Breakout Sessions by Track

Administration and Management
"So, we've been drafted as shelter workers. Now what?": Hurricane Shelter Management Basics for Library Staff"
  • Debbie Clifton, Seminole County Public Library
  •  Kathi Efland, Seminole County Public Library
  • Sara White, Seminole County Public Library 
 Bet it all on Zero! - The Big Payoff In Going Fine-Free.
  • Andrew Breidenbaugh, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
  • Chely Cantrell, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
  • Diane Perry, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
 Changing the Service Culture of your Library
  • Colleen Hooks, Orange County Library System
  • Danielle King, Orange County Library System
  • Debbie Tour, Orange County Library System
 Hurricane Preparedness: Strengthening Libraries’ Resiliency
  • Curtis S. Tenney, Florida State University, Information Use Management and Policy Institute 
 Is Passport Acceptance at Your Library Worth the Gamble?
  • Candy K Granda,Tampa-Hillsborough Public Library
  • Stacey Jurewicz, Tampa-Hillsborough Public Library
 Supporting Neurodiversity in the Academic Library: Research, Best Practices, and Personal Experiences
  • Dr. Nancy Everhart, Florida State University, School of Information
  • Michael Meth, Florida State University, Strozier Library
  • Dr. Juliann Woods, Florida State University, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
 Adult Programming or Services
 Ace New Library Services for the Intellectually Disabled (ID) by Betting on Sound Theory and Practice
  • Matthew Conner, University of California, Davis
  •  Leah Plocharczyk, Florida Atlantic University Libraries
Gaining Perspective- Our Trip to Puerto Rico
  • Candice Casey, Osceola Library System
  • Dagmar Lopez, Osceola Library System
 Make a Sure Bet on Health Information with NNLM's Consumer Health Information Specialization
  • Ashley Cuffia, National Networks of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern Atlantic Regional Medical Library
  • Athanasia Fitos, Miami-Dade Public Library System
  • Jonathan Quiñones, Miami-Dade Public Library System
 On-Demand Training: A Winning Bet for Your Community and Library!
  • Brendon Guilliams, Bureau of Library Development Division of Library and Information Services
  • Blake Robinson, State Library of Florida Division of Library and Information Services
 Play to Win: Genetics and Genealogy for Library Customers
  • Allison Ryall, Orange County Library System
 Reaching Outside our Walls-Libraries as a lifeline to people with special needs.
  • Doris Albury, Miami-Dade Public Library System
  • Carmen Centeno, Miami-Dade Public Library System
  • Jennifer Shipley, Miami-Dade Public Library System
 Reducing the Gamble: Library Services for Incarcerated and Recently Released
  • Adam Davis, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Katie Reusze, Broward County Library
  • Nick Sakhnovsky, Broward County Library
 Taking an Earth Day Program Winning Hand to the Next Level
  • Sandy Avila, University of Central Florida
  • Jennifer Elliott, University of Central Florida
  • Christina C. Wray, University of Central Florida
 Betting on the Dogs: Service Animals in the Library
  • Amy An, Boca Raton Public Library
  • Kodi Miller, Boca Raton Public Library
 What We Learned from Last Year
  • Alyse McKeal, Palm Beach State College

Friends Session I: More information coming soon.

  • Ed Rossman, Experienced speaker, librarian and teacher

Friends Session II: More information coming soon.

  • Ed Rossman, Experienced speaker, librarian and teacher
Information Literacy
 Student Video Creation and the Value of Copyright Instruction: A Win Win Situation
  • Nancy Schuler, Eckerd College
 Two of a kind: Pairing librarians and students for a winning hand
  • Ava Brillat, University of Miami
  • Lauren Fralinger, University of Miami
  • Terri Robar, University of Miami
Wager on Wikipedia: Information Literacy in the Digital Age (Pre-conference)
  • Carrie Cullen, Shimberg Health Sciences Library, University of South Florida
  • Robert Fernandez, Prince George’s Community College
  • Paul Flagg, Dunbar Elementary Magnet School
Leadership Development
 Anchoring Change: Using the Kotter Change Management Framework to Analyze and Facilitate Change in Academic Libraries
  • Colleen Boff, Bowling Green State University
  • Catherine Cardwell, University of South Florida Saint Petersburg
 Career 411 – Never Too Late to Jumpstart Your Career!
  • Camielle Crampsie, University of South Florida
  • Peggy Glatthaar, Florida Gulf Coast University Library
  • Andrew Hackler, University of Central Florida Library

