Conference Program

All live-streamed sessions will be recorded and made available to registrants for on-demand viewing during the conference and will remain accessible through EventMobi for a designated period of time following the conclusion of the event (at which time all the conference proceedings will be archived).

  • Regional Meeting for: 
    • Region 6 - Europe

Monday, July 12, 2021

  • Presenters Daily Schedules Monday 7-12-21
  • 9:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Opening Ceremony / Call to Nations
    • IASL Greetings and International Flag Ceremony
  • 9:30AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Keynote Introduction by Katy Manck, IASL President (2019 - 2022)
  • 10:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Author Keynote: Wayne Wiegand, in conversation with Dr. Daniella Smith, Dr. Marcia Mardis and Dr. Ross Todd
      • (Introduction Jean E. Lowrie Global Outreach Lecture Series) 
  • 12:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Author Keynote: Kevin Henkes
  • 6:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • TWU/UNT hosts Everyone Welcome & Awards:
      • IASL Books For Children Award
      • Golden Grants for 10 new members

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

7:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
Regional Meeting for Region 6: Europe

8:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time
  • The Morning Stretch
8:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
  • Regional Meetings for:
    • Region 1 - Africa
    • Region 7 - North Africa/Middle East
    • Region 9 - International Schools
Presenters Daily Schedules Tuesday 7-13-21

9:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
  • Author Keynote: Dr. Cecilia Aragon
11:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
  • Library Education SIG Meeting
12:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time) 1:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
  • Research SIG Meeting
  • ICT SIG Meeting
6:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
  • Author Keynote: Varian Johnson

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

  • 8:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • The Morning Stretch
  • Presenters Daily Schedules Wednesday 7-14-21
  • 9:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Author Keynote: Ibi Zoboi
  • 11:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Children and Young Adult Literature SIG Meeting
  • 12:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
  • 1:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Information Literacy SIG Meeting
  • 2:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • IASL Annual General Meeting - All attendees are encouraged to attend
  • 5:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
     Author Keynote: Julie Murphy and Rose Brock
  • 6:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Regional Meetings for:
      • Region 3 - North America 
      • Region 4 - Latin America & Caribbean
      • Region 5 - East Asia
      • Region 8 - Oceania
  • 7:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Regional Meeting for Region 2 - Asia

Thursday, July 15, 2021

  • 8:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • The Morning Stretch
  • Presenters Daily Schedules Thursday 7-15-21
  • 9:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Author Keynote: Chris Barton
  • 12:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Author Program/Speaker Panel: Scholastic
  • 5:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Author Keynote: Izzy B

Friday, July 16, 2021

  • 8:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Window on the World: Global updates about status of school libraries in each country 
  • 9:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Author Keynote: Kelley Donner
  • 10:00AM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • School Library Best Practices Across Texas:
      • Implementing Best Practices in Libraries: A Conversation with Library Leaders
        • Moderator: Elizabeth Philippi, School Program Coordinator at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • 12:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Author Program: Gene Ambaum
  • 1:00PM (Central Daylight Savings Time)
    • Closing Ceremonies
    • Keynote: Ross Todd

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