AALL 2020 UNMASKING OUR POTENTIAL
REGISTER NOW--DON'T MISS OUT ON YOUR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

Only 20 more days until the start of AALL's Virtual Conference, July 13-17. Register today to access programs that will help you grow personally and professionally. The conference includes a virtual exhibit hall and more than 20 livestreamed sessions--covering timely topics on enhancing research services, delivering more effective legal instruction, navigating remote work, and adapting to and preparing for a profession changed by COVID-19. Numerous prerecorded sessions will be made available to Conference registrants the week of July 20 with some live chat options with speakers.

M onday, July 13 is our partner solutions day where you may explore and connect with  providers of legal information products and services via the Virtual Exhibit Hall. Livestreamed sessions begin on Tuesday, July 14, including an interactive discussion between AALL President Michelle Cosby and keynote speaker Jim Kwik , learning coach and advisor to many of the world's leading CEOs and celebrities.The keynote session is sponsored by Platinum Sponsors LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters.

The complete schedule of livestreamed sessions is now available on AALLNET.

What does "Unmasking our Potential" mean? AALL President Michelle Cosby talks about this year's theme and the keynote speaker, Jim Kwik.


2020 VIRTUAL BUSINESS MEETING & MEMBERS OPEN FORUM
SUBMIT RESOLUTIONS BY FRIDAY, JUNE 26

The AALL Business Meeting & Members Open Forum will be held virtually Friday, July 17 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. CDT. This is open to all members, whether or not you register for the Virtual Conference. Any member or AALL entity may submit a resolution on substantive matters for consideration by the  membership at the Business Meeting. The deadline to submit a resolution is this Friday, June 26. 

During the Members Open Forum, AALL Executive Board officers will be available to respond to member questions regarding AALL, as well as its programs and activities. AALL member Shira Megerman, senior legal information librarian at Boston University, will serve as moderator of the Forum. In addition to asking questions via chat during the live event, members may also submit questions in advance of the meeting to ambusmtg@aall.org. The passing of the gavel will also take place during the Business Meeting.

If you have questions, please contact AALL's Headquarters Office at 312.939.4764.
BE PART OF THE CONELL CLASS OF 2020
REGISTER NOW--FREE FOR AALL MEMBERS

The Conference of Newer Law Librarians (CONELL) is AALL's orientation to welcome newer members, introduce them to AALL, and facilitate networking with peers. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from representatives of AALL and some of our special groups to learn firsthand how to get involved and maximize the benefits of membership. CONELL includes a happy hour the evening before the program. Register now to make connections that will last your whole career.

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, JULY 9
Happy Hour: 5-7 PM Central

FRIDAY, JULY 10
Virtual CONELL: 2-5 PM Central

MONDAY, JULY 20
Leadership Panel: 12-1 PM Central


*Please note: CONELL registration does not include registration for the Virtual Conference. 

If you have any questions regarding CONELL, please contact conell2020@aall.org.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
LEARN ABOUT NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Monday, July 13 is our partner solutions day where registrants may explore and connect one-on-one with  providers of legal information products and services via the Virtual Exhibit Hall. There will also be dedicated times throughout the week to visit with exhibitors. 

From July 13-16, we will be holding daily prize raffles.  Participate in the daily raffle drawing for a chance to win prizes, including a New Orleans gift basket, a 2021 AALL Annual Meeting registration, and more. Winners' names will be announced each day via social media as well as announced in the July Monthly eNewsletter. 

A list of current virtual exhibitors is below:
  • Altarama Information Systems
  • Bloomberg Law - Silver Sponsor
  • Brill
  • Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
  • Fastcase - Bronze Sponsor
  • Gavelytics
  • LexisNexis - Platinum Sponsor
  • LexisNexis IP - Friends of AALL Sponsor
  • Lucidea
  • Practising Law Institute
  • Thomson Reuters - Platinum Sponsor
  • Trellis Research
  • William S. Hein & Co., Inc - Bronze Sponsor
MARIAN GOULD GALLAGHER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
AALL'S HIGHEST HONOR 

Monday, July 20 is your opportunity to honor your colleagues for their outstanding contributions to law librarianship, with a very special presentation of the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award.
  • Monday, July 20
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Open to all members
AALL thanks LexisNexis for its generous support of this event.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS?
WAYS TO FEEL LIKE YOU'RE THERE

EXPERIENCE NEW ORLEANS FROM HOME

Even though we will not be in New Orleans in July, this year's    AALL Local Arrangements Committee  has some suggestions to help you experience the Crescent City from home, including recipes for mouthwatering regional cuisine, and places where you can purchase specialty Louisiana products.  You'll even find some museums and attractions you can visit from home. We would love to see your culinary creations--share and tag them #AALL20! 

THE SHOW MUST GO ON!

In keeping with tradition, longtime AALL member Ken Hirsh  will be hosting a virtual edition of his legendary conference event,  Karaoke with Ken . Grab or sit down at your favorite device and join Ken and fellow members for an evening of fun on Zoom, rocking out to the tunes you've been waiting to sing since last year. Or perhaps you might be inspired by the Local Arrangements Committee's NOLA-themed playlist.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS & BUSINESS PARTNERS

AALL thanks its sponsors for their generous support of AALL 2020.

  
Interested in promoting your organization while supporting AALL's Virtual Conference, check out our virtual exhibit hall and sponsorship opportunities.  
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