2016 WestPac Annual Meeting

Jackson, Wyoming

Tours and Things to Do in Jackson

Don't forget to check out the Activities page to see some of the amazing possibilities in and around Jackson Hole.

Programs

All educational sessions will be held in the Grand View Ballroom.

Thursday, September 29th

3:00 - 6:00pm Conference Registration - Snow King Resort
  Please register before the opening reception, if possible.
6:00 - 9:00pm Opening Reception - Teton Science School
  Join us for wine, hors d'oeuvres, art, and music in a relaxing setting.
  Sponsored by W. S. Hein

Friday, September 30th

8:00 - 9:00am Breakfast - Mountain View Room
  Sponsored by Thomson Reuters
8:00 - 9:00am Conference Registration - Snow King Resort
9:00 - 9:30am Keynote Address
  Kathy Carlson, Legal Review Administrator at Wyoming Attorney General's Office
9:30 - 10:30am Program A:

The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal {Re}Search

  Presenter: Susan Nevelow Mart, Associate Professor and Director of the Law Library at the University of Colorado Law School, Boulder
10:30 - 11:00am Break - Grand View Pre-Function (Time with Vendors)
11:00am - 12:00pm Program B: Japanese Internment and the Fight for Social Justice
  Presenters:

Brian Liesinger, Executive Director, Heart Mountain Interpretive Center

Kelly Reynolds, Law Reference Librarian, University of Oregon

12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch & Business Meeting - Mountain View Room
  Sponsored by LexisNexis
2:00 - 3:00pm Program C: The National Park Idea and the Future of the National Park System
  Presenter: Robert B. Keiter, Professor of Law and Director of the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment at the University of Utah
3:00 - 3:30pm Break - Grand View Pre-Function (Time with Vendors)
3:30 - 4:30pm Program D: Collection Management: Current Trends and New Ideas
  Presenters:

Using Circulation Data to Enhance Collections Management
   Dannie Helm, Law Library Manager at the University of Oregon

Are we shifting collection development from "Just-in-Case" to "Just-in-Time"?
   Judy Janes, Director of the Law Library and Lecturer in Law at UC Davis

Ethical Disposal of Books
   Georgia Briscoe, Director & Head of Technical Services, University of Colorado Law School

Paperless Collection Development
   Brent Bernau, Collection Development Librarian, University of San Diego School of Law

4:30 - 5:00pm WestPac Board Meeting

Saturday, October 1st

8:00 - 9:00am Breakfast - Mountain View Room
8:00 - 9:00am Conference Registration - Snow King Resort
9:00am - 10:00am Program E: Social Media Use in Libraries
  Presenters:

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

Nickholas Harrell, Student Services and Outreach Librarian, Wise Law Library at University of Colorado, Boulder

Cathryn Bowie, State Law Librarian, State of Oregon Law Library

10:00 - 10:30am Break - Grand View Pre-Function (Time with Vendors)
10:30am - 12:00pm Program F: How Can Legal Research Instruction Meet Real World Demands?
  Presenters:

Judy Janes, Director of the Law Library and Lecturer in Law at UC Davis

Matthew Elisha, Reference Librarian, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

Rachel Nelson, Reference Librarian, Holland & Hart LLP

12:00pm Thank-you, Good-bye, and Evaluations

 

Education Committee: Kelly Reynolds (Chair), Kathy Carlson, Mari Cheney (President), Bonnie Geldmacher, Jorge Juarez, Sue Ludington, Angus Nesbit, Karen Selden, Christine Timko

Local Arrangements Committee: Debora Person (Chair), Kathy Carlson, Tawnya Plumb

 

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