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|10:00 - 10:30||Introduction||Nicole Dyszlewski
Jessica de Perio Wittman
|10:30 - 11:15||Session 1: Dismantling Election Bias||
Moderator: Maryanne Daly-Doran
|11:15 - 11:20||Break|
|11:20 - 12:05||Session 2: Dismantling Library Collection Bias||
Moderator: Nicole Dyszlewski
|12:05 - 12:15||Break|
|12:15 - 1:15||Lunch
LLNE Edgar Award Ceremony
LLNE Business Meeting
|1:15 - 2:45||Session 3: Dismantling Implicit Bias||Karen DeMeola
Tanya M. Johnson
|2:45 - 3:00||Closing||Jessica de Perio Wittman|
|3:00 - 4:00||Trivia||Nicole Dyszlewski
Tanya M. Johnson
As law libraries continue to develop programs and initiatives relating to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the LLNE & SNELLA Fall 2020 conference will focus on manifestations of bias within law libraries and the role of libraries in dismantling that bias. Sessions will increase participants' knowledge of bias, deepen their understanding of different forms of bias, and identify biases within law libraries and collections. Being an election year as well as the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the conference will also examine biases and barriers to voting, as well as libraries' role in overcoming those barriers.
Participants of the virtual conference will come away with an increased ability to:
Jessica de Perio Wittman (chair), Ben Carlson, Maryanne Daly-Doran, Tanya Johnson, Deb King, Jennine Kottwitz, Jessica Panella, Anne Rajotte, Justin Rogowski, Polya Tocheva, Lea Wallenius
Michael Lenn, UConn School of Law, Computer Technical Support Consultant, Information Technology Services for his WebEx expertise and support.
Ricardo Mardales, UConn School of Law, Asst. Director of Information Technology Services, Information Technology Services for offering IT support and coordinating the technology throughout the conference.
Deborah King, UConn School of Law, Events and Programs Manager, Events and Programs for sharing her knowledge and experience planning events.
The University of Connecticut Interpreting Services for providing live captioning.
The Live Captioners
Joshua LaPorte, Boston University School of Law, Head of Circulation for overseeing the presentation of the Edgar Award.