Upcoming Meetings

2019 Summer Meeting: Washington, DC - June 20, 2019

Marriott Marquis Washington DC
901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

9 – 9:15 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions

9:15 – 10:45 - Western Council Business Meeting

  1. Approval of minutes
  2. Treasurer’s Report
  3. Discussion of general and professional liability insurance
  4. Officer election -- Secretary
  5. Status of Dollar per capita
  6. Smart cities and libraries
  7. Update on Census 2020
  8. Discussion of uses of Oculus VR headsets
  9. Discussion of 2020 meeting location

10:45 – 11:00 - Break

11:00 – 12:00 - Western Council member reports (3 minutes each)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 - Exploring Workforce Projects Part I

  • Neil Ridley, Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown Univ.
  • Susan Benton, Urban Libraries Council

3:00 – 3:30 - Break

3:30 – 5:30 - Exploring Workforce Project Part II

  • Tammy Westergard, Nevada State Library, Nevada Career Explorer initiative
  • Eli Guinnee, New Mexico State Library, Libraries as Launchpads initiative
  • Summary of other state workforce projects

5:30 – 6:00 - Wrap up, final comments, future planning

6:00 p.m. - Adjourn