Schedule-At-A-Glance

For a detailed listing of events and sessions taking place at national conference (time, date, location), please see the Schedule of Events.

Wednesday, November 4

Start Time End Time Program/Event Location
7:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Registration Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E Lobby
8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Full and Half Day Workshops * Convention Center/
Hyatt Regency Columbus
8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. School Tours * Offsite
8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Educational Tours * Offsite
5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Dinner with a Local Librarian ** Meet in Convention Center Hall E Lobby

Thursday, November 5

Start Time End Time Program/Event Location
7:30 a.m. 7:30 p.m. Registration Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E Lobby
7:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. AASL Bookstore Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E Lobby
8:00 a.m. 12:0 a.m. School Tours * Offsite
8:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Educational Tours * Offsite
8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Half Day Workshops * Convention Center/
Hyatt Regency Columbus
12:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. First Timer’s Orientation Convention Center/
Hyatt Regency Columbus
1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. IdeaLab Convention Center,
Terrace Ballrooms 4&5
3:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Opening General Session  Convention Center,
Battelle Grand 
5:30 p.m 7:30 p.m. Exhibits Opening Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E/F
5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. AASL Bookstore Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E Lobby
8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. From Stories to Action: Inspiring Heroes for Our Own World 
(The Harry Potter Alliance)
Hyatt Regency Columbus
8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Storytelling Festival Hyatt Regency Columbus
8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. ISS Networking Reception * Hyatt Regency Columbus
10:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m. Hack the Association: or Talkin' About our (R)Evolution
 
Convention Center,
E171-172

Friday, November 6

Start Time End Time Program/Event Location
7:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Registration Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E Lobby
7:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. AASL Bookstore Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E Lobby
7:00 a.m. 7:50 a.m. Vendor Programs Convention Center
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. General Session Convention Center,
Battelle Grand 
9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E/F
10:10 a.m. 11:10 a.m. Concurrent Sessions Convention Center
11:20 a.m. 12:20 a.m. Concurrent Sessions Convention Center
12:20 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Exclusive Exhibit Time Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E/F
2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions Convention Center
3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Exclusive Exhibit Time Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E/F
4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions Convention Center
6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Author Banquet * Hyatt Regency Columbus
9:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m. Unconference Hyatt Regency Columbus
Union Ballroom

Saturday, November 7

Start Time End Time Program/Event Location
7:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m. Registration Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E Lobby
7:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. AASL Bookstore Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E Lobby
7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. General Session Convention Center,
Battelle Grand 
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E/F
8:40 a.m. 9:40 a.m. Concurrent Sessions Convention Center
9:50 a.m. 10:50 a.m. Concurrent Sessions Convention Center
10:50 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Exclusive Exhibit Time Convention Center,
Exhibit Hall E/F
1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions Convention Center
2:10 p.m. 3:10 p.m. Concurrent Sessions Convention Center
3:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Closing General Session Convention Center,
Battelle Grand 
5:15 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Author Meet & Greets * Hyatt Regency Columbus
7:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m. Closing Celebration Offsite (North Market)

Sunday, November 8

Start Time End Time Program/Event Location
9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Author Breakfast * Hyatt Regency Columbus

* Indicates a ticketed event in which additional fees are required.

** Dinner with a Local Librarian is open to all attendees as a ‘Dutch treat’ event.