Catch the iSchool at FLA 2015!

FSU FLA 2015

Calling out all FSU fans and friends!

Join Florida State University faculty, students and alumni at the 2015 FLA Conference May 12 – 15 at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida!

The School of Information – Florida’s iSchool will be located at Booth #107 in the exhibit hall.  Stop by when the exhibits open and pick up your tickets for the raffles that will be held at the iSchool Alumni & Friends Reception!

Visit the booth on Thursday and say “hi” to  of the faculty and students.


Here’s where you can find Florida State University iSchool faculty, staff, students and alumni presenting at the Florida Library Association Annual Conference 2015:


May 13 – Wednesday

8:00 a.m. — 9:15 a.m. New Member Orientation – Curacao 7

Pam Doffek of Florida State University’s Goldstein Library


1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m. Put Your Virtual Self to Work, Bonaire 5

FSU iSchool alumna Kelly Robinson of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m. Innovative Strategies in Teen Programming, Curacao 2

FSU iSchool alumna Lauren Mathur of Orange County Library System


2:15 p.m. — 3:30 p.m Let Them Eat PDA: Inspiring Innovation with Emerging Selection Models, Bonaire 7

FSU iSchool alumna Erin Gallagher of Rollins College


2:15 p.m. — 3:30 p.m Connect, Explore, Soar: Innovative Technologies and Services in Library Learning Commons, Bonaire 5

FSU iSchool alumni Maria Atilano, Cat Silvers, and Lisandra Carmichael of University of North Florida


3:45 p.m. — 4:45 p.m Thrive or Survive? The Value of Collaboration – Bonaire 7

FSU iSchool alum Sean McGarvey of Pasco County Library System


3:45 p.m. — 4:45 p.m. Protecting Patron Privacy, Curacao 3-4

Barbara Kaplan of Florida State University Libraries


3:45 p.m. — 4:45 p.m. Redefining Success in Public Libraries, Curacao 5-6

FSU iSchool alumna Amy Dodson, former director of 2014 Best Small Library in America (Pine River Library, CO)


3:45 p.m. — 4:45 p.m   Dig In and Cache Out Geocaching for Your Library, Curacao 7-8

FSU iSchool alumna Kristen Calvert Nelson of Marion County Public Library System



May 14, Thursday


8:30 a.m. — 9:30 a.m The Power of Open Data! Curacao 7-8

FSU iSchool alum Renaine Julian of Florida State University Libraries


4:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Innovating Through Times of Change: Florida Virtual Campus User Group Meeting and Update, Curacao 3-4

FSU iSchool alumni Lucy Harrison and Linda McCarthy of Florida Virtual Campus



May 15, Friday


8:30 a.m. — 9:30 a.m. Career 911—We Can Help! Bonaire 4

Pam Doffek of Florida State University’s Goldstein Library