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Wednesday, April 3
 

12:05pm

Birds of a Feather Lunch #1: Senior Members

The Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches provide conference attendees with an opportunity to socialize, network and casually discuss focused topics of interest over lunch.  Meet at tables reserved in the McCormick & Schmick’s restaurant accessible via the hotel lobby.  Attendees will be responsible for their own food/beverage costs. Limited space available.  Registration required.

Endorsed and organized by the Education Committee.

Contact Marlene Gordon (U of Michigan-Dearborn) with any questions regarding the Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches. 


Wednesday April 3, 2013 12:05pm - 1:25pm
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks restaurant 11 Dorrance Street (also accessible via Providence Biltmore Hotel lobby)

12:05pm

Birds of a Feather Lunch #2: Social Media

The Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches provide conference attendees with an opportunity to socialize, network and casually discuss focused topics of interest over lunch.  Meet at tables reserved in the McCormick & Schmick’s restaurant accessible via the hotel lobby.  Attendees will be responsible for their own food/beverage costs. Limited space available.  Registration required.

Endorsed and organized by the Education Committee.

Contact Marlene Gordon (U of Michigan-Dearborn) with any questions regarding the Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches. 


Wednesday April 3, 2013 12:05pm - 1:25pm
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks restaurant 11 Dorrance Street (also accessible via Providence Biltmore Hotel lobby)

6:00pm

Opening Reception

Catch up with old friends and meet new colleagues at the Providence Biltmore Hotel. Join us for light food and a fun mixer event with prizes. The reception starts at 6:00pm, and the mixer event will take place from 7:00 to 7:30pm   --  special mixer buttons will be distributed at the reception.


Wednesday April 3, 2013 6:00pm - 7:30pm
L'Apogee, 17th Floor Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI

7:30pm

VRAF Celebrates 10 Years of SEI

By invitation only

The Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources & Image Management, a joint project of the VRA Foundation and ARLIS/NA, has provided educational summer workshops on image management since 2004. The VRA Foundation wishes to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the program by inviting any SEI attendee, instructor, or organizer to a reception at the VRA conference. Anyone planning to participate in SEI 2013 or host a future institute is also welcome to attend.

In addition, the VRA Foundation would like to thank and acknowledge its financial supporters by inviting them to the reception. Anyone who has supported the VRAF at any donor level is encouraged to share in the celebration of SEI’s success and longevity with cake and champagne.


Wednesday April 3, 2013 7:30pm - 9:00pm
L'Apogee, 18th Floor Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI
 
Thursday, April 4
 

7:30am

New Members & First Time Attendees Breakfast

Endorsed by the Education Committee and Membership Committee

Annual breakfast event for new VRA members and those attending their first VRA conference. Let breakfast be on us while you mix and mingle with both new and longtime members of the Association. The event is also an opportunity to meet VRA leaders. Attending the breakfast is a great way to meet others in our organization in a friendly and social environment. Be sure to bring your mentor or mentee. You definitely do not want to miss out on the fun!

By invitation only.

 


Thursday April 4, 2013 7:30am - 9:00am
L'Apogee, 17th Floor Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI

12:05pm

Birds of a Feather Lunch #3: Solo VR Curators

The Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches provide conference attendees with an opportunity to socialize, network and casually discuss focused topics of interest over lunch.  Meet at tables reserved in the McCormick & Schmick’s restaurant accessible via the hotel lobby.  Attendees will be responsible for their own food/beverage costs. Limited space available.  Registration required.

Endorsed and organized by the Education Committee.

Contact Marlene Gordon (U of Michigan-Dearborn) with any questions regarding the Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches. 


Thursday April 4, 2013 12:05pm - 1:25pm
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks restaurant 11 Dorrance Street (also accessible via Providence Biltmore Hotel lobby)

12:05pm

Birds of a Feather Lunch #4: Strategic Planning

The Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches provide conference attendees with an opportunity to socialize, network and casually discuss focused topics of interest over lunch.  Meet at tables reserved in the McCormick & Schmick’s restaurant accessible via the hotel lobby.  Attendees will be responsible for their own food/beverage costs. Limited space available.  Registration required.

Endorsed and organized by the Education Committee.

Contact Marlene Gordon (U of Michigan-Dearborn) with any questions regarding the Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches. 


Thursday April 4, 2013 12:05pm - 1:25pm
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks restaurant 11 Dorrance Street (also accessible via Providence Biltmore Hotel lobby)

4:30pm

Meet and Greet VRA Sponsors Event

One of the main events of VRA 31, the Sponsors Event consists of exhibits, mini-raffles, and a social reception with wine, cheese, and other refreshments, interspersed with short informal spotlight summaries of products/services by VRA sponsors, commercial or non-profit partners, friends, donors, etc. All of VRA’s commercial and non-profit partners are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to showcase their products and services and interact directly with conference attendees.


Thursday April 4, 2013 4:30pm - 6:00pm
L'Apogee, 17th Floor Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI
 
Friday, April 5
 

12:05pm

Birds of a Feather Lunch #5: Photo Archivists

The Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches provide conference attendees with an opportunity to socialize, network and casually discuss focused topics of interest over lunch.  Meet at tables reserved in the McCormick & Schmick’s restaurant accessible via the hotel lobby.  Attendees will be responsible for their own food/beverage costs. Limited space available.  Registration required.

Endorsed and organized by the Education Committee.

Contact Marlene Gordon (U of Michigan-Dearborn) with any questions regarding the Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches. 


Friday April 5, 2013 12:05pm - 1:25pm
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks restaurant 11 Dorrance Street (also accessible via Providence Biltmore Hotel lobby)

12:05pm

Birds of a Feather Lunch #6: Workflow

The Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches provide conference attendees with an opportunity to socialize, network and casually discuss focused topics of interest over lunch.  Meet at tables reserved in the McCormick & Schmick’s restaurant accessible via the hotel lobby.  Attendees will be responsible for their own food/beverage costs. Limited space available.  Registration required.

Endorsed and organized by the Education Committee.

Contact Marlene Gordon (U of Michigan-Dearborn) with any questions regarding the Birds of a Feather Networking Lunches. 


Friday April 5, 2013 12:05pm - 1:25pm
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks restaurant 11 Dorrance Street (also accessible via Providence Biltmore Hotel lobby)
 
Saturday, April 6
 

7:30am

Leadership Breakfast

By invitation only.

This invitation-only breakfast is a chance for the VRA Leadership (including Committee Chairs, Chapter Chairs, Board Appointees, VRA Past-Presidents, VRA Executive Board) to gather and discuss organization matters and interests.  The VRAF President is also cordially invited to attend.


Saturday April 6, 2013 7:30am - 9:00am
L'Apogee, 18th Floor Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI

10:30am

Sponsored Coffee Break

Join conference attendees and invited guests for a continental breakfast buffet sponsored by the New England Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA).


Saturday April 6, 2013 10:30am - 11:30am
Garden Room, 2nd Floor Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI