Aug 5th: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the LIS Field: Leading the Charge

(Hampton University – Hampton, Virginia) 

Aug 24th-30th: IFLA World Congress

International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions

(Athens, Greece)

Sep 24th-26th: US-Russian Dialogue on the Civic Role of Libraries in the 21st Century Urbana

(Chicago, Illinois)

Oct 20th-27th: ALA Executive Board Fall Meeting

(Chicago, Illinois)

Nov 12th-13th: Athens Regional Library Systems Staff Development Day (Athens, Georgia) 

Nov 19th-20th: 2019 Annual Public Library Directors Meeting

(Tallahassee, Florida)


January 24th-28th: ALA Mid Winter Conference

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

February 17th: Indiana State Library Online Conference 

March 10th: Tennessee Library Association Legislative Day 

March 24th-27th: Texas Library Association Annual Conference

(Canceled due to COVID-19)

April 3rd-5th: ALA Executive Board Spring Meeting, Chicago, Illinois

(Canceled due to COVID-19)

April 16th: Palm Beach County Staff Day, Palm Beach, Florida

(Canceled due to COVID-19)

May 16th: Black Caucus American Library Association Virtual Summit 2020

Speaker, “ALA and the 21st Century” @ 3.45pm

May 19th: 2020 San Jose State University, School of Information Graduation Speaker

May 22nd: University of Maryland iSchool Commencement, College Park, Maryland

(Canceled due to COVID-19)

May 28th & 29th:  Rhode Island Library Association’s Annual Conference (Virtual), Keynote Speaker

June 25th-30th: ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois

(Canceled due to COVID-19)

July 19th-24th: 7th U.S. China Conference, Guangzhou, China

(Canceled due to COVID-19)

July 23rd: ALA Connect Live

July 27th-August 7th: Virtual ALA Holding Space (National Advocacy Tour)

Join me here

August 15th-21st: IFLA World Congress, Dublin, Ireland

IFLA ~ WLIC 2020

(Canceled due to COVID-19)

August 27th: ALA Connect Live Monthly Series: Reopening during COVID

September 15th – 18th: Virtual US-Russia Library Dialog Meeting

September 21st: Libraries Shaping Peace: Global Dialog of Association Leaders, Speaker

September 24th: ALA Connect Live Monthly Series: Intellectual Freedom

September 25th: Computers in Libraries/Internet Librarian Biggest Challenges and Solutions for the Future, Keynote Speaker

October 1st: FCC Digital Opportunity Equity Recognition (DOER) Award Program, Representing All American’s Libraries

October 8th:  North Carolina Central Library School of International Librarianship Students, Speaker

October 12th: UIUC iSchool International Librarianship Students, Speaker

October 17th: Citizens for Maryland: 2020 Annual Conference for Friends, Trustees, and Library Supporters, Closing Speaker

October 20th: University of Hawaii, ALA Student Chapter, Speaker

October 21st: Advancing Your Library Agenda Post-Elections Webinar, Panelist

October 22nd: ALA Connect Live Monthly Series: COVID-19 and REALM Project Update

November 4th-14th: Virtual Sharjah International Book Fair

November 19th: ALA Connect Live Monthly Series: LIS Student Segment

November 28th- December 6th: Guadalajara International Book Fair

(Canceled due to COVID-19)


March 22nd-25th: Computers in Libraries Connect, “State of the Libraries & Information World: Insights” Panel Discussion

Join me on March 23rd 

May 16th – 20th: The Russian Library Association (RLA)’s All-Russia Library Congress; Panelist – “Library Associations of the World” (May 19th)

May 17th-19th: Massachusetts Libraries Virtual Conference, Let’s Get Digital! The Future of Libraries Post Pandemic, Speaker

May 20th: Florida Library Association Hybrid Annual Conference, Closing Session Speaker

May 21st: Utah Library Association / Mountain Plains Library Association Joint Conference, Keynote Speaker

July 26-28: Oklahoma Library Association, 114th Annual Conference, Speaker

(Norman, Oklahoma)

October 27th-29th: Arizona Library Association Conference, Keynote Speaker