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2021 Evergreen Conference Schedule
The full conference schedule grid is available below.  See the Program Descriptions page for more details about each session.

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Monday, May 24, 2021 (Pre-Conference)

Additional registration fee required.
Eastern Time

Track 1

Track 2

12:00 p.m. Anonymous in the Forest: Personally-Identifying Information in Evergreen
Rogan Hamby, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Audience: General
Hungry Hungry Space Hippos: A Journey Further Into the Ever-Expanding Universe of How Holds Work in Evergreen
Angela Kilsdonk, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Andrea Buntz Neiman, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Mike Rylander, Equinox Open Library Initiative

Audience: End User
2:00 p.m. BREAK
2:30 p.m. AsciiDoc and Antora
Lynn Floyd, Indiana State Library
Blake Graham-Henderson, MOBIUS

Audience: Documentation
Making the Most of Evergreen Reports
Chris Sharp, PINES
Audience: Reports

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Eastern Time

Track 1

Track 2

11:00 a.m. Welcome & Keynote Speaker
12:00 p.m. EXHIBITOR HOURS
General Exhibitor Hours are 12pm – 4pm ET
Specific Exhibitor Hours:

Midwest Tape (12pm – 4pm)
Quipu Group (12pm – 4pm)

Stat Courier (12:30-1:00 pm and 3:00-3:30 pm)
Unique Management (Demo sessions at 2pm & 3pm)
12:30 p.m. BREAK / EXHIBITOR TIME
1:00 p.m. Connecting Evergreen to External Services
Rogan Hamby, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Audience: New to Evergreen
Building Our Collage: How Evergreen’s Documentation Works
Jane Sandberg, Linn-Benton Community College

Audience: Documentation
2:00 p.m. Picture Perfect: Icons in Evergreen
Kate Coleman, Jefferson County Library, Missouri Evergreen
Jennifer Weston, Equinox Open Library Initiative

Audience: Cataloging
System Administrator Interest Group
Chris Sharp, PINES

Audience: Technical/Developer
3:00 p.m. BREAK / EXHIBITOR TIME
3:30 p.m. Lightning Talks
4:00 p.m. It’s a Feature, Not a Bug: New Feature Highlights for 3.6 and 3.7
Andrea Buntz Neiman, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Ruth Frasur, Indiana State Library

Audience: General
Resource Sharing Using Geolocation in North Carolina
Llewellyn Marshall, N.C. Cardinal
Audience: Technical/Developer
5:00 p.m. Serials Interest Group
Erica Rohlfs, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Audience: General
From Pandemics to Power Outages: How Evergreen Can Help Libraries Handle Closings with Grace
Katie Greenleaf Martin, Altoona District Libraries
Heather Lindskold, Altoona Area Public Library
Jennifer Bruch, Pennsylvania Integrated Library System

Audience: Management/Leadership

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Eastern Time

Track 1

Track 2

11:00 a.m. Localization Is So Much More Than Just Translation
Eva Cerninakova, Jabok Library, Czech Republic
Linda Jansová, Osvobozená knihovna, z. s., Czech Republic
Audience: General
Welcome to Evergreen!
Terran McCanna, PINES

Ruth Frasur, Indiana State Library
Jason Boyer, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Audience: New to Evergreen
12:00 p.m. EXHIBITOR HOURS
General Exhibitor Hours are 12pm – 4pm ET
Specific Exhibitor Hours:

Midwest Tape (12pm – 4pm)
Quipu Group (12pm – 4pm)

Equinox Open Library Initiative (Demo session at 12:30pm)
Stat Courier (2:00-2:30 pm)
Unique Management (Demo sessions at 2pm & 3pm)

12:00 p.m. Student Success Interest Group
Elizabeth Thomsen, NOBLE
Audience: End User
“Train up Catalogers in the Way They Should Go”–Rethinking Permissions, Education, and Certification
Jonathan Moore, Wyomissing Public Library

