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General Session [clear filter]
Wednesday, June 12


President's Welcome Reception for New Members and First-Time Attendees - Invitation Only
Attendees who have signed up as Welcomers have volunteered to help New Members and First-Time Attendees make connections and maximize the conference experience for everyone. They are identifiable by their Welcomer badge ribbons (available at the registration desk) and are available to welcome all new and first-time attendees. Thanks to all of the Welcomers for helping to make the conference an inviting experience for everyone!

Wednesday June 12, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Junior Ballroom C/D


Opening Reception with the Exhibitors at the Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre
Meet and greet fellow conference attendees at the Atla Annual 2019 Opening Reception, held in the Exhibit Hall. As you interact and tour the exhibits, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and drinks and reconnect with colleagues before exploring the Vancouver downtown area.

Wednesday June 12, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Pavilion Ballroom & Foyer
Thursday, June 13


Breakfast & Updates on Atla Research Tools - RSVP Required
Come hear from the leadership team about Atla’s trusted research tools for the scholarly study of religion and theology, including Atla Religion Database® (Atla RDB®) — the premier index in all fields of religion, as well as AtlaSerials® (Atlas®), and AtlaSerials PLUS® (Atlas PLUS®) — the go-to full-text collections of journals in diverse areas of religion and theology. Staff will provide updates on content and scope, and we will also have an interactive Q&A session.

RSVP here: https://forms.gle/VfnQ3eFKYjAsSTTPA

Event is full.

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Margot Lyon

Director of Business Development, Atla
Margot Lyon is Director of Business Development at Atla where she oversees global business relationships, content licensing, and product-related initiatives. Margot has more than twenty years of experience in the information and publishing industry, having worked in public facing... Read More →
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Maria Stanton

Director of Production, Atla
As the Director of Production, Maria and her team are responsible for the editorial scope and quality of Atla Religion Database®(Atla RDB®), as well as the full-text offerings AtlaSerials®, and AtlaSerials PLUS®. Maria is also a member of Atla’s leadership team. Previously... Read More →
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Gregg Taylor

Licensing Manager, Atla
Gregg Taylor is Licensing Manager in the Business Development department at Atla. A scholar of religion by training, Gregg is responsible for content licensing and global publisher relationships. A champion of metadata and a copyright enthusiast, he most enjoys getting to work with... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
Junior Ballroom D


Exhibits and Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Join us in the Exhibit Hall for the Atla Annual 2019 . Meet directly with exhibitors whose products you use or would like to include in your library collections.

Thursday June 13, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
Pavilion Ballroom & Foyer



Atla Association Update
During this session, Executive Director Brenda Bailey-Hainer will provide an overview of association accomplishments from the past year.

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Brenda Bailey-Hainer

Executive Director, Atla
Brenda Bailey-Hainer is the Executive Director at Atla. Heading up the association’s staff leadership team, she oversees all aspects of the association including Atla’s scholarly research tools and programs and services for members, works directly with the Board of Directors... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Grand Ballroom
Friday, June 14


Exhibits and Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Join us in the Exhibit Hall for the Atla Annual 2019.

Meet directly with exhibitors whose products you use or would like to include in your library collections.

Friday June 14, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
Pavilion Ballroom & Foyer


OCLC Update Breakfast - RSVP Required
Join the OCLC leadership team for an update on their products. The link to RSVP will be sent later in a separate email invitation.

Friday June 14, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
Junior Ballroom D


Atla Business Meeting
During this session Board Secretary Ellen Frost will report on the results of the 2019 election and Atla Board President Jennie Bartholomew will welcome new Board members and thank outgoing Board members. Other association business will be covered.

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Jennifer K Bartholomew

Director of Library and Academic Support Services, Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology
art, information literacy, libraries, technology, tennis, whatever you're interested in!
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Ellen Frost

Head of Technical Services, Bridwell Library, Bridwell Library, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University

Friday June 14, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Grand Ballroom


Friday June 14, 2019 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Saturday, June 15