pm – 3 Concurrent Breakout Sessions: attendees will attend 2 of 3 sessions

This facilitated follow-up planning session will give attendees the opportunity to explore how concepts introduced earlier apply directly to their departments. Together, participants will identify strategies to overcome barriers and align library services to organizational needs.

With the aim of increasing cross-departmental collaboration, this session will cover effective communication techniques that have emotional impact. Utilizing proven sales techniques, participants will receive tangible, concrete tips to build relationships that will help create influence and overcome objections, misperceptions, and other landmines.

A moderated panel of your peers will share real life examples of how they collaborated with other departments and shared resources to create or improve services, knowledge, and intelligence within their organizations. Examples will range from simple steps to improve workflow to conducting a full scale information audit to increase firm-wide opportunities and visibility.

2:30-2:45 pmAfternoon Break

2:45-4:00 pmRepeat of 3 concurrent breakout sessions: attendees attend 2 of 3 sessions

4:05-5:00 pm – Strategy Into Action

In this focused wrap-up session attendees will transform their own takeaways from the day into specific action items. In networking groups individual attendees will discuss those action steps, potential challenges and barriers, and realistic deadlines for completion so that you will leave the Summit with both a plan of action and an accountability group to support you in completing your plan.

To register for the 2016 PLLIP Summit, please visit the AALL Annual Conference page here. Note that the Summit is listed as a ‘Preconference Workshop.”