 Don't Gamble with a Core Value: New Intellectual Freedom Issues and the Role of Florida Librarians

  • Bryan Cooper, Associate Librarian and Associate Dean, FIU, Florida International University
  •  Karen Mahnk, Lake Park Public Library
  • Michael T. Sullivan, Pablo Creek Region, Jacksonville Public Library

 Efficient Librarianship - The Path to Personal Productivity

  • Douglas Crane, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Russell Gift, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Andrea Taylor, Palm Beach County Library System

 Leadership Lessons from SSLLI - Panel

  • Jill Canono, Division of Library Services and Information Services - Florida Dept. of State
  • Douglas Crane, Palm Beach County Library System
  • Heather Ogilvie, Bay County Public Library

 Public Library Academy

  • John Chrastka, Executive Director, EveryLibrary

 Take a Gamble on Your Staff, The House Always Wins

  • Karen Garcia, Palm Springs Public Library
  • Suvi Katriina Manner, Palm Springs Public Library
  • Rebekah Stewart, Palm Springs Public Library

 Upping the Ante: Creating an Impactful, Inexpensive Staff Development Day

  • Andrea Dictor, Sarasota County Libraries
  • Ellen India, Sarasota County Libraries

Marketing Showcase

  • Camielle Crampsie, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
 Scholarly Communication and Publishing

 Professional or Predatory: Distinguishing Legitimate from Illegitimate in an Era of Open Access

  • Julie Hornick, Florida Southern College
  • Marina Morgan, Florida Southern College
  • Steven Wade, Florida Southern College
 Special Collections and Digitization

 Win Big! Bet on your Digital Collections with the SSDN and DPLA

  • Keila Zayas Ruiz, Sunshine State Digital Network/FSU
Technical Services and Collection Management

All About Access: Technical Services & Public Services Collaboration

  • Chris Boyd, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Renee Gould, Saint Leo University
  • Jennifer Murray, University of North Florida

 Even the Odds: Libraries Solving the Student Textbook Problem

  • Rebecca Donlan, Florida Gulf Coast University Library Services
  • Amy Filiatreau, Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn Library, Lynn University
  • Peggy Glatthaar, Florida Gulf Coast University Library Services

 Place Your Bet with Technical Services: Explore the Changing Roles within the field

  • Chris Boyd, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Renee Gould, Saint Leo University
  • Jennifeer Murray, University of North Florida

 Rolling the dice on a tabletop game collection

  • Carl DiNardo, Eckerd College
  • Alyssa Koclanes, Eckerd College

Don’t Show Your Hand: Online Privacy Made Easy

  • Josh Stone, SEFLIN


  • Brian Erb, FALSC
  • Rachel Erb, FALSC
  • Elijah Scott, FALSC

 Introduction to RA21 (Remote Access for the 21st Century)

  • Andrew Anderson, Library and Information Resources Network
 Youth Services or Programming

 Break Out the Escape Rooms!

  • Samma Fagan, Palm Harbor Library
  • Marisa Steuer, Palm Harbor Library

 Femmes of STEM: Engaging Children with Rockstar Female Scientists

  • Mary Daniels, Maitland Public Library 

 FREE and Low Cost Youth Summer Reading Programs

  • Kami Bumgardner, Maitland Public Library
  • Mary Daniels, Maitland Public Library

 Grant Opportunities with the Florida Humanities Council

  • Keith Simmons, Florida Humanities Council

 Kids Can Code and You Can Too!

  • Hyunjin Han, Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach
  • Kristine Techavanich, Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

 No Fake News about Digital Badging

  • Barbara Lewis, University of South Florida
  • Brittany Self, University of South Florida

 Playrooms & Passive Programming: How Children's Areas Encourage Literacy & Imagination

  • Lauren Mathur, Orange County Library System
  • Nicole Suarez, Orange County Library System
  • Chris Brackett, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
  • Tricia Smith, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library