Welcome to the 2015 MLA/DLA Conference!

The 2015 MLA/DLA Conference has finally arrived! If you’re still trying to figure out what sessions to attend on Thursday and Friday, try taking a look at the Lanyrd site. You’ll find descriptions, speaker information and more. Pre-conference workshops will finish up at 4:00 p.m. today. Here’s what you can expect tonight:

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Keynote by Dr. Jack A. Kaye
This talk will include examples of what is being learned about the Earth system and how that information is being shared with and utilized by an ever-increasing set of domestic and international partners, and provide a guide to the future evolution of our capability and its projected and potential utilization.

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – All Conference Reception
Enjoy some hors d’ouevres while mixing and mingling with friends old and new!

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Librarians’ Happy Hour with ACRL MD
After the All Conference Reception, continue the conversations with colleagues from across the state at Liquid Assets, just a short walk from the conference hotel. We’ll provide some hors d’oeuvres, and there will be a cash bar with specials. Librarians of all stripes are invited to join us, so we hope to see you there!

9:00 – 11:00 p.m. – Dance party
Join DJ Dusty McCowsky at the Horizon Oceanfront Restaurant for a star-studded night. Come dressed as your favorite science fiction character for what should be an inter-STELLAR time!

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