Comprehensive Schedule

This is a preliminary schedule and subject to change. Note: Conference dates are confirmed.

Registration for conference is required to attend the events below, unless otherwise noted. 

 

Tuesday, July 28

Event
Time
Conference Registration 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
   

Wednesday, July 29

Event
Time
Conference Registration 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Annual General Meeting* 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

First Timers' Orientation

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
RITA Finalists Reception (invitation only) 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
   

Thursday, July 30

Event
Time
Conference Registration 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Trade Show 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Workshops 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Luncheon

12:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Industry Marketplace 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
   

Friday, July 31

Event
Time
Conference Registration 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Workshops 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Luncheon

12:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Speed Pitching 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
RITA Awards Ceremony 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
RITA After-Party 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.
   

Saturday, August 1

Event
Time
Conference Registration 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Librarians Day Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Blogger Day 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Librarians Day 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Workshops 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Chapter Leadership Seminar 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Librarian/Bookseller/Blogger Networking Mixer 12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
"Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing ** 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

*Open to members, registered for conference or not

**Open to the public