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: 

Gary Burnett, Florida State University - [email protected]  
Diane Kelly, University of Tennessee - [email protected]

Members:

Board Liaison: 

Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo - [email protected]


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: 

Mary Cavanagh, University of Ottawa - [email protected]
Marie Radford, Rutgers University - [email protected]

Members:

Appointed by chair as needed.

Board Liaison: 

Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo - [email protected]


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: 

Eric Myers, University of British Columbia - [email protected]
Paulette Kerr, University of the West Indies, Mona - [email protected]

Doctoral SIG Conveners:  

Kyle Jones, Indiana University- Purdue University - [email protected]
Linda Lillard, Clarion University - [email protected]

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: 

Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo - [email protected]


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: 

Matthew Griffis, University Southern Mississippi - [email protected]
Beth St. Jean, University of Mayland - [email protected]

Board Liaison: 

Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo - [email protected]


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: 

John Budd, University of Missouri - [email protected]
Annie Kim, University of North Texas - [email protected]

Members:

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

Board liaison: 

Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo - [email protected]


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: 

Kyle Jones, Indiana University- Purdue University - [email protected]
Linda Lillard, Clarion University - [email protected]

Members:

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

Board Liaison: 

Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo - [email protected]