ALA Annual 2015

ALA 2015 Annual REFORMA Conference & Event Schedule


Click here for information regarding REFORMA's Hotel for this Conference


Below is the list of convention center/hotel abbreviations:

MCC – Moscone Convention Center 
(Note: N, S, W after the room numbers are directional.  N=North Building, S=South Building, W=West Building)
GRAND – Grand Hyatt San Francisco
HIL – Hilton San Francisco Union Square **
INTER – InterContinental San Francisco
MAR – Marriott Marquis San Francisco *
NIKKO – Hotel Nikko
PARC – Parc 55 San Francisco
WEST – Westin St. Francis

*Headquarters Hotel
**Co-Headquarters Hotel

Links to program and meeting descriptions are shown in blue.

Friday, June 26, 2015

REFORMA Executive Committee Meeting I
2:00pm - 4:00pm
GRAND - Union Square

Reforma Educational Foundation 
Fourth Annual Denim and Diamonds Gala

6:30pm - 10:30pm
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

Saturday, June 27, 2015

REFORMA All Committees Meeting
8:00am - 10:00am
MAR - Yerba Buena Salon 13-15

Mexican-American Poetry Panel
Featuring REFORMA member Arte Público's authors Viola Canales, Lucha Corpi and Javier Huerta
9:00am - 10:00am
ALA Exhibit Floor Pop Top Stage

REFORMA President's Program - Books for Unaccompanied Minors: REFORMA Responds to the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border
1:00pm - 2:30pm
MCC - 3002 (W)

Librarians of Color: The Challenges of "Movin' On Up" (Part II)
Sponsored by EMIERT (Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table) in collaboration with APALA, BCALA, GLBTRT and REFORMA
Presenters include REFORMA members Monica Lopez and Mario Ascencio 
1:00pm - 2:30pm
MCC - 2007 (W) 

Poster Session "Reaching Out to Transform Communities"
Presenters include REFORMA members Leslie McNabb, Adriana Huertas, Zoe Jarocki, Catherine Hong and Kristina Garcia
2:30pm - 4:00pm
ALA Exhibit Hall Table 7

The 17th Annual International Latino Book Awards
6:00pm - 8:30pm
MAR - Yerba Buena Salon 07 

CANCELLED: Noche de Cuentos
8:00pm - 10:00pm
MCC - 132 (N) 

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Conversation Starter: Start-up Outreach at YOUR Library!
Presenters include REFORMA members Leslie McNabb, Adriana Huertas, Zoe Jarocki, Catherine Hong and Kristina Garcia
8:00am - 8:45am
MCC - 130 (N) 

9:30am - 11:30am
WEST - California West BR

Summer Learning: a Family Affair
Sponsored by ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) 
Presenters include REFORMA member Aleta Dimas
1:00pm - 2:00pm
MCC - 2022 (W) 

CALA Annual Program - Partnership Beyond CALA: Training Leaders of Color for Action
Sponsored by CALA (Chinese American Librarians Association) 
Presenters include REFORMA Immediate Past President Isabel Espinal
1:00pm - 2:30pm
MCC - 2010 (W) 

2015 Pura Belpré Award Celebración
Sponsored by ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) and REFORMA
1:00pm - 3:00pm
INTER - InterContinental BR

Monday, June 29, 2015

REFORMA General Membership Meeting
10:00am - 12:00pm
MCC - 3012 (W) 

REFORMA Executive Committee Meeting II
1:00pm - 3:00pm
GRAND - Union Square