Please click on the GREEN Tickets button on the right side of the screen to register for the conference and all extra events.
Please see the recently added Pre-Conference and Main Conference program titles below. You also now have access to the networking events taking place on Monday evening. You can choose between the Bourbon & Brew Mini-Tour or an Ohio River Dinner Cruise on the Mary M. Miller Riverboat. Full descriptions of the Monday evening networking events are available at the ticket site. Click on the GREEN Tickets button to check them out.
ALADN is the Academic Library Advancement and Development Network — a professional network of academic library fundraising professionals, university librarians, and deans who practice in North America and work to raise money from individuals, corporations, and foundations to fund library resources, products, programs, and initiatives. Attendees from academic libraries across the U. S. and Canada gather annually to share innovations, best practices, and organizational successes related to fundraising for libraries, including communication and marketing strategies.
The 2019 ALADN Conference will be held at the historic Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky and is hosted by SAALCK (State Assisted Academic Library Council of Kentucky). After you register for the conference, you will receive a confirmation page as well as an email message that will provide you with a link to make your room reservations at The Brown. Rooms are available (if you choose) for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights for the ALADN Conference price of $189 per night. You should use the link to register. If you call The Brown, please make sure you tell them that you are requesting the ALADN Conference rate.
To find out more, qualified academic library fundraising professionals, university librarians, and deans can also join the ALADN Listserv.
Presentations for Main Conference and Pre-Conference Announced
We are still putting together the full schedule of events, but here is a list of programs that you can expect.
Pre-Conference on Sunday (all day)
Beginning with breakfast and including lunch, a full day of programming is planned. You will hear from presenters and panels on the following topics:
· Academic Fundraising 101
· Academic Libraries 101
· Stewardship (Panel Discussion)
· Event Planning (Panel Discussion)
· Marketing and Communication Planning
Monday and Tuesday events (all day, each day)
You registration for the main conference includes breakfast, lunch, and breaks both days. You will have one or two sessions to select from in each time slot. The final program will be available at the end of February and will include topics such as the following (all pending final acceptance):
What I have learned in one year as a Library Development Officer
Moving the Needle: Strategies for Negotiating Library Renovation Project Scope
Take Your Library Communications to the Next Level
Moving the Horse before the Cart: Aligning Fundraising with Academic Library Trends
Tips for Building Successful Partnerships between Libraries and Corporate donors
A Whole New World: Celebrating 50 Years of the Smithsonian Libraries
Research and Trends in Development
Surviving an Anniversary: How Not to Go Crazy Fundraising for Digitization and Documentaries
$1,000: A Grand Plan to Connect Libraries with the Campus Research Community through Open Access
Six Vital Questions to Ask Before You Launch a Capital Campaign
Twenty Things: Archives and Development in Collaboration
Librarianship, where have you been?
Into the Great Unknown: crisis communications and fundraising after a disaster
Decades & Dollars: Leveraging library milestones to inspire future giving
Join the Club: Renewal Appeals for Donor Retention and Transformation
Beyond the Book Sale: Turning book donations into spendable funds
Celebrating Our Donors and Showcasing our Collections: Making an Annual Gala A Signature Event
Come back later for more information and the full schedule. We will publish the tentative schedule as soon as it is available.