Programs

  • October 8–10, 2015
  • Honolulu, Hawai'i

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Wednesday, October 7

3:00 - 7:00pm Conference Registration – Sheraton Pricess Kaiulani Hotel

Thursday, October 8

9:00 - 9:30am Opening Ceremony
9:30 - 10:00am Keynote Address The International Perspective and Practical Exploration on the Development of Chinese Law Libraries
   Dr. Lin, Yanping, Vice-President of East China University of Political Science and Law
10:00 - 10:30am Break      (Time with Vendors)
10:30 - noon Program A:

Legal Education: Then and Now

Handout Speakers:

Jennifer Gross, Reference and Collection Management Librarian & Associate Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Law

Nancy Rapoport, Acting Executive Vice President and Provost and Garman Turner Gordon Professor of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Law

12:00 - 2:00pm Lunch (and WestPac Business Meeting)
2:00 - 3:00pm Program B:

Incorporating Legal Research Competencies into the Law School Curriculum

 

Moderator:

James Duggan, Director of the Law Library and Associate Profes-sor of Law, Tulane University Law School

 

American Speaker:

Dennis Kim-Prieto, Reference Librarian, Rutgers University Law Library, Newark

 

Chinese Speaker:

Mr. Wan, Meng, Dean, Beijing Foreign Studies University School of Law

3:00 - 3:30pm Break      (Time with Vendors)
3:30 - 4:15pm Program C1:

A Law Classification for the Kingdom of Hawai'i (to 1900): Intelligent Access to Information

 

Moderator:

Mari Cheney, Digital Resources and Reference Librarian, Lewis & Clark Law School

Links:

American Speaker:

Dr. Jolande Goldberg, Law Classification Specialist, Library of Congress

4:15 - 5:00pm Program C2:

Study on Legal Construction of China Free Trade Zone and Library's Innovative Service Study on Legal Construction of China Free Trade Zone and Library's Innovative Service

 

Chinese Speaker:

Dr. He, Xiaoyong, Director of Library, East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL)

6:30pm Opening Reception

Friday, October 9

9:00 - 9:30am Keynote Address

 

Prof. Craig Howes, Director, Center for Biographical Research, and Professor, Department of English, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

9:30 - 11:00am Program D:

Challenges of the E-Legal Information Age — Collection Development and Resource Sharing in Law Libraries

 

Moderator:

Evelyn Ma, Reference Librarian for Foreign and International Law, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School

 

American Speakers:

Victoria Trotta, Associate Dean, Arizona State University Law Library

Tracy Thompson, Executive Director, New England Law Library Consortium

 

Facing the Challenges: the Thinking and Actions of Chinese Law Librarians

 

Chinese Speaker:

Ms. Chen, Zhihong, Director of Law Library, Peking University School of Law

11:00 - 11:30am Break      (Time with Vendors)
11:30am - 12:30pm Program E:

Striking a Balance in Your Library Catalog: TLI v. TMI

Handout Speakers:

Georgia Briscoe, Associate Director & Head of Technical Services, University of Colorado Law School

Karen Selden, Metadata Services Librarian, University of Colorado Law School

Jane Thompson, Associate Director of Faculty Services and Research, University of Colorado Law School

12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch & Business Meeting
2:00 - 3:00pm Program F: Continuing Education for Law Librarians
 

Moderator:

Alex X. Zhang , Reference Librarian, University of Michigan Law Library

  American Speaker:

Prof. Michael Chiorazzi, Director and Professor of Law, University of Arizona Law Library

 

Demand-driven Service Innovation—Case in Teaching and Research Service of Renmin University Law School Library

 

Chinese Speaker:

Ms. Liu, Ming, Director, Renmin University of China Law School Library

3:00 - 3:30pm Break      (Time with Vendors)
3:30am - 5:00pm Program G1:

User Service and Library Space Solutions for Innovative Legal Education

 

Moderator:

Anne Mosted-Jensen, Reference Librarian and Assistant Professor, Concordia University Law Library

 

American Speaker:

Lee Peoples, Director and Professor of Law, Oklahoma City University Law Library (Library Space Solutions)

  Chinese Speaker:

TBD

  Program G2:

Innovative Legal Solutions

 

American Speaker:

Ms. Han, Ning, Technical Services Librarian, Concordia University Law Library (An Updated View Of Legal Research Instruction In China)

  Chinese Speaker:

Ms. Yu, Liying, Director of Law Library, Tsinghua University, Beijing (An Updated View Of Legal Research Instruction In China)

Saturday, October 10

9:00 - 10:30am Program H:

(Joint Program)
BIT by BIT: Legal Aspects of Business and Trade with China

 

Moderator:

Joan Howland, Roger F. Noreen Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Information and Technology, University of Minnesota School of Law

 

Chinese Speaker:

Russell Leu, Special Counsel, Corporate Practice Group, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton L.L.P, Beijing

Bibliography American Speaker:

Barbara Swatt-Engstrom, Reference Librarian & Adjunct Professor, Seattle University Law Library

10:30 - 11:00am Break      (Time with Vendors)
11:00 - noon Program I:

The Evolving Face of Reference Services

Handout Speakers:

Roberta Woods, Reference and Instructional Services Librarian, University of Hawaii Richardson School of Law

Stephanie Midkiff, Reference Librarian, University of Oregon School of Law

Jaye Barlous, Reference Librarian, University of Oregon School of Law

Victoria Szymczak, Law Library Director, University of Hawaii Richardson School of Law

Sunday, October 11

Time TBD Optional Post Conference Educational Activities
  Tour of Local Libraries and/or Universities

 

Education Committee: Mari Cheney (Chair), Kathy Carlson, Bonnie Geldmacher (President), Claire Hand, Jorge Juarez, Sue Ludington, Angus Nesbit, Christine Timko

Local Arrangements Committee: Vicki Szymczak (Chair)