Audience: Cataloging
1:00 p.m. Curbside and Other Delivery and Outreach Ideas
Dawn Dale, PINES
Jennifer Bruch, Pennsylvania Integrated Library System

Audience: End User
Grow Your Own Evergreen! Exploring, Hacking, and Testing On Your Very Own Test System
Michele Morgan, NOBLE

Audience: General
2:00 p.m. BREAK / EXHIBITOR TIME
2:30 p.m. Lightning Talks
3:00 p.m. Ask Not What Evergreen Can Do For You
Rogan Hamby (Outreach), Tiffany Little (Acquisitions), Terran McCanna (New Developers), Elizabeth Thomsen (Student Success), Jennifer Weston (Cataloging), Jessica Woolford (Reports)
Audience: General
Consortium Leaders’ Interest Group
Benjamin Murphy, N.C. Cardinal
Audience: Management/Leadership
4:00 p.m. Cataloging Interest Group
J. Elaine Hardy, PINES
Jennifer Weston, Equinox Open Library Initiative

Audience: Cataloging
Unpredictability is the New Predictability: Evergreen Serials Module Walkthrough
Erica Rohlfs, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Audience: End User
5:00 p.m. The Angular Files: New Interfaces Around the Corner
Bill Erickson, King County Library System
Audience: General
7:00 p.m. Virtual Social Hour

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Eastern Time

Track 1

Track 2

11:00 a.m. Acquisitions IG
Tiffany Little, PINES
Audience: Acquisitions
The First Year
Lynn Floyd, Indiana State Library
Audience: Technical/Developer
12:00 p.m. EXHIBITOR HOURS
General Exhibitor Hours are 12pm – 4pm ET
Specific Exhibitor Hours:

Midwest Tape (12pm – 4pm)
Quipu Group (12pm – 4pm)

Equinox Open Library Initiative (Demo session at 12:30pm)

Stat Courier (2:00-2:30 pm)
Unique Management (Demo sessions at 2pm & 3pm)

12:00 p.m. Circulation Interest Group
Dawn Dale, PINES
Audience: Circulation
Acquisitions Workflow Roundtable
Sarah Childs, Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library, IN

Angela Kilsdonk, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Jennifer Pringle, BC Libraries Cooperative
Audience: Acquisitions
1:00 p.m. STAFF_CHR: Standing Penalties and Group Penalty Thresholds
Erica Rohlfs, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Audience: End User
Intro to Launchpad
Terran McCanna, PINES

Audience: New to Evergreen
2:00 p.m. BREAK / EXHIBITOR TIME
2:30 p.m. Catalogers Organizing Locally
J. Elaine Hardy, PINES; Jessica Philyaw, Jackson County Public Library, NC; Janet Schrader, C/W MARS; Jennifer Weston, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Audience: Cataloging
Reports Interest Group
Jessica Woolford, Bibliomation
Audience: Reports
3:30 p.m. Batches, Baskets, Buckets, Bookbags, and Carousels
Elizabeth Thomsen, NOBLE
Audience: General
Beyond the Stand Alone Bib
Rogan Hamby, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Jennifer Weston, Equinox Open Library Initiative

Audience: Cataloging
4:30 p.m. Implications of Earwyrms for Evergreen Metadata
Galen Charlton, Equinox Open Library Initiative
Audience: Cataloging
Let’s Take a Spin! Using Carousels in Your Library
Millissa Macomber, Burlington Public Library, WA
Rachel Gage, Burlington Public Library, WA

Audience: General
5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks and Developers’ Update

Friday, May 28, 2021 (Hackfest)

Free admission — Requires separate registration
Eastern Time

Track 1

Track 2

10:00 a.m. Development Hackfest
Facilitator:  Jason Boyer
Hackfest rooms open all day for drop in collaboration.
Documentation Hackfest
Facilitator:  Debbie Luchenbill
Hackfest rooms open all day for drop in collaboration.