Conference Program Planning

 Terms of Reference:

  • Plan all aspects of program planning from the selection of speakers and other participants to reporting at the conclusion of the program to the Board

Minimum Expectations:

  1. Plan all aspects of the annual conference
  2. Update the Conference Planning Manual for the guidance of future committees as needed
  3. Debrief the Conference Program Planning Co-Chairs for the following year

Coordinating Chairs: 

Julie Hersberger, UNCD - jahersbe@uncg.edu
Heather Hill, Western Ontario - hhill6@uwo.ca

Conference Co-Planner: 

Lisa Hussey, Simmons - lisa.hussey2@simmons.edu
Kate McDowell, UIUC - kmcdowel@illinois.edu

Members:

Board Liaison: 

Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie - louise.spiteri@dal.ca

ALISE Academy Committee (Subcommittee of Conference Program Planning)

 Terms of Reference:

  • Create professional development programs and opportunities.
  • Plan programs for all levels of faculty for inclusion in the ALISE Academy

 Minimum Expectations:

  1. Plan the ALISE Academy program for the annual conference, including programs for faculty at various career stages
  2. Make recommendations for themes for Academy programs in future years
  3. Document procedures for use by future chairs

Co-Chairs: 

Jennifer Burke Pierce, Iowa - jennifer-burek-pierce@uiowa.edu
Susan Rathbun Grubb, South Carolina - srathbun@mailbox.sc.edu

Members:

Appointed by chair as needed.

Board liaison: 

Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie - louise.spiteri@dal.ca

ALISE Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Competition Committee

 Terms of Reference:

  • Coordinate judging process for the Doctoral Student Poster Competition.

Minimum Expectations:

  1. Coordinate planning for the doctoral poster competition, including recruitment of participants 
  2. Coordinate judging process for the Doctoral Student Poster Competition
  3. Review and document competition judging procedures for guidance of future chairs

Co-Chairs: 

Kyong Eun Oh, Simmons - kyongeun.oh@simmons.edu
Mega Subramaniam, Maryland - mmsubram@umd.edu

ALISE Doctoral Poster Competition Judging Committee Co-Chairs: 

Kyong Eun Oh, Simmons - kyongeun.oh@simmons.edu 
Mega Subramaniam, Maryland - mmsubram@umd.edu

Doctoral SIG Conveners:  

Liz Harnett, South Carolina - ejhart@email.sc.edu
Abigail Phillips, Florida State - alp07@my.fsu.edu

Additional ALISE faculty members, recruited by the ALISE Doctoral Poster Competition Judging Committee Co-Chairs, for a one-year commitment as poster judges. These committee members must reflect the diversity of research interests in LIS and be present at the annual conference.

Board liaison: 

Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie - louise.spiteri@dal.ca

Works in Progress Poster Session

Terms of Reference:

  • Receive and organize the submissions for the Works in Progress Poster Session.
  • Confirm participation to those submitting posters
  • Prepare the brochure for the conference
  • Prepare a web version of the brochure

Minimum Expectations:

  1. Coordinate activities
  2. Coordinate judging process for the Doctoral Student Poster Competition
  3. Review and document competition judging procedures for guidance of future chairs

Co-Chairs: 

Paulette Kerr, West Indies - paulette.kerr@uwimona.edu.jm
Faith Oguz, North Carolina - Greensboro - f_oguz@uncg.edu

Board Liaison: 

Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie - louise.spiteri@dal.ca

Conference Juried Paper Proposals

Terms of Reference:

  • To select, through a blind referee process, juried papers for presentation at the ALISE annual conference

Minimum Expectations:

  1. Select, through a blind referee process, juried papers supporting the conference theme
  2. Develop procedures to provide authors feedback in addition to the acceptance decision
  3. Document procedures for use by future chairs

Co-Chairs: 

Linda Most - lrmost@valdosta.edu
Colette Drouillard - cldrouillard@valdosta.edu

Members:

Appointed by chair(s) as needed.
Chair may recommend addition of committee members if warranted by number of paper proposals

Board liaison: 

Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie - louise.spiteri@dal.ca

Conference Juried Panel Proposals

Terms of Reference:

  • To select, through a blind referee process, juried panel for presentation at the ALISE annual conference

Minimum Expectation:

  1. Select, through a blind referee process, juried papers supporting the conference theme
  2. Develop procedures to provide authors feedback in addition to the acceptance decision
  3. Document procedures for use by future chairs

Co-Chairs: 

Dianne Rasmussen Pennington - infogirl99@gmail.com
Amy Van Scoy - vanscoy@buffalo.edu

Members:

Appointed by chair(s) as needed.
Chair may recommend addition of committee members if warranted by number of paper proposals

Board liaison: 

Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie - louise.spiteri@dal.ca